UniversityUniversity of Otago
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
University of Otago
The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCertHighE) is a qualification for those who teach tertiary students in universities and polytechnics. It is a part-time programme consisting of two 30 point papers that can be completed in a minimum of one year and a maximum of three. Students can continue and complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDipHighE).
The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCertHighE) is also available through Distance Learning.
Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCertHighE)
HEDU 501 Critical Reflection on Higher Education
HEDU 502 Learning Theory and Practice in Higher Education
Note: HEDU 501, HEDU 502 are also available through Distance Learning.
Duration of the Programme
The programme is self paced" and students may negotiate the duration of study for each paper within the following:
a. A candidate shall normally follow a part-time programme of study of not less than one academic year.
b. A candidate shall satisfy the requirements for the certificate within three years of admission to the programme.
Every applicant must: i. be a graduate and, normally, be engaged in tertiary teaching; or
ii. if enrolling for a programme for an endorsed certificate, be a graduate and, normally, be engaged in clinical teaching at tertiary level; or
iii. have alternative qualifications or experience acceptable to the Board of Studies.
English language requirements