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Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Level 7

Are you ready for a rewarding career in Early Childhood Education? UCOL has partnered with Open Polytechnic to offer you the chance to earn your teaching degree in Early Childhood Education at three of our campus locations.

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Quick info

Level: 7

Locations: UCOL Manawatū in Palmerston North, UCOL Whanganui, UCOL Wairarapa in Masterton

Domestic Fees: *
$14,940.00 (approximate cost for entire degree)Scholarship info

International Fees:*
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Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

Delivered by Open Polytechnic, the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) will enable you to work effectively with young children, their parents, families and whanau while gaining an in-depth understanding of the ethical, legal and professional responsibilities of teaching. 
Your Open Polytechnic studies will be supported by weekly face-to-face study sessions, fully resourced library facilities, and other campus student support services from UCOL.  

How to Enrol

To enrol in this course, go to Open Polytechnic's website.

 Career & Study Outcomes

Graduates of this three-year Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) degree will have the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to be competent, registered teachers in Early Childhood settings in New Zealand.

  • Early childhood centres
  • Home-based settings
  • Or staircase to further study
To find out more about possible job prospects and salaries, see Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Occupation Outlook for Teachers.

 Student & Staff Profiles

 Advice & Guidance

The Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) comprises 360 credits.

It is strongly recommend that you work or volunteer in a licensed early childhood setting during your studies.