This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2024
Specialise in Economics for your Postgraduate Diploma in Arts at Massey
With a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Economics) at Massey, you’ll build on your undergraduate degree. You’ll further investigate topics in economics that have taken your interest.
On our economics qualification you’ll investigate:
how businesses decide what to produce
how many people to employ
how people decide what to consume
big-picture world economics.
This qualification will help you in your own decision-making, and in better understanding developments in the economy and society in general. It offers ways of thinking about the world that let you make the best of what you have, and improve on it.
Investigate your interests further
Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Economics) gives you flexibility in the subjects you study. You could explore topics such as international trade in agri-food products, or natural resource and environmental economics, for example.
Be sought-after by employers
Massey's economics qualifications have been acknowledged by employers for its quality and content. Our graduates are sought-after by major public and private sector employers. When you complete your postgraduate diploma, you could join our graduates working in prestigious organisations in New Zealand and around the world.
A Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Economics is a good fit if you:
are interested in going onto a Master of Arts (Economics)
wish to advance your interests in contemporary economic theory
want to investigate a particular aspect of economics.
All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University.
To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts you will have been awarded or qualified for the Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in the intended postgraduate subject, or equivalent.
You will need to have achieved a grade average in your bachelor degree that demonstrates an adequate level of preparation for the postgraduate qualification. This normally means that a B- grade average or above is required.
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: