AUT's sciences programmes focus on scientific innovation and excellence that enables society to develop in an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable manner.
Applied science is about making real-world changes, which is why our undergraduate and postgraduate courses constantly evolve to reflect the latest advancements in scientific knowledge – both from New Zealand and internationally.
As an AUT science student, your learning experience will include access to a range of modern facilities and equipment, including technology found in large industrial enterprises. Our teaching and learning team prides itself on providing students with workplace-relevant skills, alongside a first-class university learning experience. See why so many students choose to study science and medical laboratory science at AUT University.
Message from the Head of School
Welcome to your future.
Today’s world needs people who understand science and the contribution it makes to society. Environmental sustainability, conservation and innovative, efficient food production are amongst some of the key ingredients for the future viability of our economy and society. There are many compelling reasons for studying science at AUT.
Our wide range of degree courses offer exciting learning opportunities in biomedical, chemical, environmental and food sciences. We have solid partnerships with employers of science graduates. Our researchers are world-leading, highly motivated and committed to student success, so students have the opportunity to be involved in exciting discoveries of global significance. Class sizes are intimate, allowing students and lecturers to engage on a first-name basis. Whatever your choice – AUT is the university of choice for your future in science.
Dr Len Gillman
Head of School