Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Subject area

Teacher Education: General (Pre-Service)



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Education (He Korowai Ākonga - primary) degree is designed to produce transformative educational leaders with specialist knowledge, skills and attributes in the field of primary education. He Korowai Ākonga (Bachelor of Education) is underpinned by Māori philosophies, Māori principles and Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge). It is further distinguished from other teacher education degrees in New Zealand because of its holistic orientation and strong emphasis on principled practice and praxis. This qualification focuses on curriculum integration and graduates of this qualification will have developed specialised knowledge of multiple literacies. He Korowai Ākonga (primary) is also delivered in a supportive whānau learning environment at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Student must be at least 18 years old; consent to a police vetting process; (if under 20 yars old) have University Entrance and required NCEA credits ; (20 years or older) successfully completed a level 4 qualification. of at least 120 credits; have appropriate literacy and numeracy skills; meet IELTS requirements (if applicable). All applicants will need to complete and interview and selection process

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$4,313 $12,939
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,903 $26,709
Total $13,216 $39,647

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $48,144
Earnings range $39,236 - $51,821
In employment 83%
In further study 13%
On a benefit 1%

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Scholarship information

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 355 553
Phone: (0800) 355 553
Fax: (7) 871 3224

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Where does this information come from?

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