The programme of study for Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Science - Electronics at University of Otago shall consist of approved 400- and 500-level papers to the value of 60 points, and shall normally include papers from more than one subject. With the approval of the Head of Department or Course Director concerned, papers worth up to 20 points from 400- and 500-level papers other than those specified in the relevant Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) table may be included.
Electronics is a rapidly changing area, and is a major growth industry worldwide. It includes electronic communications technologies such as radio and lasers, large-scale integrated electronics systems, and the software that governs the application of this technology.
There are countless research and commercial career opportunities in New Zealand and overseas for our graduates and their technical expertise.
New Zealand’s involvement in the Square Kilometer Array radio telescope (SKA) provides exciting opportunities for electronics graduates to become part of an international research project to explore the fundamental nature of the Universe. Graduates also work as electronics professionals in the rapidly evolving business climate of new electronic technologies, including communications. Examples are radio and optical systems, commercial or industrial control systems, consumer goods, entertainment products, computers and peripherals, scientific and medical equipment, wireless applications or research and development
The programme of study
- shall consist of approved 400- and 500-level papers, to the value of 60 points, selected from the papers specified in Science Schedule D for the Master of Applied Science subject concerned.
- shall normally include papers from more than one subject.
- may, with the approval of the Head of Department or Course Director concerned, include papers worth up to 20 points from 400-and 500-level papers other than those specified in Science Schedule D.
- 6 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
Applications close 31 October but late applications, not requiring evaluation for credit, may be considered until 10 December.
DisciplinesElectronics & Embedded Technology View 10 other Masters in Electronics & Embedded Technology in New Zealand
- Entrance requirements for postgraduate study vary by programme with most requiring a minimum bachelor-level qualification in the same field, and some having additional requirements such as relevant work experience and/or professional registration in New Zealand.
- A postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma can usually be taken at any time after the completion of your bachelor's degree.
- If you hold an honours degree or postgraduate diploma you may be able to eligible for master’s study by thesis only. In some cases if you hold a bachelor’s degree you may apply for a coursework master’s degree or for master’s study by coursework and thesis.
International11185 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11185 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
National6258 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6258 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
- National: 9,214 NZD
- International: 16,550 NZD
The University offers a number of generous masters’ awards and doctoral scholarships (for PhD and other doctoral-level study). These scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, research ability (where applicable) and suitability within the department. No interview is required. Students already receiving a full scholarship covering tuition fees and living costs are not usually eligible.
You can find out more about our scholarship options by visiting our scholarship page: https://www.otago.ac.nz/international/future-students/international-scholarships/
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.