Postgraduate Certificate in Drug Discovery and Development

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified

Duration

21 Weeks

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be able to apply selected knowledge of chemical biology and drug discovery to the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, agrichemical, bioanalytical, chemical and related industries. Graduates may be able to continue to the Postgraduate Diploma in Drug Discovery and Development (VI002E) or the Master of Drug Discovery and Development (VI001Y). The Postgraduate Certificate in Drug Discovery and Development is also an exit qualification from the Diploma or Masters degree.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelor s degree from a tertiary institution in a relevant subject, with a B+ average grade in relevant courses.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

21 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
N/A N/A
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A

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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 $49,456
Earnings range $34,874 - $55,281
In employment 46%
In further study 48%
On a benefit 2%

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Alison Morton Scholarship in Ecology/Marine Biology

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

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

Value:

Approximately $1,500; subject to funds available.

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Waitaha-A-Hei / Victoria University of Wellington Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

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

Value:

Total value up to $15,500

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

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

Where does this information come from?

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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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