Bachelor of Science (BSc) majoring in Chemistry from 2019

Your BSc programme will consist of a number of courses worth 15 points each, totalling 360 points. For your Chemistry major you must complete the following courses plus the Chemistry capstone course, CHEM 399.

30 points:

15 points from:

45 points:

  • CHEM 251 Structure and Spectroscopy*
  • CHEM 252 Properties and Analysis of Matter*
  • CHEM 253 Making Molecules: Synthesis and Isolation*

15 points:

  • CHEM 351 Chemicals Big and Small: Nano-material to Bio-macromolecules*

30 points from:

*subject to approval for 2019

Doing a double major with Chemistry

If you choose to do a double major in your BSc, we recommend the following subjects to complement Chemistry: Anthropological Science, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Geography, Mathematics and Statistics.

Preparing for your Chemistry major

Some students will feel more prepared for our Chemistry courses if they have already studied certain subjects in high school.

Find out which school subjects will help you feel prepared by reading our Subject guide for school students.  

Help and advice

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

Science Student Centre
Room G20, Level G
(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: www.chemistry.auckland.ac.nz