Study Education at UC
There are many exciting and rewarding careers in education that require well-educated and skilled practitioners. We will equip you to make a positive difference to the lives of children and adults, and their communities. Our graduates are sought after nationally and internationally and have a very high rate of employment.
We offer flexible, specialised programmes in Teacher Education (at all levels), Educational Studies and Leadership, and Youth & Community Leadership that employ the latest innovations in teaching technologies and e-learning. Many of our courses can be undertaken on-campus, by blended learning, or distance learning options.
We look forward to supporting you in the next step of your lifelong learning journey.
We offer a wide range of innovative, applied and relevant initial Teacher Education pathways.
The Bachelor of Youth and Community Leadership (BYCL) degree will empower you to make positive and meaningful contribution to your community.
We offer a highly supportive, vibrant environment in which to undertake postgraduate study, taught by academics who are recognised both nationally and internationally as leading scholars and researchers in their fields.
UC Education Plus provides tailored Professional Learning and Development (PLD), training and consultancy to teachers and leaders in Primary and Secondary schools, Communities of Learning (CoL) and Early Learning Centres.
We provide high quality entrance testing, value-added assessments and surveys for New Zealand schools and run the annual Kiwi Science, Mathematics, English and Spelling competitions.
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