Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora. E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga maha, nei rā te whakamiha ki a koutou. Tēnā koutou katoa.
There are many exciting and rewarding careers in education and health that require well-educated and skilled practitioners. We will equip you to make a positive difference to the lives of children and adults, and their communities. Our graduates are sought after nationally and internationally and have a very high rate of employment.
We offer flexible, specialised programmes in Teacher Education (at all levels), Health Sciences (including Nursing, Child and Family Psychology and Counselling), Education Studies and Leadership, and Sport Coaching that employ the latest innovations in teaching technologies and e-learning. Many of our courses can be undertaken on-campus, by blended learning, or distance learning options.
We look forward to supporting you in the next step of your lifelong learning journey.
Our specialist programmes
We cater for first-time students and graduates who wish to undertake a one-year programme of study to become a teacher.
Get your career in Sport Coaching or teacher education started, or include our courses in other programmes of study.
What we offer
Many of our courses can be undertaken outside of the Christchurch campus, through distance learning.
We are committed to supporting teachers to continually improve and update their professional skills and knowledge. Find out more.
Want to train for a new career? Don't worry - more than half our students are mature students.
Ready to take the first step to an exciting new career? Find out how to apply and enrol.
Need more information or advice
Contact the liaison office
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