UniversityThe University of Waikato
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
The Diploma in Postgraduate Preparation – Pre Masters (DipPP) is an eight-month (two-trimester) level 7 Diploma that aims to prepare international students for postgraduate studies at the Waikato Management School, a Triple-Crown accredited business school in New Zealand, or the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences.
The DipPP provides international students, who either do not have the equivalent of a New Zealand bachelor's degree or do not meet the requirements for direct entry, with an alternative pathway into the following postgraduate qualifications offered by the University of Waikato: Master of Applied Finance (MAppFin); Master of Business and Management (MBM); Master of Digital Business (MDigiBus); Master of Management (Marketing) (MMgmt); Master of Management (Supply Chain Management) (MMgmt); Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcct); Master of Information Technology
Delivered by Waikato Pathways College, the programme teaches the English language, academic literacies, and personal and professional skills students need to succeed with postgraduate studies at a New Zealand university.
Once successfully completed, students will gain entry to one of the above Master degrees giving them the opportunity to study at Waikato Management School, a Triple-Crown accredited business school in New Zealand (ranked in the top 1% worldwide), or the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences.
The equivalent of 2 years’ full time successful tertiary study
A qualification equivalent of Level 6 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF)
An IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band) or approved equivalent.