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Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Geography)

Key facts

  • Available at Manawatū
  • Available via Distance Learning
  • Not all courses are available each semester.
  • Available for international students studying in NZ

Take your study of geography to a higher level

With Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Geography) you’ll build on your undergraduate interests and develop your analysis and research skills.

Find out more about the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts parent structure.

What is it like?

Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Geography) prepares you to be a thoughtful and knowledgeable local and global citizen. You’ll develop important career skills in research, spatial analysis, and evidence-based examination of the pressing issues facing New Zealand and the world today.

Learn from a range of teaching methods

This diploma will allow you to investigate topics such as urbanisation, state restructuring, globalisation, geopolitics, agrifood, resource management and consumption. Your courses will help you gain a global perspective drawing from international case studies and examples, while maintaining a particular focus on New Zealand’s place in a changing world.

A good fit if you:

  • Are interested in going onto a Master of Arts (Geography)
  • Wish to stay relevant to current advances in geography
  • Want to investigate a particular aspect of geography


With a PGDipArts (Geography) you can choose from a wide range of careers including:

  • Conservation and environmental research
  • Energy development
  • Resource management
  • Forestry
  • Public service
  • International development and diplomacy
  • Local and regional councils
  • Business and market research
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Journalism

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