Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Aquaculture


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1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Aquaculture programme is to produce work-ready graduates with the personal attributes, advanced specialised knowledge and practical skills necessary to make an immediate and innovative contribution to sustainable aquaculture development whether locally, nationally or internationally.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic Requirements: Applicants must have a Bachelor s Degree or a Graduate Certificate or Diploma in a similar subject or relevant skills and knowledge acquired through appropriate work or professional experience. English Language Requirements: If English is not the applicant s first language, applicants will need to provide evidence from: An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each band) from a single test issued within the last two years OR A test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Table OR Achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements. Other Requirements: For distance study, applicants must have the following to be able to utilise the online learning environment and complete practical/vocational aspects of the Programme: - Employment in a suitable aquaculture industry workplace OR Recent relevant experience and access to a suitable aquaculture industry workplace to undertake assignment and practical work required for specific courses - Ability to attend compulsory residential workshops - Ability to attend NMIT or an alternative venue at another tertiary institute to complete examinations Alternative Requirements: Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic entry requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience in a similar area, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager (or delegate).

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,461 $7,461
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$26,383 $26,383
Total $33,844 $33,844

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

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Free phone: 0800 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325

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