Bachelor of Science

University of Otago

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

The Bachelor of Science (BSc) is a three-year undergraduate degree which enables each student to develop his or her own interests in a science subject (science major) and related subjects. Students have the flexibility to combine their major subject with other science subjects, as well as subjects from other disciplines across the University.


  • Papers worth not less than 360 points
  • shall satisfy the requirements for at least one of the major subjects
  • may include one or more optional minor subjects.


  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Clothing and textile sciences
  • Computer science
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Electronics
  • Energy studies
  • Food science
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Human nutrition
  • Information science
  • Land planning and development
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Oceanography
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Plant biotechnology
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Surveying
  • Zoology

Standard entry requirements

NCEA Level 3

Study pathways

Honours is available.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Dunedin International: $19,380 No

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