Diploma in Science
University of Otago
Natural and Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates of this programme will gain the foundational and introductory knowledge appropriate to their chosen major subject, and they will be inducted into the basic discourse conventions of their discipline. Graduates will develop the practical skills and attitudes necessary for effective learning at undergraduate level and beyond.
Key Information for Students
Every applicant shall either (a) be an international student with an overall IELTS score of 5.5 (with no band less than 5.0) or equivalent; have completed the final year of their high school system; and have gained the equivalent of a minimum B- average across at least 3 relevant subjects or (b) be a student whose achievement at NCEA Level 3 or equivalent is deemed sufficient to meet the requirements of the programme, even if their achievement does not meet the requirements for matriculation to the University.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|In further study
|On a benefit
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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.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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