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Cert(Sc)
Certificate in Science

A one-year Certificate in Science gives you an introduction to university study, and a wide range of subjects to choose from.

From the natural environment, to our own health and wellbeing, to the technology we use in our everyday lives – science is everywhere. A certificate course puts you on a one-year path to a qualification, or could even be the start of something bigger like a bachelors' degree.

It is scientists who will solve tomorrow’s problems and the future is calling for the next generation of curious minds who can do just that.

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Key information

Entry Requirements:

University entrance through NCEA, or equivalent.

Years: 1
Points: 120
Start Dates: Semester A (February) and Semester B (July)
Faculties:

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Regulations

You need to complete 120 points (usually eight papers), and at least 90 of those points need to come from within the field of Science (see Subjects below).

View full Regulations for the Certificate (Cert) qualification.


Subjects

Your Cert(Sc) can focus on any of these subjects:


Contacts

Faculty of Science & Engineering
Phone: +64 7 838 4625 or 0800 438 254
Email: science@waikato.ac.nz
Website: sci.waikato.ac.nz
Facebook: facebook.com/WaikatoScienceEngineering

Faculty of Computing & Mathematical Sciences
Phone: +64 7 838 4322 or 0800 924 528
Email: cms@waikato.ac.nz
Website: cms.waikato.ac.nz
Facebook: facebook.com/WaikatoFCMS