• Toll free: 1800 258 5772

University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Bachelor of Education (Teaching)

The programme 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 M?ori.

You will be taught by academics who are experts in their fields of Education and passionate about supporting the next generation of teachers. Courses are taught through a range of methods including face-to-face lectures, tutorials and workshops, as well as online learning.

Over the three years, you’ll spend full-time block practical placements (practicums) in a range of schools, Kura or early childhood centres, with the guidance of a dedicated teacher within the school or centre, supported by your university supervisors. This will help you to become a part of a community, establish connections to set you up in your career and gain vital skills to prepare you for the transition into teaching.

Campus Information

Epsom Campus

The Epsom Campus is the main campus for the Faculty of Education and Social Work and is home to approximately 3500 students.

Tai Tokerau Campus

The Tai Tokerau Campus Te Papa Ako o Tai Tokerau is located at 13 Alexander Street, Whang?rei.

South Auckland Campus

Study in the community you love while attending New Zealand's leading university.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
10 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

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 M?ori specialization are equipped to teach in M?ori medium, bilingual and English medium primary and intermediate schools.

Jobs related to this program

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

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

You need to have one of the following:

  • 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. 
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). 

India

You need to have one of the following:

  • 12 years of schooling and an overall average of 75 percent in the All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSC), Indian School Certificate (ISC), Karnataka, Maharashtra, and West Bengal State Board Examinations with a minimum of 70 percent in English.
  • 12 years of schooling and an overall average of 80 percent in all other Higher Secondary State Board Examinations with a minimum of 75 percent in English.

Bangladesh

You need to have the following:

  • Entry from secondary school qualifications is assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Sri Lanka

You need to have the following:

  • Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects, with at least a ‘C’ grade or higher. General Studies or similar general paper cannot be included.

GCE ‘A’ Level requirements apply to ‘A’ Level qualifications examined by bodies such as AQA, OCR, Edexcel, WJEC, CCEA, Pearson Education Limited, and CIE taken outside of New Zealand.