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Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Forensic Science

University of Auckland

12 months
Duration
29666 USD/year
6372 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
  • Forensic scientist
  • Laboratory technician
  • Pharmaceutical representative

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

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

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

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  • International

    29666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29666 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6372 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$9,565.20
  • International: NZ$44,526

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

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

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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