Postgraduate Programmes

Ngā Hōtaka Paerunga

The first 1,000 days of a child’s life will shape their future. Study to specialise in infant and toddler learning and development gaining expertise in infant and toddler learning, development and wellbeing, with an emphasis on whanaungatanga | relationships, orangatanga | wellbeing, matapakinga | dialogue, marautanga | curriculum, and te taiao| the environment. 

Great early childhood education depends on great leadership. Grow your skills and career with this work-based leadership programme for current and aspiring leaders. This Level 8 postgraduate qualification programme is for professionals who aspire to grow as leaders or lift their current leadership skills to make more difference. One Scholarship is available each year. 

Masters of Education (ECE)

Grow your research-based knowledge in early childhood education or deep dive into topics you’re passionate about with a Master of Education. This Level 9 master’s qualification will appeal to people who want to further their research-based knowledge and or specialise in areas such as leadership, biculturalism, mātauranga Māori, inclusive education, curriculum, evaluation and infant and toddler pedagogy, and practice based inquiry.