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Graduate Diploma in Arts

This course is available


Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma


1 year

Next start date

Expected Jul 2023


Auckland University of Technology


Choose from papers in a wide range of fields - from interpreting and translation to education, hospitality or tourism. The one-year Graduate Diploma in Arts is ideal if you already have a degree.

The Graduate Diploma in Arts is designed for students with an undergraduate degree who want to continue into further study and broaden their skills in as little as one year.

You need to complete 120 points in an area of your interest. At least 75 points must be at level 7.

Chinese studies papers
Conflict resolution papers
Creative writing papers
Criminology and Criminal Justice papers
Economics papers
Education papers
English and new media studies papers
Event management papers
International studies papers
Interpreting papers
Japanese studies papers
Maori development and Maori media papers
NZ Sign Language and deaf studies papers
Psychology papers
Social sciences papers
Translation papers

Career opportunities

This programme prepares you for postgraduate study in your chosen field or helps you advance your career.
Graduates will be at the cutting edge of knowledge and learn about the latest developments in their field of study.

Entry criteria

A bachelor’s degree OR
Relevant professional qualification or experience (at least five years) approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

English Language Requirements:

Interpreting and Translation: IELTS (Academic) 7.0 overall with all bands 7.0 or higher; or equivalent

All other areas: IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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