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Graduate Certificate (GradCert) in Digital Learning

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

0.5 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024

Campus

Hamilton Campus

Summary

Graduate certificates are intended to develop your knowledge and skills in a subject area that is different to your first degree's major. You may be eligible if you haven't studied for a degree before if you can demonstrate an interest in the subject area and a satisfactory academic ability. By choosing to study a graduate certificate you can quickly develop career competency in a single subject area.

The Graduate Certificate comprises a minimum of 60 points at 100 level or above.

Digital Learning

Study Digital Learning and build your knowledge of digital technologies, develop your understanding of teaching and learning and learn how to design, develop, deploy and evaluate these technologies. Study a range of papers from education, computer science, screen and media studies and graphic design, and learn how to develop educational software, apps and digital games for learning.

With a range of fully online papers, study around your schedule, and with active and supportive staff who are enthusiastic to meet over Zoom or at the Hamilton campus, feel supported throughout your studies.

Career opportunities

  • Teacher
  • Community educator
  • Educational software developer
  • Digital games developer
  • Social media marketer

Entry criteria

A recognised bachelors degree.

You also need to meet an English language entry requirement as follows: IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 overall (no band less than 6.0); iBT (internet based) TOEFL - 90 with a score of 21 in writing; Pearson PTE Academic - Overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50; University of Waikato College - Successful completion of Level 8 with a B grade average in the Certificate of Attainment in English Language (CAEL) programme.

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