Bachelor On Campus Online

Teaching and Learning (Early Childhood)

36 months
19227 USD/year
4207 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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At Teaching and Learning (Early Childhood) from University of Canterbury you have the chance to teach infants, toddlers, and young children when they are most open to learning. The rapid rate of development in children of this age and their natural desire to learn makes for a hugely gratifying environment.


Teaching and Learning (Early Childhood) from University of Canterbury is an internationally recognised qualification that prepares you for a teaching career in different early childhood settings. The qualification is available to study full-time:


A UC degree in Early Childhood teaching means you will be able to join a skilled and collaborative teaching profession. Early Childhood graduates can work in a range of settings including early learning centres, childcare centres (public and private), and government agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language, Culture and Identity: Enhancing Educational Experiences and Outcomes for Diverse Learners
  • Te Ao Māori/Mātauranga Māori: Teaching and Learning from Māori Worldviews
  • e-Learning for Transformative Education
  • Research and Inquiry in Action
  • Sustainability and Social Justice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • NCEA
  • Cambridge International Examinations
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Academic Transcript
  • English Proficiency
  • academic ability, involvement and interest in working with children, community involvement, communication skills, and other personal qualities as outlined in the Guide to Applying
  • a police check, referees' reports, and an interview
  • a short literacy and numeracy test.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19227 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4207 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4207 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National students - 6,564 NZD
  • International Students - 30,000 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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