Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Secondary)

GradDipTchLn(Secondary)

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Duration

1 year full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 (February)

Fees Estimate

See tuition fees for details

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Master of Education
  • Doctor of Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Duration

1 year full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 (February)

Fees Estimate

See tuition fees for details

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Master of Education
  • Doctor of Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Secondary) is for university graduates with a bachelor's degree who wish to enter the teaching profession and work with young adults in Years 7–13 (ages 11–18). In addition to subject curriculum knowledge, this programme will equip students with educational theory, classroom practice, and the management tools needed to excel as an intermediate or secondary school teacher.

The GradDipTchLn(Secondary) is currently offered on campus in Ōtautahi Christchurch with an intake in early February.

Students who successfully complete the Diploma will meet the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand graduating teachers standards requirements and may be eligible for provisional registration with the Council as a teacher.

UC's College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora has a national and international reputation for producing high-quality teacher graduates based on a 135-year tradition. UC is ranked in the top 150 universities in the world for Education (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2018).

Contact us

For full requirements see the Regulations for the Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Secondary).

For course advice contact the College of Education, Health and Human Development:

College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone +64 3 369 3333
Email educationadvice@canterbury.ac.nz