Graduate Certificate in Science

Already have a degree? Gain advanced knowledge in science, or computer and mathematical sciences in as little as one semester with the Graduate Certificate in Science.

This graduate certificate is aimed at professionals, including secondary school teachers, who want to update their knowledge of current technologies and applications of science, or computer and mathematical sciences. The Graduate Certificate in Science also prepares students for postgraduate study in an area of science, or computer and mathematical sciences in which they were not originally trained.

Minimum entry requirements

  • A bachelor's degree OR
  • Relevant professional qualification or experience approved by the dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor's degree

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent.

English language requirements

You choose papers from the Bachelor of Science to make up a total of 60 points. At least 45 points must be at level 7.

Papers cover

  • Analytics
  • Applied conservation
  • Applied mathematics
  • Astronomy
  • Biomedical science
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Environmental sciences
  • Food safety
  • Food science
  • Geospatial science
  • Health protection
  • Marine biology
  • Microbiology

Bachelor of Science

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1043
Level:
7
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

24 Feb 2020

13 Jul 2020

Fees:
Domestic
$3,290 - $3,299
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a workload of 60 points in 2019. Exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
$17,160
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a workload of 60 points in 2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.