Use your existing degree to teach.
If you already have a degree, you could become a teacher with the one-year Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn) programme.
Apply for the Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn) through the Dunedin campus in 2024Apply Now
The Secondary Education programme builds on the knowledge you have acquired in your initial degree studies, and is designed to develop understanding, skills and values that allow you to implement innovative and effective teaching practices in New Zealand secondary schools.
On completion of the programme, students will be qualified to teach in secondary schools throughout New Zealand and in most overseas countries.
Secondary Education is an endorsement (specialisation) option for the Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn).
For more information see College of Education – Study Secondary Education
Explore your study options further. Refer to enrolment information found on the following qualification page.
- Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn)
Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn) endorsed in Secondary Education
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EDUC 471 Teaching in a New Zealand Context
EDUC 476 Diversity and Inclusion
EDUC 477 Secondary Curriculum 1
EDUC 577 Secondary Curriculum 2
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EDUC 478 Professional Experience (Secondary)
EDUC 579 Evidence-based Inquiry
ENMO 199 Noho Marae
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ELIT 199 Literacy Assessment
EMAT 196 Mathematics Assessment (Secondary Specialisation), or
Note: Any student who does not pass one or more of ELIT 199 and/or EMAT 196/197 at the first attempt is recommended to take ELIT 198 Essential Literacy for Teaching, and/or support appropriate for EMAT 196 or 197 (or equivalent papers).
Key information for students
University of Otago College of Education
Tel 0800 TO TEACH (0800 868 3224)