Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning are detailed on the regulations button.

Applicants must:

  • have completed a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and
  • have completed at least two years full-time relevant professional experience or equivalent and
  • have access to tertiary level learners and/or teaching contexts during the time they are enrolled in the Certificate.

You must supply evidence of sufficient academic study, professional experience and access to tertiary level learners and teaching contexts by uploading a copy of your academic transcript/s and a current curriculum vitae when you apply online.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning structure

To complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning, students must pass courses totalling 60 credits. To see the courses that are necessary to complete the programme, please click the regulations button. To complete the programme, students must attend all contact workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.

You must complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning within two years.

With the permission, course 273.785 Planning for Tertiary Learning and Teaching may be substituted with a relevant course from the Master of Education Schedule that deals predominantly with the teaching of a specific discipline at the tertiary level.

These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates


273.784 Learning and Teaching in Tertiary Education
273.785 Assessment and Evaluation in Tertiary Education

Majors or endorsements

The Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning is awarded without specialisation.

How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

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Financial assistance

You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.

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