Postgraduate Diploma in Education

The PGDipEd offers advanced study in applied education including adult and higher education, educational psychology, and leadership and management. It may be taken as a general qualification or in a specialisation such as early career teaching or literacy education.

Who can apply?

You can apply for admission to the PGDipEd if you have completed one of the following:


  • Early Career Teaching

If you wish to enrol for this specialisation, you need to:

  • have a Bachelor of Education (Teaching) and less than three years' teaching experience, or
  • not hold full registration from the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Future study options

Master of Education
Completion of the PGDipEd may qualify you for admission into this programme.

Completing the PGDipEd

Number of points to complete PGDipEd Fulltime study Part-time Location
120 points 1 year
(2 semesters)
4 years
(8 semesters)
Epsom Campus

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