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PGCert
Postgraduate Certificate

Postgraduate certificates and diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree. A postgraduate diploma can often lead to a master's degree.

Postgraduate certificates are available to graduates who wish to build on an earlier degree, and who have appropriate practical, professional or scholarly experience. Some are available only on a part time basis. Waikato University offers specialist postgraduate certificates as well as postgraduate certificates.

Regulations

The Postgraduate Certificate comprises a minimum of 60 points at 500 level or above in one of the Postgraduate Certificate subjects listed below. Normally it involves one semester of full-time study (or more extended part-time study).

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Key information

Years: 0.5
Study Locations:Hamilton
Start Dates: Semester A (February) and Semester B (July)
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
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PGCert(TertiaryT&L) - a postgraduate certificate especially for tertiary education staff.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning is a recognised qualification for staff working in tertiary education contexts who wish to extend their understanding of tertiary learning and teaching, improve their own practice and facilitate positive change in student learning.

The certificate requires you to compete four 15-point papers. All papers are electives and, from 2019, you have the option of taking all four papers online.