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Postgraduate Diploma in Agribusiness

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected

Summary

Pathway to masters

A postgraduate diploma is the stepping stone to a research-based degree such as a master's degree

This qualification will help you join this rapidly-growing industry at a senior level. Worth tens of billions in export earnings a year - international demand is predicted to continue to grow rapidly for New Zealand’s agricultural produce and services.

This postgraduate diploma is most suitable for those who wish to gain an postgraduate qualification, without a research component. It is able to be completed in a year full time.

Join a world-leading university

When you study agribusiness at Massey you’ll gain from our expertise across relevant agribusiness-related skills.

Why postgraduate study?

Postgraduate study is hard work but hugely rewarding and empowering. The Postgraduate Diploma in Agribusiness will push you to produce your best creative, strategic and theoretical ideas. The workload replicates the high-pressure environment of senior workplace roles.

Not just more of the same

Postgraduate study is not just ‘more of the same’ undergraduate study. Our experts are there to guide but if you have come from undergraduate study, you will find that postgraduate study demands more in-depth and independent study. It takes you to a new level in knowledge and expertise especially in planning and undertaking research.

Careers

There is growing demand for professional skills in the primary industries.

Entry criteria

To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in Agribusiness you will have been awarded or qualified for:

  • an agricultural or business-related bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, at an appropriate level of academic achievement (normally minimum B- average over 300-level majoring courses), or
  • a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and have completed at least three years of relevant work experience.

If you are applying with work experience please supply a curriculum vitae (CV) to support your application.

Students from a country where English is not the first language, must obtain a minimum English Language competency level.

  • IELTS score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT score of 90 overall (min 20 in Writing)
  • PTE Academic score of 58 Overall (min 50 in communicative skills)
  • Cambridge English score of 176 overall and all bands 169 or better

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