UniversityUniversity of Auckland
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
University of Auckland
The PGDipArts is an alternative to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours). This programme might be for you if you want to undertake advanced study without writing a dissertation, if honours degrees aren’t recognised in your country, or if you would like to study part-time over a longer period.
You can use a completed PGDipArts with a GPA of 5.0 or higher as an possible qualification for the one-year Master of Arts.
Introduce yourself to the rich culture of Germany and discover its influence in film and literature and its connections with New Zealand.
German is the native language of more than 90 million people. It is an important language of trade, with Germany the fourth largest economy and third largest exporter in the world.
Studying German can be a great way to introduce yourself to the rich culture of Germany, as well as discovering its influence in film and literature and its connections with New Zealand. German language and linguistics courses can give you an in-depth understanding and communication skills in the most widely spoken language in the European Union.
Where can German take you?
Graduates in German work as teachers, librarians, in managerial positions, in government service (such as foreign affairs and trade), in tourism, business and industry.
Advanced taught courses in one subject chosen from the Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
You may be able to include a dissertation
You may be able to include up to 30 points from other subjects
One year full-time or up to four years part-time
Further study options
Taught 120 points
You need to have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution) in a similar discipline to your intended subject. You will require a GPE of 3.5.
IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.