GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
Take your degree further with our Graduate Diploma of Contemporary International Studies
The programme is designed for students already holding an undergraduate degree. This allows them to undertake further studies in specialised and internationally oriented papers and develop interdisciplinary approaches to issues. Students are able to study international issues and specialise in a number of fields: International Relations, International Business, Environmental Studies, Language Studies.
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Any undergraduate degree with a minimum 50% grade average or better or relevant study/work experience
- Prior undergraduate degree with a minimum 50% grade average or better
- Evidence of English proficiency, equivalent to IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5
RECOMMENDED PRIOR KNOWLEDGE
Students may not have previous knowledge in the specialty areas. Nonetheless, they are expected to be able to function successfully using essay writing and research skills they have acquired from their Bachelor’s degree.
- 120 credits, one year, full time.
- 8 papers, internship options available.
- 3 papers at Level 6 and 5 papers at Level 7.
Graduates may apply for postgraduate study.
Supervisory and management level jobs requiring some understanding of the links between international business, politics and the environment, and a high level of intercultural sensitivity.
- 10.611 The Study of Language
- 10.612 Asia-Pacific Cultures Through Literary Texts
- 10.614 English as an International Language
- 10.615 Creative Writing
- 10.711 English as an International Language
- 10.712 Literature and the Land
- 10.713A/B Introduction to Language Teaching* – 2 separate papers
- 10.714 Teaching Young Learners
- 20.612 Japanese Business 2
- 20.613 Political Economy of Japan
- 20.711 Social Conflict in Modern Japan
- 20.713 Japanese Foreign Policy
- 30.610 Advanced Management Accounting
- 30.611 Asia Pacific Business Environment
- 30.612 International Marketing
- 30.613 Corporate Management
- 30.614 Organisational Behaviour
- 30.615 Business Internship
- 30.616 The Business of the Environment
- 30.711 Corporate and International Finance
- 30.712 The Management of Multinational Companies
- 30.713 Managerial Economics
- 30.714 International Business
- 30.715 Advanced Financial Accounting
- 30.716 Small Business and Entrepreneurship
- 40.612/717 Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
- 40.613 Natural Disasters and Emergency Management
- 40.614/712 Biological Conservation
- 40.615 Rural Environmental Systems and Management
- 40.616 Urban Environmental Systems and Management
- 40.713 Global Environmental Issues
- 40.715 Rural Environmental Studies
- 40.716 Urban Environmental Issues
- 50.610 Internationalism
- 50.611 Human Rights: The Politics of Democracy and Authoritarianism
- 50.612 Politics of the Free Market
- 50.613 Politics of the Environment
- 50.614 New Zealand – East Asian Relations
- 50.615 Southeast Asia
- 50.711 War and Peace: Security and Stability
- 50.712 Foreign Policy in the Information Age
- 50.713 North East Asia