Course details

Postgraduate Diploma in Land and Society
NZQF Level 8

About the course

Graduates of this programme 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 of the Postgraduate Diploma in Land and Society will be able to contribute to knowledge regarding socio-physical phenomena, critically evaluate information, and communicate this knowledge effectively. They will have quantitative or qualitative analytic 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.

About the provider

Established in 1878 as the Southern Hemisphere’s first dedicated agricultural college, Lincoln University is here to enhance lives and grow the future. We facilitate excellent research and education to grow the knowledge of our students, and help shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationship between land, food and ecosystems.

Lincoln provides an environment that enables students and researchers to grow into their potential, to become thought leaders who will grow the future, so they can go on to enhance and enrich the lives of others for generations to come. It is an environment that nurtures and facilitates growth in all areas of development: physical, emotional, intellectual, financial and societal.

Lincoln has students from more than 80 countries, and our graduates can be found making a difference around the globe.