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BTchg - Teaching (Secondary) 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.

Teachers are influential community members, making a difference to young people and their learning, knowledge and skill acquisition. They play a major role in helping their students develop their independence and success in their lives.

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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
*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 Secondary Stream

Please note:

We will not be offering new enrolments in the Bachelor of Teaching Secondary or Primary Conjoint programme in 2020 - please contact us to talk about your study options at

An alternative pathway to becoming a Secondary School Teacher is to complete a relevant degree followed by a Graduate Diploma of Teaching.

    This information is provisional and subject to change.

    Entry requirements

    All new teacher education applicants must complete an interview and selection process. Apply early as places are limited. Complete the online enrolment process.

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    Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education
    Phone: 0800 924 528