Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSc)
A Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSc) at Victoria University of Wellington is a one year programme that extends a Bachelor's (BSc) degree with a postgraduate coursework qualification. It provides an alternative to Honours for graduates who wish to extend their subject expertise.
A wide range of exciting programmes are on offer and include traditional science subjects as well as contemporary disciplines. Victoria University also offers a number of specialist postgraduate diplomas.
A B+ average grade in the PGDipSc may enable you to gain entry to Part 2 of a Master's programme in the following year.
One year full time or two years part time.
A Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline with an average grade of B or higher in appropriate 300-level papers.
120 points at 400-level.
The diploma does not require a research project, although a project may be included in some programmes.
The diploma is offered in:
- Cell and Molecular Bioscience
- Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience
- Computer Graphics
- Computer Science
- Conservation Biology
- Cross-cultural Psychology
- Ecological Restoration
- Ecology and Biodiversity
- Electronic and Computer Systems
- Logic and Computation
- Marine Biology
- Molecular Microbiology
- Petroleum Geoscience
- Physical Geography
- Statistics and Operations Research
- Stochastic Processes in Finance and Insurance