Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - Education

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The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in education is an alternative route for high achieving students. It is specifically for students whose academic capabilities and potential would be well served by research based study leading to doctoral study in the field of education.

Programme code: AK3696
Level: 8
Points: 120
Duration: 1 year full-time / up to 2 year part-time
Venue: City and North Shore Campuses
Start date: 26 February 2018 / 16 July 2018

AUT University encourages early application. This qualification will remain open until all places have been filled.

Career opportunities

The honours degree enhances the academic, research and professional expertise of education graduates when entering the workforce, such as:

  • Teaching
  • Educational leadership.

Entry requirements

  • Interview may be required

Structure and content

Students complete papers in advanced theoretical studies in the field of education, relevant to their discipline and a research methods paper. Students also undertake an individually supervised 60-point research dissertation.

Majors are also available in:


30 points from

EDUC819 Educational Research

and 30 points from

EDUC810 Early Years: Extending Children's Thinking
EDUC811 Early Years: Reconceptualising Childhood
EDUC822 Montessori Education: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
EDUC823 Pasifika Education: Issues, Educational Research Methodologies
EDUC807 The Inquiring Higher Education Teacher
EDUC802 Curriculum Design and Assessment in Higher Education
CDEV801 Career Theories
EDUC804 Learning in a Digital Age
CDEV901 Reflecting on Professional Practice: Career Development
CDEV802 Leadership in the Career Industry
EDUC812 Contemporary Issues in Education
EDUC813 Education in Schools: Learning and Teaching
EDUC814 Individual Directed Study
EDUC817 Educational Philosophy
EDUC805 Professional Learning
EDUC821 Steiner Education: Theory and Contemporary Perspectives
CLSY800 Reading Paper

and 60 points from

108008 Honours Dissertation

Last updated: 19-Jul-2017 1.06pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.