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Certificate

Looking for a short-term study option?  A certificate can help pave your way to future success, and is equivalent to the first year of study of a bachelors degree. It's a great way to gain an introductory qualification in a field of study.

A certificate can be taken in any of the following fields of study:

  • Arts
  • Communication Studies
  • Education
  • Environmental Planning
  • Law
  • Management
  • Māori and Pacific Development
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Sport and Leisure Studies
  • Tourism

See below for a full list of subjects that you can complete a certificate in, under the subjects drop down menu.

Requirements

Students must gain 120 points at 100 level or above, including 90 points in one field. Students must also meet any relevant field requirements. Normally a Certificate involves one year of full-time study.

Note: A candidate who has successfully completed papers for this qualification may apply to have them transferred to an undergraduate degree, before the qualification is awarded.

Undergraduate Certificate in Māori and Pacific Development

The Undergraduate Certificate and Undergraduate Diploma in Māori and Pacific Development are available to students who wish to study in a particular field without having to complete a whole bachelors degree.

To complete the requirements of the Undergraduate Certificate, students must gain 120 points at 100 level or above. At least 90 points must be gained in one field. Up to 30 points may be included from other undergraduate fields.

Key information

Study Locations Hamilton
Faculty All
Year 1

Subjects

These are all the subjects available for the Certificate

TITLE TYPE
Accounting
Agribusiness
American Studies
Animal Behaviour
Anthropology
Applied Computing
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Chinese
Creative Practices
Creative Technologies
Design Media
Earth Sciences
Economics
Education and Society
Electronic Business
Electronic Commerce
Electronics
English
English as a Second Language
Environmental Planning
Environmental Sciences
Ethics
Finance
French
Geography
History
Hospitality Management
Human Development
Human Resource Management
Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
International Languages and Cultures
Japanese
Labour Studies
Linguistics
Management Systems
Maori Media and Communication
Marketing
Materials and Processing
Mathematics
Music
Māori and Pacific Development
Māori Cultural Studies/Tikanga Māori
Māori Language/Te Reo Māori
New Zealand Studies/Akoranga Aotearoa
Pacific Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Population Studies
Psychology
Public Policy
Public Relations
Screen and Media Studies
Social Policy
Sociology
Spanish
Statistics
Strategic Management
Supply Chain Management
Theatre Studies
Tourism Management
Treaty of Waitangi Studies/Akoranga Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Women's and Gender Studies
Writing Studies

Scholarships and prizes

Visit our Scholarship Finder for information about possible scholarships

Admission and enrolment

You will be eligible to apply for a certificate if you have University Entrance or its equivalent. For more information see entry requirements.

Contacts

Phone: 0800 924 528

Email: info@waikato.ac.nz

Degree Structure