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Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education), B.Ed

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Auckland, New Zealand| Online
The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) is an ideal qualification for students seeking a career with an early childhood focus. It is a degree option without the practical teaching requirements of the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education), and it provides a simple pathway into our qualifications that lead to New Zealand Teacher Registration.
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Other program requirements

While you are enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) program, you are required to:

  • Engage in a minimum of 30 hours of course content per week, which may encompass self-directed study and tutorials
  • Attend tutorials for a minimum of four hours per week throughout the program


New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)-approved qualification

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Blended Learning or Online - Choose your start dateCollege based - February and July

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • Professional Studies 
  • Early Childhood Research 
  • Early Childhood Writing and Research 
  • Play as a Framework for Learning
  • Positive Child Guidance
  • Cultural Diversity

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

All students will be required to:

  • Engage in online discussions
International students will also be required to:
  • Attend weekly tutorials throughout the program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4716 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14142 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    1296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3870 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • $ 6021(NZD)
  • $20000 (NZD)

Living costs for Auckland

  • 1400 - 2200 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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


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