Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science brings together 10 diverse schools and departments to provide outstanding quality teaching and research opportunities.

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A message from the Vice-Chancellor.

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Choose from a wide variety of subjects and develop your knowledge and skills with our Bachelor of Science (BSc).


If you have a clear idea about the direction you want to take in science, our new undergraduate four-year BAdvSci(Hons) programme could be for you.

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Discover your Science with us

Join us in 2019 by applying for one of our two ground-breaking undergraduate Science degrees.

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Our free and hugely popular data analysis course is running again from 8 April, emphasising key ideas, computer skills and statistical thinking.

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This year's theme is 'Rise of the machine learners: Statistical learning in the computational era'. The series runs from 13 March to 3 April.

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Mussels sit on the sea floor

The Science of Restoring Mussels

Dr Jen Hillman and Mallory Sea from the Institute of Marine Science explain how mussels recycle nutrients & help other species to thrive.

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Read the most recent issue of inSCight, the Faculty of Science's alumni magazine.

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Study two undergraduate degrees at once with a conjoint programme, or choose the Graduate Diploma in Science to change the focus of your degree.

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Learn about our exciting taught and research opportunities.

Student seeking support from Student Support Services

As part of our Science community, you’ll have access to plenty of support.

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Science is social - we encourage you to engage with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Our mentoring programme has over 25 years of history supporting Māori and Pacific students in Science.

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We are committed to promoting and developing equity policies and best practices for our Science community.

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Apply to join our Science Scholars programme for special access to career-based workshops and opportunities to work alongside leading scientists.

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Studying the sciences opens up a wide range of career opportunities.


We provide an outstanding learning experience and exciting research opportunities.

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Our scientists and students often feature in the media with their ground-breaking research and new discoveries.

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Take 10 with one of our scientists, and read about some of the fascinating research taking place in the Faculty of Science.

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