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Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Educational Administration and Leadership)

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

Develop the skills and knowledge you need to progress your career as an educational leader.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Educational Administration and Leadership) will build on your professional experience as an aspiring, middle or experienced leader. It will help you create and sustain ethical, inclusive and socially just learning environments. It is an applied programme. It prepares teachers and leaders in early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary contexts for taking the lead in their educational settings.

Learn from the best

Massey is a leading provider of postgraduate qualifications in educational administration and leadership. We have more than 30 years’ experience in the field. You will gain insights into your own leadership practices through analysing the latest theories, policies and practices. Our teachers are experienced and inspirational practitioners with deep specialist knowledge.

Flexible learning

Massey is a leader in distance learning. You will stay in contact with your teachers and peers through our collaborative on-line learning environment. Distance learning lets you fit your study round your life and commitments. You can study anywhere, anytime, full or part-time, whatever suits you.

Your qualification options

Please note that the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Educational Administration and Leadership) 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.

Careers

Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Educational Administration and Leadership) are commonly working as teachers, advisers, coordinators, registrars or principals in school or tertiary settings.

Entry criteria

To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Educational Administration and Leadership) 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.

Students from a country where English is not the first language, must obtain a minimum English Language competency level.

  • IELTS score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT score of 90 overall (min 20 in Writing)
  • PTE Academic score of 58 Overall (min 50 in communicative skills)
  • Cambridge English score of 176 overall and all bands 169 or better

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