Course details

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary)
Domestic tuition $7,245 per year
International tuition $18,722 per year
Course length 1 year
Completion rate 93%
NZQF Level 7
Employment rate 85%
In further study 10%
Median earnings $52,413
Job prospects
Great job prospects:
Employed - 85%
Further study - 10%
Median earnings: $52,413 (3 years after graduating)
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About the course

Graduates will have advanced skills in primary teaching and will be confident and competent beginning teachers. They will have well developed pedagogical knowledge and practical experience of primary educational contexts and will be qualified to teach to the objectives in the National Curriculum in primary schools. Postgraduate study opportunities include a Postgraduate Certificate/Postgraduate Diploma in Education and Professional Development (60/120 credits by course work), leading to a Master of Education (120-credit thesis).

Entry requirements

A degree and the good character and fitness-to-teach requirements of the New Zealand Teachers Council. Applicants with English as a second language will be required to supply IELTS results.

About the provider

Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city university, located at the centre of culture, creativity, government, technology and lawmaking. Ranked number 1 for research quality, we are one of New Zealand's oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence. We carry out world-class research and teaching that has global impact. At Victoria University, you’ll be pushed to think independently and inspired to succeed. Be part of our diverse and friendly community in the thriving capital.

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