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Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching and Learning
Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching and Learning

Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching and Learning

  • ID:CPIT640117
  • Level:2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$18,400.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$18,400.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • A bachelor's degree.
  • If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace. Contact Ara for advice.

English requirements

  • If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.
  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.


  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the AraExamination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • Overall IELTS requirements 6.0 academic: speaking 5.5, reading 5.5, writing 5.5, listening 5.5.

Course Information

Enhance your tertiary teaching practice and broaden your career opportunities.

Designed for practicing tertiary educators, this programme will enable you to create learning environments that enhance learning and empower learners.

You will gain group facilitation skills, questioning strategies and learn how to use evidence-based principles and practices to design, facilitate, assess and evaluate learning.

You'll develop skills for using an inquiry process for continual improvement in your teaching practice, develop collegiality in your work environment and explore learning theories and models to inform your teaching practice and philosophy. The emphasis is on achieving the best possible synergies between the dual roles of educator and industry professional. Please note: You will need to be working in a tertiary or adult teaching environment with access to students, learning programmes and teaching opportunities.

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Pathway Courses

  • Following successful completion of this qualification you can undertake further post-graduate study.
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This qualification will enable you to work as a tutor, teacher, lecturer in tertiary teaching and learning environments. You will also possess the skills to take on education leadership roles, or course and curriculum design roles.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/ per year

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