Develop knowledge in a specialised science discipline at undergraduate level or prepare yourself for further study to become a chiropractor.
The Diploma in Applied Science has three pathways:
You can choose one of three common pathways:
For this one-year qualification you need to complete eight courses from Year 1 and 2 of the Bachelor of Science.
This one-year diploma prepares you for the Bachelor of Chiropractic, taught through the New Zealand College of Chiropractic.
The Pre-Chiropractic pathway within the Diploma in Applied Science is an opportunity to meet the entry requirements of the New Zealand Chiropractic College. Completing the diploma doesn’t guarantee entry to the Bachelor of Chiropractic.
New Zealand College of Chiropractic website
You also choose one elective from the Bachelor of Science list of elective courses.
Graduates with this broad foundation in science are prepared for careers in science and laboratory work in a variety of industries. You can also progress to a higher level science qualification.
This pathway prepares you for entry into chiropractic college and becoming a registered chiropractor.
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.