About the courseThis Postgraduate Diploma is ideal for graduates wishing to undertake advanced study in a humanities or social science specialisation. Like its sister programme, the Postgraduate Certificate in Arts, the PGDipArts is very flexible, students can choose between a number of course combinations, and it offers a convenient taught pathway to other postgraduate study opportunities. A graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts will have an advanced level of knowledge in one discipline or area of specialisation cultivated over a full year of study or equivalent. During this time they will have developed such skills as: the ability to analyse and evaluate academic literature in that area the ability to synthesise information and communicate their findings in both oral and written form self-directed learning and intellectual independence.
Intake MonthsFEBRUARY, JULY
English language requirements
An average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
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Total minimum score of 90, minimum score of 19 in reading, writing and listening.
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PTE with an overall score of58 and no PTE communicative skills score below64
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University of CanterburyLearn more about this institution Website
AboutFounded over 140 years ago, the University of Canterbury (UC) is a prestigious institution based in Christchurch, New Zealand, that is ranked among the world’s top 250 universities. It is in the top 1% of universities worldwide and boasts graduates who have a real impact on the world we live in - including actor Sam Neil and Google’s Engineering Director, Craig Nevill-Manning.
. It is New Zealands second oldest university (after the University of Otago, itself founded four years earlier in 1869). It was founded in 1873 as Canterbury College, the first constituent college of the University of New Zealand.
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Main Campus - University of Canterbury
20 Kirkwood Ave Christchurch 8041Open in maps See all courses at this campus
Situated on 76 hectares in the leafy Christchurch suburb of Ilam, the UC campus is a beautiful space to learn in. The campus is the central hub where learning and living are combined. It houses teaching and learning facilities, accommodation and leisure activities all together.With expansive green spaces and gardens, UC builds off the natural beauty by which it is surrounded. This includes Christchurchs iconic Avon river which meanders alongside University Drive through the campus.