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Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology

  • Graduate Certificate

If you're keen to understand your own learning, the multiple dimensions of learners in their formal and informal learning contexts, and the complex environments and settings we learn in, the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental...

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
2 years full-time

About this course

If you're keen to understand your own learning, the multiple dimensions of learners in their formal and informal learning contexts, and the complex environments and settings we learn in, the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology is for you. As a leader in education, a teacher, an educator, or someone working in the community, this programme will develop your expertise, understanding and empathy in working alongside others. You will use contemporary assessment, learning, and change processes and tools. We have a strong bicultural programme to represent our context of Aotearoa New Zealand and our inclusive multicultural society.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology are detailed in the regulations.

Applicants must:

  • hold a completed Master's degree in Education, Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Speech Language Therapy, or a related relevant discipline, with a B average across all courses (or equivalent) and
  • have completed at least 60 credits of approved psychology courses including at least 45 credits at 200 level or higher, having achieved a grade average of at least a B and
  • have completed sufficient study and research in the area of psychology/educational psychology to be able to satisfy New Zealand Psychologists Board registration requirements and
  • have completed at least one year of full time or equivalent part-time professional experience in a field relevant to the certificate.

This programme replaces the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Psychology for new enrolments from 2019.

Successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology will enable you to apply for the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational and Developmental Psychology (Internship).

Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational and Developmental Psychology (Internship) is by Selected Entry only.

Study locations

Distance Learning