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Massey University

Postgraduate Diploma Online
12 months
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4277 USD/year
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About

With Massey University's Postgraduate Diploma in Philosophy you can build on your undergraduate interests and develop your research and critical analysis skills.

Overview

If you're fascinated by the big questions of what kind of beings we are, and how we interact with the world in which we live, then Massey University's Postgraduate Diploma in Philosophy is for you.

Learning outcomes

Philosophy isn't just about abstract thinking. With the Massey University's Postgraduate Diploma in Philosophy you'll develop highly applicable and useful skills. Studying philosophy develops your critical thinking skills: your ability to assess whether arguments are rationally compelling, and to make your arguments compelling to others. This skill is important in the workplace, and is consistently ranked by employers among the most desirable attributes in an employee.

It helps you in your day-to-day life too, such as when watching the news or reading stories on the internet. Through your study of philosophy you'll learn how to understand and evaluate what you read rather than just remembering

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophical Research
  • Advanced Study of Philosophical Topics
  • Advanced Study of Philosophical Texts
  • Advanced Philosophical Inquiry
  • Research Report 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in Philosophy
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minor in Philosophy, followed by a Graduate Certificate in Arts endorsed in Philosophy
  • Bachelor’s degree, followed by a Graduate Diploma in Arts endorsed in Philosophy.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    4277 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4277 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Domestic students: 6609 NZD
  • Not available for international students

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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