Master of Teaching and Education Leadership

Unitec New Zealand Limited

Subject area

Teacher Education: General (Pre-Service)

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Entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for this programme, applicants must:
* Have a bachelor's degree (of at least 360 credits) with a with a B grade average in a relevant discipline area;
OR
* Have a bachelor's degree (of at least 360 credits) in a relevant discipline area and provide documentary evidence of outcomes in the discipline work environment to demonstrate an ability to perform in the programme and commit to achieving its outcomes.
AND
* Have papers to at least level 7, in a relevant specialty subject area or equivalent experience in subject area.

In addition, to be admitted to this programme, applicants must meet the selection requirements outlined in the Programme Regulations (4.1.) and must meet the criteria for provisional registration of the Education Council New Zealand.
Applicants may be eligible for admission if they meet the special admission requirements outlined below.

* A graduate diploma qualification (at level 7, at least 120 credits) in a relevant discipline area, with a B grade average or better, and has a minimum of two years' appropriate work experience approved by the Selection Committee; and
* provide documentary evidence of outcomes in the discipline work environment to demonstrate an ability to perform in the programme and commit to achieving its outcomes; and
* have papers to at least 300 level (or level 7), in a specialty taught or equivalent experience especially when the specialty area is Te Reo Maori.
Applicants must have achieved a minimum standard of English as demonstrated by a minimum of 8 credits at NCEA Level 2 in English (4 in Reading, 4 in Writing)

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of the Master of Teaching and Education Leadership [Level 9, 180 credits] is to provide potential teachers and leaders from discipline areas identified by current market needs with a registrable Initial Teacher Education qualification in accordance with the ECNZ's Graduating Teacher Standards. The qualification aims to employ a collaborative and culturally responsible effort to develop exceptional teachers and inspirational leaders focusing on schools serving communities characterised as low-income and/or with high numbers of Maori and Pasifika learners in the context of inequity in Aotearoa New Zealand.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Education at this level can earn:

$52,000

Median earnings one year after study

$55,000

Median earnings two years after study

$59,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

65%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant

Provided by:

BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair

Website:

http://www.bpwhawera.org.nz/

Value:

The grant is up to $1000 .

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Unitec Study Grants

Provided by:

Unitec Institute of Technology

Website:

http://www.unitec.ac.nz/application-and-funding/scholarships-and-awards

Value:

Up to $500

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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

Free phone: 0800 10 95 10
Phone: (09) 815 2945
Fax: (09) 815 2905
Email: study@unitec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.unitec.ac.nz

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