Bachelor of Applied Science (Laboratory Science)


Subject area

Natural and Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this degree programme is to provide students with hands-on applied knowledge, skills, competencies and attributes that will enable graduates to meet the requirements for a career in laboratory science.

The programme will build capability for strategic thinking and analysis in order to provide well-rounded, work-ready graduates who have experienced the realities of a workplace during their programme, where they can apply advanced knowledge and theories to practice in real life situations.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants under the age of l20 years must have University Entrance, including 30 credits in NCEA Level 2 from Science, Biology or Chemistry OR equivalent academic achievement OR one a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Executive Dean. Over the age of 20 are not required to meet any of the academic qualifications above but will be required to attend a conversation.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,579 $22,737
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$15,177 $45,532
Total $22,757 $68,270

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (06) 952 7000
Fax: (06) 952 7023

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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