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Teaching - Early Childhood, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #266 (QS) Hamilton, New Zealand
Teaching - Early Childhood at the University of Waikato is a qualification that sets you up to become a skilled and reflective teacher. We produce qualified teachers who are in high demand both in New Zealand and around the world.
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Overview

Why to study

Prepare yourself for a career working in a variety of childhood settings with children from birth up to six years old.

Gain theoretical and practical experience as you learn about all the aspects of Te Whariki – the Teaching - Early Childhood programme at the University of Waikato curriculum.

It's an integrated programme with seven major themes: bicultural development; cultural diversity; equity and social justice; inclusion; parents and whanau; transition to school; and infants and toddlers.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Literacy and Mathematics in Early Years
  • Learning and Development Across the Lifespan
  • Developing Inclusive Practices
  • Children's Language and Communication
  • Integrating the Arts in Early Childhood Education
  • Belonging and Contribution
  • Developing Early Childhood Programmes

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Birth certificate, passport and permits
  • Evidence of citizenship
  • Evidence of any change of name (if your name is different from that on your birth certificate)
  • A written statement in support of your application, if applicable
  • Evidence of any previous tertiary study
  • Proof that you meet the academic entry requirements (Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19317 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19317 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4088 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4088 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Fees (Domestic): NZD 6,120 per year
  • Fees (International): NZD 28,915 per year

Living costs for Hamilton

  • 1470 - 2020 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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