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Biomedical Science

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
26287 USD/year
5337 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Ideal for high-achieving graduates from science qualifications and some clinical programmes (eg MBChB). Examine processes underpinning human disease processes, and design and conduct medical science research addressing key health issues with this Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science from University of Auckland.

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Postgraduate research options reflect our strengths in cancer biology and therapeutics; cardiovascular biology; cellular and molecular biomedicine; genetics and development; microbiology and immunology; neurobiology; nutrition; and reproduction, growth and metabolism.


Graduates of this Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science from University of Auckland will find there are a variety of opportunities in universities, research institutes and pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries. Private sector employment in the latter fields is particularly strong in the United States and Europe. 

Significant growth in this area is anticipated in New Zealand. We advise that the University of Auckland is not involved in the employment of graduates and can make no guarantee of post-qualification registration or employment in New Zealand or any other country.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design and Analysis in Biomedical Research
  • Project Design in Biomedical Science
  • Stage VII Course

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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences at a recognised university (or similar institution).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26287 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26287 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5337 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5337 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$8,701.20 – $9,460.80
  • International: NZ$44,310


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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