Postgraduate Certificate in Arts

Throughout the programme you develop your critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills, and will be prepared for further postgraduate study.

This one-semester intensive programme provides you with advanced knowledge in a chosen area of language and culture, Māori development, or social sciences and public policy. Throughout the programme you develop your critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills, and will be prepared for further postgraduate study.

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Minimum entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts OR
  • Graduate Diploma in Arts OR
  • Relevant professional experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

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

English language requirements

You need to successfully complete 60 points from courses in the Master of Arts. You should discuss your course choice and intended study sequence with the programme leader before enrolling in courses.

Master of Arts

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1004
Level:
8
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
27 Feb 2023
17 Jul 2023
*Students in social sciences and public policy can normally only start in Semester 1.
Fees
Domestic
$5,138 (for 60 points)
($4,601 tuition fees + $537 student services levy)
International
$17,037 (for 60 points)
($16,500 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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