New Science degrees

From 2019 we're excited to be able to offer four new programmes.

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Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) (BAdvSci(Hons))

If you have a clear idea about the direction you want to take in science, and you're ready to undertake a four-year programme, then the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) could be for you.

We designed this programme with budding scientists in mind - the BAdvSci(Hons) is for students who want to pursue postgraduate research. You'll emerge from your four-year degree with advanced disciplinary knowledge and research skills relevant to your chosen specialisation, preparing you for doctoral study or employment in your sector of interest.

Specialisations available:

Computer Science
Marine Science

Find out more about the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)


Master of Data Science (MDataSci)

Do you expect decision making to be data-driven and measurable?

Understanding how to turn data into information, knowledge and innovative products is a skill in high demand within industry.

By studying a strong core of Computer Science and Statistics courses, you'll gain a unique combination of skills in data science and be able to comprehend, process and manage data effectively to extract value from it.

Graduates will be critical, reflective practitioners able to pursue professional goals and further postgraduate study.

Find out more about the Master of Data Science



Master of Environmental Science (MEnvSci)

Advance your career in environmental science with the MEnvSci.

This programme will provide you with the opportunity to gain specialist knowledge and skills to contribute solutions to the issues associated with ongoing and rapid change in the earth’s environmental systems.

With an emphasis on transdisciplinary knowledge, you will study a range of topics within the School of Environment. Areas of focus include water use and governance, air and water quality, ecosystem ecology, environmental modelling and analysis, climate change and resource management.

Graduates of the MEnvSci will develop the crucial conceptual and practical skills required of professional environmental scientists in research and industry.

Find out more about the Master of Environmental Science



Master of Engineering Geology (MEngGeol)

Further develop your expertise in geology within an engineering context.

This innovative qualification provides you with the essential skills to mitigate the impact of natural processes and manmade structures in order to prevent and control hazards.

By focusing on the development of accurate and reliable geological ground models, you'll be well equipped to work within New Zealand’s complex environment and contribute to the projected construction boom.

The MEngGeol is for students who want to pursue an industry-relevant programme.

Find out more about the Master of Engineering Geology