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Graduate Diploma in Arts (Environmental Studies)

This course is available

Online, On-Campus

Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma


1 year

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Specialise in Environmental Studies for your Graduate Diploma in Arts at Massey

The Graduate Diploma in Arts (Environmental Studies) is a bridging tool for graduates in other subjects. This qualification gets you the equivalent of a major in environmental studies.

See the big environmental picture

With Massey’s Graduate Diploma in Arts (Environmental Studies) you’ll explore the dynamic relationship between human society and our environment. It’s a relationship that’s always changing. You’ll learn to think critically and understand the big picture – instead of seeing environmental questions simply as problems that can be solved easily with a technological fix.

Tailor a qualification that’s just for you

With a Graduate Diploma in Arts (Environmental Studies), you can explore environmental studies from a scientific, social, cultural or economic point of view.

A Graduate Diploma in Arts in Environmental Studies is a good fit if you:

have an interest in environmental issues

are concerned about the sustainability of our way of living

want a degree that fits your environmental interests.

Entry criteria

All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University.

Specific requirements

To enter the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Environmental Studies) you will have been awarded or qualified for a bachelor's degree or equivalent.

You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

International English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS - 6.0 overall and minimum 5.5 in each band
  • TOEFL iBT - Overall score 80, minimum 19 in Writing
  • Cambridge English - B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.
  • NCEL - Level 4 (Academic)
  • PTE - 50 overall and minimum 42 in each communicative skills
  • LanguageCert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill

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