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Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology

This course is available

On-Campus, Online

Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

1 semester

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023

Campus

Manawatu Campus

Summary

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.

Earn more

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.

Further study

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.

Entry criteria

All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University.

Specific requirements

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.

International English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS - 6.5 overall and minimum 6.0 in each band
  • TOEFL iBT – Overall score 90, minimum 20 in Writing
  • Cambridge English - C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a score of 176. No less than 169 in each skill.
  • NCEL - Level 5
  • PTE - 58 overall and minimum 50 in each communicative skills
  • LanguageCert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill or C2 Mastery IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill

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