Te Ara Poutama Toitu Te Reo

University of Waikato

Subject area

Immersion Early Childhood Teacher Training (Pre-Service)



3 Years

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have a range of employment (teaching) opportunities in various educational sectors, which include: * Kohungahunga and Early Childhood Education (Kohungahunga graduates) * Kura Kaupapa Maori and Primary Schools (Kohungahunga and Kura Tuatahi graduates) * Kura Takawaenga/Intermediate/Middle Schools (Kura Tuatahi and Wharekura graduates) * Wharekura and Secondary Schools (Wharekura graduates) Other organisations also value the skills and attributes developed during teaching qualifications (e.g., media, government departments and iwi establishments).

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent, evidence of te reo Maori competency and a 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)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
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StudyLink website – information about student loans

A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

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 924 528
Phone: (07) 838 4448
Fax: (07) 838 4253
Email: recruitment@waikato.ac.nz
Web: http://www.waikato.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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