Postgraduate Diploma in Arts

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Entry requirements

Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts is open to students who meet the University admission requirements and have completed one of the following:

  • A Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major or equivalent in the intended postgraduate subject;
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a minor in the intended postgraduate subject, followed by a Graduate Certificate in Arts endorsed in the intended postgraduate subject;
  • A Bachelor’s degree followed by a Graduate Diploma in Arts endorsed in the intended postgraduate subject;

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Planning your programme

Students complete 120 credits of 700-level courses from one of the subject areas offered. Full details can be viewed on the specific endorsement page.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts may be awarded with Distinction or Merit if study is completed to a superior/high standard, and where all requirements have been completed within one year for full-time study or within three years for part-time study.

The maximum time permitted for completion of this qualification is 4 years.

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How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

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If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.

Financial assistance

You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.

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