Tertiary Teaching (2018)

The Tertiary Teaching programme has been designed for tertiary teachers who wish to develop their own teaching and gain a formal qualification for tertiary teaching. It is a programme that can benefit all tertiary teachers, whether they are in the early stages of their tertiary teaching career, or want to revitalise their teaching and make a wider contribution to teaching in their discipline.

Initial enquiries should be made to the Postgraduate Studies Office, Faculty of Education.

Note: The PGCert(TertTchg) is currently under review and the revised qualification is subject to approval by the Universities New Zealand Committee on University Academic Programmes (CUAP). Further details will be made available as soon as possible. In the meantime, initial enquiries can be addressed to cettladmin@waikato.ac.nz.


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  • Prescriptions for the PGCert(TertTchg)

    The Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching is available for students who have completed a bachelors degree, or equivalent, and who have at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in tertiary teaching.

    To complete the Postgraduate Certificate, students must complete 60 points at 500 level as follows.

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    PROF531Tertiary Teaching: Research and Development18A (Hamilton) & 18B (Hamilton)
    This paper focuses on the development of portfolios for summative purposes and for professional development.
    PROF532The Professional Practice of Tertiary Teaching18C (Hamilton)
    This paper is best suited to teachers who have one to three years of tertiary teaching experience. However, it is also open to tertiary teachers at any stage of their career. Participants need to be currently engaged in tertiary teaching. The paper aims to develop participants' ability to use research and reflection tools to inform...

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 10 November 2017 1:31pm

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