Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: October 31, April 30
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: February, July
International tuition: NZ$32,000
Domestic tuition: NZ$7,061

Program overview

A Bachelor of Science (BSc) is about understanding and improving the natural world through observation, experimentation, modelling, and calculation. The Bachelor of Science is a highly flexible degree that allows a wide range of choices from major, minor, and endorsement subjects, as well as courses from subjects within other degrees. The Bachelor of Science requires a minimum total of 360 points: a compulsory 15-point Science course a minimum of 255 points of Science courses the remaining 90 points can be from either Science courses or courses from other degrees. At least 225 points must be from courses above 100-level, with at least 90 points at 300-level. The degree takes 3 years of full-time study, or can be studied part-time for up to 10 years.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Admission to UC with University Entrance (or equivalent) is required to enrol. Provided you have entry to the University, all Science subjects can be started in the first year. However, previous study is recommended for many Science subjects, in particular Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics. Some of these courses have entry requirements.

Career opportunities

A BSc sets you up to pursue a wide range of careers all over the world – from marine biologist to market analyst, psychologist to policy advisor, seismologist to aerospace engineer, and much more. It can open doors to many other careers, including business, politics, medicine, finance, and engineering. With a BSc, anything is possible.

Campus location

Christchurch , New Zealand

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