Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching
University of Canterbury
Teacher Education: Special Education
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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. They will also have a thorough understanding of how to apply their specialist teaching knowledge and skills in diverse cultural contexts.
Key Information for Students
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.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$34,631 - $61,143|
|In further study||28%|
|On a benefit||2%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships
Freemasons New Zealand - National Office
$6,000 - one per Division.
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.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.