Explore your options

If you want to become more effective as an educational leader, Unitec’s range of postgraduate education courses can show you how. Our programmes are stimulating and supportive, with a strong focus on applying your skills in your academic environment.

You’ll study alongside educational professionals from many different backgrounds. And you’ll examine a range of issues from policy and strategy to the complexities of educational organisations.

Self reflection and critical inquiry are important parts of your study, ensuring that what you learn is relevant and applicable to your career. The programmes are flexible too, so you can continue working while you study.

Improving educational practice is a key focus for us. You’ll be inspired by the research our staff are doing and the large number of supervision areas on offer for master's and doctoral theses.

Programmes and study path

Start with a programme that suits your qualifications and/or experience, then progress to a level that achieves your goals.
PROGRAMMELEVELDURATIONCAREER OPTIONSSTART DATES
Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Leadership and Management8Full-time for six months or part-time for one yearEducational leader or managerJanuary, April, July or October
Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management8Full-time for one year or part-time for two yearsEducational leader or managerStarts January (full-time), March (part-time) or July (full-time or part-time)
Master of Educational Leadership and Management9Full-time for two years or part-time for four years.*Gain the knowledge and understanding needed to advance your career in the education sector.January, April, July or October