Bachelor of Education - (Early Childhood Teaching)

Manukau Institute of Technology

Subject area

Teacher Education: Early Childhood (Pre-Service)



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Teaching) aims to ensure graduates are desirable employees of choice and have the skills, knowledge, dispositions and self-efficacy to be professional, critically reflective, beginning teachers in diverse communities. The field-based nature of the programme aims to ensure that student teachers have a wide range of practical experience within early childhood education settings and continuous weekly experience within their home centres, thus, ensuring that graduates are work ready and confident and competent to start their teaching career.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic Requirements: In order to be admitted to the Bachelor of Education (ECT) programme, applicants must: * Be seventeen years of age or older at the start of the programme, and * Satisfy English Language Competency requirements as determined by the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand policy OR * Satisfy NZQA English Language Requirements (for international students, further see p.58), and * Meet the requirements as per the Children's Act 2014 prior to gaining entry into the programme; and * Complete an interview with a selection panel of at least two registered teachers, and * Satisfy the minimum diagnostic literacy and numeracy entry assessments marks * An academic panel made up of members of the Schools Programme Committee including the Head of School will approve programme acceptance upon review of all evidence provided. For individuals under 20 years of age, in addition to the above criteria: * Hold UE or a recognised equivalent such as International Baccalaureate or Cambridge International, or * Able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the provider that they have the skills and ability to study at tertiary level. Criteria to determine under 20 year old ability to study at tertiary level as exceptional individual cases: NB: all other entry criteria must be met in section 3.4 * Satisfactory marks in the literacy and numeracy diagnostic test set at UE level, and * Three of more years of secondary schooling in New Zealand, or * 10 UE literacy credits (5 reading, 5 writing), or * Completion of an Academic Study Skills programme of study at a tertiary level provider, and * An academic panel made up of members of the Schools Programme Committee including the Head of School will approve programme acceptance upon review of all evidence provided by the individual applicant on case by case basis Note: There will be no exceptions for cohort entry Additionally, should a student not be achieving the academic or professional experi

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,968 $20,904
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,705 $32,115
Total $17,673 $53,019

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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:

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 22 62 62
Phone: (0800) 626252
Fax: (09) 968 8701

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