Master of Early Childhood Education

New Zealand Tertiary College Limited

Subject area

Teacher Professional Development



1.5 Years

Total student fees


over 1.5 Years - details

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the Master of Early Childhood Education is to grow professionals into exemplary practitioners in early childhood education. The qualification provides a context in which students advance and extend their professional knowledge and skills through:
Critical engagement, research and scholarship in a range of contemporary early childhood education topics and discourse;
Independent thinking and critical consciousness';
Self-reflexivity of teaching and learning pedagogies;
Research and critical reflection on practice as it relates to the field of early childhood education.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements: Applicants for the Master of Early Childhood 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.

Detailed requirements: See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees (what you pay) $7,144 $10,716
Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays) $7,284 $10,926
Total $14,428 $21,642

StudyLink website – information about student loans

A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success

Successful course completions N/A

National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $67,378
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Maori Education Trust: Frances Irwin Hunt Art Scholarships

Provided by:

Maori Education Trust - Manager



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William Lomas Cox Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Public Trust - Client Manager Charitable Services



At the discretion of Trustees

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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


Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.


Level 2
1 Marewa Road


No 202, Makhija Chambers
2nd Floor, 196 Turner Road (Guru Nanak Marg)
Bandra (W)


Units 12 & 13
114 Sawyers Arms Road

Fuzhou, China

Fujian Preschool Education College
Liming Shangquan, Gulou


Offshore Program Delivery - Worldwide

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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