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PGCert - Professional Writing as a subject

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

Studying Professional Writing at Waikato teaches you high-level skills as a reader, writer and editor with excellent verbal, grammatical and analytical skills to excel your writing career.


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Key information

Years: 0.5
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
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*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.

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Prescriptions for the PGCert(ProfWrit), PGDip(ProfWrit) and MPW

To be eligible to be considered for enrolment in the MPW, a student must have completed either:

a) a bachelors degree (or equivalent) with at least a B grade average across the 300 level papers, or

b) a bachelors degree with Honours (or equivalent) with at least second class honours (second division).

Students must complete 180 points from approved 500 level papers, and either a 120 point thesis, a 90 point thesis, a 60 point dissertation, or a 30 point dissertation.

Students who are ineligible to continue with the Degree may be eligible to graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate.


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Contacts

School of Arts
Phone: +64 7 838 4080 or 0800 800 145
Email: wfass@waikato.ac.nz