Bachelor of Science

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 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. Our strong links with the scientific community extend right across the world – making it easy for you to transition from university to your career.

Minimum entry requirements

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

Useful New Zealand school subjects

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences majors

  • Analytics, Applied Mathematics, Astronomy, Computer Science: Calculus, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics

Science majors

  • Applied Conservation, Environmental Sciences, Marine Biology majors: Biology and other science subjects
  • Biomedical Science, Food Safety, Microbiology majors: Biology, Level 3 Chemistry and other science subjects
  • Chemistry, Food Science majors: Level 3 Chemistry, Mathematics and other science subjects
  • Geospatial Science, Health Protection majors: Science subjects

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences majors

Science majors

Additional majors and minors for bachelor’s degrees

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.

Additional majors and minors for bachelor’s degrees

Year 1

You’ll be introduced to key areas within science or computer and mathematical sciences. The exact papers you take depend on your chosen major(s).

Years 2 and 3

There is a wide range of second and third year papers, depending on your chosen major. For details about the papers refer to the individual major pages.

Final-year project

In Year 3, you may 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.

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1041
Level:
7
Points:
360
Duration:
3 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

15 Jul 2019

24 Feb 2020

13 Jul 2020

Fees:
Domestic
$6580 - $6783
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2019. Exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • Check if you're eligible for fees-free study
International
$33,410
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2019. The exact fees will depend on papers selected and may vary from the figure stated.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019 the fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

Scholarships at AUT

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The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.