Postgraduate Diploma in Science

Advance your understanding of science, or computer and mathematical sciences in as little as one year with the Postgraduate Diploma 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 to further study in the Master of Science or Master of Science (Research).

Start date: 2021

Start date: 2022

Minimum entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent OR
  • Graduate Diploma in Science or equivalent OR

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

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

English language requirements

The Postgraduate Diploma in Science is a coursework programme with courses drawn from those in the Master of Science. You complete courses to make up a total of 120 points. Enrolment in courses is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of courses.

Choose from a wide range of courses

You can complete this postgraduate diploma without a specialisation, and choose from a wide range of courses in computer and mathematical sciences, or science.

Specialisations

To specialise in one of the areas listed below, complete the courses listed for this specialisation.

Skills you will develop

The outcomes for graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Science are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1038
Level:
8
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
12 Jul 2021
28 Feb 2022
18 Jul 2022
Fees:
Domestic
$8,807
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 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
$37,633 computing) - $38,002 (science)
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 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.

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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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