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Bachelor of Education in Mainstream Primary Teaching

This course is available


Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


3 years

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023


AUT South Campus


Prepare yourself for a career in early childhood or primary/intermediate education, and learn from staff who are passionate about teaching.

Teachers play an essential role in motivating, inspiring and educating the people who will go on to shape the future of our society. AUT's education programmes include 22 weeks of teaching placements, so you can get first-hand experience in the workplace and graduate with confidence in your skills.

Passionate about working with children between 5 and 12 years? Develop the skills to become a teacher in mainstream primary or intermediate schools.

If you want to become a mainstream primary or intermediate school teacher, the Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching) provides you with the skills to teach in mainstream primary teaching settings.
Key features:

  • Prepares you for a career as a primary or intermediate teacher
  • Develop the skills to work with children between 5 and 12 years
  • 22 weeks of teaching placements as part of your degree
  • Focus on reflection to enhance your teaching

Career opportunities:

  • Graduates are eligible to apply for provisional teacher registration
  • Teaching in a primary or intermediate school

Entry criteria

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

Preferred New Zealand school subjects

Language rich subjects from AUT’s subject list, art and design subjects, languages, mathematics subjects, Dance, Digital Technologies, Drama, Health Education, Physical Education.

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