Postgraduate Certificate in Education Practice

Further your understanding of education practice in as little as one semester. The Postgraduate Certificate in Education Practice is designed for trainers and educators in formal or informal settings.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education Practice prepares you for further study and provides you with advanced knowledge and reflection on your education practice. Whether you are a professional educator in a museum or gallery, or a registered teacher, this programme enables you to explore education through the lens of your experience.

This is not an initial teacher education programme and will not lead to registration with the Education Council of New Zealand.

Minimum entry requirements

Applicants must have:

  • Completed a bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • At least two years of relevant education practice experience

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all other bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

You study a range of topics including:

  • Reflective inquiry in the context of educational practice
  • Past, present and future purposes of education
  • Conceptions of knowledge and learning
  • Relationships between education and society
  • Citizenship and employment
  • Global Impacts on education practice in contemporary society
  • History and context of Maori and Pacific educational experiences
  • Multiple and contested meanings of education and sustainability
  • Contemporary issues in education.

Complete the following paper

And choose 30 points from

Career opportunities could include*:

  • Educator
  • Trainer

*May also require other relevant experience and qualifications.

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1059
Level:
8
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
North Campus
South Campus
Starts:

15 Jul 2019

Fees:
Domestic
$4,270
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 60 points in 2019. Exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
$15,350
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a workload of 60 points in 2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.