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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching)

Course code: #AK3594

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $30,400 NZD

  • Application fee

    $150 NZD

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Highlights
Teaching placements

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 27-February-2022 2022-02-27

Overview

Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching)

If you want to become a mainstream primary or intermediate school teacher, this specialty provides you with the skills to teach in mainstream primary teaching settings. 

The papers are designed for students who have a passion for working with children between 5 and 12 years in mainstream primary and intermediate schools.

If you want to specialise in working with Pacific children, you can complete your practicum courses at a Pacific school, and study courses that develop your skills to be an effective primary or intermediate teacher working with Pacific children

Teaching placements

All students need to complete a number of teaching placements in a diverse range of practicum settings. During your placements you work with children between 5 and 12 years in a variety of primary and intermediate schools. 

This workplace experience helps you become an effective, responsive and reflective teacher and achieve the Teaching Council Code of Professional Responsibility and Standards for the Teaching Profession.

You learn to:

  • Work effectively as a member of the teaching team
  • Reflect on your practice
  • Establish positive relationships with members of the learning community
  • Respect diversity
  • Develop teaching practices responsive to the needs of the learner
  • Recognise how the theory you’re learning is helping you understand your role as a student teacher in supporting children’s learning

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$42,200

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,800
Tuition 1 person $30,400

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Birth certificate or passport
  • Marriage certificate (If required)
  • Official Transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency
  • CV/Work experience (If required)
  • References
  • Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Programme Entry Form

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

7
7
listening
7
writing
7
speaking
7
reading

TOEFL

98
24
listening
27
writing
23
speaking
24
reading

PTE

65
65
listening
65
writing
65
speaking
65
reading

Cambridge

185
185
listening
185
writing
185
speaking
185
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

COVID-19 situation: additional English tests accepted for 2021 and 2022

  • IELTS Indicator
  • TOEFL Special At Home Edition

 

If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.

Language courses at AUT International House:

AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.

On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:

1) GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).

Entry requirement:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

2) IELTS Full-time

Entry requirement:

There is a different entry requirement for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

Academic background and requirement

All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.

high school qualifications from different countries:

India: Indian applicants must have completed one of the following:

  • Higher Secondary School Exam or All-India Senior School Certificate with an average of 75% in the four best subjects, with a minimum of 60% in English
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC) with a minimum of 60% in English

China:

  • Senior High School graduation plus one year of successful study at bachelor's level; or
  • Senior High School graduation plus completion of a two-year diploma, with good grades, at a recognised university.
  • A Tier 1 score in the National University Entrance Examination (Gaokao) at a recognised institution

Teaching Council requirements

You also need to successfully complete the compliance checks below before you can start your studies:

  1. Literacy and numeracy assessments
  2. Interview
  3. Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Programme Entry Form
  4. New Zealand police vetting
  5. References
  6. English language competency
  7. Overseas police vetting (if required)

Foundation programmes

If you don’t have the academic qualifications needed for direct entry into an AUT programme, you can enrol in a foundation programme.

If you successfully complete the foundation programme and the get the required grades, you are guaranteed entry into an appropriate AUT programme.

NCUK pathways

AUT has established a partnership with NCUK, enabling you to study at a NCUK Study Centre in your home country, and then come directly into your chosen AUT degree. 

  • International Foundation Year (IFY)
    The IFY can help you bridge the gap between your current qualification and university study.

Career opportunities

  • Primary school teacher
  • Intermediate school teacher

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