Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Professional Studies (Adult Teaching)

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Teacher Professional Development



1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Professional Studies will enable learners to critically examine theories and models of continuing development through leadership. Students will have the opportunity to exhibit advanced knowledge and expertise in professional leadership in the context of their specialist field which compliments their current experience and/or qualifications. This qualification enables professionals in leadership roles to maintain currency and to critique their leadership practice.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Students must: Be able to access a relevant workplace*; and Have a Bachelor degree or Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a cognate subject; or Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Professional Studies (with endorsement) or in cognate subject for entry to the Postgraduate Diploma; or A combination of academic and practical or professional experience based upon a record of learning (academic transcript), parchment and a curriculum vitae detailing relevant educational achievements work experience and professional achievements as follows: EITHER completion of a post-secondary school diploma in a related discipline at NZQA level 7 or equivalent from a recognised tertiary provider; and demonstration of at least two years relevant practical experience with at least two written references (employer and character); or demonstration of at least five years relevant practical or professional experience at a senior level, evidence of ability to study at postgraduate qualification level and two written references (employer and character); IELTS Academic 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0, or equivalent or Waiâriki English Test 65 with no score lower than 60 for Mentoring and Leadership and Adult Teaching endorsements; or IELTS Academic 7.0 with no band score lower than 7.0, or equivalent or Waiâriki English Test 70 with no score lower than 70 for Vulnerable Peoples, and Infection Prevention and Control endorsements. *Where applicable, for the purposes of assignment completion, international students will be supported by Waiâriki Institute of Technology in finding access to a relevant workplace.

Detailed requirements

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1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,336 $7,336
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,107 $10,107
Total $17,443 $17,443

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

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

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 86 46 46
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Fax: (07) 544 2386

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