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Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning

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The programme focuses on your specific needs and requirements in your teaching roles. It integrates a strong practical dimension aimed at developing teaching expertise with relevant theory and scholarship.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time
Study Mode
Online

About this course

The programme focuses on your specific needs and requirements in your teaching roles. It integrates a strong practical dimension aimed at developing teaching expertise with relevant theory and scholarship.

Entry requirements

To enter the Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning you will have:

  • been awarded or qualified for a completed bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • at least two years full-time relevant professional experience or equivalent
  • access to tertiary-level learners and/or teaching contexts during the time you are enrolled in the certificate.

You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

You must also supply a current curriculum vitae (CV) outlining evidence of professional experience and access to tertiary-level learners.

Study locations

Online

Career pathways

A Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning can enhance your career opportunities as it indicates you have successfully studied aspects of tertiary teaching.

Graduates find work or enhance their careers in many educational areas such as:

  • lecturers in institutes of technology, polytechnics, wananga and universities (universities usually require a PhD in your subject too)
  • tutors in private training establishments
  • trainers in the workplace
  • facilitators in community adult education.

If you want to be a teacher, you will also need to take a postgraduate teaching qualification. Please explore your options in our education pathways tool.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.