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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Education)

Key facts

  • Available via Distance Learning

Take your study of education to the next level

With Massey’s Bachelor of Arts with Honours (Education) you can take your undergraduate study of education further.

Find out more about the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) parent structure.

What is it like?

Massey is ranked in the world’s top 150 universities for education in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking.

An honours degree marks you out as a high achiever. As an honours graduate, you’ll be a sought-after employee. You’ll graduate with great skills - this programme will help your decision-making, and give you a better understanding of developments in education and society.

Fully investigate your education interests

With a BA Honours (Education) at Massey, you can further investigate education issues that interested you as an undergraduate.

Massey offers you flexibility in the subjects you study, so you can follow your passions, whatever area of education you’re interested in.

If you want to be a teacher

Please note that the BA Honours (Education) doesn’t qualify you to be a teacher. If you want to become a teacher, please explore your options in our education pathways tool.

A good fit if you:

  • Want to stand out in a crowded marketplace
  • Like to follow your intellectual curiosity and test your analysis skills
  • Wish to take an issue in education and investigate it fully through independent supervised research


A BA with Honours (Education) can open up a variety of career pathways. Education is a broad sector where you can work in education-based services or educational roles in other organisations.

Possible careers and employment fields include:

  • Policy analysts
  • Educational roles in aid agencies
  • Social services roles
  • Government and non-government educational services
  • Research and evaluation in an educational context
  • Policy development

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