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PGDip - Security and Crime Science as a subject

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There will be no new enrolments into Security and Crime Science in 2020.

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.

Crime Science uses evidence-based information together with scientific approaches and methods to reduce crime and threats to security.


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Key information

Entry Requirements:

Entry usually requires a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and an advanced level of study in your subject area.

Year: 1.0
Points: 120 points
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Fees (International): $29,370-$38,350 per year
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
*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.

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Prescriptions for the PGDip(SCS) and MSCS

To complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Security and Crime Science (SCS), students will need to complete 120 points at 500 level consisting of the papers prescribed for the 180 point Master of Security and Crime Science (MSCS) with the exception of the 60 point dissertation.

Unless a student is approved to take SCRIM594, the compulsory papers for the MSCS degree are ISCS501, ISCS502, IRSST505, MAORI518, PSYCH544 and the 60 point dissertation SCRIM592.

Students enrolled in a 180 point MSCS will take the compulsory papers and another 45 points of papers from those prescribed in the Security and Crime Science Catalogue of Papers subject entry.

Depending on previous study, students who have an honours degree or a postgraduate diploma may be given a waiver on 15 points of the compulsory taught papers required for the MSCS.


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Contacts

School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Phone: 0800 924 528 or +64 7 838 4625

Email: [email protected]
Website: cms.waikato.ac.nz
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School of Social Sciences
Phone: 0800 800 145 or +64 7 838 4080
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.waikato.ac.nz/fass/