Postgraduate Diploma in AgriCommerce

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Entry requirements

Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in AgriCommerce requires you to have a Bachelor of AgriCommerce, or equivalent degree, at an appropriate level of academic achievement (normally minimum B- average over 300-level majoring courses).

If you are applying with an equivalent degree please supply an curriculum vitae (CV) to support your application.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Postgraduate Diploma in AgriCommerce structure

Qualification Requirements

You will follow a flexible course of study, consisting of courses totalling at least 120 credits at 700-level from the Schedule, including compulsory courses and must not include more than 30 credits of approved Special Topic or professional development courses.

The Postgraduate Diploma in AgriCommerce is awarded without specialisation.

Time limits for completion for eligibility for Distinction or Merit

Your 120 credit postgraduate diploma will carry the award of Distinction, if completed at a superior standard (equivalent to First Class Honours), or Merit (equivalent to Second Class Honours, Division One) if completed within one year of first enrolling in full-time study or within three years of first enrolling in part-time study.

Maximum time to completion

All requirements must be completed within four years of enrolling in the Postgraduate Diploma in AgriCommerce.

These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates


Compulsory courses (30 credits - two courses)

112.747 International Food and Agribusiness Strategies
178.740 Global Food Markets and Trade

Elective courses at least 90 credits from

112.701 Farm Management
112.702 International Agri-food Marketing Strategies
112.743 Cooperative Governance and Management
119.731 Topics in Agricultural Extension and Consultancy
119.752 Advanced Farm and Horticultural Management
152.752 Project Management
178.742 Environmental Economics for Non-Economists
178.755 Economic Growth, International and Development Economics
247.791 Special Topic in Data Analysis
284.703 Vegetable Production Science
284.704 Fruit Production Science
119.791 Special Topic
119.792 Special Topic

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