Masters of Education (ECE)

Tohu Paerua (ECE)

Take advantage of Te Rito Maioha’s research and teaching expertise and complete your Master’s degree with us.

 

This Level 9 Master’s degree will be endorsed in ECE. The programme will appeal to people wanting to further their knowledge of early childhood generally and in specialist areas such as leadership, bicultural teaching practice, and infant and toddler education and care.

Programme delivery
Te ara tuku

Three pathways will offer the following options, depending on student choice and the entry qualifications:

Research methods paper, inquiry and thesis

(one year full-time, two years part-time)

A 120-credit course for students holding a Postgraduate Diploma or Bachelor’s degree (with Honours).

Coursework and research inquiry including thesis
(18 months full-time, three years part-time)

A 180–240 credit course for students with a Level 7 qualification (in the field of education).

Papers only
(18 months full-time, three years part-time)

A 120–240 credit course for students not wanting to conduct a research inquiry and thesis or progress on to doctoral study. Students must hold a Level 7 qualification (in the field of education).

Pathway 1 will be rolled out in February 2019 (subject to NZQA approval), followed by the other two pathways in 2020.

Pathway 1: Research inquiry and thesis

Full-time (one year) option (all papers are 30 credits)
Semester 1, 2019
Research methods
Preparing for the research inquiry
Semester 2, 2019
The inquiry in action
Writing the research report

Part-time (two year) option (all papers are 30 credits)
2019
Semester 1: Research methods
Semester 2: Preparing for the research inquiry
2020
Semester 1: The inquiry in action
Semester 2: Writing the research report