Diploma in Human Development

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Entry requirements

Students must have entrance to University to gain admission.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Diploma in Human Development structure

To qualify for this Diploma you must gain 120 credits which includes:

a) Four Core courses (60 credits):
275.102 Human Development
275.203 Child Development
275.204 Adult Development
275.208 Adolescent Development

b) Four elective courses (60 credits):
At least two courses (30 credits) from:
253.250 Counselling Principles and Practices
253.255 Cultural Issues in Counselling
253.353 Guidance Principles and Practice
275.202 Development Through Relationships
275.237 Narrative in Human Development
275.304 Gender Development
275.307 Infants in Families

Up to two courses (30 credits) from:
150.201 Te Kawenata o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand Society
150.202 Hauora Tangata: Māori Health Foundations
175.101 Psychology as a Social Science
176.102 New Zealand Society
176.211 Gender and Sexuality: Central Themes
176.221 Ethnicity and Identity: Central Themes
230.111 Tū Kupu: Writing and Inquiry
250.233 Gender and Health
273.206 Adult Learning

To see the regulations, please click 'Regulations' button.

These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates

How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

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