Dip - Environmental Sciences as a subject
A diploma is a short-term study option that can help pave your way to future success.
The pressure on our environment is increasing as the human population grows. Environmental Sciences provide a basis for understanding environmental problems, and finding solutions to them.
- Applied Computing
- Computer Science
- Design Media
- Earth Sciences
- Education and Society
- English as a Second Language
- Human Development
- Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
- International Languages and Cultures
- Materials and Processing
- Māori Cultural Studies/Tikanga Māori
- Māori Language/Te Reo Māori
- Māori Media and Communication
- Political Science
- Population Studies
- Public Policy
- Screen and Media Studies
- Social Policy
- Theatre Studies
- Treaty of Waitangi Studies/Akoranga Te Tiriti o Waitangi
- Writing Studies
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- Agricultural Adviser
- Biosecurity Officer
- Coastal Resource Manager
- Consent Planner
- Environmental Analyst
- Environmental Scientist
- Water Resource Manager
Papers available within Environmental Sciences
Prescriptions for the GradCert(EnvSc) and GradDip(EnvSc)
A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Environmental Sciences at an advanced level in their first degree.
For further details, contact the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science.
Prescriptions for the PGCert(EnvSci), PGDip(EnvSci), BSc(Hons), MSc, MSc(Res) and MSc(Tech)
To complete a postgraduate subject in Environmental Sciences, 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 an ENVSC prefix from the papers in List A, and a maximum of 30 points from the papers in List B. They must also complete any research requirement for their degree, typically ENVSC592 (60 points), ENVSC593 (90 points) or ENVSC594 (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.
List A papers are: ENVSC501, ENVSC502, ENVSC503, ENVSC504 and ENVSC505.
List B papers are: BIOEB502, BIOEB503, BIOEB504, BIOEB505, BIOEB506, BIOMO503, BIOMO512, CHEMY503, EARTH501, EARTH502, EARTH503, EARTH504, EARTH505, EARTH506, ENGEV544, ENGEV545, SCIEN511, SCIEN512 and SCIEN589.
Scholarships and prizes
Selected scholarships for Environmental Sciences students.
New to Waikato? The International Excellence Scholarship is worth up to $10,000.
Dr Stella Frances Memorial Scholarship Not currently accepting applications
For students who are enrolled or are intending to enrol in the final year of a masters degree at the University of Waikato and are undertaking research that applies to the conservation or environmental issues in the Waikato region.
Tess Embling Memorial Scholarship Not currently accepting applications
For full and part-time students, who are enrolled in or are intending to enrol in the first year of a Masters degree in the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science in 2023. The scholarship will have a value of up to $5,000.
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