Early Childhood Care and Education Post Baccalaureate Diploma

Faculty of Education, Health & Human Development School of Education & Childhood Studies

Post Baccalaureate Diploma

1 year(s)

Program Highlights

The 30-credit Early Childhood Care & Education Post Baccalaureate Diploma most benefits elementary school teachers who already have a Bachelor's Degree in Education.

Broaden your understanding of the pedagogical approaches that are shaping early childhood care and education.

Through the ECCE Post Baccalaureate Diploma Program you will:

  • gain new skills and broaden your knowledge of Early Childhood politics and pedagogy
  • learn about the changing global context of child care, education, families, and childhood
  • consider advanced perspectives on ECCE practice and teaching.

On completion of this program you may apply to the Teacher Qualification Service for recognition of your new credential.

  • Demonstrate pedagogical practices that are connected to contemporary theoretical approaches of learning, thinking and teaching in the field of early childhood care and education.
  • Work collaboratively with children, families, colleagues and community to provide relevant and responsive caring and educational experiences.
  • Use ethical pedagogical practices that demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to local and global issues related to early childhood care and education.
  • Engage in pedagogical practices that demonstrate mastery of the competencies required to be licensed and employed as an Early Childhood Educator in British Columbia.


CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverFallBoth

Tuition and Fees Per Year

Domestic Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$6,863 $1,327 $8,191
Year 2$0 $0 $0
Year 3$0 $0 $0
Year 4$0 $0 $0
Year 5$0 $0 $0
Total$6,863 $1,327 $8,191

Note: Fees are subject to change. Some programs have fees for supplies and equipment that aren’t included in the estimate. To get an idea of what you’ll pay to study at CapU, try out our Tuition & Fees Estimator.


Total credits: 30.00

EDUC 373Inquiry-Based Learning in ECCE3.00 credits
EDUC 473Teacher as Researcher3.00 credits


Total program credits: 30.00

Important Dates

Application Dates

Oct 6, 2020 - Aug 3, 2021

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 5, 2021

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 24, 2021 4:00 PM

Note: Dates are subject to change.

How to apply

  1. Check the admissions requirements.
  2. Check the application and document deadlines for your program.
  3. Complete and submit your application through EducationPlannerBC.
    1. Upload all your required/supporting official documents.
    2. Pay your application fee.
  4. Admissions will review your application and contact you.

Admission Requirements

For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar (pdf).

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Have questions about this program?

School of Education & Childhood Studies

604 984 4960
604 984 4993 (fax)

Early Childhood Care and Education

604 984 4960
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Cedar Building, room CE342

School of Education & Childhood Studies

Early Childhood Care and Education
604 984 4960
604 984 4993 (fax)
Cedar Building, room CE342

Student Information Services

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