Graduate Certificate in Activity Based Learning (Level 7)

Programme highlights

Bring education to life with activity-based learning exercises.

This qualification is for adult educators who want to learn new ways of teaching. 

You could be a teacher (any year level), lecturer, educator or trainer working in the public or private sector. 

You will also learn how to give your students the chance to take an active part in their own learning experience.

The flexible online delivery structure enables you to apply your learning and assessment to suit your real world context.

Key facts

Start Month(s) February, April, July, October
Study Location(s) Online
Level 7
Domestic fees $3,100 (approx.)
Youth Guarantee Not Available
Programme Code MN4567
Duration

19 weeks (full-time), 41 weeks (part-time)

Study Method Online
Credits 60
International Fees NZD$10,900 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship Not Available
Qualification Graduate Certificate

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Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission into the programme:

Academic

Applicants must:

(i) Have a graduate degree at Level 7 or above or equivalent ( usually three years’ or more ) relevant experience;

And

(ii) Demonstrate that they are capable of studying at Level 7 (this may be through attainment of other qualifications at an appropriate level.

English language entry requirements

English language requirements for all applicants:
Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake this programme that is taught and assessed in English. Any applicant whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of their English language competency as follows:  Applicants for whom English is a second language (including International applicants) seeking entry into this programme must meet the current NZQA English language requirements for Graduate Certificate.

International students: English Language Entry Requirements

For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules

https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/

Other admission requirements

Applicants must:

Be teaching in a tertiary environment and be able to implement practical components and projects arising from this programme of study with a group of students engaged in learning.

Provisional Entry

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme will be eligible to be enrolled as a student where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements for a programme may also be eligible to enrol in exceptional circumstances. Such decisions will be made by the Director/Head of School.

International students

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Career opportunities

Teacher, lecturer, tutor, workplace trainer, tertiary teaching positions.

Programme structure

You will need to complete a total of 60 credits to complete this programme:

The Graduate Certificate in Activity Based Learning programme has three different entry options dependent on where you are in terms of your teaching experience and expertise.

The following delivery options are available:

Delivery Option 1

901.704 Activity Based Learning and Assessment Design (15 credits)

You will examine and design activity based learning and teaching techniques to enhance your teaching practice. The creation of holistic and integrated assessments will also feature in this course along with project based and real world assessment. An exploration of cultural responsiveness and power relationships underpins the course.

901.705 Activity Based Learning and Assessment Development (15 credits)

You will develop activity based learning and teaching activities that show awareness and sensitivity towards embedded cultural values. The development of learning activities that enable your students to fully participate in their learning journey is a key part of this course along with a reflective approach to your current teaching practice.

901.706 Activity Based Teaching for Real World Active and Engaged Learning (15 credits)

You will select, adapt and deliver activity based teaching in a course that you are currently facilitating. Holistic, integrated and real world assessments will be implemented into the same course.

901.707 Evaluation in Activity Based Learning and Teaching (15 credits)

You will critically evaluate the activity based learning and teaching practices they have implemented to inform current practice and to enhance future practice. This will include discussions with cohort member and critical friends.

Delivery Option 2

901.708 Activity Based Learning and Assessment Design and Development (30 credits)

You will design and develop real world learning activities that engage learners in active learning and holistic assessment.

901.709 Activity Based Learning and Teaching Evaluation in Real World Active and Engaged Learning (30 credits)

You will facilitate and evaluate real world learning activities that engage learners in activity based learning and teaching holistic assessment.

Delivery Option 3

901.710 Design, Development, Delivery and Evaluation in Activity Based Learning and Teaching (60 credits)

You will design, develop, facilitate and evaluate real world learning activities that engage learners in active learning and holistic assessment.

You will need to attend an interview to negotiate which course(s) you will enrol in and in what order. The process will be supported by two others – a mentor from the MIT Tertiary teaching team and a Peer Professional Practitioner (PPP) who is someone from your workplace. The PPP will act as a critical friend throughout the programme.

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme intake listed above, please view the education calendar.

Further training or study

Graduate Certificate in Applied eLearning (Level 7)

Key information for students

Graduate Certificate in Activity Based Learning (Level 7)

Entry Requirements
Minimum requirements [?] Any minimum or preferred criteria for entry to this qualification. Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission into the programme Academic Applicants must: Have a graduate degree at Level 7 or above or equiva lent (usually three years' or more) relevant exper ience; AND Demonstrate that they are capable of studying at Level 7 (this may be through attainment of other qualifications at an appropriate level) . English language entry requirements English language requirements for all applicants: Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake this programme that is taught and assessed in English. Any applicant whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of their English language competency as follows : English language requirements for applicants for whom English is a second language: Applicants for whom English is a second language (including international applicants) seeking entry into this programme must meet the current NZQA English language requirements for the Graduate Certificate as specified in the table found at: http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/the -table/ Other admission requirements App licants must: Be teaching and be able to implement practical components and projects arising from this programme of study with a group of students engaged in learning.
Detailed requirements [?] Click here for more information on any additional entry criteria for this qualification. More information about entry to this qualification
Duration [?] The minimum amount of time it takes to complete this qualification. 19 Weeks
Tuition Fees Annual Total Qualification
Student fees [?] Annual:
The annual tuition fees payable by a student to study this qualification, additional to what the government contributes. (This is an average based on recent course enrolments. Your fees may differ depending on your course selection.)

Total Qualification:
The total tuition fees payable by a student to study this qualification, additional to what the government contributes. (This is an average based on recent course enrolments. Your fees may differ depending on your course selection.)
$2,985 $2,985
Government tuition subsidy [?] Annual:
The average annual amount paid by government towards the tuition fees for this qualification, additional to what the student pays. (This is an estimate based on the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)

Total Qualification:
The average total amount paid by government towards the tuition fees for this qualification, additional to what the student pays. (This is an estimate based on the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)
$3,180 $3,180
Total [?] Annual:
The combined total of the annual amount paid by both the student and government towards the tuition fees for this qualification. (This is an estimate based on recent course enrolments and the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)

Total Qualification:
The combined total of the amount paid by both the student and government towards the total tuition fees for this qualification. (This is an estimate based on recent course enrolments and the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)
$6,165 $6,165
Compulsory student services fee
Student loan information [?] Click here for more information on loans and allowances. StudyLink
Student Success
Successful course completions [?] The percentage of students who successfully completed courses towards this qualification last year. N/A
National Graduate Outcomes (3 years after completion)
Median earnings [?] The median represents the middle value for all earnings of young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally. Earnings do not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. $52,413
Earnings range [?] The range shows the upper and lower quartile values representing the one quarter point and three quarters point for all earnings of young graduates who completed qualifications in this subject area. Half of all graduates had earnings within this range. $43,614 - $56,549
In employment [?] This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. 85%
In further study [?] This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. 10%
On a benefit [?] This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. 1%
Note: all KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only.
Click here for more information about the Key Information for Students

Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.