Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary)

BTchLn(Primary)

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Duration

3 years full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 (February)

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Master of Education
  • Doctor of Education
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Duration

3 years full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 (February)

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Master of Education
  • Doctor 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.

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:

Note: This programme is not open to new part-time enrolments in 2022.

Contact us

See more information about our Initial Teacher Education programmes.

For the full degree requirements, see the Regulations for the Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary).

For study planning help, contact Te Rōpū Takawaenga o UC | UC Liaison Office (new students) or a Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora | College of Education, Health and Human Development Student Advisor (advancing students).

For more information on facilities, resources, and staff, see Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora | College of Education, Health and Human Development.

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