Graduate Diploma in Science and Technology
Natural and Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified
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A relevant Bachelors degree or equivalent; or equivalent relevant professional experience.
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.
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
Data as at November 2021
Examples of related scholarships
David Levene Foundation Bursaries
Up to $10,000 each per year each. Usually $1000 to $3000 is awarded
GCSB Women in STEM Scholarship
New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community
The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.
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.
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