Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology

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Entry requirements

Admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology requires you to have one of the following minimum requirements, at an appropriate level of academic achievement:

  • a Bachelor’s degree in the sciences, technology or engineering with a major in the intended postgraduate subject, or equivalent. 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. any Bachelor’s degree followed by a Graduate Diploma in Science and Technology comprising approved 300-level courses in the intended postgraduate subject. be admitted with equivalent experience to an undergraduate degree in a subject comprising at least seven years of appropriate level work experience approved by authorised College nominee.  

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Transition

  • All candidates who commenced study towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Science prior to 1 January 2018 may complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Science under the 2017 regulations.
  • In all cases candidates must complete the qualification within the timeframes for completion as specified in the Completion Requirements.
  • These transition arrangements expire on 31 December 2019.

Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology structure

Candidates for the Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 60 credits, comprising of a selection of courses from the Schedule to the Qualification. Including attending contact workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Transfers and cross credits

If you complete the requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology and wish to continue to a postgraduate diploma or masters degree, you will not be awarded the certificate. If the certificate has been awarded you must surrender the certificate if you wish to credit the certificate courses to a postgraduate diploma or masters degree within five years of completion of the certificate.

Maximum time to completion

All requirements must be completed within two years of first enrolling in the Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology.

These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates

Courses

To find out how to plan your study and/or see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please click the ‘regulations‘ tab. It will display the regulatory information for the programme you have selected.

If you would like to find out more about individual course requirements, please use our Course search.


How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

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Financial assistance

You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.

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