Graduate Diploma of Contemporary International Studies

IPU New Zealand (Institute of the Pacific United New Zealand)

Subject area

Mixed Field Programmes not elsewhere classified



1 Year

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Through interdisciplinary study, graduates build on the knowledge already gained in their undergraduate degree so that they can think critically and solve problems in creative ways, know how to access and evaluate information in a range of ways, are able to use more than one language accurately in a range of settings, can communicate crossculturally and interculturally, and are able to apply the knowledge and skills they have gained in a range of vocational settings.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Domestic Entry: Applicants must have an undergraduate degree. International Entry: Applicants must have an undergraduate degree with a minimum grade average of 50% AND Evidence of English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5

Detailed requirements

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


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
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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 $55,000
Earnings range $44,000 - $68,000
In employment 69%
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

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Phone: (06) 354 0922
Fax: (06) 354 0935

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