Prospectuses and handbooks

Whether you're thinking about what to study for your undergraduate degree, or specialising with a postgraduate degree, the Faculty of Science has something for you.  

Browse our Science prospectuses and handbooks to help you decide which subject area and programme is best for you.

We recommend starting with our our undergraduate or postgraduate prospectus to gain an overview of the faculty and what we offer. After that you should read our subject-specific handbooks for more detailed insight into the areas you are interested in.

2019 Science Prospectuses

Science Undergraduate Prospectus

If you’re looking for more information on studying Science at the University of Auckland, including how to enrol, what support is available and what life at University is like, read our Science Undergraduate Prospectus.

 

Science Postgraduate Prospectus

Are you considering taking your tertiary study to the next level? Whether you’re considering a Postgraduate Diploma in Science or you're ready to take on doctoral studies, the Science Postgraduate Prospectus has all the information you'll need to make your decision.

Hard copies of the prospectuses

Hard copies can be obtained from the Science Student Centre or AskAuckland Central, by calling 0800 61 62 63 or emailing studentinfo@auckland.ac.nz.

Faculty of Science handbooks (major and subject guides)

We realise that with such a wide range of Science majors and subjects available it can sometimes be hard to differentiate between each of our options.

Our handbooks are there to help you gain a better insight into each of our majors and specialisations. They contain information on their subject area, alongside course information, requirements and contact details for any questions you may have. The following handbooks are sorted by which of our ten schools and departments offer the subject:

  • Joint department and joint faculty handbooks
  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Chemical Sciences
  • Department of Computer Science
  • School of Environment
  • Department of Exercise Sciences
  • Institute of Marine Science
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • School of Psychology
  • Department of Statistics

Hard copies of the handbooks

Hard copies can be obtained from the Science Student Centre.

Joint school/department and joint faculty options


School of Biological Sciences


School of Chemical Sciences


Department of Computer Science


School of Environment


Department of Exercise Sciences


Institute of Marine Science


Department of Mathematics


Department of Physics


School of Psychology


Department of Statistics