Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary)

BTchLn(Primary)

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Duration

3 years full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 (February)

Fees

NZD $5,971

Based on 2018 estimate based
on indicated points

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching
  • Master of Education
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Duration

3 years full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 (February)

Fees

NZD $24,300

Based on 2018 estimate based on
indicated points

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching
  • Master of Education
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

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Overview

If you are inspired by the world around you and wish to make a positive difference in the lives of young people, then a career in teaching or education could be for you.

You will introduce children to the world of learning, and start them on their road to reading, writing and mathematics. It’s a very rewarding and satisfying career in which you can make a real difference in children’s lives. Primary teachers work with children in Years 1 to 8 (ages 5 to 13) in primary, intermediate, middle and area schools.

Primary teacher education students:

  • Are interested in working with children and their communities
  • Want to teach all school subjects
  • Are organised and well prepared
  • Are nurturing and enjoy cultivating a love of learning in others.

The BTchLn(Primary) is a professional qualification that prepares you for a rewarding career as a primary school teacher. There are a number of study options available to students including:

  • full-time or part-time study on campus in Christchurch
  • full-time either in Nelson or Rotorua by a mix of face-to-face and distance study
  • full-time or part-time study by distance through the Flexible Learning Option (FLO).

Contact us

For assistance with planning your programme of study contact the Liaison Office (new students), or a College of Education, Health and Human Development Student Advisor (advancing students).

For more general information email info@canterbury.ac.nz or freephone 0800 VARSITY (827 748).

For the full degree requirements see the Regulations for the Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary). For more information on facilities, resources and staff see the College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora.