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Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences (Computer Science)

Key facts

  • Available at Auckland
  • Not all listed subject course options are on offer every year
  • Available for international students studying in NZ

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Regulations

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Entry requirements

Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences (Computer Science) requires you to have either

  • A Bachelor of Information Sciences, or an equivalent qualification, having achieved a B grade average over the 300-level majoring courses.
  • An equivalent qualification will be considered as a bachelor’s degree followed by a Graduate Diploma in Information Sciences, having achieved a B grade average over the 300-level courses.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences (Computer Science) structure

  1. Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences shall follow a flexible course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:
    1. 120 credits at 700-level selected from the Schedule for the Qualification;
      and including:
    2. Attending workshops, block courses, tutorials or laboratories as required.

Merit or Distinction

Students who complete within one year of first enrolling for full-time study or within three years of first enrolling for part-time study may be eligible for Merit or Distinction.

Requirements

Time limits for completion for eligibility for Distinction or Merit

Your 120 credit postgraduate diploma will carry the award of Distinction, if completed at a superior standard (equivalent to First Class Honours), or Merit (equivalent to Second Class Honours, Division One) if completed within one year of first enrolling in full-time study or within three years of first enrolling in part-time study.

Maximum time to completion

All requirements must be completed within four years of first enrolling in the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences.

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.

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