Dip - Chemistry as a subject
A diploma is a short-term study option that can help pave your way to future success.
Chemistry is fundamental to our understanding of all branches of science and for a wide range of industries. A degree in Chemistry from the University of Waikato means you'll gain an excellent grasp of Chemistry theory, supported by a strong emphasis on practical expertise.
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- Forensic Scientist
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Papers available within Chemistry
Prescriptions for the GradCert(Chem) and GradDip(Chem)
A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Chemistry at an advanced level in their first degree.
For further details, contact the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science.
Prescriptions for the PGCert(Chem), PGDip(Chem), BSc(Hons), MSc, MSc(Res) and MSc(Tech) 
To complete a postgraduate subject in Chemistry, students must complete a minimum of 60 points (for PGDip a minimum of 90 points) of taught papers in the subject at 500 level, including at least 30 points with a CHEMY prefix from papers in List A, and a maximum of 30 points from papers in List B. They must also complete any research requirement for their degree, typically CHEMY592 (60 points), CHEMY593 (90 points) or CHEMY594 (120 points), as well as any other degree requirements. Candidates should select their papers in consultation with the Postgraduate Convenor, and enrolment in BSc(Hons) is only by invitation of the Postgraduate Convenor.
 The MSc(Tech) will not be offered in 2024.
Scholarships and prizes
Selected scholarships for Chemistry students.