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The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language
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.
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.
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) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
3. The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language is awarded without an endorsement.
4. Any 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)
Elective courses (30 credits from)
No more than 15 credits from
172.233 Language Learning Processes 15 credits
At least 15 credits from
219.304 Intercultural Communication 15 credits
254.337 Teaching and Learning with Pasifika Peoples in NZ 15 credits
269.372 Understanding Migrant Cultures in Aotearoa/New Zealand 15 credits
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Last updated on Monday 20 September 2021