Postgraduate Diploma of Contemporary International Studies

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

Subject area

Mixed Field Programmes

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Entry requirements

The minimum expected levels of achievement for admission to a postgraduate programme are a prior degree with a grade average 50 percent or better. A mature student who does not meet the above academic qualification may gain entry to the postgraduate programme on approval of the Academic Board, if the Board considers that the student's experience and qualifications have adequately prepared him/her to succeed in the programme.

IELTS 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0) or equivalent

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Studies (PDIS) programme is designed to prepare students for today's international business environment. Key drivers in this environment are the relationships between economic, political, social, cultural and environmental factors and the need for sustainable business development. The PDIS aims to develop graduates who can answer this need, by demonstrating pragmatic, efficient, and effective use of strategic planning tools, techniques, and management processes.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Mixed Field Programmes at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

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