Choosing the right course

 

Overview

There's a huge range of study options available, so use this search tool to help you choose a programme that suits you. All the programmes listed here will lead to teacher registration and all the providers are fully accredited to offer these qualifications. 

Once you’ve chosen a course, contact the relevant tertiary provider. They'll be able to give you more information about their qualifications, entry criteria, application forms and study dates.

TeachNZ provides a number of scholarships for people wishing to qualify as a teacher in New Zealand. 

Approved Qualifications

The following qualifications are also available for download in PDF or spreadsheet format.

Approved-Qualifications-and-Codes-Jan-2022.pdf

Approved-Qualifications-and-Codes-Jan-2022.xlsx

 

CodeProviderQualificationSectorScholarship
AK3515 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching Secondary General
AK3515 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching Secondary Māori Medium
AK3594 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Teaching) ECE General
AK3594 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Bachelor of Education (Pasifika Early Childhood Teaching) ECE General
AK3594 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Bachelor of Education (Pasifika Primary Teaching) Primary General
AK3594 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching) Primary General
TBC Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Master of Teaching and Learning (Early Childhood) ECE General
AK1047 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary) Primary General
TBC Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Early Childhood) Early Childhood General
TBC Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Primary) Primary General
PC1796 Bethlehem Institute of Education Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) Secondary General
PC3033 Bethlehem Institute of Education Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood Education ECE General
PC3034 Bethlehem Institute of Education Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Primary Primary General
PC1796 Bethlehem Institute of Education Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) Secondary Māori Medium
HB3979 Eastern Institute of Technology Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
HB4024 Eastern Institute of Technology Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) Primary General
TBC ICL Graduate Business School Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education ECE General
PC4122 Laidlaw College Graduate Diploma in Education Secondary Secondary General
PC4124 Laidlaw College Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) Primary General
MN4481 Manukau Institute of Technology Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
MN4575 Manukau Institute of Technology Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
TBC Manukau Institute of Technology Bachelor of Education (Primary Pacific) Primary General
MY6009 Massey University Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) Secondary General
MY0357 Massey University Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary or Secondary) Secondary General
MY0191 Massey University Graduate Diploma of Learning and Teaching (Secondary) Secondary General
MY0104 Massey University Te Aho Paerewa: Postgraduate Diploma Māori Medium Teaching and Learning Primary Māori Medium
MY0259 Massey University Te Aho Tātairangi: Bachelor of Teaching and Learning KKM Primary Māori Medium
MY6010 Massey University Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
MY0242 Massey University Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary) Primary General
MY0357 Massey University Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary or Secondary) Primary General
MY0104 Massey University Te Aho Tātairangi: Bachelor of Teaching Māori Medium/Diploma in Māori Education Primary General
MY0259 Massey University Te Aho Paerewa: Postgraduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium (Te Aho Paerewa PGDipT&LMM) Primary General
MY0104 Massey University Te Aho Paerewa: Postgraduate Diploma Māori Medium Teaching and Learning Secondary Māori Medium
MY0357 Massey University Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary or Secondary)/ Tohu Paerua Whakaakoranga (Kura Tuatahi rānei) - Taihoa ake ka Secondary Māori Medium
MY6009 Massey University Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)/Te Titohu Paetahi Whakaakoranga (Kura Tuarua) Secondary Māori Medium
PCCC01 New Zealand Graduate School of Education Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)/Te Titohu Oaetahi Whakaakoranga (Kura Tuarua) Secondary Māori Medium
PC9727 New Zealand Tertiary College Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
PC8619 New Zealand Tertiary College Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
PCCC01 New Zealand Graduate School of Education Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) Secondary General
PCAS01 New Zealand Graduate School of Education Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary) Primary General
TBC Teach First NZ: Ako Mātātupu Postgraduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching Secondary General
PC9758 Te Pū Wānanga o Anamata Tohu Ako Paetahi: Mā Te Reo - Bachelor of Teaching: Māori Medium Primary Māori Medium
PC7200 Te Rito Maioha Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) Primary General
PC7000 Te Rito Maioha Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
PC6000 Te Rito Maioha Graduate Diploma of Teaching (ECE) ECE General
AI1057 Te Wānanga o Aotearoa He Korowai Ākonga: Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching) Primary Māori Medium
AI1057 Te Wānanga o Aotearoa He Korowai Ākonga: Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching) Primary General
RK3462 Te Wānanga o Raukawa Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga Kōhungahunga ECE Māori Medium
RK0014 Te Wānanga o Raukawa Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga Primary Māori Medium
RK0058 Te Wānanga o Raukawa Poutuarongo Te Rangakura Kaiwhakaako Primary Māori Medium
RK3724 Te Wānanga o Raukawa Poutāhū Whakaakoranga Akorau: Postgraduate Diploma of Blended Teaching and Learning Primary Māori Medium
RK3462 Te Wānanga o Raukawa Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga Kōhungahunga ECE General
RK0058 Te Wānanga o Raukawa Poutuarongo Te Rangakura Kaiwakaako Primary General
RK0014 Te Wānanga o Raukawa Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga Primary General
RK3724 Te Wānanga o Raukawa Poutāhū Whakaakoranga Akorau: Postgraduate Diploma ofBlended Teaching and Learning Primary General
PC3153 Te Wānanga Takiura o Ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori o Aotearoa Te Tohu Paetahi Ako: Bachelor of Teaching Kura Kaupapa Māori Primary Māori Medium
PC3153 Te Wānanga Takiura o ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori o Aoteroa Bachelor of Teaching Kura Kaupapa Māori (Primary) Primary General
TBC Te Wānanga Takiura o Ngā Kaupapa Māori o Aotearoa Te Tohu Paetahi Ako Manukura ā Iwi o Aotearoa | Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) EBITE Primary Māori Medium
AW1318 Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Te Tohu Paetahi Ako: Bachelor of Education (Teaching) ECE Māori Medium
AW1318 Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Te Tohu Paetahi Ako: Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Primary Māori Medium
AW1318 Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Te Tohu Paetahi Ako - Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Years ECE General
