Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching)

Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Subject area

Teacher Education: Early Childhood (Pre-Service)



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

All prospective äkonga for He Korowai Äkonga are required to meet the eligibility criteria of Te Wänanga o Aotearoa and Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand Standards for the Teaching Profession. The entry requirements for He Korowai Äkonga with an endorsement in Primary teaching are: 1) Applicants are 18 years or older at enrolment; 2) Have a demonstrated personal suitability with an interest or involvement in teaching and learning; 3) If under 20 years of age, applicants must have the required NCEA credits for university entrance; 4) If applicants are over 20 years of age, applicants must have successfully completed a level 4 certificate of at least 120 credits and met the competencies required in literacy and numeracy; 5) Provide evidence of competence in one of the languages of the national curriculum - English or te reo Mäori; 6) Those who do not meet these criteria, special admission may be granted at the discretion of Kairuruku and the Takiwä Academic Committee; 7) All applicants must complete an application package; 8) Provide supportive references; 9) Provide evidence of their ability to successfully pursue and complete a bachelor's degree; 10) Participate in an interview process to demonstrate suitability to the programme; 11) Complete and submit the Police Vetting information and Criminal Convictions Disclaimer forms.

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$4,665 $13,994
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,773 $29,319
Total $14,438 $43,313

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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 N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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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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