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Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education) (Level 8)

Course Description

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.

Study Highlights Summary

Program Overview

Authentic leadership and approaches to leadership.
Research methods in early childhood education.
Communities of learning and engagement.
Diverse perspectives on arts in early childhood education.


Builds on your undergraduate degree to expand your knowledge in early childhood education.
Beneficial if you are seeking a career as a scholar, lecturer or academic in the early childhood field.
Pathway to our Master’s qualifications.

Entry Criteria

Please refer to full entry criteria details on the NZTC website.


Course Level

Course Level Postgraduate Diploma
Study Type Full Time
Region NZ Wide
Duration One year
Intakes Feb, Apr, Jul and Oct
Tuition Fee $27,600 (2019)
Other Study Costs
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