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Teaching - Secondary, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #266 (QS) Hamilton, New Zealand
Teaching - Secondary 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.

Overview

Why to study

As a graduate of the Teaching - Secondary programme at the University of Waikato you will be among the best prepared teaching graduates and highly regarded by education employers, within NZ and overseas.

You'll have the understanding, skills and academic requirements to be an early childhood, primary or secondary teacher.

You'll be eligible to apply for a provisional practicing certificate, and after two years of full time teaching be granted a full practicing certificate with the New Zealand Education Council.

Eighty two percent of recent teaching graduates are in employment.

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 the Early Years
  • Concepts of Learning and Teaching
  • Making Sense of the World
  • International Issues in Early Childhood Education
  • Children's Language and Communication
  • Family and Community
  • Belonging and Contribution
  • Professional Practice

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

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • National: $NZ 6,120 
  • International: $NZ 28,915 

Living costs for Hamilton

  • 1470 - 2020 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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