From 10 September 2016 the government has introduced regulations providing for the award of additional 5 points for persons with “specialist educational qualifications”, ie a masters degree by research or doctoral degree involving at least 2 academic years of study in one of the following areas:
Natural and Physical Sciences:
Natural and Physical Sciences;
Other Natural and Physical Sciences;
Physics and Astronomy.
Other Information Technology.
Engineering and Related Technologies:
Aerospace Engineering and Technology;
Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology;
Engineering and Related Technologies;
Geomatic Engineering; Manufacturing and Engineering Technology;
Maritime and Engineering Technology;
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology;
Other Engineering and Related Technologies;
Process and Resources Engineering.