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Postgraduate alternative pathways

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements to one of the Faculty of Science postgraduate programmes may wish to consider one of the following.

Please note: Students who have already completed a BSc(Hons) or PGDipSci qualification will not be approved for a second qualification with the same name.

Don't you meet the entry requirements for a Master of Science (MSc)?


Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements for the MSc may wish to consider applying for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) (BSc (Hons)) or Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci), if not already completed or awarded.
 

Don't you meet the entry requirements for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) (BSc(Hons))?


Applicant may wish to consider the Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci) programme.

It should be noted that applicants that already have a Postgraduate Diploma in Science (or equivalent) may not be approved into this programme again.
 

Don't you meet the entry requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci)?


Applicants who’s GPA is low will not be considered for this programme.

If an applicant has a BSc degree but in a different major, it is recommended the applicant apply for the Graduate Diploma in Science (GradDipSci).

Applicants will have passed Stage I courses in the subject to be considered for Stage II and III courses. Applicants who do not have the Stage I courses, which are prerequisite to the Stage II and III courses, are strongly recommended to apply for a Certificate of Proficiency in Science.
 

Transitional Certificate


Applicants could consider the Transitional Certificate (with the postgraduate programme they wish to apply to).

If this is considered, courses to take as part of the transitional certificate will need to be confirmed and entry to the postgraduate qualification will be dependent on achieving the requirement.

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