Postgraduate Certificate 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



6 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Elevate your impact on shaping a better world by delving into the application of science through Lincoln University’s Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Science. This program, derived from our esteemed Master’s science programs, empowers you to contribute meaningfully to advancements in various scientific disciplines.


Science serves as the catalyst for innovation across vital sectors such as agriculture, food production, medicine, transport, and communications. In today’s context, science is increasingly directed towards sustainable management and conservation of our biosphere and natural resources. The Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Science at Lincoln University offers a flexible learning program, allowing you to choose courses from advanced Master’s programs in Science, Applied Science, Agricultural Science, and Horticultural Science. Moreover, this certificate serves as a stepping stone for further education, providing a pathway toward a Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s degree.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of a relevant New Zealand level 7 bachelor’s degree or recognised equivalent with a B- average or better in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses
  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall, with no individual component less than 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT Overall score of 80 (with at least 21 in Writing and 18 in Speaking)
  • Cambridge English Overall score of 176, with no individual component less than 169
  • Pearson Test of English 58 overall score – with no communicative skill less than 50
  • NZCEL Level 5

Select your courses from the Schedule of Courses for:

  • Master of Agricultural Science
  • Master of Horticultural Science
  • Master of Applied Science
  • Master of Science

For more information, please visit perspective universities.

Future Career Outcomes

Completing the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Science positions graduates for dynamic career outcomes. From pioneering research to driving sustainability initiatives, alumni become influential contributors to the scientific community. Future career trajectories involve leadership roles in research institutions, environmental agencies, and industries at the forefront of scientific innovation.

Visa Requirements:

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