Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Geography)

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Take your study of geography to a higher level

With Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Geography) you’ll build on your undergraduate interests and develop your analysis and research skills.

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What is it like?

Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Geography) prepares you to be a thoughtful and knowledgeable local and global citizen. You’ll develop important career skills in research, spatial analysis, and evidence-based examination of the pressing issues facing New Zealand and the world today.

Learn from a range of teaching methods

This diploma will allow you to investigate topics such as urbanisation, state restructuring, globalisation, geopolitics, agrifood, resource management and consumption. Your courses will help you gain a global perspective drawing from international case studies and examples, while maintaining a particular focus on New Zealand’s place in a changing world.


Massey is ranked in the world’s top 200 universities for geography by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking.

A good fit if you:

  • Are interested in going onto a Master of Arts (Geography)
  • Wish to stay relevant to current advances in geography
  • Want to investigate a particular aspect of geography

Careers

With a PGDipArts (Geography) you can choose from a wide range of careers including:

  • Conservation and environmental research
  • Energy development
  • Resource management
  • Forestry
  • Public service
  • International development and diplomacy
  • Local and regional councils
  • Business and market research
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Journalism
Join the engine of the new New Zealand

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