Postgraduate study in Green Chemical Science

What can you study in Green Chemical Science?

Postgraduate study in Green Chemical Science aims to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to make important contributions to scientific research in this field.

You will learn about the minimisation of damage to human health and the environment from toxic chemicals, climate change and global warming, and the use of greener alternatives, including green production strategies and low-carbon technologies.

Areas of research interests open to exploration include:

  • The use of renewable feedstocks
  • Sustainable chemical synthesis   
  • Reducing and reusing food waste     
  • Remediation of pollutants    
  • Renewable energy production and storage

Struturing your postgraduate programme in Green Chemical Science


Explore the postgraduate courses you can take for a Green Chemical Science specialisation:

Where can postgraduate study in Green Chemical Science take you?

You will be in a great position to help solve real-life problems of significance to human health and the environment.

Jobs related to Green Chemical Science

  • Biochemist
  • Chemist
  • Chemistry technician
  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental scientist
  • Research chemist
  • Scientific adviser

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 1010Phone: +64 9 923 7020

To find a supervisor to work with you on your research project please see Postgraduate Research Topics.