Bachelor of Science majoring in Geography, from 2019

Your BSc programme will consist of a number of courses worth 15 points each, totalling 360 points. As part of your major you will complete the Geography capstone course, GEOG 399, where you’ll undertake an independent, field-based research project and communicate your findings.  

For your BSc in Geography you must complete the following courses plus the Geography capstone course, GEOG 399, in your final year of study:

30 points:

15 points:

15 points from:

30 points from:

30 points from:

15 points:

Doing a double major with Geography

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

Preparing for your Geography major

Some students will feel more prepared for our Geography courses if they have already studied some science 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
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.env.auckland.ac.nz