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Graduate Diploma in Valuation

This course is available


Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma


1 year

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023


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Sow the seeds of a rewarding career in property valuation with Lincoln University’s Graduate Diploma in Valuation.

As the shape of our societies evolve and both urban and rural landscapes develop, there will be a growing need for property valuation professionals. Lincoln’s Graduate Diploma in Valuation is a fast-track entry qualification that will nurture the skills and knowledge needed. If you intend to register as a Professional Valuer after your graduation, you’ll need pre-approval accreditation from the Valuers Registration Board before you start your study. We recommend you talk to us at least two months before you start study so we can initiate this process.

Programme Structure

The Graduate Diploma in Valuation requires 120 credits.

You must complete VAPM310 – The Valuation of Investment Property – so as to proceed to VAPM309 – Property Investment and Portfolio Analysis and VAPM311 - Urban Valuation

Choose of one of the following courses:

Semester 1

  • VAPM 308 - Property Analytical Methods

Semester 2

  • VAPM 314 - Property Development

Entry criteria

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree from an accredited higher education institution in New Zealand.
  • Or an equivalent educational achievement or level.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS academic score of 6.5 overall, with no individual component less than 6.0
  • TOEFL (iBT) overall score of 80 (with at least 21 in writing and 18 in Speaking)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and First (FCE) overall score of 176, with no individual component less than 169
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 58 with no communicative score of less than 50
  • Lincoln University English Language GCAE or LU EL 70%.
  • NZ Certificates in English Language (NZCEL) - Level 5 (Academic or Professional Endorsement)

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