Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a journey of continued professional development with our Postgraduate Diploma program. Tailored for those seeking to expand their expertise in the same area as their original degree, this diploma opens doors to further educational pursuits, including the potential for progression to a master’s degree.


Our Postgraduate Diploma programs typically span a one-year full-time or extended part-time duration. They are crafted to build upon the achievements of a prior degree while integrating practical, professional, or scholarly experience. Set yourself on a path of academic and professional growth with a diploma that goes beyond traditional boundaries.

Admission Requirements

  • PGDip candidates must have qualified for a bachelors degree of the University of Waikato or an equivalent qualification, and have completed study at an advanced level in the subject they wish to take.\
  • an Academic IELTS Overall score of at least 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any band), or
  • a TOEFL iBT (Internet Based TOEFL) score of 90 with a Writing score of 21, or
  • a TOEFL iBT Home Edition overall score of 90 with a Writing score of 21, or
  • a B grade or better at Level 8 in the Certificate of Attainment in Academic English, or
  • a PTE Academic overall score of 56 with no band less than 46, or
  • a Language Cert International ESOL (LRWS) C1 Expert with an overall high pass and no less than a pass in each skill, or
  • a Language Cert International ESOL (LRWS) B2 Communicator with 38-50 score per skill, or
  • awarded a New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 5), or
  • a Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE) III with a pass in all four components, or
  • a B2 First (formally known as Cambridge English: First (FCE)) with an overall score of 176 and no bands below 169, or
  • a C2 Proficiency (formally known as Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)) with an overall score of 176 and no bands below 169, or
  • a Michigan English Test (formally known as Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB)) minimum score of 59.
  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Counselling Studies
  • Creative Practices
  • Design
  • Digital Business
  • Disability and Inclusion Studies
  • Earth Sciences
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Education and Society
  • Educational Leadership
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Environment and Society
  • Environmental Planning
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • Health, Sport and Human Performance
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Management
  • International Relations and Security Studies
  • Law
  • Leadership Communication
  • Marketing
  • Materials and Processing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Music
  • Māori and Indigenous Studies
  • Pacific and Indigenous Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Population Studies and Demography
  • Professional Writing
  • Psychology
  • Public Policy
  • Public Relations
  • Screen and Media Studies
  • Security and Crime Science
  • Social Policy
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Strategic Management
  • Theatre Studies

For more information, please visit perspective university web page.

Future Career Outcomes

Discover inspiring stories of alumni who have excelled in their respective fields post-diploma. Gain insights into industry demands and how our program aligns with the evolving job market, emphasizing the development of practical skills.

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