Bachelor of Global Studies/Bachelor of Science

With a BGlobalSt/BSc conjoint you can combine a strong foundation in science with the study of global issues to address the key challenges that confront us and future generations. You will develop skills for employment such as leadership, teamwork, public speaking, critical thinking, research and intercultural communication.

Programme structure

A total of 540 points comprising 255 points from Bachelor of  Global Studies courses, 255 points from Bachelor of Science courses, 15 points from the General Education schedules, and 15 points from courses available for any programme. 


4 years

Guaranteed entry requirements

  • NCEA – 210 with a minimum of 16 credits in each of three subjects from Table A and/or Table B and/or the following languages: Chinese, Cook Island Maori, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Samoan, Spanish, Tongan
  • CIE – 230 with three subjects from Table A and/or Table B and/or the following languages: Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
  • IB – 28

Higher scores are required for Biomedical Science, Food Science and Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences. 
To find out how to gain entry to the University of Auckland and the qualifications you require for admission into programmes please visit Entry requirements.

Fees – 2018

Estimated annual tuition fees for domestic students 2018: NZ$6,750–NZ$7,785.45.

Course fees relate to the actual courses you are taking, but should be within this range. Fees per point will be charged at the rate set for that subject irrespective of the qualification the course is taken for.

In addition to tuition fees, you will also pay a Student Services fee. In 2018, if you are enrolled in 135 points, you will pay a fee of $915.30.

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