AW1318 Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Te Tohu Paetahi Ako - Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Primary Primary General
OP7030 The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
TBC The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
AU4096 The University of Auckland Bachelor of Education (Huarahi Māori) Primary Māori Medium
AU4090 The University of Auckland Faculty of Education Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)/Te Titohu Paetahi Whakaakoranga (Kura Tuarua) Secondary Māori Medium
AU4096 "The University of Auckland, Faculty of Education and Social Work" Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Primary Specialisation Primary General
AU4089 "The University of Auckland, Faculty of Education and Social Work" Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary) Primary General
AU4096 "The University of Auckland, Faculty of Education and Social Work" Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Huarahi Māori specialisation Primary General
AU4096 "The University of Auckland, Faculty of Education and Social Work" Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood Education Specialisation ECE General
AC1101 "The University of Auckland, Faculty of Education and Social Work" Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
AU4090 "The University of Auckland, Faculty of Education and Social Work" Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) Secondary General
WI0972 The University of Waikato Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
WI0972 The University of Waikato Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary Education) Primary General
WI0971 The University of Waikato Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary Education) Primary General
WI0915 The University of Waikato Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary Education) Primary General
WI0972 The University of Waikato Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary Education) Secondary General
WI0971 The University of Waikato Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary Education) Secondary General
WI0915 The University of Waikato Master of Teaching and Learning (Secondary Education) Secondary General
WI0120 The University of Waikato Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) and (Early Childhood Ki Taiao) ECE General
WI0199 The University of Waikato Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood) ECE General
WI0199 The University of Waikato Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) Kākano Rua Primary General
WI0125 WI0126 WI0127 WI0128 WI0129 The University of Waikato "Bachelor of Teaching - conjoint degrees Years 1-8, 7-10 and 11-13" Primary General
WI0120 The University of Waikato Bachelor of Teaching - Primary Primary General
WI0199 The University of Waikato Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary) Primary General
WI0001 The University of Waikato Bachelor of Education (Technology) Secondary General
WI0125 WI0126 WI0127 WI0128 WI0925 The University of Waikato "Bachelor of Teaching - conjoint degrees Years 1-8, 7-10 and 11-13" Secondary General
WI0199 The University of Waikato Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) Secondary General
WI0199 WI0823 The University of Waikato Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) and Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Technology Teaching) or Graduate Secondary General
WI0199 The University of Waikato Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)/Te Titohu Paetahi Whakaakoranga (Kura Tuarua) Secondary Māori Medium
WR3127 Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Master of Teaching Early Childhood Education: Tohu Paerua o te Whakaako i te Mātauranga Kōhungahunga ECE General
QT00021 Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
QT00072 Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
CA2335 UNITEC Institute of Technology Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
CN0965 University of Canterbury Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Primary Ed) Primary General
CEAS02 University of Canterbury Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Secondary Ed) Secondary General
CN0965 University of Canterbury Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Secondary Ed) Secondary General
CE1024 University of Canterbury Faculty of Education Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
CN002 University of Canterbury Faculty of Education Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Teaching ECE General
CN0966 University of Canterbury Faculty of Education Master of Teaching and Learning (Endorsed in Early Childhood) ECE General
TBC University of Canterbury Bachelor of Teaching: Mātauranga Māori ECE/Primary General
TBC University of Canterbury Bachelor of Teaching: Mātauranga Māori ECE/Primary Māori Medium
CE1023 University of Canterbury Faculty of Education Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary) Primary General
CEAS02 University of Canterbury Faculty of Education Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning (Primary) Primary General
CN0966 University of Canterbury Faculty of Education Master of Teaching and Learning (Endorsed in Primary) Primary General
CECC01 University of Canterbury Faculty of Education Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning - Secondary Secondary General
CN0966 University of Canterbury Faculty of Education Master of Teaching and Learning (Endorsed in Secondary) Secondary General
CECC01 University of Canterbury Faculty of Education "Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning (Secondary)/Te Tohu Paetahi Whakaakoranga, Akoranga hoki - Kura Tuarua" Secondary Māori Medium
CN0966 University of Canterbury Faculty of Education Masters of Teaching and Learning (Endorsed in Secondary)/ Tohu Paerua Whakaakoranga (Kura Tuarua) Secondary Māori Medium
OO0469 University of Otago College of Education Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg) - Early Childhood Education ECE General
OO0497 University of Otago College of Education Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn) - Secondary Education Secondary General
OO0469 University of Otago College of Education Bachelor of Teaching - Primary Education Primary General
OO0469 University of Otago College of Education Bachelor of Teaching - Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) Primary General
OO0497 University of Otago College of Education Master of Teaching and Learning - Primary Education Primary General
VI00P2 Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary) Primary General
VI001M Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary) Primary General
VI00C8 Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood ECE General
VI00P1 Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
VI00P3 Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) Secondary General
VI001L Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education Master of Teaching and Learning (Secondary) Secondary General
VI001L Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education Master of Teaching and Learning (Secondary) / Tohu Paerua Whakaako (Kura Tuarua) Secondary Māori Medium
VI00P3 Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)/Te Titohu Paetahi Whakaakoranga (Kura Tuarua) Secondary Māori Medium
WK2609 Waikato Institute of Technology Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
WK4166 Waikato Institute of Technology Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) ECE General
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