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Bachelor of Education

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Entry requirements

There are no new enrolments being taken for this programme.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.


Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education degree prior to 1 January 2018 who have successfully passed courses, may be permitted to substitute remaining courses from other Education courses at the same level, including core courses. These transition arrangements expire on 31 December 2022.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is committed to ensuring a smooth and fair process for all students to successfully complete all requirements of the Bachelor of Education degree by the end of 2022.
In all cases students must complete the degree within the timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.

Bachelor of Education structure

The Bachelor of Education is designed for those who are involved in teaching or education. Students follow a flexible programme of study.

You will need to complete 24 courses (360 credits) in total including: eight compulsory core BEd courses (120 credits), six courses from BEd Schedule B (90 credits), five courses from BEd Schedule C (75 credits) and five elective courses (75 credits).

No more than ten courses (150 credits) can be counted from 100-level courses and at least five courses (75 credits) must be from 300-level courses.

To find out how to plan your study and/or see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please click the 'Regulations' button. It will display the regulatory information for the programme you have selected.

If you would like to find out more about individual course requirements, please use our Course search

These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates

Majors or endorsements

The Bachelor of Education may be completed with or without a major. Students may complete a double major by meeting all of the requirements of both majors.

Students may include a minor in the Bachelor of Education by passing at least 60 credits for one of the majors listed in Schedule B or a minor may be included from any undergraduate degree within the University for which recognised minors are specified. Where the minor is from another undergraduate degree the regulations of that programme for the minor will apply.

How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

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If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.

Financial assistance

You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.

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