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As New Zealand’s leading school of education, we are committed to enhancing education through the three interconnected disciplines of teaching, research and professional learning.

Te Kura Toi Tangata | School of Education

Our Qualifications

Initial Teacher Education

By choosing to study teaching at The University of Waikato you will be set up to become a skilled and reflective teacher. We produce qualified teachers who are in high demand both in New Zealand and around the world.

Social Sciences

The Bachelor of Social Sciences will challenge your thinking about the world and the people who live in it. The degree focuses on contemporary social issues, how humans interact with these issues and how such actions can be monitored and modified.

Postgraduate Study

Designed for educational practitioners who want to improve their skills, knowledge and career prospects in Education, Educational Leadership or Management, Counselling, Disability and Inclusion Studies or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

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Te Kura Toi Tangata undertakes research in a wide range of areas across our three higher degrees: Doctor of Education, Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Philosophy.