Master of Specialist Teaching
Teacher Education: Special Education
Total student fees
over 1.5 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will have a strong knowledge and appreciation of specialist teaching as an interdisciplinary field of practice, and in-depth knowledge and skills in their endorsed area of specialist teaching. They will have a thorough understanding of how to apply their specialist teaching knowledge and skills in diverse cultural contexts. They will also be able to undertake research within their area of specialist teaching and inclusive education.
Key Information for Students
A New Zealand Bachelors degree, with a minimum B average over the 300-level courses, or equivalent; and a relevant professional qualification; or a Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching, with a minimum B average, or equivalent; selection process applies and an interview; and meet requirements set by the Education Council for registration as a teacher in terms of character and fitness; and hold a current New Zealand Professional Registration; or undergo police vetting;
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:
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All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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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.