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Microcredentials and short courses

05 September 2023

With UC microcredentials and short courses you can grow your professional toolkit with in a way that fits in with your existing commitments.


A microcredential certifies achievement of a coherent set of skills and knowledge. These are specified by a statement of purpose, learning outcomes, and strong evidence of need by industry, employers, iwi and/or the community.

They are smaller than a qualification and focus on skill development opportunities not currently catered for in the regulated tertiary education system.

Microcredentials provide credit of between 5 and 40 points and are standalone awards issued by UC. 

Better Start Literacy Approach
An integrated classroom literacy programme for Year 0/1 classrooms based on several years of research trials investigating the most efficient and effective methods to support children’s early reading, writing and oral language success.

Instructor: Dr Amy ScottDr Andrea (Andy) Vosslamber

Transition Engineering - Energy InTIME©

This course inspires and enables discovery and realisation of effective change toward carbon emissions downshift in a variety of organisational contexts.

Instructor: Adjunct Professor Susan Krumdieck

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