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PGCert - Management and Sustainability as a subject

Management and Sustainability is available with the Postgraduate Certificate only.

Postgraduate certificates and diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree.

In today's world of limited resources and increasing social justice concerns, we need informed, dedicated managers with the business and leadership skills to make a positive difference to the planet. How will you make your mark?

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Key information

Years: 0.5
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Estimated Fees* (International): $17,950 - $22,875 per year
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
All amounts are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). *Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Career opportunities

  • Corporate sustainability manager
  • Government sustainability manager
  • Sustainability co-ordinator
  • Sustainability policy analyst
  • Natural resource manager

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Prescriptions for the PGCert(MgtStn), PGDip(MgtStn)[1] and MMS[1]

The qualification regulations define the subject requirements for the PGCert(MgtStn), PGDip(MgtStn) and MMS.

PGCert(MgtStn) students must include 60 points from ACCTN541, ECONS515, LCOMM584, MAORI502, POLSC537, STMGT580 and THMGT502.

PGDip(MgtStn) students must include 60 points from ECONS515, LCOMM584 and STMGT580, and 30 points from ACCTN541, MAORI502, MGSUS591, POLSC537 and THMGT502.

MMS students must complete MNMGT581, one of MGSUS591, MGSUS592, MGSUS593 or MGSUS594; and include 60 points from ECONS515, LCOMM584 and STMGT580. Students taking the 120 point MMS are required to complete at least 60 points from the papers listed for the subject. Students taking the 180 point MMS are required to complete at least 120 points from the papers listed for the subject.


[1] There will be no new intake into the PGDip(MgtStn) and MMS in 2024.

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