Specialist Teaching

Massey University

M.Ed. Online
18 months
4269 USD/year
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If you’re keen to work with diverse learners and their teachers, then a Master of Specialist Teaching at Massey University is for you.

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The Master of Specialist Teaching at Massey University has reduced from 240 credits to 180 credits. This means you can now complete this qualification in three years of part-time study.

Learning outcomes

Studying the Master of Specialist Teaching will allow you to apply your knowledge and skills in diverse cultural contexts to undertake practical research and advanced study within your area of specialist teaching and inclusive education.

The University combines a range of current and innovative blended learning options for all students including e-learning and face-to-face pedagogical practices to make it easier for you to study regardless of where you are and what you are doing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Supervision and Mentoring in Specialist Teaching
  • Additional Areas of Specialist Teaching
  • Theory and Foundations of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Evidence-based Interprofessional Practice in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  been awarded or qualified for any degree of a New Zealand university with a B grade average across the 300-level courses, or equivalent; and
  • been awarded or qualified for a relevant professional qualification; 
  • have completed at least two years of relevant professional experience

Tuition Fee

  • National

    4269 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4269 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • Domestic students: 6609 NZD
  • Not available for international students.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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