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Graduate Diploma in Commerce

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Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma


1 year

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A more in-depth understanding of commerce can grow the opportunities in front of you.

There are many sides to the evolving world of commerce. Lincoln University’s Graduate Diploma in Commerce creates the opportunity for you study and look more deeply into a range of commerce specialisations. This programme allows you to cultivate a deeper understanding of how these commerce specialisations can be applied to your work and future career.

Programme Structure

Lincoln’s Graduate Diploma in Commerce normally requires one year of full-time study. Part-time study options are offered. You need 120 credits with a minimum of 75 credits at the 300-level, 60 of which must be chosen from the Commerce degrees offered at Lincoln. The remaining credits, including no more than 15 at 100-level, must be chosen from the Schedule of Courses.

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 6.0 overall, with no individual component less than 5.5
  • TOEFL (iBT) overall score of 60 (with at least 18 in writing)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and First (FCE) overall score of 169, with no individual component less than 162
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 50 with no communicative skills score less than 42
  • Lincoln University English Language LU EL 65%.
  • NZ Certificates in English Language (NZCEL) - Level 4 (Academic Endorsement)

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