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: 2023

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:
27 Feb 2023
17 Jul 2023
Fees
Domestic
$4,946 (for 60 points)
($4,479 tuition fees + $467 student services levy)
International
Computing: $19,767 (for 60 points)
($19,300 tuition fees + $467 student services levy)
Science: $19,967 (for 60 points)
($19,500 tuition fees + $467 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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