Graduate and Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma are study programs which are offered at universities and some colleges (ITPs, PTEs) in New Zealand.
Graduate Certificate and Diploma are designed primarily as a vehicle for degree graduates to pursue further study at an advanced undergraduate level. You can enroll these programs after Bachelor studies and their aim is to improve your knowledge earned on previous studies or to expand it on some other study fields.
Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma are designed to extend and deepen an individual's knowledge and skills. These programs are designed as specializations in some fields, so they can be of great importance with employment or career advancement as well as to prepare you for postgraduate studies.
New Zealand has two major intakes in February and July. Besides that some private institutions offer more intakes during the year.
Depending on type and study field these programs may last from 6 months up to 2 years.
Tuition fees depend on the type, study field and institution. In general tuition fees range from 12.000NZD up to 32.000NZD.
Enrollment conditions for some of these programs are completed Bachelor studies and passed IELTS test (average score depends on study field and institution).