Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education)

New Zealand Tertiary College Limited

Subject area

Education Studies



1 Year

Total student fees


over 1 Year - details

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

These qualifications aim to the support of professional development for early childhood leaders who have high levels of curriculum knowledge, research skills and capacity for leadership advancement. In additional the qualifications aim to engage students interested in advancing the academic, scholarship and research of the field of early childhood education.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements: Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education must have a Bachelor degree at Level 7 (360 credits) or higher qualification. Applicants for whom English is a second language and Te Reo Maori is not their first language must provide evidence of an Academic IELTS score issued within the last two years of at least 6.5 overall, 6.5 in writing with no band score lower than 6 or equivalent. IELTS scores may be combined from two tests as long as on one test a minimum of 6.5 overall and 6.0 in each component is achieved.

Detailed requirements: See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees (what you pay) $7,144 $7,144
Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays) $6,668 $6,668
Total $13,812 $13,812

StudyLink website – information about student loans

A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success

Successful course completions 73%

National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $50,526
Earnings range $35,451 - $59,978
In employment 75%
In further study 23%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

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The maximum amount available for distribution is $10,000 per year

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Lake Taupo Charitable Trust Education Grants

Provided by:

Lake Taupo Charitable Trust



Determined by Trustees

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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.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 520 4000
Fax: (09) 520 4020


Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.


Level 2
1 Marewa Road


No 202, Makhija Chambers
2nd Floor, 196 Turner Road (Guru Nanak Marg)
Bandra (W)


Units 12 & 13
114 Sawyers Arms Road

Fuzhou, China

Fujian Preschool Education College
Liming Shangquan, Gulou


Offshore Program Delivery - Worldwide

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.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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