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Graduate Diploma in Laboratory Technology

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Ara

Subject area

Laboratory Technology

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.

Entry requirements

Academic Requirements
A Bachelor degree in science relevant to this qualification gained within the last five years or recent relevant experience.
Alternative Requirements
Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic Entry Requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry. Contact Ara for advice.
Additional Information
A pathway into this programme is available through NZ2552 New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science Level 5.
English Requirements
Applicants for whom English is not their first language may also be required to provide evidence of English language skills as listed below. Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, should contact Ara for advice.
* IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 6.5 in speaking and listening, 6.0 in writing and reading). For acceptable alternatives refer to the English Proficiency Outcomes Chart on Ara Institute of Canterbury's website.
Note: IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
Students who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The programme will enable students to upskill and build on existing capability in laboratory technical skills and knowledge, and enhance employability as laboratory technicians in a wide range of industries. It is targeted at people who have a strong interest in laboratory science, and who wish to work in the life sciences, chemistry, earth sciences, environmental science and associated industries.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Natural and Physical Sciences at this level can earn:

$44,000

Median earnings one year after study

($1)

Median earnings two years after study

($1)

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

Not Available

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Real world Education Ltd. Scholarships

Provided by:

Real World Education Learning Centre - Director

Website:

https://www.real.ac.nz/

Value:

Up to 10% of tuition fees.

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CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

Read more

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.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (03) 940 8669
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

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

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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