Gain advanced knowledge and critical analysis skills in the field of education with the one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Education.
Through your studies you develop research skills, and explore different theoretical perspectives to apply across a wide range of contemporary issues and professional contexts in education. The programme caters for professionals from all education sectors and can prepare you for further study in the Master of Education.
To enrol in one of the specialisations in the Postgraduate Diploma in Education you must have at least 2 years of relevant professional experience or approval of the programme leader.
You can also complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Education without a specialisation.
To successfully complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Education you need a total of 120 points (four papers).
You can either choose one of the Postgraduate Diploma in Education specialisations, or complete the programme without a specialisation and select the papers that interest you most.
1. Relevant professional experience is necessary to take this paper. Programme leader approval required.
2. Students enrolled in specialty papers may substitute another paper from the table for this paper.
3. If you're planning to go on to the Master of Education you must complete the papers EDUC856 and EDUC906.
The outcomes for graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Education are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.
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.