Postgraduate Certificate in Education

PGCertEd

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Duration

6–12 months full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

Fees Estimate

See tuition fees for details

Pathways

Pathways include:

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

6–12 months full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

Fees Estimate

See tuition fees for details

Pathways

Pathways include:

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

Download Brochure

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Overview

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education is designed to give teachers, counsellors, and other educational professionals the opportunity to improve their professional practice and examine critically significant issues in education.

The Certificate can be a pathway to the Master of Education or Postgraduate Diploma in Education.

Please note this qualification is not a pathway to teacher registration. If you wish to study to become a registered teacher, check out our Initial Teacher Education qualifications.

Contact us

See more information about our Education programmes.

For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

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).