Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology possess essential knowledge and skills in professional practice in educational and developmental psychology. They demonstrate skills in the integration and application of educational, developmental, and psychological discipline knowledge and research. Their ability to assess, analyse, and interpret educational, developmental, and psychological knowledge ensures cultural and contextual relevance in supporting the lifelong learning of 21st century citizens. Graduates are distinguished by their development of key skills and abilities for the critical application of discipline knowledge and research. Graduates will possess the necessary foundations to pursue further postgraduate study for professional practice in Psychology, Educational and Developmental Psychology, Education and related fields. The qualification provides a pathway to professional training in educational and developmental psychology where graduates already possess a related and relevant masters degree. Graduates will develop skills and experience that will enhance and advance their careers in the following areas: * Inclusive and special education (early childhood to tertiary) * Professional development and human management within organisations * Leadership and consultation in educational settings * Behaviour and learning support work and specialist education support * Community support and consultation roles
Key Information for Students
A Masters degree in Education, Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Speech Language Therapy, or related relevant discipline, with a minimum B average; and at least 60 credits of approved undergraduate psychology courses with at least 45 credits at 200-level or higher, with a minimum B average; and sufficient study and research in psychology/educational psychology; and meet the New Zealand Psychologists Board registration requirements; and at least one year full-time relevant professional experience.
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(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||$56,772 - $77,667|
|In further study||23%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Bashford-Nicholls Trust Vocational Study Scholarships
Royce Nicholls Trust/Margaret Bashford Trust
Meat Industry Association Scholarship
$5,000 (undergraduate), $10,000 (postgraduate)
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Where does this information come from?
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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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