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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education

This tertiary teaching qualification is an ideal next step in your professional development if you are working in a teaching and learning role in the tertiary sector.
It provides a collegial, cross-disciplinary space for you to explore higher education learning and teaching, and equips you to undertake leadership or further study in higher education.

It consists of two 30-point compulsory courses to be taken part-time over two semesters. These courses are taught and assessed through a blended learning model using a combination of face-to-face (and streamed) seminars and online resources and assessments.

Offered by the University’s Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education (CLeaR), this programme can qualify you for more advanced responsibilities or lead to a master's degree.

Campus Information

City Campus

The City Campus is right in the heart of Auckland. You are within walking distance of all the main cultural, entertainment and commercial hubs.

Intakes

  • March
  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
10 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

This certificate is an ideal next step in professional development if you are already working in a teaching and learning role in the tertiary sector. It can qualify you for more advanced responsibilities or lead to a masters degree. If you wish to go into further study and attain a GPA/GPE of 5 or higher, you can credit the courses passed for the certificate to the Master of Higher Education (180 points), provided the certificate has not been awarded.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Teaching and learning administrative roles (e.g., associate dean, head of school or team leader)
  • Tertiary learning adviser
  • Tertiary/university lecturer
  • Tertiary/university librarian

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Programme requirements
 

  • You must have completed a degree at a recognised university (or similar institution).