The Postgraduate Certificate in Education is a flexible, short programme of two 30-point courses in an area of education.
This programme provides a pathway to further postgraduate study in the Master of Education.
This is not an initial teacher education programme and will not lead to registration with the Teaching Council of New Zealand.
To enrol in one of the specialisations in the Postgraduate Certificate in Education you must have at least 2 years of relevant professional experience or approval of the programme leader.
International student entry requirements
You can also complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Education without a specialisation.
You need a total of 60 points (two courses) to successfully complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Education.
You can either choose one of the Postgraduate Certificate in Education specialisations, or complete the programme without a specialisation and select the courses that interest you most.
1. Relevant professional experience is necessary to take this course. Programme leader approval required.
2. Students enrolled in specialty courses may substitute another course from the table for this course.
The outcomes for graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Education are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.
This postgraduate education qualification enhances the academic, research and professional expertise of graduates in the educational work sector.
This qualification does not provide eligibility for provisional teacher registration.
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.