Diploma in Technology (Science) (Level 6)

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Study mode
2 years
July February
Tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 26,392

Entry Requirements

Admission requirements include:

  • 12 credits at NCEA Level 2 in two subjects, one of which must be Biology or Chemistry, while it is strongly recommended that the other be one of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or Technology, or
  • Equivalent unit standards, or
  • Certificate in Technology (Level 4), or
  • Equivalent qualifications
  • IELTS 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5; or equivalent
  • Special admission may be granted to candidates aged 20 years or over who do not meet the specified entry requirements. These candidates may be required to demonstrate an ability to successfully complete the programme through a process of an interview and / or assessment.


Compulsory Subjects

  • Chemistry Concepts
  • Laboratory Procedures and Communication
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Statistics and Quality Assurance
  • Work Placement

Elective modules

  • Cells in Action
  • Environmental Issues
  • Life on Earth
  • Mammalian Physiology
  • Ecosystems and Conservation
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Analysis
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biomolecules
  • Food Engineering
  • Food Properties
  • Food Chemistry
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Microbial Diversity
  • Applied Microbiology
  • Mathematical Modelling

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