Postgraduate Diploma in Education (E-Learning)

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Become an expert in e-learning

Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma of Education (E-learning) will give you knowledge of digital technologies to take your career to the next level, whatever your field.

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What is it like?

The Postgraduate Diploma in Education (E-Learning) provides a specialist qualification for educational professionals interested in the use of digital technologies in teaching and learning. It’s relevant in a variety of contexts including schools, vocational education, higher education, business, community organisations, hospitals, libraries, e-learning consultancy organisations, and lifelong learning.

The programme emphasises the relationship between principles of good education and use of digital technologies as tools to promote learning.

Study that fits with your lifestyle

Programme delivery is almost exclusively online, and the programme uses a range of contemporary technology tools including wikis, blogs, e-portfolios, social media, multimedia, web conferencing, open educational resources, mobile technologies and the Massey Stream on-line learning environment.

You will be encouraged to analyse and critique the theory and practice of e-learning, fully understand and participate in research in this area, and develop the confidence and flexibility to provide leadership in e-learning in your own contexts.

Why study with us?

  • The Postgraduate Diploma in Education (E-Learning) is suitable for professional educators who want to enhance their skills with digital technologies. It is also suitable for those in academic and professional development, instructional design, online development and teaching, or leadership in technology-related education initiatives.
  • The learning has a real connection between research, practice and skills.
  • Topics are current and on-trend.
  • You become immersed in a rich e-learning community and can share your knowledge and research.
  • Our highly qualified experts are supportive, positive and willing to engage.
  • Massey University has extensive experience offering online, blended and distance qualifications.

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

Your qualification options

Please note that the Postgraduate Diploma in Education does not 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 passionate about e-learning
  • Want to enhance your digital technologies skills

Careers

Where will your skills take you with Postgraduate Diploma in Education (E-Learning)?

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (E-Learning) can lead to numerous career opportunities, professionally and in voluntary positions in the community. Your e-learning skills and teaching knowledge will always be in demand.

Graduates find work or enhance their careers in many educational areas such as:

  • Teaching
  • Academic and professional development
  • Learning and instructional design
  • Project management and leadership in digital technology-related educational initiatives
  • Hospitals
  • Libraries
  • E-learning consultancy
  • Research and policy development
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