Arts - Economics

Massey University

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
19451 USD/year
4271 USD/year
Tuition fee
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With Massey's Postgraduate Diploma in Arts - Economics from Massey University you'll build on your undergraduate interests and develop your analysis and research skills.


With a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts - Economics at Massey University you'll build on your undergraduate degree and further investigate topics in economics that have taken your interest.

Learning outcomes

On our economics programme at Massey University you'll investigate how businesses decide what to produce and how many people to employ, explore how people decide what to consume, and learn about big-picture world economics.

This programme will help you in your own decision-making, and in better understanding developments in the economy and society in general. It offers ways of thinking about the world that let you make the best of what you have, and improve on it.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • The Theory and Practice of Economics
  • International Monetary Economics
  • Microeconomics
  • Health Economics
  • Advanced Econometrics 
  • Economic Growth, International and Development Economics
  • The Economics of Knowledge and Innovation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will have completed a Bachelor of Arts degree (or equivalent) with a major in Economics
  • Students will complete 120 credits of 700 level courses, selected from those listed on the programme schedule. The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts may be awarded with Distinction or Merit if study is completed to a superior/high standard, and where all requirements have been completed within one year for full-time study or within three years for part-time study.
  • The maximum time permitted for completion of this qualification is 4 years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19451 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19451 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4271 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4271 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Domestic students: 6609 NZD
  • International students: 30100 NZD


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Arts - Economics
Massey University