Graduate Diploma in Laboratory Technology

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Laboratory Technology

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$7,142

over 1 Year - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The programme will enable students to upskill and build on existing capability in laboratory technical skills and knowledge, and enhance employability as laboratory technicians in a wide range of industries. It is targeted at people who have a strong interest in laboratory science, and who wish to work in the life sciences, chemistry, earth sciences, environmental science and associated industries.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A Bachelor degree in a science relevant to this qualification within the last five years (excluding a CPIT BAppSc). If you completed your degree more than 5 years ago you must have relevant recent laboratory work experience. Alternative requirements Evidence of literacy, numeracy and an ability to study at the appropriate level. This can be through study, work and/or life experience. CPIT literacy and numeracy assessments are available. Additional requirements English requirements If English is not your first language you are also required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below. Refer also to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart which includes credits in English-rich subjects from New Zealand educational institutions. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment. IELTS 6.5 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in reading and writing subtests and 7.0 in listening and speaking subtests).

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,142 $7,142
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$12,809 $12,809
Total $19,951 $19,951

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


Student Success

98%


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 $58,953
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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