Bachelor of Science, majoring in Food Science and Nutrition, for students enrolled prior to 2019

The Food Science and Nutrition pathways are designed to ensure that graduates meet the core skills for employment in their chosen areas. You may change between pathways, but must meet the full requirements for the programme to graduate.

Food Science pathway

For the Food Science pathway you must complete the following courses:

Year Semester Courses
1 One BIOSCI 101, BIOSCI 107, CHEM 110, MATHS 110 or ENGSCI 111
  Two BIOSCI 106, General Education course, 30 points from List A
2 One BIOSCI 204, CHEMMAT 211, STATS 101 or STATS 108, Elective (Stage II or III course from the BSc Schedule)
  Two BIOSCI 203, FOODSCI 201, CHEM 230, General Education course
3 One FOODSCI 301, CHEMMAT 756, FOODSCI 303, 15 points from List B or List C
  Two BIOSCI 348, FOODSCI 302, 15 points from List B or List C, Elective (Stage II or III course from the BSc Schedule)
  • All courses are 15 points each. Please note that enrolment in courses is competitive and all course have different GPA requirements.
  • Students wishing to take FOODSCI 304 will need to take FOODSCI 301 and FOODSCI 303.
  • Third year students need to have at least five Stage III courses.

Nutrition pathway

For the Nutrition pathway you must complete the following courses:

Year Semester Courses
1 One BIOSCI 101, BIOSCI 107, CHEM 110POPLHLTH 111
  Two BIOSCI 106, General Education course, MEDSCI 142, 15 points from List A
2 One MEDSCI 203, 205, BIOSCI 204, POPLHLTH 206
  Two BIOSCI 202, 203, FOODSCI 201, STATS 101 or 108
3 One MEDSCI 315, General Education, 30 points from List B or List C
  Two BIOSCI 358, POPHLTH 305, 30 points from List B or List C
  • All courses are 15 points each. Please note that enrolment in courses is competitive and all course have different GPA requirements.
  • Students following the nutrition pathway take POPLHLTH 111 and MEDSCI 142. Students who later decide to change to the Food Science pathway will need to complete ENGSCI 111 or MATHS 110.
  • Third-year students need to have at least five Stage III courses.
  • Student planning to enrol in a masters in Nutrition and Dietetics must take MEDSCI 301 and MEDSCI 312.

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: www.food.auckland.ac.nz