Undergraduate study

The Wellington Faculty of Science offers two three-year undergraduate degrees, the Bachelor of Science (BSc) and the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (BBmedSc).

Biological Sciences

Biological Science is the study of how living organisms work. Learn to apply this knowledge of living things to make life better for humans, and help the environment.

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Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical science is about innovative research into human health. Be at the forefront of discovery—from researching genetics and reproduction, to understanding the cellular and molecular structure of a disease, to searching for a cure.

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Study Chemistry and find out how atoms and molecules interact and behave.

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Explore the potential of communication to shape our world.

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Climate and the Environment

Earth’s natural resources are under increasing pressure. Learn the causes of environmental problems and discover pathways to make our actions more sustainable.

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Development Studies

Be part of creating a better world. Examine poverty and inequality, and the issues behind development. Explore the strategies devised to address them.

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Earth Sciences

Study the earth—its structure, history and the forces that constantly shape and reshape it.

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Ecology and Marine Biology

Take your passion for the natural world to the next level. Explore topics in ecology, marine biology and conservation biology and learn about the vast diversity of plants, animals and micro-organisms that live on earth.

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Our Earth is shaped by different cultural, social and physical forces. Study Geography and learn about these different features of our world.

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Mathematics and Statistics

Learn from international research leaders to think creatively and apply mathematics and statistics to solve big problems.

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Explore the way our world is put together and how it works. Study the universe from the smallest parts of an atom to the cosmos.

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Study Psychology to understand behaviour—how we think, feel, and act—and how those processes can go wrong. Learn how our biology and our environment interact to make us who we are.

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Renewable Energy Systems

The world needs cleaner and more sustainable ways to generate power. Learn how to design and create renewable energy systems—and help build stronger communities and a more resilient economy.

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Degree requirements

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The Wellington Faculty of Science offers the following undergraduate degrees:

In addition, the Graduate Diploma in Science is available for students who already have a degree in any subject but wish to pursue further study in science.