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Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education)

New Zealand Tertiary College Limited

Subject area

Education Studies

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Entry requirements

Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education must have a Bachelor degree at Level 7 (360 credits) or higher qualification. Applicants for whom English is a second language and Te Reo Maori is not their first language must provide evidence of an Academic IELTS score issued within the last two years of at least 6.5 overall, 6.5 in writing with no band score lower than 6 or equivalent. IELTS scores may be combined from two tests as long as on one test a minimum of 6.5 overall and 6.0 in each component is achieved.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

These qualifications aim to the support of professional development for early childhood leaders who have high levels of curriculum knowledge, research skills and capacity for leadership advancement. In additional the qualifications aim to engage students interested in advancing the academic, scholarship and research of the field of early childhood education.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Curriculum and Education Studies at this level can earn:

$56,000

Median earnings one year after study

$60,000

Median earnings two years after study

$71,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

77%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$1,000 each.

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Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$500 each

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 520 4000
Fax: (09) 520 4020
Email: info@nztertiarycollege.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nztertiarycollege.ac.nz

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Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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