Bachelor of Science, majoring in Geophysics 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’ll complete the Geophysics capstone course, GEOPHYS 399, where you’ll investigate and report on key geophysical phenomena using experimental, observational, computational and numerical processes.

For your Geophysics major you must complete the following courses, plus the Geophysics capstone course, GEOPHYS 399, in your final year of study:

30 points:


30 points:


45 points:  

15 points from:

60 points:  

15 points from:

Doing a double major with Geophysics

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

Preparing for your Geophysics major

Some students will feel more prepared for our Geophysics 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