Modules

Microbiology and Chemistry in a Working Laboratory (SCI401, 45 credits, level 4)
Fee: Domestic NZ$4174, International NZ$7530

 

Core Skills and Knowledge for School Technicians (SCI410, 45 credits, level 4)
Fee: Domestic NZ$1575

 

Context for Laboratory Work (SCI501, 15 credits, level 5)
Fee: Domestic NZ$1391, International NZ$2510
This module is an opportunity to develop skills for finding and using information related to laboratory work. There is no way you can cram every bit of information you might ever need into your head so it is important to be good at finding information when you need it.

 

Advanced Laboratory Work (SCI502, 30 credits, level 5)
Fee: Domestic NZ$2123, International NZ$5020

 

Laboratory Quality Systems (SCI503, 15 credits, level 5)
Fee: Domestic NZ$1062, International NZ$2510
This module is an opportunity to develop an understanding of the quality systems that well-run laboratories use.

This module is part of the Laboratory Technician Comprehensive Programme

Specialised Skills  and Knowledge for School Technicians  (SCI510, 15 credits, level 5)
Fee: Domestic NZ$525

 

Code of Practice for School Exempt Laboratories (SCI512, 30 credits, level 5)
Fee: Domestic NZ$1050
This module is part of the School Laboratory Manager Programme

 

School Laboratory Management (SCI513, 30 credits, level 6)
Fee: Domestic NZ$1050
This module is part of the School Laboratory Manager Programme

 

Scientific Information Use (SCI601, 15 credits, level 6)
Fee: Domestic NZ$1061, International NZ$2510
This module is a chance to learn how to use specialised sources of information including scientific journal articles.

 

Advanced Laboratory Consideration (SCI602, 60 credits, level 6)
Fee: Domestic NZ$5834, International NZ$10040
This module is a chance to practice advanced technical skills and practice more advanced ways of thinking about laboratory work.

 

Preparation for practical experience (SCI701, 30 credits, level 7) 
Fee: Domestic NZ$1500, International NZ$7530
In this module you will explore uncertainty in analyses, analytical quality systems, and things that should be considered when considering a change to analytical procedures, all in the context of your area of specialisation.  This module will also be an opportunity to assure that selected relevant practical skills are well honed.
This module is part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Analytical Science.

 

Practical experience and analysis (SCI801, 60 credits, level 8) 
Fee: Domestic NZ$3000, International NZ$15060
In this module you will receive training and hands-on practice within your area of specialisation in the context of authentic scientific workplaces.  Through project work you will analyse uncertainty related to practical work you are doing, consider a change to a procedure you are using, and analyse quality related to practical work you are doing. (Prerequisite: SCI701)
This module is part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Analytical Science.

 

Project (SCI802, 30 credits, level 8)
Fee: Domestic NZ$1500, International NZ$7530
In this module you will do a substantial project related to your area of specialisation.  The project may or may not be directly related to your practical experience in SCI801. (Pre- or co-requisite: SCI801)
This module is part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Analytical Science.