BTchg - Teaching (Early Childhood) as a major
Inspire the next generation, transform learning and foster imagination by becoming a teacher. A qualification in teaching from the University of Waikato will set you 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.
Prepare yourself for a career working in a variety of childhood settings with children from birth up to six years old. Gain theoretical and practical experience as you learn about all the aspects of Te Whāriki – the Early Childhood curriculum.
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|Start Dates:||February (A Trimester)|
|Estimated Fees* (Domestic):||$6,776 per year|
|Estimated Fees* (International):||$29,680 per year|
|Entry Requirements:||Undergraduate International|
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|All amounts are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). *Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.|
Degree planner — BTchg in Early Childhood Stream
Prepare yourself for a career working in a variety of childhood settings with children from birth up to six years old. Gain theoretical and practical experience as you learn about all the aspects of Te Whariki – the Early Childhood curriculum.
We offer an integrated programme with seven major themes: bicultural development; cultural diversity; equity and social justice; inclusion; parents and whanau; transition to school; and infants and toddlers.
- Location: Online *
- Start date: February
You'll be eligible to apply for a provisional practising certificate, and after two years of full time teaching be granted a full practising certificate with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.
* There will be compulsory block weeks on Hamilton campus.
100 Level Elective
100 or 200 Level Elective
Early Childhood Transitions *subject to approval
100 Level Elective
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