Postgraduate Certificate in Learning Design

Otago Polytechnic

Subject area

Education Studies


34 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This programme provides both the education and training sectors with professionals who can critically apply and analyse learning theories, select appropriate learning technologies, and project manage in the context of instructional design. Graduates will integrate these skills and knowledge to design and develop engaging, quality learning experiences within corporate, government, and private sectors.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Learning Design fills a gap that is present in learning design education in New Zealand and is targeted at a variety of learning and teaching professionals (e.g., technical writers, higher educators, graphic designers, librarians, scientists, corporate trainers, human resources, software developers and others involved in training or education).

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree or degree-equivalent, practical, professional or scholarly experience (e.g., technical writers, higher educators, graphic designers, librarians, scientists, corporate trainers, human resources, software developers, Kaiako Mäori and others involved in training or education). Additional to the above, applicants will submit the following as part of their application for entry onto the programme: - A structured resume or CV

Detailed requirements

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34 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$2,664 $2,664
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$4,273 $4,273
Total $6,937 $6,937

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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 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870

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