Advance your understanding of education with this one-year honours degree, and research an area of your interest within the field of education.
Already have a degree in education? Want to further your knowledge or prepare yourself for further study at master’s or doctoral level? The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) can help you advance your skills and make your CV stand out. It's mainly aimed at high-achieving students in the Bachelor of Arts. You can choose from advanced level courses in the field of education.
This is not an initial teacher education programme and will not lead to registration with the Education Council of New Zealand.
This is part of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours).
You complete a research methods course and courses in advanced theoretical studies, research methods and a supervised 60-point research dissertation that is relevant to your discipline. You should discuss your courses and intended study sequence with your programme leader before enrolling.
EDUC810 Early Years: Extending Children's Thinking
EDUC811 Early Years: Reconceptualising Childhood
EDUC822 Montessori Education: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
EDUC823 Pasifika Education: Issues, Educational Research Methodologies
EDUC807 The Inquiring Higher Education Teacher
EDUC802 Curriculum Design and Assessment in Higher Education
CDEV801 Career Theories
EDUC804 Learning in a Digital Age
CDEV901 Reflecting on Professional Practice: Career Development
CDEV802 Leadership in the Career Industry
EDUC812 Contemporary Issues in Education
EDUC813 Education in Schools: Learning and Teaching
EDUC814 Individual Directed Study
EDUC817 Educational Philosophy
EDUC805 Professional Learning
EDUC821 Steiner Education: Theory and Contemporary Perspectives
CLSY800 Reading course
The final course is the 60-point honours dissertation, which is at the heart of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours).
The honours degree enhances the academic, research and professional expertise of education graduates when entering the workforce, such as:
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.