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STAR courses - Education

28 August 2023

UC's Faculty of Education offers a number of Secondary Tertiary Alignment Resource (STAR) courses. These are ideal for senior secondary school students and they're available on campus and by distance learning. 


UC offers secondary students the opportunity to study first-year courses at year 12 and 13 via the STAR programme. 


What is the STAR programme?

The STAR programme offers capable senior secondary school students the opportunity to enrol in first-year degree-level courses at UC while still at school. It is a chance to experience what it's like studying at university, get a headstart on tertiary studies, and meet with other like-minded secondary school students.

Both on-campus and distance courses are offered, and completed STAR courses can normally be credited towards a university degree once the student has achieved University Entrance.


The Faculty of Education offer the following STAR courses:
EDUC101Spark! The Art & Science of Learning
EDUC102Child and Adolescent Development
EDUC103Education, Culture and Society
YACL101Introduction to Youth Leadership: Leading the Self
YACL102Introduction to Professional Youth Work in Aotearoa

For more information about STAR Education courses

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