Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Primary)

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Duration

1 year full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 (February)

Fees

NZD $8,220

Based on 2018
estimate based on 120 points

Pathways

Pathways inlcude:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Master of Teaching and Learning
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Duration

1 year full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 (February)

Fees

NZD $26,000

Based on 2018
estimate based on 120 points

Pathways

Pathways inlcude:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Master of Teaching and Learning
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Primary) is for university graduates with a bachelor's degree who wish to become a teacher of children aged between 5-13 years. It is a one-year programme which can be studied on-campus or by distance.

A significant factor in this programme's success is the emphasis placed on students completing courses in all school curriculum areas. Students who successfully complete the Diploma will meet the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand graduating teachers standards requirements and may be eligible for provisional registration with the Council as a teacher.

UC's College of Education, Health and Human Development has a national and international reputation for producing high-quality teacher graduates based on a 135-year tradition. UC is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world for Education (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2017).

Contact us

For full requirements see the Regulations for the Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Pirmary).

For course advice contact the College of Education, Health and Human Development:

College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora

University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha

Private Bag 4800

Christchurch 8140

New Zealand

Phone+64 3 369 3333

Emaileducationadvice@canterbury.ac.nz