12 months
31791 USD/year
6311 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


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. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


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.

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    31791 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31791 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6311 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6311 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$8,797.20 – $9,565.20
  • International: NZ$44,310

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.


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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