Postgraduate 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

Unlock the full potential of science with our Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Science at Lincoln University. This program is designed to cultivate your advanced abilities in applying scientific knowledge to key industries, addressing the intricate challenges faced by sectors such as agriculture and the global management of our planet and its invaluable resources.


Lincoln University’s Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Science is a dynamic exploration of the advanced applications of science in various industries. Focusing on agriculture, medicine, communications, transport, and the critical role of science in managing and conserving our biosphere, this one-year senior study program offers unparalleled flexibility. From soil science to transport studies and environmental management, you have the opportunity to tailor your studies. Additionally, the program allows you to progress seamlessly towards a Master’s degree, providing a comprehensive and flexible learning experience.

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

This is usually a single year, full-time study qualification. You’re required to achieve 120 credits from the schedule of courses, matching the regulations of the relevant master’s degree.

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Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the program are poised for diverse and impactful career outcomes. Positioned at the intersection of science and industry, they contribute to advancements in agriculture, environmental management, and various sectors requiring applied scientific expertise.

Visa Requirements:

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