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

The Bachelor of Science information published here relates to 2022. The 2023 offerings are still to be confirmed and will be added as soon as available.

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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

  • Computer Science major: Calculus, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics

Science majors

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

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences majors

Science majors

You can also study the Bachelor of Science without a major (standard pathway).

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

The Bachelor of Science information published here relates to 2022. The 2023 offerings are still to be confirmed and will be added as soon as available.

Year 1

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

Years 2 and 3

There is a wide range of second and third year courses, depending on your chosen major. For details about the courses 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.

More information about this programme

Email science.admin.team@aut.ac.nz

The Bachelor of Science information published here relates to 2022. The 2023 offerings are still to be confirmed and will be added as soon as available.

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1041
Level:
7
Points:
360
Duration:
3 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
27 Feb 2023
17 Jul 2023
Fees
Domestic
$7,835 - $8,048 (for 120 points)
($6,901 - $7,114 tuition fees + $934 student services levy)
International
Computing: $36,734 (for 120 points)
($35,800 tuition fees + $934 student services levy)
Science: $37,134 (for 120 points)
($36,200 tuition fees + $934 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • 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.
  • Fees-free study may be available for domestic students

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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.

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