This course is available
Level of Study
Graduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Specialise in English for your Graduate Diploma in Arts at Massey
The Graduate Diploma in Arts (English) is a bridging tool for graduates in other subjects to get the equivalent of a major in English. You can then apply for a postgraduate qualification in English if you wish.
Study great texts from the past and present
With Massey’s Graduate Diploma in Arts (English) you’ll experience great literature in English, from Shakespeare to the present day. Our courses are taught by active researchers who share your love of literature: they’ll introduce you to remarkable writing and the reasons why it matters.
Think deeply about the power of language
A Massey Graduate Diploma in Arts (English) gives you tools to understand how literature helps create the world we live in. You’ll begin to explore the ethical and social power of literary language and rhetoric, and start thinking deeply about the world and your place in it.
Get applied skills
Choose from a range of courses where you can use your English skills in creative and applied ways. Expand your horizons by taking a course in creative writing, theatre studies, or public and professional writing.
Express your insights
You’ll learn to express yourself in a range of written, digital and oral forms. You’ll develop specialised skills in reading and writing that are transferable into any professional career.
If you successfully complete your Graduate Diploma in Arts, you could go on to study a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts or a Master of Arts.
A Graduate Diploma in Arts in English is a good fit if you:
love to experience exceptional writing
want to understand how words and narratives shape society
are keen to develop expertise in analysis and communication.
All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University.
To enter the Graduate Diploma in Arts (English) 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: