Postgraduate Certificate in Arts - level 8

The Postgraduate Certificate in Arts is equivalent to the first half of the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts. It’s a great place to start if you’re considering postgraduate study.

Studying arts is transformative. Now more than ever, the world needs people who can thrive in an ever-changing global environment. In this qualification you’ll learn how to effectively challenge and critique established ways of thinking, and to generate new ideas.

Advancing your study at postgraduate level will enhance your communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. You’ll be able to take on the opportunities the future holds and thrive as a leader in your field.

The arts – that is, the subjects of the humanities and social sciences – are your passport to all the world’s wonderful places. Studying at a higher level will open doors to new cultures, communities and opportunities. Your postgraduate certificate will help you come up with creative and innovative solutions for complex issues.

When you’ve completed your certificate you can continue to a postgraduate diploma, and then study for a master’s degree.

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NZ$16,500 Per Year

International student tuition fee

6 Month


Jul 2024

Start Month

Jun 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • July 2024
  • February 2025
  • July 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time