36 months
23230 USD/year
4510 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Education (Teaching) programme of The University of Auckland leads learning and inspire new generations by studying towards a rewarding career in education.  

Visit the official programme website for more information


The Education (Teaching) programme of The University of Auckland is shaped by a commitment to fairness and social justice. It is underpinned by the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and a commitment to ensure equitable outcomes in learning. You will learn alongside a diverse range of students and be taught basic proficiency in te reo Māori.

Enter a profession where the demand for graduates is high in New Zealand and overseas. Gain an internationally-recognised degree from the only New Zealand University to rank in the top 50 in the world for Education as a subject.

Choose to specialise in teaching Primary, Early Childhood Education or Huarahi Māori. Our programme will equip you with the tools you need to teach in 21st century classrooms and education centres, where building strong relationships is vital, diversity is welcomed and digital learning is key.


We are the highest ranked university in New Zealand for Education as a subject. This means our graduates are in high demand. While many of our graduates go on to teach in a range of settings in New Zealand and overseas, this programme also equips you with a range of transferable skills that can be applied in many professions. 

Graduates of the Huarahi Māori specialisation are equipped to teach in Māori medium, bilingual and English medium primary and intermediate schools.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Curriculum developer
  • Early childhood/primary teacher
  • Education consultant
  • Educational researcher
  • Human Rights education coordinator
  • Māori medium teacher
  • Policy adviser
  • Special Needs specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Education and Society
  • Practicum 
  • Te Ao Māori - Te Kākano
  • Inquiry into Practice  
  • Professional Communication Skills
  • Early Learning Environments

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects with at least a 'C' grade or higher. General Studies or similar general papers cannot be included.
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23230 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4510 USD per year during 36 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$6,310.80 per year
  • International: NZ$32,498 per year

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.


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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