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Postgraduate Certificate in Education

  • Graduate Certificate

This certificate is designed to be taken part-time by busy teachers and cross-sector professionals with an education focus to their work. Complete just two courses to gain your first postgraduate qualification.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Jul, Mar
Domestic Fees
$3,924 per year

About this course

This certificate is designed to be taken part-time by busy teachers and cross-sector professionals with an education focus to their work. Complete just two courses to gain your first postgraduate qualification. A broad range of courses is available: from digital learning, mentoring, and early childhood, through to educational change, literacy, sport, health and wellbeing, second language learning and supporting Māori learners. Flexible delivery options and learning modes are also available to meet the increasingly diverse needs of our communities. Students with a GPA of 5 or higher who wish to go into further study can credit the postgraduate certificate courses towards a Master of Education, provided the certificate has not been awarded.

Study locations

City

Epsom

Online

Course structure

You can choose two 30-point courses from a wide variety of courses in your area of interest ranging from contemporary pedagogies, Māori/indigenous language revitalisation, and issues in literacy education, through to meeting the needs of gifted learners, social psychology of the classroom, assessment for learning and teaching, counselling and pastoral care and practitioner inquiry. This will help build your understanding and expertise in an area of interest or professional practice.

Requirement

60 points from a range of courses in Education Curriculum Studies; Education Practice; Education Professional Studies Māori; Education Professional Studies; Education Special; Education; Education Māori; or Social Work Child and Family Practice.

For those being admitted based on a non-education bachelors degree, you must include one of the following courses in your certificate: Contemporary Pedagogies (EDCURRIC 700); Special Topic: Being Māori, Thinking Theory (EDPROFM 700); Curriculum: Theory, Issues, Practice (EDPROFST 777); or Educational Psychology (EDUC 741).

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