Postgraduate Diploma in Science
Natural and Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will have knowledge at a higher level than a BSc graduate in a science discipline. They will be able to critically evaluate information and communicate effectively, and be prepared for further study or employment. They will have good quantitative skills, 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 discipline, be able to design experiments and analyse data appropriately.
Key Information for Students
Minimum requirements: A Bachelors degree, in the intended postgraduate subject, with a minimum B- average over the majoring 300-level courses, or equivalent; or a Bachelors degree followed by a Graduate Diploma endorsed in the intended postgraduate subject, with a minimum B- average over the 300-level courses.
Detailed requirements: See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
|Student fees (what you pay)||$8,923||$8,923|
|Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays)||$17,289||$17,289|
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
Successful course completions 85%
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$37,673 - $59,023|
|In further study||43%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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Main Campus Office
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State Highway 57
Albany Expressway (SH17)
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.