Master of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Master of Education (Early Childhood Education)


Designed to advance quality teaching, learning, research and scholarship skills in the early childhood sector, this research-based Master’s is ideal for graduates who have a degree and want to take their educational and professional skills to a higher level.


Method of learning:


2 years (Full-time)



All students will be required to:

  • Engage in online discussions

International students are also required to attend 20 hours of lectures and 20 hours of tutorials per semester

Blended Learning
This mode of learning blends the flexibility of online learning with workplace learning and practical experience. All students have access to NZTC Online for learning including course materials, research and support materials, and assessment submission and return, while learning in their workplace.

Online is a flexible mode of learning without face-to-face attendance requirements. All study is conducted through NZTC Online. Courses are completed and assessed online, and you are part of an online learning community where you can interact with other students and lecturers through online discussion forums to assist your learning.

Upon completion of the Master of Education (Early Childhood Education) you may be eligible to apply for PHD programs beyond NZTC.