Graduate Diploma in Science

In as little as one year you can develop advanced expertise and knowledge in science, or computer and mathematical sciences with the Graduate Diploma in Science.

This graduate diploma is designed for 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 Diploma 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

English language requirements

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

You choose papers from the Bachelor of Science to make up a total of 120 points. At least 75 points must be at level 7. You can include 30 points from any other bachelor’s degree (with approval f the programme leader).

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:
AK1042
Level:
7
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

Fees:
Domestic
$6,450 - $6,613
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2018. Exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 fees 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
$33,330
  • This represents the tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2018. Exact tuition fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 tuition fees 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.