Graduate Diploma in Curriculum Design and Academic Management (Level 7)

FREEDOM Institute of Higher Education
40 weeks
Graduate diploma / certificate
On campus
Hamilton (New Zealand)
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About this program

The objective of this programme is to develop professional level managers for higher-tertiary education or business-not for profit sector learning, training, capability or development settings. Learners develop higher, associative and critical thinking and evaluative capabilities and key real world competencies.


Learners in this programme will enjoy interactive practice-based sessions, visits to education and business institutions and organizations, talks and discussions with experienced curriculum designers, academic, training, education, learning and development managers and employers, tutorials, valuable assessment tasks and one to one coaching to achieve the programs challenging graduate profile.


Programme content includes examination of current adult learning theories, approaches and practices, advanced facilitation skills, assessment and moderation micro to macro level quality educational and learning orientated planning analysis their own communication and facilitation practice, programme components, curriculum design project management, curriculum design leadership, evaluation and learning related quality assurance practices that will improve management capabilities and the capacity to improve cross organizational learning outcomes plus understandings of international professional level conduct valued by employers.

Some papers will be conducted on a part-time and in block mode, please refer the institution website for more details.


A professional tertiary-higher education or business sectors as an adult educator, moderator, curriculum designer, programme leader, learning advisor, academic advisor, quality manger, development manager, learning manager, capability manager, training manager, academic manager, learning manager, department of faculty head of department or learning centre mentor, supervisor and team leader or manager.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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FREEDOM Institute of Higher Education

The FREEDOM Institute is the first private higher education institute to be established in New Zealand. We are excellence focussed, creative, innovative, learner-centred and dedicated to the provision of quality higher education for all our learners. The Institute’s purpose is...

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