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Study a Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology – PGCertScTech
If you successfully complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Science, you may be able to study towards the Postgraduate Diploma. Your PGCert can be credited towards this qualification. The Diploma offers you a wide range of science specialisations to choose from.
A 2017 Ministry of Education publication, The post-study earnings and destinations of young domestic graduates, found that, in New Zealand, earnings and employment rates increase with the level of qualification completed.
You may have the opportunity to proceed to a related postgraduate diploma or master’s degree. This depends upon achievement in the postgraduate certificate and the mix of courses studied.
All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University.
To enter the Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology you will:
have been awarded or qualified for a bachelor's degree in the sciences, technology or engineering with a major in the intended postgraduate subject, or equivalent, or
a bachelor's degree in the sciences, technology or engineering followed by a Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology comprising approved 300-level courses in the intended postgraduate subject, or
any bachelor's degree followed by a Graduate Diploma in Science and Technology comprising approved 300-level courses in the intended postgraduate subject, or
have completed extensive relevant practical, professional or scholarly experience equivalent to the undergraduate requirements as approved by the University.
You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.
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