Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Teacher Education: Special Education

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand teacher education degree or a recognised three year diploma in early childhood, primary or secondary teaching or equivalent qualification and/or relevant professional experience.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have a strong appreciation of specialist teaching as an interdisciplinary field of practice and in-depth knowledge and skills in their endorsed area of teaching. They will also have a thorough understanding of how to apply their specialist teaching knowledge and skills in diverse cultural contexts.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:

$59,000

Median earnings one year after study

$62,000

Median earnings two years after study

$62,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

92%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Freemasons University Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

of $6,000 each

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Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office

Website:

https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/scholarships-and-awards/find-a-scholarship.html

Value:

For: Assistance with study

Read more

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 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

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