Science and Engineering

Wellington Faculty of Science selection criteria

Find out what selection criteria apply to the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (BBmedSc), Bachelor of Science (BSc) and postgraduate programmes offered by the Wellington Faculty of Science.

Selection criteria for limited entry courses

Selection into limited entry courses offered by the Wellington Faculty of Science and its schools is based on academic merit.

Selection criteria for limited entry programmes

Diplomas, Honours and Master's programmes

Selection into Part 1 of Diplomas, Honours and Master's programmes offered by the Wellington Faculty of Science and its schools is based on academic merit, particularly at 300-level.

Master's by thesis and specialist programmes

In general the selection criteria involve:

  • academic merit
  • relevant experience
  • motivation to complete the programme
  • In some programmes applicants may also be interviewed.

Appeals against exclusion

These should be made, in writing, to the Associate Dean (Students) of the Wellington Faculty of Science.

Wellington Faculty of Engineering selection criteria

Find out what the selection criteria is for entry into the second year of Bachelor of Engineering(Hons) (BE(Hons)) degree.

Selection criteria for second year

Entry into the 300- and 400-level courses in Part 2 of the BE (Hons) requires a B average and the completion of all Part 1 courses, including the requirements for at least one specialisation.

Appeals against exclusion

These should be made, in writing, to the Associate Dean (Students) of the Wellington Faculty of Science.