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Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary)

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If you are inspired by the world around you and wish to make a positive difference in the lives of young people, then a career in teaching or education could be for you.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Intake Months
Feb
Domestic Fees
$6,213 per year
International Fees
$27,000 per year

About this course

If you are inspired by the world around you and wish to make a positive difference in the lives of young people, then a career in teaching or education could be for you. You will introduce children to the world of learning, and start them on their road to reading, writing, and mathematics. It's a very rewarding and satisfying career in which you can make a real difference in children's lives. Primary teachers work with children in Years 1 to 8 (ages 5 to 13) in primary, intermediate, middle, and area schools.The BTchLn(Primary) is a professional qualification that prepares you for a rewarding career as a primary school teacher. There are a number of study options available to students including:full-time or part-time study on campus in Ōtautahi Christchurchfull-time in Whakatū Nelson by a mix of face-to-face and distance studyfull-time or part-time study by distance.

Study locations

Main Campus

Career pathways

Successful graduates meet the requirements for provisional teacher registration with Matatū Aotearoa | Teaching Council of New Zealand.

Primary teaching graduates are employed in teaching and management positions in primary, intermediate, middle, and area schools in Aotearoa New Zealand. Internationally recognised, many BTchLn(Primary) graduates also find work abroad.

Teaching skills of management, communication, coordination, responsibility, and organisation are prized by many professions such as management, policy and advocacy, publishing, politics, and business.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.