Postgraduate Certificate in Education

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Teacher Education: General (Pre-Service)

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Entry requirements

Any appropriate degree in New Zealand either including advanced courses in education with a total value of at least 56 credits or with a recognised teacher training course of not less than one year at a New Zealand college of education or university.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will receive an advanced introduction to research-based understanding and knowledge of contemporary educational theory and professional practice. The certificate emphasises critical thinking about and understanding of issues across a limited range of educational areas.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999

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