Study education

Whether you want to study to become a teacher or would like to create change in the wider education system, AUT offers a wide range of education and teacher education degrees. Our graduates work in all areas of education - including early childhood, primary and secondary school teaching - and are well prepared for the challenges of future-focused education.

Our widely regarded education programmes focus on academic knowledge and provide you with invaluable practical experience in teaching and education, through work placements in schools or education-related organisations.

Undergraduate study in education will give you a solid grounding in your chosen area.

Teacher education courses

*To specialise in working with Pacific children, apply for either the Early Childhood or Primary specialty. You can include Pacific-related courses and practicum placements as part of your degree.

Other education courses

Postgraduate study in education will build on your knowledge and expertise in your area of interest.

Teacher education course

Other education courses

A certificate or diploma will give you an introduction to your chosen subject and can prepare you for further study.

Research in education

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across education.

More about our research
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Positive impact in education recognised
13 Dec, 2022
Bachelor of Arts in Education student Emeline Latu was recently awarded The Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Award for Education and Teaching.
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New professors and associate professors
17 Nov, 2022
AUT is delighted to announce the promotion of 15 of its academics to the position of Professor and 30 to Associate Professor.
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Record ranking for AUT
12 Oct, 2022
AUT has claimed its highest-ever place among New Zealand universities in the latest global rankings.
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Taking care seriously in education
29 Sep, 2022
The government is in year three of a 10-year plan to build a ‘planned and coherent’ education ecosystem – but it has failed to make any tangible progress.
International students being welcomed on AUT's marae.
Canadians study at AUT to be teachers
09 Aug, 2022
Blake Wilson is one of 67 initial teacher education students from Canada among the international students who were welcomed onto AUT’s marae.

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