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 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 to further study in the Master of Science or Master of Science (Research).

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 papers drawn from those in the Master of Science. You complete papers to make up a total of 120 points. Enrolment in papers is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of papers.

Choose from a wide range of papers

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

Specialisations

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

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1038
Level:
8
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

15 Jul 2019

24 Feb 2020

13 Jul 2020

Fees:
Domestic
$8,540
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 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
$35,820
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 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.

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