Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education

University of Auckland

Subject area

Teacher Education: Tertiary

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Entry requirements

Have completed the requirements for an approved degree, and b) be currently employed in the tertiary education sector with a substantial role in teaching or supporting student learning, or have been employed in such a role within the past three years.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

PGDipHigherEd graduates will be equipped to teach and research their teaching in a way that enhances the learning, capabilities and graduate outcomes of all their students; to innovate and exhibit leadership in their teaching; and to foster a community of practice that enables them to develop and share their practice with colleagues and enhance the standard and standing of teaching in their faculty.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 61 62 63
Phone: (09) 373 7999
Fax: (0800) 616 264

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