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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

Specialise in Educational Administration and Leadership for your Postgraduate Diploma in Education at Massey

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 qualification. 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 online learning environment. Distance learning lets you fit your study around 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.

A Postgraduate Diploma in Education in Educational Administration and Leadership is a good fit if you:

are passionate about teaching and learning

are an educational leader or aspiring to a leadership role.

Entry criteria

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

Specific requirements

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.

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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