Graduate Diploma in Arts

Choose from courses in a wide range of fields - from interpreting and translation to education, hospitality or tourism. The one-year Graduate Diploma in Arts is ideal if you already have a degree.

The Graduate Diploma in Arts is designed for students with an undergraduate degree who want to continue into further study and broaden their skills in as little as one year.

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 need to complete 120 points in an area of your interest. At least 75 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:
1 year full-time / part-time available
City Campus
North Campus
27 Feb 2023
17 Jul 2023
$7,669 - $7,776 (for 120 points)
($6,595 - $6,702 tuition fees + $1074 student services levy)
$32,074 (for 120 points)
(31,000 tuition fees + $1074 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.

Scholarships at AUT

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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