Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary)
Victoria University of Wellington
Teacher Education: Primary (Pre-Service)
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will have advanced skills in primary teaching and will be confident and competent beginning teachers. They will have well developed pedagogical knowledge and practical experience of primary educational contexts and will be qualified to teach to the objectives in the National Curriculum in primary schools. Postgraduate study opportunities include a Postgraduate Certificate/Postgraduate Diploma in Education and Professional Development (60/120 credits by course work), leading to a Master of Education (120-credit thesis).
Key Information for Students
A degree and the good character and fitness-to-teach requirements of the New Zealand Teachers Council. Applicants with English as a second language will be required to supply IELTS results.
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||$43,614 - $56,549|
|In further study||10%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Kupe Scholarships for Maori and Pasifika High Achievers
Ministry of Education - TeachNZ
$15,000 over 3 years plus course fees
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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.