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Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Geospatial Science)

Key facts

  • Available via Distance Learning
  • Previously known as 'Geographic Information Systems'
  • Available for international students via distance learning

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Entry requirements

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You will have completed a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Geospatial Science) structure

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.

Transition Provision

Students enrolled in the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts who have completed at least 60 credits towards the Geographic Information Systems endorsement prior to 1 January 2019 may substitute courses already completed towards the endorsement for courses included in the Geospatial Science endorsement.  Such candidates may be permitted to complete the endorsement under its previous title (Geographic Information Systems).  This transition provision expires 31 December 2020.


Please refer to the ‘regulations’ button for a full list of all courses available in this programme.

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