Graduate and Postgraduate qualifications relevant to Education

Note:

This list is intended to give New Zealand Scholarship applicants a sense of the range of courses that could align with the priority sector of Education. It is not a comprehensive list. Please check institution websites for their full range of courses and up-to-date information. You must do your own research on what could be the best programmes of study and institutes for you.

Teaching

(Early Childhood Education, ages 0-5)

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood)

Victoria University

Massey University

University of Waikato

University of Canterbury

University of Auckland

1 year

 

Teaching

(Primary, ages 5-13)

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary)

University of Waikato

Victoria University

Massey University

University of Canterbury

University of Auckland

1 year

Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary)

Victoria University

University of Otago

AUT

1 year

Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary and Secondary)

Massey

University of Waikato

1 year

Master of Teaching (Primary)

University of Auckland

1 year

 

Teaching

(Secondary, ages  13-18)

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)

Victoria University

University of Waikato

Massey University

AUT

University of Canterbury

University of Auckland

1 year

Graduate Diploma of Teaching / Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Technology Teaching)

University of Waikato

2 years

Master of Teaching and Learning (Secondary)

Victoria University

University of Otago

1 year

Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary and Secondary)

Massey University

University of Waikato

1 year

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

University of Auckland

1 year

 

Tertiary Teaching / Adult education

Master of Higher Education

University of Otago

1 year

Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching

University of Waikato

0.5 years

Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching

AUT

1 year

Graduate Diploma (Adult Learning)

University of Waikato

1 year

Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching

University of Canterbury

1 year

Master of Education (Adult Learning)

University of Waikato

1-2 years

 

Educational Leadership,

Management, Educational Evaluation and Quality Assurance

Master of Education

Victoria University

Massey University

University of Canterbury

University of Otago

University of Waikato

AUT

University of Auckland

1-2 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Education/ Educational Leadership

University of Auckland

Massey University

AUT

1 year

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Education

 

University of Waikato

University of Canterbury

1 year

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership

University of Waikato

1 year

Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Education)

University of Otago

1 year

Master of Professional Studies (Education)

University of Auckland

1 year

Master of Arts (Education)

University of Canterbury

1 year

Master of Arts (Education)

University of Auckland

University of Otago

1-2 years

Master of Educational Leadership or Leadership and Management

University of Auckland

Unitec

University of Waikato

AUT

1 year

2 years

1.5 years

1-2 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Education & Professional Development

Victoria University

1 year

Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Leadership and Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management

Unitec Institute of Technology

0.5 years

 

1 year

Master of International Development

Massey University

1-2 years

Master of Teaching and Learning

AUT

1-1.5 years

Doctor of Education (PhD)

AUT

4 years

 

Special needs education

Master of Disability and Inclusion Studies

University of Waikato

1-2 years

Master of Educational Psychology

Victoria University

2 years

Master of Education

University of Canterbury

2 years

Master of Specialist Teaching

University of Canterbury

1 year

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Inclusive and Special Education)

University of Canterbury

1 year

Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching

University of Canterbury

1 year

 

English as a Second Language

Postgraduate Diploma of Education (TESOL Leadership)

Massey University

1 year

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics

Massey University

1 year

Masters of Applied Linguistics

Massey University

1.5 years

Master of Education (TESOL Leadership)

Massey University

1.5 years

Master of Arts (Applied) – Applied Linguistics

University of Waikato

1 year

Master of Arts in TESOL

Victoria University

1.5-2 years

Master of Professional Language Studies – Language Teaching

AUT

1 year

Graduate Diploma in Second Language Teaching

University of Otago

1 year

Postgraduate Diploma in Education

University of Canterbury

1 year

Postgraduate Diploma in Language Teaching

University of Auckland

1 year

Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MTESOL)

University of Auckland

University of Canterbury

 

1 year

Note:

Teaching qualifications may require an overall IELTS score of 7.0 (in all bands) or higher for admission.

Note: This is not a comprehensive list of courses.  Check institution websites.

New Zealand ASEAN Scholar Awards, New Zealand Pacific Scholarships, and New Zealand Development Scholarships are available for study at the following New Zealand institutions:

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