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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 Whariki – the Early Childhood curriculum.


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Key information

Years: 3
Points: 360
Start Dates: February
Fees (Domestic): $6,120 (approx) per year
Fees (International): $29,780 per year
Entry Requirements: Undergraduate International
Area of Study:
*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

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: Hamilton, Tauranga
  • 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.

This structure applies to study in 2021.

  • Stream
  • Compulsory
  • Elective
This information is provisional and subject to change.

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Contacts

Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education
Phone: 0800 832 242 + 64 7 838 4500
Email: [email protected]