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Postgraduate Diploma in Arts - Linguistics

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected Feb 2024

Campus

University of Auckland

Summary

An alternative to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a pathway to further postgraduate study.

Programme overview

The PGDipArts is an alternative to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours). You can choose from a wide range of Arts subjects and may be able to include a dissertation.

This programme might be for you if you want to undertake advanced study without writing a dissertation, if honours degrees aren't recognised in your country, or if you would like to study part-time over a longer period.

You can use a completed PGDipArts with a GPA of 5.0 or higher as an entry qualification for the one-year Master of Arts.

Programme structure

120 points

Advanced taught courses in one subject chosen from the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule

You may be able to include a dissertation

You may be able to include up to 30 points from other subjects

One year full-time or up to four years part-time

You should seek advice about your planned enrolment from the Postgraduate Adviser of the subject you want to study.

Postgraduate pathway

Download the Arts postgraduate pathway (14KB, PDF)

You'll also need to meet other requirements, including time limits and total points limits. See Postgraduate enrolment.

Where could this programme take you?

The PGDipArts can enhance your career potential by sharpening your transferable skills and specialist knowledge. You can take the abilities you have honed through your study into many different roles. Our graduates combine their specialist knowledge with advanced communication, research and analytical skills in a wide range of careers.

Further study options

Master of Arts

Master of Conflict and Terrorism Studies

Master of Heritage Conservation

Master of Indigenous Studies

Master of Public Policy

Entry criteria

Taught 120 points

You need to have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution) in a similar discipline to your intended subject. You will require a GPE of 3.5.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

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