Diploma in Postgraduate Preparation – Pre-Masters (DipPP)
The Diploma in Postgraduate Preparation - Pre-Masters (DipPP) will prepare you for postgraduate study at the University of Waikato’s Triple Crown accredited business school.
Why choose the Diploma in Postgraduate Preparation - Pre-Masters?
- A pre-masters programme for international students at New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) level 7 - the same level as a Graduate Diploma.
- Direct entry to a number of postgraduate degrees once successfully completed.
- Accessible to students who have completed at least two years of tertiary study and have achieved a qualification that is at least equivalent to NZQF level 6.
- Expand your career opportunities and increase your earning potential.
- Academic and English language training from specialist teachers help you meet the University's entry requirements.
- Once you have successfully completed your postgraduate degree, you are eligible to apply for a three year post-study open work visa.
|Entry requirements||Academic: The equivalent of at least 2 years' full time successful tertiary study and a qualification equivalent to NZQF Level 6.|
|English language: An overall IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band) or equivalent. Check entry requirements page for more information.|
|Start dates||November 2021
|Award||Diploma Level 7 (NZQF)|
- English for Academic Purposes 1
- Personal and Professional Capabilities
- New Zealand Context and Society
- English for Academic Purposes 2
- Professional Communication
- Professional Project
Upon successful completion of the Diploma in Postgraduate Preparation - Pre-Masters, you can progress to one of the following postgraduate degrees:
- Master of Applied Finance
- Master of Business and Management
- Master of Digital Business
- Master of Information Technology
- Master of Professional Accounting
Top business school
Triple Crown accredited business school (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA)
University of Waikato College offers you:
- Qualified, experienced, and caring teachers
- A supportive and personalised learning environment
- Opportunity to mix with domestic students to improve your English skills and make local friends
Trimester C, 2021:
- Study period: 15 November 2021 – 11 February 2022
- Mid-trimester break: 20 December 2021 – 5 January 2022
Trimester A, 2022:
- Study period: 7 March 2022 – 10 June 2022
- Mid-trimester break: 15 April 2022 – 29 April 2022
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