Faculty of Education

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Education (BA(Hons))

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About the BA(Hons) in Education

Following on from a BA in Education, studying at Honours level encourages you to engage in critical and reflective analysis of many of the central issues facing education. Courses on offer cover areas such as education policy, research, Māori and indigenous education, pedagogy, educational psychology and curriculum and assessment topics. This qualification is awarded with First Class Honours, Second Class Honours (first or second division) and Third Class Honours.

The BA(Hons) in Education is administered by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Students who have completed a BA in Education are also encouraged to consider the Faculty's new 180 point Master of Education as an alternative to the BA(Hons) in Education.

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Programme Requirements

  • 90 points from EDUC 401-488, and
  • compulsory research project (EDUC 489)

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Entry Requirements

A BA degree with a major in Education.

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Part-time: two years, four years.

Full-time: one year.

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For course information go to the Course Finder and search under the subject, Education.

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Admissions and enrolment

Before you enrol at Victoria you must meet University Entrance requirements. Check that you're eligible to apply by meeting one of the admission types then follow the steps to apply before applying online.

If you're an international student, you'll have a different admission and application process.


How To Find Out More

The BA(Hons) in Education is administered by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. For more information contact:

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Level 4, Murphy Building, Room 411
Kelburn Parade, Kelburn Campus
Phone: 04-463 5745
Email: fhss-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Website: www.victoria.ac.nz/fhss

The BA(Hons) in Education courses are taught by the Faculty of Education. For more information contact:

Student and Academic Services Office
Faculty of Education
Level 8, Murphy Building
Kelburn Parade, Campus
Phone: 04-463 9500
Email: education@vuw.ac.nz

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