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Study Secondary Education at Otago

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 2022

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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).

Qualifications

Explore your study options further. Refer to enrolment information found on the following qualification page.

Programme requirements

Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn) endorsed in Secondary Education

Subject Area Papers Points
Education and Pedagogy

EDUC 471  Teaching in a New Zealand Context

EDUC 476  Diversity and Inclusion

30

30

Curriculum

EDUC 477  Secondary Curriculum 1

EDUC 577  Secondary Curriculum 2

30

30

Professional Experience

EDUC 478  Professional Experience (Secondary)

EDUC 579  Evidence-based Inquiry

ENMO 199  Noho Marae

30

30

0

Competency Assessment

ELIT 199  Literacy Competence Test

EMAT 196  Mathematics Assessment (Secondary Specialisation), or
EMAT 197  Mathematics Assessment (ECE/Secondary)

EREO 199  Te Reo Māori Assessment

0

0


0

Total

180

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

Contact us

University of Otago College of Education
Tel 0800 TO TEACH (0800 868 3224)
Email education@otago.ac.nz
Web otago.ac.nz/education