Studying a Bachelor of Science is guaranteed to quench your thirst for knowledge about the world, and will be the start of a lifelong career in science.
Study with us and you have access to some of the best lecturers in Aotearoa New Zealand and state-of-the-art equipment. You’ll have lots of opportunities to apply your knowledge in the lab or on field trips, and our science degree integrates mātauranga Māori. Our strong links with the scientific community extend right across the world – making it easy for you to transition from university to your career.
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Start date: 2023
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The Bachelor of Science is highly flexible and you can build your degree in a way that suits you – study a single or a double major, select from a wide range of minors or add elective courses from another area of study.
To graduate with a Bachelor of Science you need to complete:
*From the Bachelor of Science or another AUT degree
All Bachelor of Science students need to complete core courses that help you develop transferable skills and support your work in all other courses in the degree.
Choose one of:
And choose one natural sciences course
And one mathematical and computer sciences course
*Only available to students in the Analytics and Mathematical Modelling and Computation majors
And one course from either the natural sciences or mathematical and computer science courses above.
Complete the following course:
And one of:
In Year 3, you complete a project in an area related to your major. This project gives you an important competitive edge for your career, and is good preparation for postgraduate study.
Courses you complete for this project:
Add an additional major or a minor to your bachelor’s degree and study another area that interests you. You can choose from a wide range of additional majors or minors.
You can also add a minor in another area that interests you to your Bachelor of Science. You can choose from a wide range of additional minors.
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.