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.

  • Free short courses

    See our selection of free* short courses. ESOL Academic Literacy and Numeracy Development General Maori Language and Culture Sport and…

  • 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

    As part of the NZ Government funding initiative targeting Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) in the workplace, Manukau Institute of…

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    Early Childhood Education Practicum

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    Contact us

    Contact details for all programme enquiries

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  • Mana Rangahau Conference 2017

    Mana Rangahau Faculty of Education and Social Sciences Applied Research Conference 2017Students, professionals and academic staff are invited to attend…

  • Mana Rangahau ejournal

    Mana Rangahau, the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences Applied Research Journal is a peer reviewed ejournal produced by the…