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Admission to the Master of Science (180 or 240 credits) is open to students who have completed one of the following minimum pre-requisites:
Admission to the 120-credit Master of Science (by thesis) is open to students who have been awarded either of the following with a minimum B average:
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science shall follow a parts-based course of study, which shall consist of papers totalling at least 180 credits, comprising:
Candidates may complete a subject by passing at least 180 credits in a subject including:
For progression to Part Two of the Degree of Master of Science, candidates must have maintained a B Grade Average over the Part One papers.
An approved selection of 700-level papers from
122.703 Gene Expression
122.704 Molecular Cell Biology
122.713 Advanced Topics in Biochemistry
122.791 Special Topic
123.711 Research Methods in Chemistry and Nanoscience
123.712 Advanced Nanoscience and Physical Chemistry
123.713 Advanced Chemical Synthesis
123.792 Special Topic
124.712 Condensed Matter Physics
124.721 Quantum Mechanics and Group Theory
124.722 Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Field Theory
124.761 Topics Statistical Physics and Random Processes
124.762 Chemical Physics
124.791 Special Topic
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