Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching
- Degree Structure - Duration
- 1 year part-time
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This Certificate provides students with a strong appreciation of specialist teaching as an interdisciplinary field of practice, and specialist teaching knowledge and skills in diverse cultural contexts.
It comprises of courses focusing on either Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Early Intervention, Complex Educational Needs, or Learning and Behaviour.
To enrol in the Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching, you must have:
The relevance and standard of undergraduate studies and any subsequent professional work experience are the main criteria of approval.
Those who do not hold current Aotearoa New Zealand Professional Registration will be required to undergo police vetting prior to gaining entry into the programme. You must meet requirements equivalent to those set down by Matatū Aotearoa | Teaching Council of New Zealand for registration as a teacher in terms of character and fitness to be a teacher.
For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching or use the admission requirements checker.
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Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.
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The course of study for the PGCertSpecTchg comprises of courses equivalent to 60 points.
It can be studied in a minimum of 1 year part-time, or up to 2 years part-time.
For full requirements see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching.