Postgraduate Certificate in Commerce

  • Upcoming start dates

    Semester 1 - 19 Feb 2024

    Semester 2 - 15 Jul 2024

    November Summer School - 11 Nov 2024

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificates

  • Duration

    0.5 years full-time

  • Credits


  • Location

    Lincoln University Campus or Online

Grow your career opportunities and career potential in the modern business world with an advanced-level postgraduate commerce qualification.


Study for free

If you're a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, you may be able to study this programme for free. Terms and conditions apply. Learn more here

About this programme

Commerce plays a vital role in enabling the holistic health of societies, developing the quality of our lives and directly empowering the successful futures of people, business and communities.

There are two variations to the Postgraduate Certificate in Commerce:

Programme information

Programme Structure

This is normally a single semester, full-time study qualification. You're required to achieve 60 credits from the schedule of courses, from the relevant master's degree.

Postgraduate Certificate in Commerce Programme Structure

Select your courses from the Schedule of Courses for:

The Postgraduate Certificate in Commerce is highly flexible, and many combinations of courses are possible. We strongly recommend you seek course advice when choosing your courses. 

The Postgraduate Certificate in Commerce (MBus Pathway) is a fully prescribed programme of study with five courses and no electives. Students may start the Postgraduate Certificate in Commerce (MBus Pathway) at multiple points though the year.

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Programme contacts

Christopher Gan

Professor Christopher Gan

Head of Department

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