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Arts - Sociology, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

With a Massey Postgraduate Diploma in Arts - Sociology from Massey University you’ll ask challenging questions about how power structures function in the social world. You’ll study culture, ethnicity, class, inequality, gender, mass media, politics, environment, social change and individual and group interactions.

Learning outcomes

Your Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Sociology) will give you the knowledge and competencies you need to start your career as a policy analyst, researcher or community development organiser. You‘ll learn a range of intellectual and practical skills that will stand you in good stead in the job market.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Issues and Theories
  • Advanced Social Inquiry
  • Sociology of Underdevelopment
  • Culture and New Zealand Society
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Research Report

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

  • You will have completed a Bachelor of Arts degree (or equivalent) with a major in Sociology.
  • You will complete 120 credits of 700 level courses, selected from those listed on the programme schedule.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19693 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19693 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4324 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Domestic students: 6609 NZD
  • International students: 30100 NZD

Living costs for Palmerston North

  • 1100 - 2100 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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