Duration
Full-time: 1 year
Part-time: Varies
Next start date
2018 Semester One – 26 February
2018 Semester Two – 16 July
Available locations
City, Grafton, Tāmaki
Points
120
Programme type
Postgraduate

Programme overview

From Mathematics to Medicinal Chemistry; Biotechnology to Geography and Food Science to Photonics, the sheer range of specialisations available in the BSc(Hons) programme means you’re sure to find your niche. What’s more, you’ll be able to deepen your knowledge and skills in your specialist area.

After graduating with a BSc(Hons), it’s possible to progress to a Master of Science (MSc) degree. If you achieve First or Second Class First Division Honours in your BSc(Hons), you’ll be eligible for direct entry to a PhD.

Read the full programme regulations for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in the University of Auckland Calendar.

Programme structure

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) programme involves one year of full-time study, or two years of part-time study, after you have completed the requirements for the Bachelor of Science.

Depending on your chosen specialisation, you must complete:

  • 120 points from the 700-level courses for your chosen specialisation, including a project or dissertation of between 30 and 60 points.

2018 entry requirements

My highest qualification is from:

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Taught 120 points GPA Grade Point Average 5.0

    Bachelor of Science

Further programme requirements

Taught 120 points

You must have completed a Bachelor of Science with at least 90 points at Stage III or above. You will need a GPA of 5.0 or higher in 45 points at Stage III or above in your intended specialisation.

Other pathways to study

If you do not meet these requirements you can still gain entry into the Postgraduate Diploma in Science if you have a GPA of 4.0.  

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

Further programme requirements

Taught 120 points

You must have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution), with the equivalent of a major in a similar field to your intended specialisation. You will need a GPE of 5.0.

Other pathways to study

If you do not meet these requirements you can still gain entry into the Postgraduate Diploma in Science if you have a GPE of 4.0.  

How much does a Bachelor of Science (Honours) cost per year?

2017 fees

Domestic students
NZ$7,694 – $8,914*
International students
NZ$38,062*

Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. 2017 fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee, course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Amounts shown are indicative only. In addition to the tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee of $6.38 per point, estimated at $765.60 for full-time study (120 points). Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

*Please note: amounts shown are indicative and estimates only.

Find out about financial support information

Scholarships and awards

Find out about the scholarships you may be eligible for.

Student loans and allowances

Are you a New Zealand citizen or resident? You could be eligible for a student loan or allowance.

Cost of living

Get an idea of how much accommodation and general living in Auckland will cost.

Key dates

Please note: For Semester One 2018 start: 1 November 2017 for Clinical Psychology and Speech Science;
1 December 2017 for Psychology.

The date below is the closing date for all other specialisations.

Some specialisations may not be available for a Semester Two start.

Please note: We will consider late applications if places are still available. International students should start the application process as early as possible to allow sufficient time to apply for a visa.

Application closing dates

Semester One 2018
8 December 2017

Start dates

Here are the start dates for the programme.

Other important dates

See important dates for the academic year, including orientation, enrolment, study breaks, exams, and graduation.

Where could this programme take you?

With such a vast range of specialisations on offer, the career opportunities available to Bachelor of Science (Honours) graduates are extensive. Find more information about careers with a BSc(Hons) on each specialisation page.

Student career planning service

Once you become a student at the University, you can get help with planning and developing your career from Career Development and Employability Services.

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