Diploma in Science

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Natural and Physical Sciences

Qualification

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Students will have obtained base knowledge in one or more areas of Science which will lay the foundation for further study in Science. Graduates of this qualification will have a broad understanding of the domains of Science and be able to apply basic knowledge of one or more areas of Science to a problem or situation.

What graduates earn

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

$35,000

Median earnings one year after study

$42,000

Median earnings two years after study

$52,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

52%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

GCSB Women in STEM Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community

Website:

https://www.gcsb.govt.nz/working-for-us/gcsb-women-in-stem-scholarship/

Value:

The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.

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Vice Chancellor's Excellence Award

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

Course fees and a certificate of proficiency

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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 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

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

Sources

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