Ecology pathway

If you’re on this pathway you’ll study the interactions between organisms and their environment.

Structuring your pathway

If you choose to take this pathway you must complete the following courses, plus the Biological Sciences capstone course, BIOSCI 399:

60 points:  

30 points:

  • BIOSCI 206 Principles of Ecology
  • BIOSCI 220 Quantitative Biology*

15 points from:

  • BIOSCI 204 Principles of Microbiology
  • BIOSCI 205 Plant, Cell and Environment
  • BIOSCI 207 Adaptive Form and Function
  • BIOSCI 208 Invertebrate Diversity

15 points from:

  • ENVSCI 201 Natural and Human Environmental Systems
  • MARINE 202 Principles of Marine Science
  • STATS 201 Data Analysis

15 points from:

  • BIOSCI 333 Marine Ecology
  • MARINE 303 Freshwater and Estuarine Ecology

15 points:

  • BIOSCI 394 Conservation Ecology

15 points from:

  • BIOSCI 320 Pure and Applied Entomology
  • BIOSCI 325 Plant Diversity and Function*
  • BIOSCI 334 Biology of Marine Organisms*
  • BIOSCI 347 Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology

45 points from:

  • BIOSCI 320 Pure and Applied Entomology
  • BIOSCI 324 Plant Pathology and Symbiosis*
  • BIOSCI 325 Plant Diversity and Function*
  • BIOSCI 333 Marine Ecology
  • BIOSCI 326 Plant Biotechnology for Crops and Health*
  • BIOSCI 334 Biology of Marine Organisms*
  • BIOSCI 335 Ecological Physiology
  • BIOSCI 337 Animal Behaviour
  • BIOSCI 347 Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • BIOSCI 394 Conservation Ecology
  • BIOSCI 395 Pacific Biogeography and Biodiversity
  • BIOSCI 396 Terrestrial Ecology
  • ENVSCI 301 Environmental Science in Practice
  • MARINE 303 Freshwater and Estuarine Ecology  
  • STATS 302 Applied Multivariate Analysis
  • STATS 330 Statistical Modelling
  • STATS 340 Design and Analysis of Surveys and Experiments

*subject to approval for 2019

Other Biological Sciences pathways

Ecology not your thing? You can choose to keep your Biological Sciences major general, or you can choose a different pathway. Browse our other Biological Sciences pathways to find one that matches your interests:

Help and advice

For further information and advice, please contact the Science Student Centre.

Science Student Centre
Level G, Room G 20
(beside the entrance to the Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre)
Building 301
23 Symonds Street
Auckland 1010

Phone: +64 9 923 7020
Email: scifac@auckland.ac.nz
Web: wwww.sbs.auckland.ac.nz