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PGDipTchg - Teaching (Secondary) as a subject

Due to complete your undergraduate degree, career change or already have a degree? Become a teacher and influence the future of New Zealand education in only one year with a Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching. Challenge differences in society, amplify voices who are otherwise unheard and become a community partner and advocate.

Teachers are influential community members. Play a major role in helping secondary students develop their independence and success in their lives, and make a difference to young people and their learning, knowledge and skill acquisition.

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Key information

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor's degree with a B average

Year: 1
Points: 150
Start Dates: January (H Trimester)
Estimated Fees* (Domestic): $10,932 Per programme (150 points)
Estimated Fees* (International): $35,900 Per programme (120 points)
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
All amounts are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). *Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Degree Planner

Degree planner — Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching - Secondary

This degree planner applies to study in 2023.

    This information is provisional and subject to change.

    Entry requirements

    All new teacher education applicants must complete an interview and selection process. Please apply early as places are limited. Complete the online enrolment process.

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    Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

    Phone: 0800 WAIKATO (924 528) or 07 838 4176

    International: +64 7 807 9275

    Email: [email protected]