UniversityThe University of Waikato
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Enhance your career prospects with a specialised programme that challenges you personally and professionally. Make a difference to the quality of education and create opportunities for your future leadership in education.
Work with academics who are internationally recognised for their leadership research and practice. Develop the skills, knowledge and dispositions to be an effective educational leader.
The School of Education offers an Associate Teacher Postgraduate Study Award to associate teachers in recognition of their work in supporting the School’s initial teacher education programmes and students.
Structure of programme
The requirements are 180 points including:
There are normally three options regarding how study can be planned.
Research Methods and Research
Choose one from:
And one from:
Educational Leadership papers are offered fully online or partially online with block/on-campus teaching in Hamilton and Tauranga.
Admission normally requires a bachelors degree with at least a B grade average across the level 300 papers and:
(1) a teaching qualification or a major or minor in any of the subjects offered in the Master of Education, or
(2) substantial relevant experience.
Two years' teaching experience is normally preferred.
120 point Master of Educational Leadership available subject to meeting eligibility requirements
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.