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Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Inclusive Education)

This course is available

Online

Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected Feb 2024

Campus

Manawatu Campus

Summary

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

All students have the right to access education and have their individual needs met. As classrooms become more diverse, inclusive education becomes more challenging.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Inclusive Education) is for teachers who want to work in the field of inclusive and special education. The diploma will provide you with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills to support teachers and students with diverse learning needs. You’ll learn more about working in collaborative teams to support all learners to succeed in an inclusive education system.

Your qualification options

Please note that the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Inclusive 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 Inclusive Education is a good fit if you:

already have a bachelor’s degree and some professional or teaching experience

want to support the inclusion of all children in the classroom and meet their diverse learning needs

enjoy being up-to-date with the latest developments in special and inclusive education theory and practice.

Entry criteria

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

Specific requirements

To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Inclusive 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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