Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education)

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education)

Degree graduates with an interest in the early childhood sector have an opportunity to enhance their knowledge in research and leadership with this postgraduate diploma that also serves as a pathway to our Masters’ qualifications.
 

AT A GLANCE

Method of learning:
Full-time / Part-time

Level:
8

Duration:
1 year (Full-time)

Credits:
120

 
Code Course Level Credits
MR501 The Young Child: Childhood in the Early Years 8 30
MR503 Children and Families in Early Childhood Education 8 30
MR504 The Authentic Leader 8 30
MR505 Communities of Learning: Making Connections in Early Childhood Education 8 30
MR507 Research Methods in Early Childhood Education 8 30
MR510 The Arts in Early Childhood Education 8 30
MR513 The Effective Early Childhood Manager 8 30
MR606 The Ethical Self in Early Childhood Education 9 30
MR612 Working with Adults: Participating in Dynamic Relations 9 30
MR613 The Philosophy of Early Childhood: Historical and Modern Perspectives 9 30
MR614 Wellbeing in Early Childhood Education 9 30
MR618 Special Topic 9 30
MR619 Directed Study 9 30

All students will be required to:

  • Engage in online discussions

International students will also be required to:

  • Attend tutorials for a minimum of 4 hours per week throughout the program

Online
Blended Learning

For more information on the modes listed above, refer to the Modes of learning page

New Zealand Tertiary College qualifications have been designed to link easily into each other, providing you with a flexible range of pathway options into higher level study.

Upon completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education) you may be eligible to apply for the following programs. Entry criteria will apply.

 

You may also be eligible to apply for the Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE) which upon completion results in eligibility to apply for New Zealand teacher registration. Entry criteria will apply.