Postgraduate Certificate in Science

Broaden your knowledge within specialist fields of science, or computer and mathematical sciences in as little as one semester with the Postgraduate Certificate in Science.

This coursework-based qualification includes courses from the Master of Science. You can choose from a wide range of courses in science, or computer and mathematical sciences.

Throughout your studies you develop advanced analytical, planning and critical thinking skills. Graduates may progress from these programmes to further study at master’s level.

Start date: 2021

Start date: 2022

Minimum entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent OR
  • Graduate Diploma in Science or equivalent OR
  • A relevant professional qualification or professional 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 must complete 60 points from courses in the Master of Science. You can choose from a wide range of courses in science, or computer and mathematical sciences.

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1039
Level:
8
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
12 Jul 2021
28 Feb 2022
18 Jul 2022
Fees:
Domestic
$4,404
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a workload of 60 points in 2021. The exact tuition fee will depend on courses selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2021, 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
$18,816 (computing) - $19,001 (science)
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a workload of 60 points in 2021. The exact tuition fee will depend on courses selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2021, 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 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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