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Bachelor of Science with Honours
Bachelor of Science with Honours

Bachelor of Science with Honours

  • ID:UC640079
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$36,563.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,878.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$36,563.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,878.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Students must have completed a three-year bachelor's degree with at least a B Grade Point Average in 60 points of their 300-level major courses, or equivalent.
  • Students who have been granted direct entry to 200-level undergraduate Bachelor of Science courses on the basis of high achievement in university entrance assessments, and completed 240 points including 90 at 300-level, may undertake a Bachelor of Science with Honours after two years' undergraduate study.

English requirements

  • IELTS: Academic with an average score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 80, with at least 19 in reading, writing and listening 
  • TOEFL PBT: With a minimum score of 550 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5
  • CCEL EAP: Level 2 with a minimum C+ grade
  • CAE or CPE: minimum score of 169 with at least 162 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 50 and no PTE communicative skills score below 42
  • NZCEL:  Level 4 - Academic endorsement

Course Information

The Bachelor of Science with Honours degree is made up of one full-time year of coursework that includes a research component. Subject areas range from Astronomy to Statistics, and you may complete the programme in two subjects if desired (combined honours).

For more information about why students should consider studying a postgraduate Science programme at UC, see the Postgraduate Prospectus.

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See the Schedule for the Bachelor of Science with Honours for course requirements for each subject.

Each major option involves 90 points of coursework, and a 30-point research project.

Contact Te Rāngai Pūtaiao | College of Science for information about these subject areas:

  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computational and Applied Mathematical Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Economics and Mathematics
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance and Mathematics, Finance and Statistics
  • Financial Engineering
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Philosophy
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Medical Physics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
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Pathway Courses

Pathways include:

  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

UC science graduates find work in a range of different fields and sectors. Depending on your chosen path, you can become anything from a seismologist to a soil technician, meteorologist to a marine biologist, psychologist to a policy advisor, software engineer to a science writer, forensic analyst to a food technician.

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Insurance/year: 700 NZD/per year

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