Graduate Diploma in Science and Technology
Natural and Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will gain knowledge and skills in a different area of science to an advanced level, equivalent to that of a BSc graduate, or to update their knowledge and skills in such an area. GDipSc holders will have specialised in biological sciences, information sciences, mathematical sciences and physical sciences. They will be critical thinkers, able to communicate effectively and have good quantitative skills. They will be able to solve a range of both theoretical and practical problems, have acquired the ability to work independently and with groups and, where relevant to the endorsement, be able to design experiments and analyse data appropriately.
Key Information for Students
A relevant Bachelors degree or equivalent; or equivalent relevant professional experience.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Examples of related scholarships
Elsie and Laura Lehmann Trust
At the discretion of the Selection Committee
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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.
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.