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About Certificate at University of Waikato

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.


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.

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