Become an inspiring teacher.
The University of Otago College of Education offers a number of teaching qualifications for those interested in early childhood, primary (including primary bicultural) and secondary education.
The College of Education Southland Campus in Invercargill offers our specialist programmes in Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education).
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We offer Teacher Education programmes in the following specialisations
- Early Childhood Education
- Primary Education
- Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua | Primary Bicultural Education
- Secondary Education
Note: See the qualifications page for a full list of qualifications offered by the College of Education.
Application dates and information on how to apply
There is a special application process for the Teacher Education programmes.
You will need to follow this process to apply
Explore your study options further. Refer to enrolment information found on the following qualification pages.
For your first degree
This is a 3-year programme.
Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg)
If you already have a degree
This programme runs for a year, from January to December.
Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn)
Key information for future students
University of Otago College of Education