New Science degrees

We're excited to be able to offer a range of 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.

Find out more, including the specialisations you can focus on at Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours).

Master of Physiotherapy Practice (MPhysioPrac)

The MPhysioPrac presents an exciting option for graduates of relevant undergraduate degrees who are particularly interested in becoming a physiotherapist.

First of its kind in New Zealand, the two-year MPhysioPrac will follow a model well-established in Australia, Canada, the US and the UK. On completion, graduates will be able to apply for registration as a physiotherapist qualified to practice in New Zealand’s growing allied health professions.

Find out more about the Master of Physiotherapy Practice.

Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology (GradDipAppPsych)

Study brain and behaviour, sensory and cognitive psychology, lifespan development, learning and communication, social, cultural, and organisational psychology, models of health and disability, with emphasis on the New Zealand context.

Gain skills related to applied psychological research and practice in your current occupation or progress to postgraduate study, including postgraduate professional programmes.

This programme is offered part-time through Auckland Online.

Find out more about the Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology.

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.

Master of Organisational Psychology (MOrgPsych)

Gain unique abilities, skills and knowledge to be highly competitive in the professional world of organisational psychology through a combination of research and taught courses. You’ll focus on applying the principles of individual, group and organisational behaviour to the solution of problems at work.

As an MOrgPsych graduate you’ll be well-prepared for work in industry, consulting and government, and to pursue an academic pathway toward a PhD.

Find out more about the Master of Organisational Psychology.

Master of Wine Science (MWineSci)

Embedding practical winemaking skills within theoretical coursework, the MWineSci will provide opportunities for students to perform research ranging from topics that directly benefit the New Zealand wine industry to fundamental studies of fermentation chemistry and biology.

This 180-point postgraduate programme will be completed in three semesters, with the first year of study taking place at the Goldwater Wine Science Centre on Waiheke Island. Research projects in the third semester may be undertaken in collaboration with a wine company, at the Goldwater Wine Science Centre or at the City Campus.

Find out more about the Master of Wine Science.