Research Principles, Planning and Practice Training Scheme
Level 7

Research Principles, Planning and Practice Training Scheme

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  • Locations and dates


    14 March 2022
  • Total credits


  • Fees


    Compulsory Student Services Fee also applies ($240 for fulltime students).
    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code


This programme is all about working on your current research to build practical research skills that will make your research life easier and more effective.

This course runs for 4 months and consists of a 2-hour introduction workshop (in person or online), followed by one-on-ones with a Research Professor (in person or online).

Research professors will be actively mentoring you to develop and frame your research project, review the field, create a robust research plan and publish your research.

The benefits for you:

  • These courses can potentially cross-credit to the Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching and Learning and so are hugely beneficial for promotion and progression
  • You will be mentored and given the practical skills to produce and submit a short manuscript to a peer-reviewed journal.

There are two research training schemes, each training scheme have separate fees:

  • Research Principles, Planning and Practice
  • Preparing Research for Publication Training Scheme.

If you need further information: Contact: Sally Lattimore, Research Administrator

Key information for students

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements Learn more

Applicants must have: An undergraduate degree from a New Zealand tertiary institution accredited to offer qualifications at this level; OR An undergraduate degree from an overseas tertiary institution, deemed by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority to be of equivalent standing. OR An advanced level diploma qualification from an overseas tertiary institution, deemed by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority to be of equivalent standing. All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English must have: An international English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each band) issued within the last two years or equivalent. In exceptional circumstances an applicant who does not meet the academic requirements may be granted entry to the programme. They must supply evidence to satisfy the Academic Committee of their ability to succeed on the programme. It is strongly recommended that students have some prior knowledge of the research process, and that they are employed in a tertiary education academic role, are able to competently utilise digital applications and technologies at an advanced level, and have access to same.

Detailed requirements
More information about entry to this qualification

Duration Learn more

17 Weeks

Tuition fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees Learn more $755 $755
Government tuition subsidy Learn more $1,068 $1,068
TOTAL Learn more $1,823 $1,823
Compulsory Student Services Fee
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Student success Learn more

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National Graduate Outcomes Learn more

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Note: All KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only. Learn more about Key Information for Students








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