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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language
GradCertTEAL

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified; and will have:

(a) been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree, or equivalent; or

(b) been awarded or qualified for a university diploma, or equivalent; or

(c) completed at least two years of relevant practical, professional, or scholarly experience;

and will have

(d) access to teaching a group of learners of English as an additional language within a formal educational setting.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language shall follow flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 60 credits, comprising:

(a) at least 45 credits at 300 level;

(b) and including:

(c) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language is awarded without an endorsement.

Completion Requirements

4. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.

5. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

6. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language

Compulsory courses (30 credits from)

257.370 Teaching Learners of English as Another Language 15 credits R 207.370
257.375 Learning English as Another Language 15 credits R 207.375

Elective courses (30 credits from)

No more than 15 credits from

172.233 Language Learning Processes 15 credits  
172.239 Language and Culture 15 credits R 172.132

At least 15 credits from

219.304 Cross-Cultural Communication 15 credits R 114.354
254.337 Teaching and Learning with Pasifika Peoples in NZ 15 credits  
269.372 Understanding Migrant Cultures in Aotearoa/New Zealand 15 credits  
269.373 Ethnic Relations and Education 15 credits  

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