Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)


Subject area

Teacher Education: Primary (Pre-Service)

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Entry requirements

The academic entry requirement for the HB4091 Bachelor of Teaching Primary is one of the following:
* University Entrance (as defined by the NZQA), or equivalent (for international applicants not schooled in New Zealand)
* for applicants under the age of 20 years at the beginning of the academic year, who do not have University Entrance or equivalent, entry may be considered on a case-by-case basis in accordance with the School of Education and Social Sciences policy on discretionary entry72
* for applicants over the age of 20 years at the beginning of the academic year, evidence of the potential to succeed in tertiary study at degree level, including demonstrated literacy and numeracy competence equivalent to that required for University Entrance

Additional requirements:
All applicants must be over the age of 17 years at the beginning of the academic year.
In support of their application, all applicants must supply a CV that includes a detailed account of their educational background, evidence of a commitment to primary schooling, experience with children, and an openness to learning.
Entry to the programme may be limited by the number of places available.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The primary aim of EIT's Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) (BTP) programme is to ensure that graduates are able to demonstrate how they meet the Standards for the Teaching Profession in a supported environment and uphold the expectations of the Code.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 225 5348
Phone: (06) 974 8000
Fax: (06) 974 8905

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