Postgraduate Diploma in International Rural Development
Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified
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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 is by completion of an undergraduate degree with a B average at 300 level.
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$33,025 - $55,350|
|In further study||30%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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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.