Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)
The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) is an ideal qualification for students seeking a career in early childhood education, but without a teaching focus. It is a degree option without the practical teaching requirements of a Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education), and it also provides a simple pathway into our qualifications that lead to New Zealand Teacher Registration.
AT A GLANCE
Method of learning:
Full-time / Part-time
3 years (Full-time)
Courses are divided up into three stages of study. Each stage is a full-time study year of 40 weeks.
|BEd111||Introduction to Early Childhood Education|
|BEd112||Professional Studies 1|
|BEd113||Early Childhood Research 1|
|BEd114||Early Childhood Writing and Research 1|
|BEd121||Play as a Framework for Learning|
|BEd122||Planning and Learning|
|BEd131||Lifespan Studies 1|
|BEd132||Positive Child Guidance|
|BEd141||Te Ao Māori|
|BEd211||Values, Beliefs and Practice|
|BEd212||Professional Studies 2|
|BEd213||Early Childhood Research 2|
|BEd214||Early Childhood Writing and Research 2|
|BEd221||Early Childhood Curriculum 1|
|BEd222||Early Childhood Curriculum 2|
|BEd231||Lifespan Studies 2|
|BEd232||Learning and Behaviour|
|BEd241||Bicultural Education/Matauranga ā Rua|
|BEd312||Leadership in Early Childhood|
|BEd315||Investigation in Early Childhood Education|
|BEd331||Lifespan Studies 3: Contemporary Perspectives|
|BEd341||Multicultural Perspectives in Early Childhood Education|
|BEd342||Early Childhood Issues and Trends|
All students will be required to:
- Engage in online discussions
International students will also be required to:
- Attend tutorials for a minimum of 4 hours per week throughout the program
For more information on the modes listed above, refer to the Modes of learning page
New Zealand Tertiary College qualifications have been designed to link easily into each other, providing you with a flexible range of pathway options into higher level study.
Upon completion of the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) you may be eligible to apply for the following education stream programs. Entry criteria will apply.
You may also be eligible to apply for the following teaching stream program which upon completion results in eligibility to apply for New Zealand Teacher Registration and Provisional Certification. Entry criteria will apply.