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Forensic Science

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
Duration
26208 USD/year
5797 USD/year
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About

The Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science from University of Auckland teaches students how to develop and apply scientific knowledge and skills to investigate crime.

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Overview

The Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science from University of Auckland is an advanced qualification designed for students who have an undergraduate degree in science or technology related topics. It provides graduates with specialised knowledge and skills in the field of forensic science.

Taught at the School of Chemical Sciences, the PGDipForensic covers a broad range of topics. From DNA analysis to the development of new molecules to aid in the visualisation of fingerprint residues, students will learn about forensic data, chemical analysis, forensic biology and the statistical treatment of forensic data.

Career

The PGDipForensic prepares graduates for employment in the forensic science field.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Document examiner
  • ESR technician
  • Fingerprint examiner
  • Forensic geologist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics and Molecular Biology for Forensic Science
  • Techniques and Applications for Forensic Science
  • Environmental Forensic Science
  • Project in Forensic Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in science at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 4.0.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26208 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26208 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5797 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5797 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$9,460.80
  • International: NZ$42,814

Funding

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.

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