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Postgraduate Diploma in International Development

  • Graduate Diploma

You'll extend your abilities to analyse international development issues and collect relevant data. You'll also learn how to write persuasively about development issues.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

You'll extend your abilities to analyse international development issues and collect relevant data. You'll also learn how to write persuasively about development issues.

Entry requirements

To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in International Development you will:

  • have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor of Arts with a major in development studies, or equivalent (eg Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, Social Anthropology or Sociology), with a minimum B- average across the 300-level courses, or
  • a bachelor's degree with a B- average across the 300-level courses along with relevant field or industry experience of an appropriate kind and duration.

Study locations

Manawatu

Online

Career pathways

You'll get the skills and experience to begin your career in a wide range of government, non government organisations, multilateral and private sector spheres including organisations such as Red Cross, World Vision, the New Zealand Aid Programme, United Nations Development Programme and Caritas.

Graduate careers include positions such as:

  • adviser in tourism, health, education or agriculture
  • advocacy officer
  • community affairs officer
  • development officer
  • diplomat
  • human rights advisor
  • policy analyst.

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.