Postgraduate Diploma in Arts

In the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts you can choose from a wide range of papers, creating a very flexible course of study.

In this one-year intensive programme you can select advanced level papers in language and culture, or Māori development. You develop advanced knowledge in your chosen area, and further your critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills. The programme also prepares you for further postgraduate study.

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

Applied Language Studies

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with 7.0 in Writing and all other bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

Other specialisations

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

English language requirements

The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts is a 120-point coursework programme. You need to successfully complete 120 points from papers in the Master of Arts.

If you successfully complete this programme you may have the opportunity to proceed to the Master of Arts or the Master of Philosophy.

Master of Arts

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3740
Level:
8
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

Fees:
Domestic
$8,540
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
$32,095 ($9,136.75 Māori Development only)
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • 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

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