Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn)

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This page is for students who are in the process of enrolling, or who are currently enrolled at UC. Find out more about how to enrol here. For information on teacher education qualifications please visit Early Childhood teacher educationPrimary teacher education or Secondary teacher education.

We strongly advise you to apply as early as possible as places in this programme are limited and in high demand.

Where to get help with enrolment 

If you have any queries or a non-standard enrolment, please call 03 369 3333 to make an appointment with a Student Advisor before you enrol. Alternatively, you can email educationadvice@canterbury.ac.nz. Returning students can enrol on myUC or by calling the Contact Centre.

Find out more about the steps to enrolment.

Find your course groups here. Your link will give you all the course occurrences you need to complete your enrolment in myUC.

  • Your programme starts on Monday 13 January 2020 with an orientation and the start of the first course, EDMT601. This four-week intensive introductory course includes a Treaty of Waitangi workshop, a community-based learning experience, and a noho marae (an overnight stay at a marae; expected to occur during the third week). During this four-week period, there will also be activities to support your te reo Māori language learning.
  • On your first day, Monday 13 January, you need to meet on campus to prepare for a Mihi whakatau a formal welcome ceremony) The Rehua Building is on the Ilam campus, corner of Forestry Rd and Arts Rd. On this day, you will also complete your enrolment in person. Further information will be emailed to you soon. A staff member will direct you from there. Information about Mihi whakatau, including appropriate attire, can be found on the College website.
  • For the duration of this course, your days will begin at 9am and finish by 5pm (apart from the days on which the noho marae and the community-based experience take place). Most days will include time for collaborative or independent learning around course material and content.

2020 Timetables and key dates

  • If you are already enrolled, either as a campus or distance student, you can log into My Timetable for timetables (including OSI), live information and room numbers.
  • If you are not enrolled yet but want to see what happens at an OnSite Intensive, check the links in the Key Dates below.
Semester 1Monday 13 January – Friday 12 June
Start date Monday 13 January
EDMT601 block Monday 13 January – Friday 7 February
Waitangi Day (public holiday) Thursday 6 February
Classes/lectures start Monday 10 February
Term Break (includes Easter and Anzac Day) Friday 10 April - Monday 27 April
EDMT604 block (Practicum Block 1) Monday 4 May – Friday 5 June
Queen’s Birthday (public holiday) Monday 1 June
Classes finish Friday 12 June
Mid Semester BreakMonday 15 June – Friday 3 July
Semester 2Monday 6 July – Friday 4 December
Classes/lectures start Monday 6 July
EDMT605 Block (Practicum Block 2) Monday 17 August – Friday 25 September
Term break Monday 28 September – Friday 9 October
Labour Day (public holiday) Monday 26 October
EDMT606 Block  Monday 9 November – Friday 4 December
Canterbury Anniversary Day (public holiday for Canterbury) Friday 13 November
Programme finishes Friday 4 December

Need more information or advice?

Contact our Student Advisors