New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science

Waikato Institute of Technology

Subject area

Natural and Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$6,704

over 1 Year - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide individuals with in-depth theoretical and technical knowledge within a specialised field of science(s) for employment and/or progression to higher level qualifications.

The qualification will also identify for Aotearoa New Zealand those employees who are able to work independently in technical positions in a specialised field of science(s) in the manufacturing and regulatory industries, field work, research and development.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Candidates can gain entry to this programme by meeting one of the following criteria: a) Based on study completed at a NZ tertiary institution: i. The New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 5) (Ref:2552); or ii. An equivalent qualification; or b) Based on Discretionary Entrance Applicants who do not meet any of the entry options stated above, and think they have what it takes to complete this programme, can apply for Discretionary Entrance . The application is based on the applicant s ability to demonstrate a likelihood to succeed in the programme. The decision is at the discretion of the Head of School/Centre Director or their delegate. The ability to progress into further study depends on how successful the applicant is within the programme they apply and are accepted into under Discretionary Entrance . Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.0 in the academic band, with no individual band score lower than 5.5; or equivalent.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,704 $6,704
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$11,258 $11,258
Total $17,962 $17,962

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


Student Success

N/A


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 $64,114
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Award

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$2500

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Alan MacDiarmid Scholarship

Provided by:

Masterton Trust Lands Trust - Secretary-Manager

Website:

http://ltm.org.nz/grants/scholarships/

Value:

$1000

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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 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707
Email: qau@wintec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wintec.ac.nz

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

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.

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