Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice


Subject area

Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience * International students: IELTS 7.0 Academic, with no band below 6.5, or equivalent Special entry may be granted to an applicant who does not meet academic entry criteria, provided the Dean/Head of School is satisfied the applicant is capable of undertaking the course of study.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice provides graduates who apply advanced research knowledge and scholarship to their professional practice context. It is designed for professionals seeking to advance their knowledge and skills. Graduates have built on their professional experience to gain internationally recognised knowledge and skills for career enhancement, capable to lead practice at an advanced, specialised level. Graduates have the capability to work effectively in interprofessional teams for the provision of high-quality services to diverse people and communities.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Studies in Human Society at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 935 832
Phone: (0800) 944 847
Fax: (04) 920 2401

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