PGDip - Physics as a subject
Postgraduate diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree. A postgraduate diploma can often lead to a masters degree.
Physics aims to understand the entire physical world, from the sub-atomic to the cosmological.
- Applied Linguistics
- Artificial Intelligence
- Biological Sciences
- Computer Science
- Counselling Studies
- Creative Practices
- Digital Business
- Disability and Inclusion Studies
- Earth Sciences
- Ecology and Biodiversity
- Education and Society
- Educational Leadership
- Environment and Society
- Environmental Planning
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- Human Development
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- International Management
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- Leadership Communication
- Materials and Processing
- Mathematics Education
- Molecular and Cellular Biology
- Māori and Indigenous Studies
- Pacific and Indigenous Studies
- Political Science
- Population Studies and Demography
- Professional Writing
- Public Policy
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- Screen and Media Studies
- Security and Crime Science
- Social Policy
- Strategic Management
- Theatre Studies
- Tourism and Hospitality Management
Apply to enrol
Entry usually requires a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and an advanced level of study in your subject area.
|Start Dates:||Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)|
|Estimated Fees* (International):||$35,900 - $45,755 per year|
|Entry Requirements:||Postgraduate International|
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|All amounts are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). *Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.|
- Applications Engineer
- Avionics Engineer
- Electronics Engineer
- Medical Physicist
- Satellite Information Processor
Papers available within Physics
Prescriptions for the PGCert(Phys), PGDip(Phys), BSc(Hons), MSc, MSc(Research) and MSc(Tech) 
Enrolment in papers towards the BSc(Hons) is only by invitation of the Head. To complete a BSc(Hons) in Physics, students must complete 120 points at 500 level, including at least 30 points in research (normally PHYSC591) and at least 30 points from the papers listed for Physics.
Students in masters degrees are normally required to take a thesis and a selection of papers.
Candidates for these graduate qualifications should select their papers in consultation with the Head of School.
 The MSc(Tech) will not be offered in 2024.
Scholarships and prizes
Selected scholarships for Physics students.