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Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Maori Education)

This course is available

Online

Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023

Campus

Manawatu Campus

Summary

Specialise in Maori Education for your Postgraduate Diploma in Education at Massey

Current demographic trends indicate that Maori children will have an increased presence in the nation’s classrooms. The development of Maori education perspectives add a point of difference for Aotearoa New Zealand.

The opportunity

The opportunity presented is that research around Maori education is still developing and with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education in Maori Education, you will have the chance to make an original contribution to this exciting field. You will learn to critically evaluate relevant theory and research about Maori education, and develop skills for effective educational research.

Your qualification options

Please note that the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Maori Education) does not qualify you to be a teacher in New Zealand. Explore education study options at Massey and the qualification you need to become a teacher in our education pathways tool.

A Postgraduate Diploma in Education in Maori Education is a good fit if you:

have a least a degree and some professional experience in Maori education

want to make a difference

have a research interest in Maori Education that you would like to develop.

Entry criteria

All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University.

Specific requirements

To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Maori Education) you will:

have been awarded or qualified for the Bachelor of Education, or equivalent; or

have been awarded or qualified for any other bachelor's degree or equivalent, and hold a professional qualification in teaching; or

have been awarded or qualified for any other bachelor's degree or equivalent, and have professional experience relevant to the intended postgraduate subject.

You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

You may be required to provide evidence of sufficient background experience.

If you hold any other bachelor's degree or equivalent and have no professional qualification in teaching you will need to provide a copy of your curriculum vitae (CV) to support your application.

International English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS - 6.5 overall and minimum 6.0 in each band
  • TOEFL iBT – Overall score 90, minimum 20 in Writing
  • Cambridge English - C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a score of 176. No less than 169 in each skill.
  • NCEL - Level 5
  • PTE - 58 overall and minimum 50 in each communicative skills
  • LanguageCert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill or C2 Mastery IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill

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