Graduate Diploma in Applied Science

  • Upcoming start dates

    Semester 1 - 19 Feb 2024

    Semester 2 - 15 Jul 2024

  • Qualification

    Graduate Diplomas

  • Duration

    1 year full-time

  • Credits


  • Location

    Lincoln University Campus

Turn your love of problem-solving and discovery into a career improving our future.

In a fast-changing world characterised by both challenges and opportunities, science and scientists play crucial roles. Typically these have centred on industry, medicine, transport, communications, agriculture and technology. Today, increasing emphasis is on the contributions of science to the management and conservation of our biosphere and natural resources.  Lincoln University’s Graduate Diploma in Applied Science taps into your passion for solving problems by applying science. You’ll be able to stream your study towards a number of specialisations including agriculture, plant protection, environmental monitoring, ecology for nature conservation, food quality management, science and entrepreneurship.

Programme information

Programme Structure

Lincoln’s Graduate Diploma in Applied Science normally requires one year of full-time study. You need 120 credits with a minimum of 75 credits at the 300 level.  The remaining credits, including a maximum of 15 at 100 level, can be chosen from the Schedule of Courses

At least 60 credits for the Graduate Diploma in Applied Science should come from the course schedules for the following degrees: 

A course advisor will help to ensure that your course choices form a coherent study programme

Year 1

First study semester

  • Elective

  • Elective

  • Elective

  • Elective

Second study semester

  • Elective

  • Elective

  • Elective

  • Elective

  • Elective courses


Here are your next steps

Programme contacts

Luca Serventi

Dr Luca Serventi

Senior Lecturer

Key information for students

Compare qualification and academic information across different New Zealand institutions.

Need more info?

Email us on

Or call us on 0800 10 60 10

If you're overseas, please call +64 3 423 0000