Regulations - Education And Social Work


Postgraduate Diploma in Education – PGDipEd

The regulations for this postgraduate diploma are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have:

a completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree in Education from this University or an equivalent degree as approved by Senate or its representative

or

b completed the requirements for an Advanced Diploma in Teaching as approved by Senate or its representative and have three years teaching experience

or

c completed the requirements for a Graduate Diploma in Education from this University or an equivalent graduate diploma as approved by Senate or its representative

or

d if enrolling in the Early Career Teaching specialisation, completed the requirements of a Bachelor of Education (Teaching) degree, or equivalent, as approved by Senate or its representative, and less than three years teaching experience or not hold full registration from the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand

or

e if enrolling in the Reading Recovery specialisation:

(i) completed the requirements of a Bachelor of Education (Teaching) degree, or equivalent, as approved by Senate or its representative

and

(ii) have at least three years’ employment experience deemed relevant to this programme by Senate or its representative

and

(iii) have satisfied the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work that they have the appropriate training and experience to undertake the programme.

2 No student on whom the Degree of Master of Arts in Education has already been conferred by the University of Auckland may enrol for this postgraduate diploma unless specific approval is given by Senate or its representative.

3 Admission to the programme requires the approval of Senate or its representative.

Duration and Total Points Value

4 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must:

a pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.

5 The total enrolment for this postgraduate diploma must not exceed 160 points.

Structure and Content

6 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must pass 120 points from one of the options listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Education Schedule.

7 The programme for each student must be approved by the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work prior to enrolment.

8 A student admitted to this programme must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

Distinction

9 This postgraduate diploma may be awarded with Distinction or Merit as specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.

Variations

10 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

11 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2016. The 2011 regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education were thereby repealed.

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDipEd) Schedule

Requirement:

either

120 points from EDCURRIC 700–706, 708–720, 728, 729, 740, 750, 760, 763, 780, 791, EDCURSEC 700, 701, EDPRAC 750, 751, 752, EDPROF 701, 702, 704, 709, 724, 737–741, 753–757, EDPROFST 700–757, 760–788, EDPROFM 700, 701, 702, EDSPEC 700, EDUC 702–765, 767, 776, 777, 787, 791, EDUCM 739, SOCCLEAD 706

or

at least 75 points from EDCURRIC 700–706, 708–720, 728, 729, 740, 750, 760, 763, 780, 791, EDCURSEC 700, 701, EDPRAC 750, 751, 752, EDPROF 701, 702, 704, 709, 724, 737–741, 753–757, EDPROFST 700–757, 760–788, EDPROFM 700, 701, 702, EDSPEC 700, EDUC 702–765, 767, 776, 777, 787, 791, EDUCM 739, SOCCLEAD 706

up to 45 points from other 700 level courses offered at this University. The approval of all Heads of Departments is required

Specialisations available:


Literacy Education

Prerequisite: Prior approval from the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work

Requirement:

120 points from EDPROFST 700–708


Reading Recovery

Prerequisite: Prior approval from the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work

Requirement:

120 points: EDCURRIC 709, 712, EDPROFST 702, 705

Note 1: A student wishing to enrol in a thesis or research portfolio for the Master of Education following the award of this postgraduate diploma should note that passing of 30 points of approved research methodology courses will be required.

Note 2: A student wishing to enrol in the Master of Educational Leadership is advised to include EDPROFST 738 and 757 in the postgraduate diploma.

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