Master of Science

With the 180-point Master of Science you can complete a research project in an area of your interest and develop advanced-level knowledge of science, or computer and mathematical sciences in as little as one year.

You can choose to study the generic Master of Science focusing on either science or computer and mathematical sciences, or one of seven specialisations: Applied Conservation, Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Food Science, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. In as little as one year, you can gain advanced research skills and knowledge in a friendly and professional development.

This is your opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research, under the supervision of AUT's research-active staff in the areas of science, or computer and mathematical sciences.

Start date: 2018

Start date: 2019

This programme brochure will be available soon.

Minimum entry requirements

One of the following (or equivalent) with a B grade average in papers at level 7:

  • Bachelor of Science OR
  • Graduate Diploma in Science

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

You complete papers to make up a total of 180 points. Enrolment in papers is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of papers.

Choose from a wide range of papers

You can complete the 180-point Master of Science without a specialisation, and choose from a wide range of papers in computer and mathematical sciences, or science.

The research project is a key part of the Master of Science and helps you develop skills in critical analysis and expertise in research methods, analysis, evaluation, and drafting a paper in a format suitable for publication.

Specialisations

To specialise in one of the areas listed below, complete the papers listed for this specialisation.

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK2037
Level:
9
Points:
180
Duration:
1 year full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

16 Jul 2018

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.
  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.

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