Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education

Are you an experienced tertiary teacher with an undergraduate degree or higher?

This qualification incorporates real-life experiences from your professional life and uses them as rich learning material. 

Graduates will be well placed to face a variety of complex and challenging issues in the modern learning environment, and to prepare their learners for careers or higher level study. 

Annual domestic fee: $5,984*  
*Fees are subject to change 

The Capable NZ difference

The Capable NZ process centres you and your own career – you’ll reflect on where you’ve come from, where you are now, and where you want to go.

You will:

  • identify early experiences and influences that have shaped you, and how these relate to your working life
  • analyse your work and life experiences and skills, and evaluate your strengths and capabilities
  • identify, access and research relevant practice theories, models, tools, frameworks, and reflect on how these might inform and influence your work
  • complete in-depth case studies that critically explore and analyse key learning experiences from your work or community life, and align these with academic research
  • undertake learning to fill any gaps in your knowledge or experience.

One key point of difference with Capable NZ study is that you complete in-depth case studies to critically analyse learning experiences from your career or community life and consider how these meet the requirements of your chosen qualification.

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"Overall, I'd say that the main thing I got out of the programme was confidence. I was taught how to look deeper and reflect on what I was already doing. I now know without a shadow of a doubt that I'm delivering quality education programmes to my students in the best possible way."

Joy Hooker
Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education
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