Postgraduate Diploma in Education

PGDipEd

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Duration

1 years full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

Fees Estimate

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Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Master of Education
  • Doctor of Education (EdD)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Duration

1 years full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

Fees Estimate

See tuition fees for details

Pathways

Pathways include:

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

Download Brochure

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Overview

The Postgraduate Diploma in Education is designed to provide opportunities to improve professional practice and examine critically significant issues in education.

The PGDipEd is also available with an endorsement in one of seven areas. This allows students to complete a postgraduate diploma specific to their field of interest.

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

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 Diploma 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).