UniversityUniversity of Otago
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2024
University of Otago
The Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) is a 180-point, coursework postgraduate degree. A candidate would normally be a graduate but the degree is also open to those with other relevant qualifications.
The MAppSc is designed for students who wish to pursue an interdisciplinary programme of study underpinned by science that delivers versatile skills relevant to multiple end-users. Optional paths are available that emphasise commercialisation, workplace-based projects or independent study.
Optional papers for particular interests
The MAppSc can be completed in 12 months or in stages, providing flexibility for recent graduates and those currently employed.
PLBI 401 Special Topic
BTNY 461 Plant Physiology and Biotechnology
BTNY 465 Plant and Environment
Four further approved 400-level papers
APPS 597 Supervised Independent Study
Note: July commencement may be possible, although the duration of the qualification may be longer, or paper selection may be limited.
Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Sciences).
Every applicant shall have fulfilled one of the following conditions:
In considering an applicant's qualifications, regard will be had to the detail of the course of study followed to gain the qualification, as well as the applicant's performance in the programme.
English language requirements