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Postgraduate Diploma in Planning

This course is available

Online

Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024

Campus

Manawatu Campus

Summary

Study a Postgraduate Diploma in Planning – PGDipPlan

Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Planning will give you perspectives on managing both the natural and urban environment. You will become a well-rounded professional capable of working anywhere. The qualification has a strong emphasis on developing critical skills. This will ensure you can respond to the rapid change in our political, urban and resource environments. The knowledge and skills you develop will help future-proof your career.

Take your study to the next level

The ultimate goal for many students is the internationally recognised professional qualification, the Master of Resource and Environmental Planning. The Postgraduate Diploma in Planning provides a pathway towards this qualification.

Flexible learning

You can study in distance learning mode using Massey’s online learning platform. You can complete your studies while still working, which can reduce the financial strain of making a career change.

Further study

The Postgraduate Diploma in Planning provides a pathway towards the Master of Resource and Environmental Planning.

A PGDipPlan is a good fit if you:

would like to change career while still in the workplace

want to develop critical planning skills and knowledge

are interested in progressing to the Master of Resource and Environmental Planning.

Entry criteria

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

Specific requirements

To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in Planning you will have been awarded or qualified for a bachelor's degree.

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 - 6.5 overall and minimum 6.0 in each band
  • TOEFL iBT – Overall score 90, minimum 20 in Writing
  • Cambridge English - C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a score of 176. No less than 169 in each skill.
  • NCEL - Level 5
  • PTE - 58 overall and minimum 50 in each communicative skills
  • LanguageCert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill or C2 Mastery IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill

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