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What will I learn?

Deepen your knowledge and improve your career opportunities in the education sector by taking this one-year programme.

Programme overview

By adding this one-year, advanced postgraduate qualification to your existing Bachelor of Education (Teaching) you will enhance your ability to make a difference to other people and improve your career outcomes.

You will be able to explore any burning questions, developing your knowledge through research and study alongside expert academics who have years of experience in their field.

Both the taught and research options will allow you to choose an area to explore more intensively, adding depth to your bachelors degree. You will also be given the opportunity to carry out a supervised research project in your area of interest.

Programme structure

With our BEd(Tchg)(Hons) you have the choice to either pursue an area you're passionate about individually, or become part of a research group (cohort) with a common theme, where you can personalize your research question to your area of interest.

You can choose to do the Research Portfolio option: 60-point supervised research portfolio and 60 points in courses; or the Taught Course option: 30-point dissertation and 90 points in courses.

Where could this programme take you?

This degree demonstrates to employers that you have an advanced knowledge of the study of Education. While many of our graduates go on to teach in a range of settings in New Zealand and overseas, this programme also equips you with transferable skills that can be applied to a range of professions. Having a postgraduate degree gives you an advantage in the employment market and can lead to increased salary potential.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Curriculum developer
  • Education consultant
  • Educational researcher
  • Human resources adviser
  • Human rights education coordinator
  • Policy adviser
  • Senior leadership position in a school
  • Teacher

Further study options

  • Master of Education
  • Master of Social and Community Leadership
  • Doctor of Education
  • Master of Educational Leadership

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Education and Social Work

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
NZ$35,048.00 (US$ 25,056) per year
This fee is for 2021 and it may subject to change for the coming year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 February 2022, 18 July 2022

Venue

Epsom Campus

74 Epsom Avenue,

AUCKLAND,

Epsom,

1023, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant must have secondary school qualification or equivalent. Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 and no bands below 5.5; Internet based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 80 and a written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 60 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 169 and no bands below 162; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of C-; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 50 and no PTE Communicative score below 42; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 80.

For international students

Taught 120 points

You must hold an undergraduate degree in teaching or equivalent at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0 or higher in your final year of study.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands below 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and a written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Taylors College Auckland
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About University of Auckland

University of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and leading research university with a global reputation for academic excellence.

  • Among top 100 global universities according to QS Rankings
  • New Zealand’s largest research organisation
  • Outstanding student support and excellent facilities
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