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Postgraduate Certificate in Education
Postgraduate Certificate in Education

Postgraduate Certificate in Education

  • ID:UC640042
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

Students must be approved for the PGCertEd by the Dean of Education and Health Sciences, and have one of the following:

  • qualified for any appropriate degree in Aotearoa New Zealand with two 300-level courses in Education; or
  • qualified for any appropriate degree in Aotearoa New Zealand, and have either completed a minimum one-year teacher training course or have experience as a teacher, educator, or counsellor; or
  • been admitted ad eundem statum (with equivalent standing) as entitled to enrol.

The relevance and standard of undergraduate studies and any subsequent professional work experience are the main criteria of approval.

English requirements

  • IELTS: Academic with an average score of 7.0, with a minimum of 7.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 94, with at least 24 in reading, 27 in writing, 24 in listening and 23 speaking
  • CAE or CPE: minimum score of 185 with at least 185 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 65 and no PTE communicative skills score below 65

Course Information

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education is designed to give teachers, counsellors, and other educational professionals the opportunity to improve their professional practice and examine critically significant issues in education.

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Pathways include:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Master of Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/per year

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