Postgraduate Diploma in Land and Society

  • Upcoming start dates

    Semester 2 - 15 Jul 2024

    Semester 1 - 17 Feb 2025

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diplomas

  • Duration

    1 year full-time

  • Credits


  • Location

    Lincoln University Campus

Graduates of Lincoln University’s Postgraduate Diploma in Land and Society develop an advanced, in-depth, understanding of the interactions of people, societies and their physical and natural environments.

Study for free

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

About this programme

How people and societies interact with their environment determines the quality and nature of their lives.

Lincoln’s Postgraduate Diploma in Land and Society sows a multi-disciplinary appreciation of the theory and practical methods for evaluating the interaction of people, societies and their environments.

You’ll expand your knowledge of socio-physical phenomena, developing your information evaluation and communication skills.

You’ll also grow your quantitative and qualitative analytical abilities, be able to design and conduct advanced level research, and be capable of solving both theory-based and real world problems.

Programme information

Programme Structure

This is normally a one year, full-time study qualification. You’re required to achieve 120 credits from the schedule of courses shown here.

Year 1

Semester 1 courses

Semester 2 courses

  • PG Dip Land and Society List A*
  • PG Dip Land and Society List B*
  • Elective

  • Compulsory courses
  • Elective courses
  • Refer to the lists below

Plus a maximum of 40 credits at the 600-level, selected from the Schedule of Courses, with approval from the Academic Coordinator to ensure that your course choices form a coherent study programme.


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Programme contacts

Joanna Fountain

Associate Professor Joanna Fountain

Associate Professor

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