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Postgraduate Diploma in Land and Society

Key information

Level of study:
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1 year
Start date: 22-February-2021
Lincoln University
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Graduates of Lincoln University's Postgraduate Diploma in Land and Society will have developed an advanced, multi-disciplinary appreciation of the theory and methods for understanding the interaction of people, societies and their physical and natural environments. They will also have gained comprehensive skills in applying that theory to significant ‘real world’ problems. Graduates from the Postgraduate Diploma in Land and Society will contribute to knowledge regarding socio-physical phenomena, be able to critically evaluate information, and communicate this knowledge effectively. They will have quantitative or qualitative analytical skills, or both, that will allow them to solve a range of both theoretical and practical problems. Graduates will be equipped with advanced research skills and capable of high-level research.

Summary of Regulations

Pass 120 credits in total

Entry criteria

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in a related area of study with a B- grade average in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses.

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that your English is good enough to study successfully at university. Lincoln University recognises achievement through a limited number of recognised tests of English Language. Below are the minimum standards for entry to the programme:

  • IELTS academic score of 6.5 overall, with no individual component less than 6.0
  • TOEFL (iBT) overall score of 80 (with at least 21 in writing and 18 in Speaking)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and First (FCE) overall score of 176, with no individual component less than 169
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 58 with no communicative score of less than 50
  • Lincoln University English Language GCAE or LU EL 70%.


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