UniversityUniversity of Auckland
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
University of Auckland
The PGDipSci programme involves one year of full-time study, or up to four years of part-time study, after you have completed the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree.
Summer School will start in January.
You can study Geography as a postgraduate specialisation in either the Faculty of Science or Faculty of Arts programmes.
If you are an aspiring geologist and physical geographer, you can explore themes in climatology, hydrology and biogeography and fundamental concepts in geomorphology and learn about mapping and analysing information using GIS. Or, you may want to concentrate on human geography and delve into understanding how different views and attitudes influence people's interactions with the environment, globalisation and its effect, and environmental management. This subject also available in faculty of arts.
Areas of research interests open to exploration include:
Further study options
Taught 120 points
You must have completed an undergraduate degree in science at a recognised university (or similar institution) in your intended specialisation with a GPE of 3.0. Some specialisations may require you to have completed specific courses in your undergraduate degree.
IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.