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

Courses cover

  • Analytics
  • Biological Science
  • Biomedical Science
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Science
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematical Modelling and Computation

Bachelor of Science

Quick facts
Programme code:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
City Campus
17 Jul 2023
26 Feb 2024
15 Jul 2024
$4,083 - $4,092 (for 60 points)
($3,546 - $3,555 tuition fees + $537 student services levy)
Computing: $18,367 (for 60 points)
($18,300 tuition fees + $537 student services levy)
Science: $19,037 (for 60 points)
($18,500 tuition fees + $537 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • 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.

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