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Language and Literacy Education

University of Waikato

18 months
Duration
22759 USD/year
5441 USD/year
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About

Language and Literacy Education programme at University of Waikato is for educational practitioners who are graduates and want to improve their skills, knowledge and career prospects in Education. Developing skills in curriculum, pedagogy or policy development, the benefits include career advancement and the development of expertise in a specific area of educational practice.

Overview

Why to study

Language and Literacy Education at University of Waikato encompasses the teaching and learning of literacy, reading and writing, literature, and language and languages in the compulsory sector. It also includes contexts beyond schooling such as academic literacy and writing in tertiary contexts, and literacy for adults in the community and in workplaces.

Specialist areas include but are not restricted to: Critical literacy, Dyslexia, Bilingualism, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Teaching Languages other than English.

Papers are offered at undergraduate and postgraduate level. We encourage students to plan a pathway both within and between undergraduate and postgraduate papers, and to bridge into research at a higher level by doing a Directed Study (ALED590).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • New Zealand Children's Literature
  • Dyslexia
  • Culturally Responsive Methodologies incorporating kaupapa Māori and Critical Theories
  • Research Methods
  • Directed Study
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

120-180

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Birth certificate, passport and permits
  • Evidence of citizenship
  • Evidence of any change of name (if your name is different from that on your birth certificate)
  • A written statement in support of your application, if applicable
  • Evidence of any previous tertiary study
  • Proof that you meet the academic entry requirements (Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points)
  • A recognised bachelors degree with a B/B+ average, and a B/B+ average in a relevant subject if required. Some faculties/schools require an honours degree (to demonstrate research capacity). Where the above requirements are not met, further study in a lower level programme may be required first.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22759 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22759 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    5441 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5441 USD per year during 18 months.
  • Fees (Domestic): $7,558-$8,140 per year
    • Fees (International): $31,615 (120 pts) or $47,425 (180 pts)

Living costs for Hamilton

1470 - 2020 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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