Faculty of Science

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

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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Learn about our exciting taught and research opportunities.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Professor Juliet Gerrard

Professor Juliet Gerrard talks to Radio NZ about her approach to her new role as Chief Science Advisor.

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Never Stop Exploring

Learn how the Faculty of Science has joined the LSST (Large Synoptic Survey Telescope) consortium, and what this means for our staff and students.

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.

Connect with Science

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

Kia ora and welcome

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.


Welcome to the Science Centre

Introducing our new state-of-the-art and purpose-built Science facilities.

We provide an outstanding learning experience and exciting research opportunities.

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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.

Read their stories

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

Our stories