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Bethlehem Tertiary Institute
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Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Primary

This course is available

On-Campus, Online

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


3 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2023


Bethlehem Tertiary Institute


BTI looks to educate wise teachers who are developing a gracious, secure, and teachable character; motivated by love, informed by faith, and inspired by hope.

Studying primary teacher education at BTI will give you the edge over graduates of other primary teaching qualifications. Not only will you be well-versed in the curriculum, but you will also be learning from educators at the forefront of research into modern learning methods.

The Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Primary three-year degree prepares students to teach primary and intermediate school children in a wide range of educational settings and with the Aotearoa New Zealand Curriculum. Graduates from this programme are eligible to gain registration and provisional certification with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand. Our students also have a very high success rate when it comes to gaining employment after completing their degree.

Entry criteria

International applicants must meet all of the general entry requirements for the programme they want to study as well as meet the New Zealand qualification verification requirements and English language requirements.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking overall score 7.0; TOEFL Internet-based test (IBT): Listening, Reading score 24, Writing score 27, Speaking score 23 overall score 98. Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking overall score 65.

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