Science and technology are integral to New Zealand's future economic prospects and a science degree at UC is an investment in your future, leading to many exciting careers and postgraduate opportunities.
The College of Science offers a large range of highly-regarded qualifications in science and communication disorders at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our flexible degrees allow our students to explore their options and find their passion.
Our extensive facilities are equipped and staffed to world-class standards. We have three principal field stations - Cass, Hari Hari and Westport - facilities that are unique in New Zealand and a core part of many science courses. We also have access to international research field facilities in Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic Snares Islands, and in the Nigerian rainforests.
Our broad degree programme gives you plenty of opportunities to try things out and see what you like before you specialise.
Our scientists and students are engaged in ground-breaking and valuable research in a wide range of fields. See them in action.
You will 'do' science from your first semester, with hands-on learning experiences in lectures, labs and at our field stations.
Our outreach programme provides a range of resources and activities for secondary school science teachers and students.
Our graduates' transferable skills are highly valued, and they find work in a wide range of industries, scientific and otherwise.
As well as renowned laboratories, research centres and field stations, we have a brand new regional centre for teaching and research.
For more information about studying Science at UC
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