Explore your options
Professional development for teachers, trainers and educators is crucial to ensure your skills stay current and relevant.
Our postgraduate education programmes range from diploma to doctoral level and cover a range of topics in educational theory, policy, practice and digital technologies. It’s an opportunity to conduct original research in your area of interest.
If you’re teaching or working in an adult education environment, the Graduate Diploma in Higher Education will build your skills and knowledge in training techniques and learning technologies. Or if you're looking for different ways to engage your students, try our new applied postgraduate qualification in digital and collaborative learning.
All our education studies programmes tackle current issues in education and you’ll soon find that what you learn in the classroom is relevant and applicable to your place of work.
Programmes and study path
|PROGRAMME||LEVEL||DURATION||CAREER OPTIONS||START DATES|
|Graduate Diploma in Higher Education||7||Full-time for one year or part-time for two years||This programme provides an ongoing qualification for teachers or trainers of adults, who are already working in this field.||February or July|
|Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital and Collaborative Learning)||8||32 weeks part-time||Increase your teaching expertise in digital technology.||March, July, or November|
|Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Practice||8||Six months full-time or one year part-time||Director, Experience designer, Graphic designer, Photographer, Producer, Product designer, Production designer, Performance designer, Sculptor, Service designer, Visual communicator, Visual artist, This programme provides an ongoing qualification for teachers or trainers of adults, who are already working in this field.||February or July|
|Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Leadership and Management||8||Full-time for six months or part-time for one year||Educational leader or manager||January, April, July or October|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management||8||Full-time for one year or part-time for two years||Educational leader or manager||Starts January (full-time), March (part-time) or July (full-time or part-time)|
|Master of Applied Practice (Technological Futures)||9||1 year (50 weeks)||Innovator, Entrepreneur||6 March 2018|
3 July 2018
6 November 2018
|Master of Contemporary Education||9||Full time for 1 year, part time for 1 and a half years.||Professional development for teachers and educators||April, or October - Pending NZQA approval.|
|Master of Design||9||Full-time for two years or four years part-time||Artist, Art director, Art/design educator, Art/photography educator, Curator, Graphic designer, Photographer, Product designer, Production designer, Performance designer, Service designer, Visual artist, Visual communicator||Throughout the year|
|Master of Educational Leadership and Management||9||Full-time for 1.5 years or part-time for up to 4 years||Gain the knowledge and understanding needed to advance your career in the education sector.||January, April, July or October|