New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science
Real World Education
Natural and Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified
Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.
It is recommended that candidates hold a level 4 qualification in science.
NCEA or alternate entry requirements will be set by the providers.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide individuals with theoretical and/or technical knowledge within a range of natural and physical sciences for employment and/or progression to higher level qualifications.
The qualification will also identify for the science-related sectors of Aotearoa New Zealand those employees who are able to work independently in routine operational positions in the manufacturing and regulatory industries, field work, research and development.
What graduates earn
Graduates who studied Other Natural and Physical Sciences at this level can earn:
Median earnings one year after study
Median earnings two years after study
Median earnings five years after study
Status one year after study
Employment rate two years after study
Examples of related scholarships
Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Award
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.