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Marine Science

University of Otago

12 months
26053 USD/year
6914 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Postgraduate Diploma in Science - Marine Science is offered by University of Otago.


Key Features

Postgraduate Diploma in Science - Marine Sciences from University of Otago is open to students from a wide range of science backgrounds, including Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Geology. Some training in Mathematics and Statistics is required. The normal minimum prerequisite for the Master of Science and Postgraduate Diploma courses is a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree or equivalent. Both Master of Science (MSc) and Postgraduate Diploma programmes take a multidisciplinary approach to the study of Marine Science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Methods in Marine Science
  • Independent Project
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26053 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26053 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6914 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6914 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National: $9,501.00
  • International: $35,798

Living costs for Dunedin

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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