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PGDip - Educational Leadership as a subject

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

Effective leadership in educational settings is critical in order to grow and sustain successful organisations.  Enhance your career prospects with a specialised leadership programme that challenges you personally and professionally.


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Key information

Entry Requirements:

Entry usually requires a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and an advanced level of study in your subject area.

Year: 1.0
Points: 120 points
Start Dates: February (Semester A) and July (Semester B)
Fees (International): $29,370-$38,350 per year
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
*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.

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Prescriptions for the PGDip(EdLeadership)

To complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership, students must take 120 points at 500 level, including EDLED501, EDLED502, 30 points from the Educational Leadership subject and 30 points from a Postgraduate Diploma subject.


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To complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership, students must take 120 points at 500 level, including EDLED501 and EDLED502 and 30 points from the Educational Leadership subject, and a further 30 points in a Postgraduate Diploma subject.

If you require any advice on planning your study please contact one of our Programme Administrators -  educ_grad@waikato.ac.nz


The Centre for Educational Leadership Research supports the development of high quality research, teaching and learning encounters.  As a professional network and hub for leadership inquiry, Communities of Learning, professional learning opportunities and regular research meetings – the work of the Centre explores leadership in its many forms and examines possibilities for supporting educational leaders across a range of contexts in the community. For more information visit: http://edleadershipcentre.nz/


Contacts

Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

Programme Leader 
Associate Professor Rachel McNae
Phone:(+64) 7 838 4466 ext 7731 
Room: TT2.12 
Email: rachel.mcnae@waikato.ac.nz

Programme Administrator Postgraduate & Research
Tracey Rowan
Phone: (+64) 7 838 4466 Ext: 7721
Email: educ_grad@waikato.ac.nz

Programme Administrator Postgraduate & Research
Dr Jinah Lee 
Phone: (+64) 7 838 4466 Ext:7870
Email: educ_grad@waikato.ac.nz

Academic Coordinator Tauranga
Dr Nadine Ballam
Phone: (+64) 7 262 0547 Extn: 3547
Email: nadine.ballam@waikato.ac.nz
Based at our Tauranga Campus