Graduate Certificate in Arts

Already have a degree and want to add new skills? In as little as one semester you can gain new skills in education, Māori development, international hospitality management or international tourism management.

The Graduate Certificate in Arts is designed for students with an undergraduate degree who want to continue into postgraduate study and broaden or develop their knowledge in a new area. Choose from courses in a wide range of fields - from interpreting and translation to education, hospitality or tourism.

Minimum entry requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree OR
  • Relevant professional qualification or experience (at least five years) approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

Interpreting and Translation

  • IELTS (Academic) 7.0 overall with all bands 7.0 or higher; or equivalent

All other areas

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent.

English language requirements

You choose courses in an area of interest to accumulate 60 points. At least 45 points must be at level 7.

This programme prepares you for postgraduate study in your chosen field or helps you advance your career.

Graduates will be at the cutting edge of knowledge and learn about the latest developments in their field of study.

Quick facts
Programme code:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
City Campus
North Campus
17 Jul 2023
26 Feb 2024
15 Jul 2024
$3,834 - $3,927 (for 60 points)
($3,297- $3,390 tuition fees + $537 student services levy)
$16,037 (for 60 points)
($15,500 tuition fees + $537 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

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