Level 7

Study how to design and deliver online education and elearning solutions

Learn more about the latest tools in the online learning (eLearning) space that can help you become a more effective educator.
Overview

Programme highlights

Discover how to use technology to provide effective learning experiences.

This qualification is for anyone working in education.

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

Learn how to use tools and platforms in the online learning space.

Find out how to measure student learning and your own impact as an education professional using these tools.

This programme is fully online and perfect if you’re wanting to work and learn part-time. You will also become part of an online community of educators who are happy to share their methods, materials and systems with you.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

Academic requirements

Have an undergraduate qualification or other evidence that the applicant is capable of study at Level 7;

Or

Has completed a Tertiary Teaching qualification at Level 5 and/or has relevant teaching experience.

English language entry requirements

Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake this programme, which is taught and assessed in English.

Any applicant whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic band score of 7.0 or better with a minimum of 6.5 for writing, or equivalent. their English language competency.

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/

Have English language competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English.  Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 7.0 or better with a minimum of 6.5 for writing, or equivalent.

Exceptions

Applicants who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements may be eligible to be enrolled in exceptional circumstances. Such decisions will be made by the appropriate Head of Practice and will be determined on a case by case basis.

Provisional entry

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme or training scheme may be eligible to be enrolled. Such decisions must consider any applicable pre-requisites and will be made by the Head of School. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements may also be eligible to be enrolled in exceptional circumstances where they can demonstrate capability for study at the required level. Such decisions must consider any applicable pre-requisites and will be made by the Head of School.

Programme structure

Programme structure

You will need to complete the below four courses (60 credits):

906.706 Educational design for eLearning (15 credits)

Develop participants' skills in the theory and application of innovative educational design for the eLearning environment.

906.707 Appreciation of eLearning tools (15 credits)

To provide the knowledge and understanding to select and use eLearning solutions for various eTeaching purposes.

906.708 Facilitating online communities (15 credits)

To provide participants with the theory and practical experience to enable them to become effective and reflective facilitators of online communities.

906.710 Special topic (15 credits)

Provide the opportunity to explore in-depth a topic of interest with direct application to their intended teaching or eLearning development, which is relevant to their discipline.

Careers and pathways

Further training or study

Graduate Certificate in Activity Based Learning (Level 7)

Career opportunities

Teacher, lecturer, tutor, workplace trainer, tertiary teaching positions or facilitator. For potential salaries visit careers.govt.nz.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Your work experience or previous tertiary study may count towards achieving your qualification. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at MIT is designed for those who already have on-the-job skills and knowledge, but want to take their career to the next level with a qualification.

With RPL we can measure and match your existing skills against credits in our courses – creating a tailored path of study that will not only save you money but also help you to complete your qualification faster. Learn more.

Information is correct as at 5 November 2022. 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 2023 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2023 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2023 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 2023 are based on the 2022 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2023. 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 part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Te Pukenga is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.