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Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Teaching and Learning)

Key facts

  • Available at Manawatū
  • Available via Distance Learning
  • Available for international students studying in NZ or via distance learning

Advance your knowledge of educational issues

The Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Teaching and Learning) offers an exciting opportunity to study issues in education at postgraduate level.

Find out more about the Postgraduate Diploma in Education parent structure.

What is it like?

Do you value life-long and life-wide learning? Do you want to advance your knowledge and deepen your research in educational issues, practices and/or policies?

This programme will provide professional educators with the skills and ability to:

  • Deepen their research knowledge
  • Extend their understanding of teaching, learning and assessment practices.

Why study with us?

  • Contribute to the body of knowledge and the practice of teaching and learning in a range of educational contexts and sectors
  • Informed, effective teaching practices
  • Supportive, constructive environment for you to learn and further develop your understanding
  • Access to highly qualified experts.
  • Current and relevant thinking and research in teaching and learning
  • Massey University has extensive experience offering online, blended and distance qualifications.

Massey is ranked in the world’s top 150 universities for education in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking.

Your qualification options

Please note that the Postgraduate Diploma in Education does not qualify you to be a teacher in New Zealand. If you want to be a teacher, you will also need to take a postgraduate teaching qualification. Please explore your options in our education pathways tool.


Where will your skills take you with PGDipEd Learning and Teaching?

A PGDipEd Learning and Teaching can lead to numerous opportunities, professionally and in voluntary positions in the community. It will enable you to research, question and develop your practice. Your skills and specialist teaching knowledge will always be highly valued.

Your skills will be in demand! Our graduates work in many educational areas such as:

  • Education adviser
  • Early childhood teacher
  • Primary school teacher
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Tertiary lecturer
  • Trainer.

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