Qualification
Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching (Curriculum) (Level 7)


Qualification code OP7611

You will inspire your students to learn more about science with the confidence and skills that you gain in this programme. You will learn how to teach the science curriculum in fun and practical ways within the classroom so that students are enthusiastic about science. The course material is also appropriate if you are a lower secondary school (Year 9 and 10) teacher. This distance learning programme enables you to apply your new skills straight to the classroom without putting your teaching career on hold.

Fee Free Offer

We are currently offering this qualification fee free. Please refer to the Fee free offer tab below to read the criteria and Terms and Conditions.

For more information view the brochure below or request a brochure to be sent to you. If you have any questions please contact us.

 

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Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching Curriculum (214 KB PDF)



  • Level 7  
    Credits 60 
  • Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.

  • Study type Trimester  
  • Cost $2,190 NZ Domestic

    *This qualification is currently being offered fee-free. The standard tuition fee for the full programme is $2,190 (based on 2015 fees). Administration fee applies, refer to the fee free offer tab.

  • Student loan

    Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility

Fee free offer - criteria, terms and conditions

This offer will waive the course costs for applicants accepted in to Open Polytechnic’s Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching (Curriculum) under Open Polytechnic’s standard Terms and Conditions of Enrolment [the offer does not include the Annual Administration Fee of $60, cost of purchase of set texts or other costs].

Criteria

  • Applicants must be New Zealand Citizens or New Zealand Permanent Residents and fulfil the entry requirements of the Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching (Curriculum), course/programme requirements and comply with Open Polytechnic’s general academic regulations where applicable.
  • Students must commence study in Trimesters 1, 2 or 3, 2016 or Trimesters 1, 2 or 3, 2017.
  • All enrolment applications must be supported by the School Principal.
  • This offer only applies to valid enrolments received and accepted by the Open Polytechnic to commence in Trimesters 1, 2 or 3, 2016 or Trimesters 1, 2 or 3, 2017.

Terms and Conditions

  • This offer will waive the course costs for the Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching (Curriculum), for students whose application for enrolment has been accepted by the Open Polytechnic to start in Trimesters 1, 2, or 3, 2016 or Trimesters 1, 2 or 3, 2017.
  • Students will be charged an annual Administration Fee of $60
  • Other costs, such as textbook costs, are the responsibility of the student.
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The offer does not cover repeat enrolments in courses where the student has failed or withdrawn from a course. Any repeat enrolments in the same course will be subject to fees.
  • All enrolments are subject to the Open Polytechnic’s standard Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.
  • Re-enrolment per trimester will be dependent on student achievement.
  • The Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching (Curriculum) must be completed within 6 consecutive Trimesters, from the start date.
  • All decisions are final and correspondence will not be entered into.
  • Open Polytechnic reserve the right to withdraw this offer at any time by publishing the ‘effective end date’ on the Open Polytechnic website two weeks prior to the end of the offer.

Closing Date

  • Enrolment applications must be submitted before applications close for the relevant Trimester.