• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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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Overview

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.

Career

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

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28083 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28083 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5622 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5622 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Domestic: NZ$8,530.80 – $9,274.80
  • International: NZ$42,606

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

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