Postgraduate Diploma in Science and Technology (Nanoscience)Massey University
About this program
Pathway to further study
A postgraduate diploma is the stepping stone to a research-based degree such as a masters or PhD.
WHAT IS IT LIKE?
Massey University’s Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Nanoscience) gives you the opportunity to join the pathway to in-depth research at a masters level. The programme consists of 90 credits of taught programmes and 30 credits of research.
The programme gives you the opportunity to show your analytical thinking and high-level research capability. If you complete the programme at a satisfactory level you may be able to proceed to the Masters of Science (Nanoscience). If so, credits you have gained through this qualification may be credited to the masters programme.
Globally-renowned multi-disciplinary expertise
Let our experts help you develop your own expertise. Massey’s nanoscience lecturers have an extensive range of experience in the area of nanoscience. The department also has strong links to related areas like chemistry, biological science and material science. Massey itself also has expertise in a broad science disciplines - from fundamental science to applied agricultural science and business skills. This means no matter what your research interest you will have access to a broad range of experts to assist you develop your own research and expertise.
Why postgraduate study?
Postgraduate study is hard work but hugely rewarding and empowering. The Postgraduate Diploma in Science’s workload replicates the high-pressure environment of senior workplace roles. Our experts are there to guide but if you have come from undergraduate study, you will find that postgraduate study demands more in-depth and independent study.
Sought after by employers
International trends are for employers to reward postgraduate study well, especially in larger enterprises. The skills you learn are increasingly recognised as setting you apart from other potential employees. International chemistry and engineering publications have run surveys showing clearly that the more postgraduate study you complete, the higher your salary in the workforce.
Postgraduate Diploma in Science and Technology (Nanoscience) structure
You will follow a flexible course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits of courses at 700-level or above from the Schedule and may include attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
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About this institute
Massey University is one of New Zealand's largest universities with more than 34,000 students studying across three vibrant campuses. We welcome more than 4,400 international students from more than 100 countries each year. We also have a growing number of...
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