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

You can apply for TeachNZ scholarships to support your studies.

TeachNZ website

Start date: 2019

Start date: 2020

Minimum entry requirements

International student entry requirements

Teaching Council requirements

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

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 start of first semester (If you do not meet the criteria set, please contact the School of Education as there may be other options available).

Preferred New Zealand school subjects

Language rich subjects from AUT’s subject list, art and design subjects, languages, mathematics subjects, Dance, Digital Technologies, Drama, Health Education, Physical Education.

Each semester students complete a teaching placement, as well as the papers below.

Year 1

In your first year you choose to study teaching for either:

  • Early childhood centres or
  • Primary and intermediate schools

All students complete

Early Childhood teaching students complete

Primary teaching students complete

For papers in Year 2 and 3 refer to the page for the Bachelor of Education specialty you're interested in.

At the start of Year 3 you can choose to continue with mainstream teaching or specialise in Pasifika teaching.

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3594
Level:
7
Points:
360
Duration:
3 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
North Campus
South Campus
Starts:

15 Jul 2019

24 Feb 2020

13 Jul 2020

Fees:
Domestic
$6,120 - $6,782
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2019. Exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • Check if you're eligible for fees-free study
International
$28,365
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2019. The exact fees will depend on papers selected and may vary from the figure stated.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019 the fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

Scholarships at AUT

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.