PGDip (Maths Education)

The Postgraduate Diploma (Mathematics Education) is for graduates interested in mathematics education.  This programme is particularly suitable for teachers wanting to improve their content and pedagogical content knowledge in mathematics education.

Mathematics is an invaluable tool for daily life. Mathematics education papers at Waikato explore the practical skills and educational theories involved with the teaching of mathematics in schools.

Programme Adviser

Associate Professor Jenny Young-Loveridge

Entry Criteria

Bachelor of Teaching/Education OR
Bachelors degree plus a teaching qualification (e.g. GradDipT) OR
Bachelors degree plus the Graduate Diploma in Education

To Apply

Complete the online enrolment process.

Programme Requirements

The PGDip(MathEd) comprises the equivalent of four (120 points) 500 level papers. This programme combines online learning, teaching and discussion and on-campus workshops and suits distance learners.
Qualification Regulations

Fees and Funding Support

The Ministry of Education offers to primary and intermediate teachers undertaking postgraduate papers in this programme funding support for partial payment of tuition fees.


View the Maths Education subject page for requirements and available papers.