Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg)

  1. The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
  2. Admission

  3. Candidates for the Degree must have qualified for admission to the University of Waikato and met any criteria set out in the Criteria for Admission to Particular Qualifications
  4. Candidates must have been selected by the Faculty of Education as a suitable person to be a teacher.
  5. Requirements for the Degree

  6. The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is three years.
  7. Candidates must enrol in the Faculty of Education and follow an approved programme of study.
  8. Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, and 300 levels, including at least 225 points above 100 level and 75 points above 200 level.
  9. Candidates must complete the requirements of the major, Professional Education.
  10. To complete the requirements of the major, candidates must comply with the requirements of a programme, details of which are prescribed in the Teaching entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
        Early Childhood
        Primary Kākano Rua1
        Qualified and Registered Teachers
  11. A paper completed towards the requirements of a major cannot be counted towards the requirements of another major or a minor.
  12. Variations

  13. The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
  14. Transitional Arrangements

  15. These regulations apply to all new applicants for the Bachelor of Teaching from 2018. Students who enrolled in the Bachelor of Teaching prior to 2018 may complete under the regulations listed in the 2017 Calendar.


  1. There will be no new intake into this programme in 2021.