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

Start with a programme that suits your qualifications and/or experience, then progress to a level that achieves your goals.
PROGRAMMELEVELDURATIONCAREER OPTIONSSTART DATES
Graduate Diploma in Higher Education7Full-time for one year or part-time for two yearsThis programme provides an ongoing qualification for teachers or trainers of adults, who are already working in this field.February or July 2019
Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital and Collaborative Learning)832 weeks part-timeIncrease your teaching expertise in digital technology.March, July, and November
Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Practice8Six months full-time or one year part-timeDirector, 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 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 managerJanuary (full-time), March (part-time) or July (full-time or part-time)
Master of Applied Practice (Technological Futures)91 year (50 weeks)Innovator, Entrepreneur6 March 2018
3 July 2018
6 November 2018
Master of Contemporary Education9Full time for 1 year, part time for 1 and a half years.Professional development for teachers and educatorsApril, or October - Pending NZQA approval.
Master of Design9Full-time for two years or four years part-timeArtist, Art director, Art/design educator, Art/photography educator, Curator, Graphic designer, Photographer, Product designer, Production designer, Performance designer, Service designer, Visual artist, Visual communicatorThroughout the year
Master of Educational Leadership and Management9Full-time for 1.5 years or part-time for up to 4 yearsGain the knowledge and understanding needed to advance your career in the education sector.January, April, July or October
Master of Teaching and Education Leadership9Full-time for 2 yearsNovember