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Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Auckland , North Island of New Zealand ,New Zealand

Bachelor of Education (Specialty - Teaching)

Prepare yourself for a career in early childhood or primary/intermediate education, and learn from staff who are passionate about teaching.

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 programs include 22 weeks of teaching placements, so you can get the first-hand experience in the workplace and graduate with confidence in your skills.

Part-time available

Campus Information

AUT NORTH CAMPUS

Our North Campus is on Auckland’s North Shore and offers facilities including student accommodation, cafes and our biggest sports centre.

AUT SOUTH CAMPUS

Our South Campus is located in the heart of Manukau. You can choose from courses based entirely at the South Campus, or include papers at the City or the North Campus.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview
10 Days
Conditional/Unconditional Offer Letter
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

The AUT Employability and Careers team helps you consider your career options and develop the skills you need to stand out to employers and become a highly employable graduate.

Visit us at the Employability Lab to:

  • Improve your CV, job search or interview techniques – we offer workshops and online tools
  • Increase your networking skills – come to our career fairs, workshops and employer presentations
  • Source work experience and voluntary work – meet up with employers at our employer events
  • Find your career focus – talk to a career specialist about your career direction or study programme.

AUT Internz partners with employers overseas, as well as locally, to offer new AUT graduates opportunities to put their learning into action. Westpac, Lululemon and Allbirds are among the employers welcoming AUT interns and full time graduate employees.

The Employability Lab hosts a number of events like career fairs, expos and presentations where – as potential employees - students and graduates can meet employers. We also run regular career development workshops and recruitment events.

Workshops and employer presentations

We are connected with many employers who provide the leadership speaker series, industry panels and talks about potential employment with their organisation, including internship and graduate opportunities.

Past presenters include Samsung Electronics NZ, MYOB, Deloitte, BNZ, NZME, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Counties Manukau DHB and AR/VR Garage.

PSW Opportunity

3 years

Your qualification at level 7 or higher is acceptable if your course lasted 30 weeks or more.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

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

  • Literacy and numeracy assessments
  • Interview*
  • Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Programme Entry Form*
  • New Zealand police vetting*
  • References*
  • English language competency**
  • Overseas police vetting (if required)*

After you've applied to study at AUT, we will send you a link to explain these Teaching Council requirements you need to meet.

This process can take approximately 6 weeks as some of the compliance checks take time.

*A safety check will be completed to ensure you meet all the requirements as set out in section 31 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 
** Evidence of English language competency required prior to the start of the first semester (If you do not meet the criteria set, please contact the School of Education as there may be other options available).

Bangladesh

  • One year of successful study towards an undergraduate degree at a recognised institute.

India

  • Higher Secondary School Exam or All-India Senior School certificate with an average of 75% in the four best subjects, with a minimum of 60% in English.
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC) with a minimum of 60% in English.

Nepal

  • Bachelor degree with upper second division.

Sri Lanka

  • GCE A levels with a minimum of three A-level grades, with one grade being at least ‘C’ or higher.  A result in General Studies cannot be included.

Worldwide

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) with successful completion of a minimum of 24 points.
  • Cambridge International Examination - a minimum of 120 points on the UCAS Tariff* at A or AS level from any subjects which are broadly equivalent to the subjects in the NCEA approved subject list. Must include at least three subjects (excluding Thinking Skills) with grades D or above. Numeracy: A minimum grade of D in International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) mathematics or any mathematics subject at AS or A level. Literacy: A minimum grade of E in English Language and/or English Literature subject at AS or A level.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) with three A-levels including at least one C grade or better. A result in General Studies cannot be included among the 3 on which the application is based.

  • Course Code: AK3594
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
  • Duration: 03 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 90276 NZD
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 NZD
    Application Fee: N/A
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