Faculty of Education and Social Sciences

In the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences, our focus is on helping you develop a meaningful career working with people to reach their full potential. 

Our wide range of programmes covers qualifications, from certificates up to bachelor degrees and a post-graduate diploma, in the following areas:


You'll gain the skills and knowledge you need to get the job you've always dreamed of – and be in a position to help others in your own community. We work closely with employers, including the education and social work sectors, to make sure our programmes meet their needs.

Most of our programmes include experience in real work settings. All our students benefit from flexible learning options and programmes to suit every level.

Our teaching staff are passionate about what they do and committed to supporting you on your way to helping others.

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    Our schools

    Find out where it all happens, with profiles of each School and its facilities.

  • Certificates of Proficiency

    The Faculty of Education and Social Sciences offers a number of Certificates of Proficiency’s. These can supplement your current knowledge,…

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    Write Right Programme

    Would you like your team to improve their written communication?The Write Right programme could be right for you!Our 20-hour programme…

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    Workplace Communication Programme

    The 2006 Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) survey showed that 1.1 million New Zealanders (43% of the adults aged…

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    Early Childhood Education Practicum

    This is a resource area for the Sustained Practicum and Teaching Practice (B.Ed.) for Associate Teachers and Centre Liaison. If…

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    Contact us

    Contact details for all programme enquiries