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Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology

Massey University

Subject area

Natural and Physical Sciences


17 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

PGCertScTech graduates will have advanced knowledge to enhance professional development and skills in a new area of applied science, science, technology or veterinary science, or to update their knowledge and skills in the area in which they graduated. 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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A Bachelor s degree in the sciences, technology or engineering with a major in the intended postgraduate subject, or equivalent; or a Bachelor s degree in the sciences, technology or engineering followed by a Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology comprising approved 300-level courses in the intended postgraduate subject; or any Bachelor s degree followed by a Graduate Diploma in Science and Technology comprising approved 300-level courses in the intended postgraduate subject; or relevant practical, professional or scholarly experience equivalent to the requirements of regulation 1(b) as approved by Academic Board or its delegate; and have performed at an acceptable level in any tests of academic aptitude and/or interviews prescribed by Academic Board or its delegate.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


17 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$5,152 $5,152
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,857 $9,857
Total $15,008 $15,008

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $49,457
Earnings range $37,673 - $59,023
In employment 53%
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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Scholarship information

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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 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263

Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.

Campus locations


State Highway 57


Wallace Street
Mt Cook


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.

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