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Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) in Educational Leadership

The University of Waikato
0.5 years
Graduate diploma / certificate
Hamilton (New Zealand)
English
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Program description

Postgraduate certificates provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree.

Postgraduate certificates are available to graduates who wish to build on an earlier degree, and who have appropriate practical, professional or scholarly experience. Some are available only on a part time basis. Waikato University offers specialist postgraduate certificates as well as postgraduate certificates. The Postgraduate Certificate comprises a minimum of 60 points at 500 level or above.

Educational Leadership

Effective leadership in educational settings is critical in order to grow and sustain successful organisations. Enhance your career prospects with a specialised leadership programme that challenges you personally and professionally.

Make a difference to the quality of education and create opportunities for your future leadership and the leadership of others in education. Build enhanced understandings, and discover authentic leadership practices, to improve educational outcomes in your school, organisation or community setting.

The leadership papers are challenging, innovative and enlightening. They incorporate global best-practice and emerging trends and develop the knowledge, skills and mindsets required for high performance leadership in educational settings. As a graduate of this programme you will enhance your leadership capabilities and knowledge, building a firm foundation for your leadership practice, growing the skills and dispositions to lead in and beyond your organisation.

Admission requirements

A recognised bachelor’s degree with a B/B+ grade average. You must also have a major in the relevant subject area with a B/B+ grade average.

You also need to meet an English language entry requirement as follows: IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing); iBT (internet based) TOEFL - 90 with a score of 22 in writing; Pearson PTE Academic - 65 with no less than 58 for each communicative skill; Waikato Pathways - successful completion of Level 8 with a B grade average in the Certificate of Attainment in Academic (CAAE) programme.

About school

The University of Waikato

The University of Waikato, located in the central North Island city of Hamilton, is an internationally recognised tertiary institution offering degree programmes designed to produce job-ready graduates. Each year, the University provides more than 2,000 industry placements and internship opportunities, believing its students benefit from the chance to put the theory they have learnt...


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Contact info

The University of Waikato

Gate 1, Knighton Road
3240 Hamilton
New Zealand


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