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Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Māori Education)

Key facts

  • Available via Distance Learning
  • Available for international students via distance learning

Make a difference in Māori education

Prepare to be at the forefront of learning and teaching with advanced study in Māori education.

Find out more about the Postgraduate Diploma in Education parent structure.

What is it like?

Current demographic trends indicate that Māori children will have an increased presence in the nation’s classrooms. The development of Māori education perspectives add a point of difference for Aotearoa New Zealand that is only just beginning to be understood.

The opportunity

The opportunity presented is that research around Māori education is still developing and with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education in Māori Education you will have the chance to make an original contribution to this exciting field. You will learn to critically evaluate relevant theory and research about Māori education, and develop skills for effective educational research.

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:

  • Have a least a degree and some professional experience in Māori education
  • Want to make a difference
  • Have a research interest in Māori Education that you would like to develop


Graduates will gain skills and experience that will enhance and advance their careers, relevant to their specialisation, in all education contexts.

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