Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning

GradDipTchgLn

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Duration

1 year full-time

Entry times

January

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Master of Arts (Thesis)
  • Master of Education
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Duration

1 year full-time

Entry times

January

Fees Estimate

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Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Master of Arts (Thesis)
  • Master of Education
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

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Overview

Teaching is a positive and varied career for people who are energetic, creative, enjoy working with people and who are committed to making a positive difference for children and young people.

The Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (GradDipTchgLn) gives you the opportunity to gain knowledge of teaching, learners and curriculum, engage in professional practice in schools, and become part of the teaching profession in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will be able to hone skills such as communication, critical thinking, planning and design for learning, and develop bicultural competence so that you go on to become an attentive and adaptable educator who meets the needs and aspirations of all learners.

The Graduate Diploma is endorsed in either Primary or Secondary Education. Students will meet Matatū Aotearoa | Teaching Council of New Zealand teaching standards and will be eligible to apply for registration and certification with the Teaching Council as a school teacher.

UC is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world for Education and Training (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020).

Contact us

See more information about our Initial Teacher Education programmes.

For study planning help, contact our Student Advisor team.

For more information on facilities, resources, and staff, see Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora | College of Education, Health and Human Development.

For more general information, email info@canterbury.ac.nz or freephone 0800 VARSITY (827 748).