Graduate Diploma in Applied Science

Study Discipline: Applied Sciences
Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Transform your passion for problem-solving and discovery into a dynamic career dedicated to shaping our future. The Graduate Diploma in Applied Science at Lincoln University opens doors to a world where scientific innovation meets real-world challenges, fostering a holistic approach to improving our world.


In a rapidly evolving world filled with challenges and opportunities, science stands as a key driver of progress. Lincoln University’s Graduate Diploma in Applied Science is your gateway to a realm where science meets industry, medicine, transportation, communications, agriculture, and technology. This program goes beyond, emphasizing the pivotal role of science in managing and conserving our biosphere and natural resources. Stream your studies into diverse specializations such as agriculture, plant protection, environmental monitoring, ecology for nature conservation, food quality management, and science and entrepreneurship.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree from an accredited higher education institution in New Zealand.
  • Or an equivalent educational achievement or level.
  • IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with no individual component less than 5.5
  • TOEFL iBT Overall score of 60 (with at least 18 in Writing)
  • Cambridge English Overall score of 169, with no individual component less than 162
  • Pearson Test of English 50 overall score – with no communicative skill less than 42
  • NZCEL Level 4

Lincoln’s Graduate Diploma in Applied Science normally requires one year of full-time study. You need 120 credits with a minimum of 75 credits at the 300 level.  The remaining credits, including a maximum of 15 at 100 level, can be chosen from the Schedule of Courses.

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Future Career Outcomes

  • Lead groundbreaking projects at the intersection of science and industry.
  • Contribute to sustainable practices in agriculture, environmental conservation, and food quality management.
  • Play a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of science and entrepreneurship.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit New Zealand page for student visa and student life.