Graduate Certificate in Arts (Education)

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Transform lives with education

With the Graduate Certificate in Arts (Education), you can study education without completing a second bachelor’s degree.

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What is it like?

Massey is ranked in the world’s top 150 universities for education in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking.

With Massey’s Graduate Certificate in Arts (Education), you’ll get skills and strategies for learning, from the sociological to the philosophical. You’ll explore the developmental and cultural factors that influence approaches to learning, and gain transferable skills that will serve you personally and professionally.

Get great skills

This certificate will develop your ability to analyse, articulate and disseminate ideas that incorporate a range of viewpoints. You’ll engage with the research that examines how we learn, what we learn, and how we transform that learning into action.

Explore your interests

The range of issues in education is vast, yet you’ll be able to explore topics of your choice in depth. Whatever inspires you, a Graduate Certificate in Arts (Education), gives you access to a wide range of learning experiences to hone your abilities and enable you to engage positively in any context.

Your qualification options

Please note that the GCertArts (Education) doesn’t qualify you to be a teacher in New Zealand. If you want to be a teacher, you will also need to take a postgraduate teaching qualification. Please explore your options in our education pathways tool.

A good fit if you:

  • Are interested in how people learn and develop
  • Want to understand more about social and cultural aspects of education
  • Have a passion for a particular subject and want to explore it in depth

Careers

A Graduate Certificate in Arts (Education) provides the foundation for a range of careers in areas such as policy, professional practice, management and teaching. Our graduates are working in roles as diverse as:

  • Health professionals
  • Professional educators
  • Expert administrators
  • Management executives
  • Network administrators
  • Sales and marketing managers

Academic advice

Do you need help choosing your courses, or would you like to speak to an Adviser about your study? We would love to help you so please contact us.

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