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Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences requires you to have either
An equivalent qualification will be considered as a bachelor’s degree followed by a Graduate Diploma in Information Sciences, having achieved a B grade average over the 300-level courses.
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
You will follow a flexible course of study, consisting of courses totalling at least 120 credits at 700-level from the Schedule, including attendance at block courses, workshops, tutorials, or laboratories as required.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences may be awarded with or without an endorsement. You may complete an endorsement by passing at least 75 credits from an endorsement. The endorsements available are: Computer Science, Information Technology and Software Engineering.
Your 120 credit postgraduate diploma will carry the award of Distinction, if completed at a superior standard (equivalent to First Class Honours), or Merit (equivalent to Second Class Honours, Division One) if completed within one year of first enrolling in full-time study or within three years of first enrolling in part-time study.
All requirements must be completed within four years of first enrolling in the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences.
These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates
To find out how to plan your study and/or see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please click the 'Regulations' button. It will display the regulatory information for the programme you have selected.
If you would like to find out more about individual course requirements, please use our Course search.
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We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.
To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.
If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.
You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.
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