Master of Education and Learning (MEdLn) 18 months Postgraduate Program By University of Otago |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

# 151-200QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

18 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

35,949 NZDTuition Fee/year

Application Deadline

15 Nov, 2023Application Deadline

Program overview

Main Subject

Education and Training

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

The Master of Education and Learning (MEdLn) is designed to meet the professional development needs of teachers in the early childhood, primary, and secondary sectors, and to help teachers further develop their critical knowledge and understanding of issues related to teaching and learning in Aotearoa New Zealand, including their own teaching practices. The MEdLn (180 points) may be completed in eighteen months (two semesters of full-time study followed by completion of the Research Project or Professional Inquiry focusing on the area of endorsement), but will normally be completed in three years of part-time study (to be completed within eight years of admission) enabling teachers to continue teaching while they study. Distance learning option is also available. Students can choose the amount of research they include, focusing either on classroom-based research or research in education more broadly. Endorsement options: Curriculum; Digital Technologies; Early Childhood Education; Leadership; Studies in Teacher Education.

Program overview

Main Subject

Education and Training

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

The Master of Education and Learning (MEdLn) is designed to meet the professional development needs of teachers in the early childhood, primary, and secondary sectors, and to help teachers further develop their critical knowledge and understanding of issues related to teaching and learning in Aotearoa New Zealand, including their own teaching practices. The MEdLn (180 points) may be completed in eighteen months (two semesters of full-time study followed by completion of the Research Project or Professional Inquiry focusing on the area of endorsement), but will normally be completed in three years of part-time study (to be completed within eight years of admission) enabling teachers to continue teaching while they study. Distance learning option is also available. Students can choose the amount of research they include, focusing either on classroom-based research or research in education more broadly. Endorsement options: Curriculum; Digital Technologies; Early Childhood Education; Leadership; Studies in Teacher Education.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

176+
90+
6.5+
58+
6+

Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities).

Every applicant shall:

  • have a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent qualification;
  • be registered to teach in New Zealand, or have an equivalent teaching qualification or experience acceptable to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (humanities);
  • have experience of or be currently working in a relevant field of education; and,
  • present evidence of ability for advanced level academic study. Applicants must normally have achieved an average grade of at least B+ in the papers at the highest level in their qualifying programme.

15 Nov 2023
1.5 Years
Feb
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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

8,651 NZD
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International Students

35,949 NZD
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