Education, Postgraduate Certificate | University of Auckland | Auckland, New Zealand
6 months
10691 USD/year
3233 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start your Postgraduate Certificate in Education from University of Auckland from any related diploma or undergraduate degree. Complete two courses and receive a qualification that allows you to focus on an area of interest or practice in Education. 

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This Postgraduate Certificate in Education from University of Auckland is designed to be taken part-time by busy teachers and cross-sector professionals with an education focus to their work. 

Complete just two courses to gain your first postgraduate qualification. A broad range of courses is available: from digital learning, mentoring, and early childhood, through to educational change, literacy, sport, health and wellbeing, second language learning and supporting Māori learners.


This certificate will enable professionals across the education sector to build their understanding and expertise in an area of interest or practice. An ideal next step in professional development, it can qualify you for more advanced responsibilities or a higher salary grade than a three-year bachelors degree. 

This qualification will not lead to teacher registration. If you complete this certificate with a GPA of 5 or higher, you can credit the courses passed to the Master of Education, provided the certificate has not been awarded.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Communities of Learning (CoLs) leader
  • Education sector leader
  • Human resources practitioner
  • Trainer in organisations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education Curriculum Studies
  • Education Practice
  • Education Professional Studies Māori
  • Education Professional Studies
  • Education Special
  • Education
  • Education Māori
  • Social Work Child and Family Practice.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have completed a Bachelor of Education (Teaching), a Bachelor of Arts (Education), or a relevant bachelors degree (such as in Arts (Music) or Science), with a GPA of 3.0 or higher; or you can gain entry if you have completed a Graduate Diploma in Education, a Graduate Diploma in TESOL, or a Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE, Primary, Secondary), or an equivalent programme.

  • Alternatively, if you can apply if you have a relevant professional qualification in education (such as a language teaching and learning, psychology, social work, sociology) and two years teaching experience as approved by the Head of School.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10691 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10691 USD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    3233 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3233 USD per year during 6 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$5,564.40
  • International: NZ$18,400

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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