Bachelor of Science

University of Auckland

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate

The Bachelor of Science (BSc) is a three year programme with majors covering biological, human and earth, computational, physical and health orientated sciences. The huge range of subjects allow students to customise their degree, incorporating different areas of interest and expertise. Students "take a BSc" by studying courses in a major and other subjects of relevance or interest. These courses are chosen from the subjects and specialisations offered by the Faculty of Science. A major is the subject that students study to the highest level of their undergraduate degree. As well as skills that are part of academic learning in their chosen major, BSc will expose them to new technologies, give them the opportunity to write and present work, the chance to work independently and in groups, and to develop independent research skills. This programme can be completed as part of a conjoint programme.


The BSc degree is a three-year (six-semester) full-time programme that allow students to study from a wide variety majors.


  • Anthropological science
  • Applied mathematics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological sciences
  • Biomedical science
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Earth sciences
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Food science and nutrition
  • Geography
  • Geophysics
  • Information systems
  • Logic and computation
  • Marine science
  • Mathematics
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Operations research
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Sport and exercise science
  • Statistics

Standard entry requirements

NCEA Level 3

Study pathways

Bachelor in Science (Honours); Graduate Diploma in Science (GradDipSci); Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci); Master of Science (MSc); Master of Speech Language Therapy Practice (MSLTPrac); Master of Energy (MEnergy); Master of Bioscience Enterprise; Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych)

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $24,487 No
Tamaki Innovation International: $24,487 No

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