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Graduate Diploma in Science

This course is available


Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma


1 year

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023


Auckland University of Technology


This graduate diploma is designed for professionals, including secondary school teachers, who want to update their knowledge of current technologies and applications of science, or computer and mathematical sciences. The Graduate Diploma in Science also prepares students for postgraduate study in an area of science, or computer and mathematical sciences in which they were not originally trained.

You choose papers from the Bachelor of Science to make up a total of 120 points. At least 75 points must be at level 7. You can include 30 points from any other bachelor’s degree (with approval f the programme leader).

Papers cover

  • Analytics
  • Applied conservation
  • Applied mathematics
  • Astronomy
  • Biomedical science
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Environmental sciences
  • Food safety
  • Food science
  • Geospatial science
  • Health protection
  • Marine biology
  • Microbiology

Entry criteria

A bachelor's degree OR
Relevant professional qualification or experience approved by the dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor's degree

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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