Course details

Bachelor of Education (Teaching)
NZQF Level 7

About the course

Education is a dynamic and fulfilling field of study and work. This programme will expose you to national and global social issues facing communities, and challenge you to address these by exploring solutions for change.

Whether you are interested in specialising in Early Childhood Education, Primary, or Huarahi Māori you will learn to critically analyse the interplay between politics, philosophy and education in order to make a positive difference in the lives of others.

BEd(Tchg) graduates will know and understand the principles and concepts that inform teaching. They will be critical, reflective practitioners able to pursue personal professional goals and postgraduate study

Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or overseas equivalent and demonstrated potential to meet registration requirements; or NZ Diploma in Teaching or Trained Teachers Certificate; or approved equivalent qualification and current registration as a teacher in NZ and at least 5 years' relevant work experience

About the provider

Since its founding in 1883, the University of Auckland has grown to become New Zealand's flagship, research-led university, known for the excellence of its teaching, its research, and its service to local, national and international communities.

The university has more than 40,000 students of whom 11,000 are postgraduate and 6,000 are international. The University of Auckland's research programmes range across all disciplines and are world leaders in such fields as cancer drug development, inductive (wireless) power transfer and computational physiology.

As the university looks to the future one thing is certain - knowledge will be a key resource and will be highly sought-after within New Zealand and around the world. The university's challenge is to help to generate ideas that will benefit society, and to educate and train people to work in fields where they will be valued both for their specialised knowledge, and for their ability to research, communicate and solve problems.