Diploma in Christian Education

Button for easy access to information about this qualificationThe Diploma in Christian Education is ideal for children’s ministry workers and volunteers, people involved in home schooling or community education programmes, or those considering a career in an educational profession, for example teacher aiding, student support or tutoring.

If you have an interest in how your faith and educational practice might come together to strengthen your work with children in your community, this programme will help you work in a range of social and cultural contexts. 

The Diploma in Christian Education is currently offered at the Henderson and Christchurch campuses. 

Students who complete the Diploma in Christian Education and meet all other criteria may staircase into the second year of the Bachelor of Education programme.

Click here for information about admissions requirements for the DipCEd. For any other information, please refer to the academic handbook (see e-book).


Programme Summary

LEVEL 5, 120 credits
DURATION One year full-time, part-time options may be available
STARTS February, July (part-time)
PLACES Open – selection criteria apply
CAMPUS Henderson, Christchurch
TUITION FEE $6,204 plus Student Services Fee

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the DipCEd are equipped to excel as teacher aides, tutors, children’s ministry workers, home educators or in community education programmes, both in New Zealand and international settings.


Objectives

This programme is ideal for children’s ministry workers and volunteers, people involved in home schooling or community education programmes, or those considering a career in an educational profession, for example teacher aiding, student support or tutoring across a range of contexts.


PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS

The Diploma in Christian Education is a one year full-time (or part-time equivalent) programme. It consists of a total of 120 credits, comprising foundational courses in theology, teaching and learning. 

Diploma in Christian Education Programme Requirements



Timetables

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If you would like to discuss your study options or become a “Student for a Day” please contact:

For Henderson and Christchurch:

Tracey Hunt: [email protected] or 09 837 9768


Key Dates

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