Postgraduate Certificate in International Rural Development

Lincoln University

Subject area

Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified


18 Weeks

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Postgraduate Certificate in International Rural Development graduates will be able to contribute to knowledge, critically evaluate information and communicate effectively. They will be able to solve a range of both theoretical and practical problems and will have acquired the ability to work independently and with groups. Graduates will have an understanding of development processes, their application and their implications, particularly as they relate to areas of contextual focus (Agribusiness, Economics, Finance, Environmental Management, Tourism and Research Methods). Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to address problems of poverty and sustainable development in rural communities through development policies, intervention strategies and institutional innovations.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Entry is by completion of an undergraduate degree with a B average at 300 level.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


18 Weeks

Tuition Fees

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $44,649
Earnings range $33,025 - $55,350
In employment 61%
In further study 30%
On a benefit 1%

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

T.E. Ludecke Memorial Award

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$500 paid in one lump sum.

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John Samuel Taylor Memorial Text Book Fund

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Varies. Credit provided at Lincoln University Bookshop.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 106 010
Phone: (03) 325 2811
Fax: (03) 325 3615

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Where does this information come from?

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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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