Postgraduate Diploma in Infant and Toddler Learning and Development

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand Incorporated

Subject area

General Education Programmes not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

The minimum entry qualification for ECNZ's Postgraduate Diploma is successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent (e.g., Graduate Diploma), as listed at level 7 on the NZQF). The Postgraduate Diploma in Infant and Toddler Learning and Development is open to those who have met the entrance requirements, including specified levels of attainment, in the programme admission regulations. Applicants from overseas must prove they hold an acceptable equivalent qualification from a recognised institution.
Admission is at the discretion of ECNZ It is also based on the evaluation of documentary evidence (including the academic record) of the individual applicant's ability to undertake postgraduate study in a specialist field of enquiry or professional practice. Previous work experience may be considered.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare individuals for scholarship and research about the learning and development of infants and toddlers. The aim is to provide a qualification tailored to the specialist nature of work with children aged 0-3 years that could potentially increase the quality of professional practice to bring better outcomes for our youngest citizens.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Mixed Field Programmes at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

Not Available

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 473 4672
Fax: (04) 473 7295

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