Courses

The Faculty of Education and Social Work offers a wide range of study options for Exchange and Study Abroad students.

Explore the most popular courses you can take at our faculty as an Exchange or Study Abroad student. These course outlines provide infomation on:  

  • Course prescription
  • Learning outcomes
  • Content outline
  • Delivery
  • Teaching staff
  • Learning resources
  • Assessment

Students are not limited to the courses listed here. To browse the full course catalogue, visit www.auckland.ac.nz/sso-courseadvice.

Course title Course code Points
Making disabilities: the
construction ideas
DISABLTY 113G 15
Sport in society EDUC 104G 15
The creative process EDUC 100G   15
Current issues in education EDUC 113 15
Introduction to Māori education EDUC 114 15
Introduction to child and
adolescent development
EDUC 115 15
Introduction to educational thought EDUC 116 15
Teaching and learning: an
educational psychological perspective
EDUC 117 15
History and society in New
Zealand education
EDUC 118 15
Development, learning and teaching EDUC 119 15
How people learn EDUC 121/121G    15
Learning sexualities EDUC 122 15
Philosophy and sociology of
education
EDUC 204 15
Schooling ethnic diversity EDUC 211 15
Education and social
justice
EDUC 213 15
Child development EDUC 221 15
Educational psychology EDUC 223    15
Pedagogy–Beyond skills and methods   EDUC 283 15
Understanding childhood EDUC 300   15
Educational philosophy and
policy
EDUC 304 15
Gifted education EDUC 316 15
History and sociology of
education
EDUC 317 15
Politics, philosophy and
education
EDUC 321 15
Introduction to Counselling in the Community EDUC 341 15
Understanding behaviour in
classrooms
EDUC 351 15
Treaty politics in
education
EDUC 360 15
Methods of research in
education
EDUC 380 15
Education and development policy EDUC 705 30
Diversity in Aotearoa/ New
Zealand
EDUCSW 201 15
New cultures of learning EDUCSW 202 15
Games and sport education PHYSED 101 15
Alternative sport and play PHYSED 102  
Mental health in social
practice
SOCHLTH 313 15
Culture and diversity SOCWORK 113 15
Social Work practical skills SOCWORK 213 15
Social work practice
theories
SOCWORK 214 15
Working with challenging
behaviours
SOCYOUTH 200 15
Understanding New Zealand youth YOUTHWRK 152G 15