Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences atMassey University , PalmerstonSchool of Natural and Computational Sciences


1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Diploma

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  • The Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences will give in-depth knowledge and expertise in Computer Science, Information Technology or Software Engineering
  • Some courses in the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences have a strong focus on specific technical areas (for example, Artificial Intelligence). These courses require an appropriate technical background as the content is at an advanced level
  • Other courses provide an overview of current general topics (for example, Cyber Security)
  • A postgraduate diploma is a stepping stone to a research-based degree such as a master's
  • The Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences provides an option to focus and major in computer science (including topics such as artificial intelligence and graphics) or information technology (including topics such as mobile systems and security) or software engineering (a mix of these two areas)


  • University Rankings
    • #701-800

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #284

      - QS 2022

    • #601-800

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #556

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 17,91,502
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 5,73,602
InsuranceINR 31,087
Non-tuition feesINR 44,123
TextbooksINR 60,168
Compulsory Administration feeINR 5,014
Activity FeeINR 6,017
TotalINR 7,20,011

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 NZD = INR 50.14


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • The applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in information sciences (or equivalent degree)
  • The applicant must be interested in postgraduate study, but do not have a research background and would like to undertake a predominantly taught postgraduate programme


Marks - 90/120

  • Minimum 20 in Writing


Marks - 58/90

  • Minimum 50 in communicative skills


Marks - 6.5/9

  • No band less than 6.0

Conditional Offer


The university offers conditional admission.

Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

  • Evidence of citizenship (birth certificate or current passport)
  • A graduation certificate for your Bachelor's and/or Master's degrees (or equivalent) from a recognized institution
  • Academic transcripts with a grading scale for each semester of study for Bachelor's and/or Master's degree of institution attended
  • Evidence of English language proficiency
  • Evidence of any scholarships for your intended study at Massey University
  • A statement of any disability or medical condition from a health professional, if applicable
  • A short summary of applicants' research interests (200 words or less). Required if applicant intends on a pathway that includes at least 90 credits of research (Master of Science (Computer Science))

Step 2: Start your online application

Step 3: Application deadline

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for New Zealand.

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