Postgraduate Diploma of Contemporary International Studies
IPU New Zealand (Institute of the Pacific United New Zealand)
Mixed Field Programmes
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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.
Key Information for Students
The minimum expected levels of achievement for admission to a postgraduate programme are a prior degree with a grade average of 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
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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:
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Examples of related scholarships
TMI Educational Scholarships
Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated - The Scholarships Unit
$250 (secondary) and $5000 (tertiary) each.
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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.