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 papers from the Master of Science. You can choose from a wide range of papers 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: 2019

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

English language requirements

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

You must complete 60 points from papers in the Master of Science.

You can choose papers from a wide range of areas, including:

  • Anaytics
  • Applied conservation
  • Applied mathematics
  • Applied probability
  • Astronomy
  • Biomedical science
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental science
  • Food science
  • Geospatial science
  • Mathematics education
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular genetics

Master of Science

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1039
Level:
8
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

Fees:
Domestic
$4,270
  • 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
$17,910
  • 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.