Postgraduate Certificate in International Development

Massey University

Subject area

Policy Studies

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Entry requirements

A Bachelor of Arts with a major in Development Studies, or equivalent; or a Bachelors degree and appropriate field or industry experience.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in International Development will be able to:
* Demonstrate knowledge and skills which can be applied in developing policy and strategies, and in managing and evaluating international development programmes.
* Critically and rigorously evaluate contemporary international development theories, policies and approaches.
*Interpret research findings and draw out relevant implications for development theory, policy and practice.
Graduates are particularly employable by a wide range of development agencies in the public, private and civil society sectors (including NGOs).

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Political Science and Policy Studies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

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