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Postgraduate Certificate in International Development

  • Graduate Certificate

With the Postgraduate Certificate in International Development you will be able to apply your knowledge and skills to developing policy and strategies.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time
Study Mode
In person, Online

About this course

With the Postgraduate Certificate in International Development you will be able to apply your knowledge and skills to developing policy and strategies. You'll also be able to manage and evaluate international development programmes and evaluate contemporary international development theories, policies and approaches. You'll be able to draw out relevant implications from research.

Massey University, in 1989, was the first in New Zealand to offer courses leading to recognised qualifications in development studies. In 2019 we celebrated our 30th anniversary. Our postgraduate students come from a wide range of academic, cultural and professional backgrounds, and our programme is enriched by this diversity.

Entry requirements

To enter the Postgraduate Certificate in International Development you will have been awarded or qualified for:

  • a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Development Studies, or equivalent (e.g. BA with a major in International Relations, Social Anthropology or Sociology), or
  • any bachelor's degree, along with relevant field or industry experience of an appropriate kind and duration.

Also provide:

  • your curriculum vitae outlining your experience.
  • verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Field experience that can be included towards your admission could be:

  • voluntary work e.g. refugee resettlement with Red Cross
  • supporting a disadvantaged community group in NZ
  • other relevant work or experience (e.g.a social worker, nurse or teacher in NZ or overseas)
  • specific development experience (e.g. an engineer who worked in Nepal).

Study locations

Manawatu

Online

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.