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Degree

Master of Science - Molecular Genetics (Coursework)

Course code: #AK2037

master

Degree

Master of Science - Molecular Genetics (Coursework)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $60,000 NZD

  • Application fee

    $150 NZD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    69.5 out of 100

Highlights
Research Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 26-February-2023 2023-02-26
Winter-July 16-July-2023 2023-07-16
Fall-February 26-February-2024 2024-02-26
Winter-July 16-July-2024 2024-07-16

Overview

Master of Science - Molecular Genetics

With the 180-point Master of Science you can complete a research project in an area of your interest and develop advanced-level knowledge of science, or computer and mathematical sciences in as little as one year.

You can choose to study the generic Master of Science focusing on either science or computer and mathematical sciences, or one of: 

Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Food Science, Geospatial Science, Marine Science, Microbiology, and Molecular Genetics.

In as little as one year, you can gain advanced research skills and knowledge in friendly and professional development.

This is your opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research, under the supervision of AUT's research-active staff in the areas of science, or computer and mathematical sciences.

 

What you study

You complete courses to make up a total of 180 points. Enrolment in courses is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of courses.

Molecular Genetics

Complete the following courses:

  • GENE802 Contemporary Molecular Genetics (30 points)
  • INFS812 Bioinformatics (15 points)
  • PHIL880 Ethics of Biotechnology (30 points)
  • SCIE801 Specialist Readings (15 Points)

And 90 points from:

  • SCIE806 Scientific Research and communication (15 points) or SCIE808 Advanced Scientific Enquiry (15 points)
  • SCIE805 Quantitative Analysis (15 points) or SCIE807 Advanced Statistical Modelling (15 points)
  • SCIE997 Research Project (60 points)

And the remaining points from other courses in the Master of Science.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$71,800

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,800
Tuition 1 person $60,000

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Certified copy of your birth certificate or passport
  • Certified copy of marriage certificate (If required)
  • Official academic transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency (If Available)
  • CV/Relevant work/research experience (If required)
  • A copy of the document(s) in the original language/and official English translation

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
19
listening
22
writing
20
speaking
19
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.

Language courses at AUT International House:

AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.

On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:

1) GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).

Entry requirement:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

2) IELTS Full-time

Entry requirement:

There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

 

You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.


Academic background and requirement

One of the following (or equivalent) with a B (69.50-74.49%) grade average in courses at level 7:

  • Bachelor of Science OR
  • Graduate Diploma in Science

Career opportunities

  • Researcher
  • Biotechnologist
  • Embryologist
  • Forensic DNA Analyst
  • Molecular Genetics Technologist
  • Molecular Laboratory Technologist
  • Plant Geneticist
  • Research Associate

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