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Education (Specialty Teaching), B.Ed.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #251 (WUR) North Shore, New Zealand
The Education (Specialty Teaching) programme of Auckland University of Technology prepares students for a career in early childhood or primary/intermediate education, and learn from staff who are passionate about teaching.
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During the Education (Specialty Teaching) programme of Auckland University of Technology students will learn that teachers play an essential role in motivating, inspiring and educating the people who will go on to shape the future of our society. AUT's education programmes include 22 weeks of teaching placements, so you can get first-hand experience in the workplace and graduate with confidence in your skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    National deadline:

    • First semester: 2 December
    • Second semester: 1 May
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Whānau/Family and Society
  • Human Development and Learning
  • Introduction to Te Reo Māori
  • Education in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • ECE Professional Inquiry into Practice
  • Health and Safety

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Require NCEA level 3 certificate which consists of 80 credits, including at least 60 credits at level 3 or higher. Can include up to 20 credits at level 2.

Teaching Council requirements

You also need to successfully complete the compliance checks below before you can start your studies:

  • Literacy and numeracy assessments
  • Interview*
  • Compliance form*
  • New Zealand police vetting*
  • References*
  • English language competency (Teaching Council website)**
  • Overseas police vetting (if required)*

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18772 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18772 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4010 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Domestic: 6,242 - 6,918 NZD per year

International: 29,216 NZD per year


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