Postgraduate Certificate in Science

The Postgraduate Certificate in Science (PGCertSc) at Victoria University of Wellington aims to deepen your knowledge in an area of expertise or to try out study in a new branch of science. They can also provide professional development options within your area of interest.

Many interesting courses are on offer and include traditional science subjects as well as contemporary disciplines. Victoria University also offers two specialist postgraduate certificates


One trimester full time or up to two years part time.


A Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree or work experience with an average grade of B or higher in appropriate 300-level papers.

Course requirements

60 points at 400-level.

The certificate does not usually include a research project.


The Postgraduate Certificate in Science is offered in:


For more information, please contact the Postgraduate Coordinator of the relevant School or the Science Faculty Office.