Bachelor of Education Studies

University of Otago

Subject area

Teacher Education: General (Pre-Service)

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Entry requirements

Admission requirements for a New Zealand preservice teacher education programme. International English Language Testing System score of 7.0 (if applicable).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Education Studies (BEdSt) is a three-year degree, which together with the Graduate Diploma in Education and Teaching (GradDipEdTchg) constitutes a four-year teaching programme. Students will focus on an area of specialisation in their third year of study, undertaking an internship to extend their academic and professional focus on subject and pedagogical content knowledge, understanding and skills, and to prepare them for leadership roles within teaching. BEdSt/GradDipEdTchg graduates will be eligible to apply for provisional teacher registration and entry into either early childhood or primary school level teaching at Q3+ salary status. As the first two years of the BEdSt parallel the three-year Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg) degree, a student may elect to transfer to the BTchg at the end of their second year, and exit upon completion of a third year with a teaching qualification.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:

$51,000

Median earnings one year after study

$53,000

Median earnings two years after study

$57,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

93%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

150th Entrance Scholarships (including Ralph & Eve Seelye Academic Excellence)

Provided by:

University of Otago - Scholarships Administrator

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/graduate-research/scholarships/

Value:

$6,000

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University of Otago Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Otago - Administrator - Entrance Scholarships

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/entrance-scholarships

Value:

$6,000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607
Email: university@otago.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otago.ac.nz

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Sources

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