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07 August 2023

UC's Faculty of Science offers highly-regarded qualifications in a wide range of sciences at all levels. Meet the Faculty of Science team and get in touch if you're interested in studying science at UC.


At UC Science you decide where you’re going – our job is to help you get there. We offer heaps of options and flexibility, state-of-the-art facilities, amazing research opportunities and passionate, world-recognised lecturers.

What’s on offer:

  • A wide range of internationally-recognised science qualifications – some unique in Australasia
  • You’ll ‘do science’ right from the first semester of your first year
  • The most field stations of any New Zealand university, from New Zealand to Nigeria!
  • Like-minded people and leading researchers to teach and mentor you
  • Practical and clinical learning experiences, research projects, lab and field work
  • Global study experiences, including exchanges to partner universities

We offer world-leading education qualifications, illustrated by our international accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology (RSB) in the UK for the major in Biological Sciences and accreditation for the Bachelor of Environmental Science with Honours from the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ).

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Contact UC's Faculty of Science

9am-4pm Monday-Friday (except NZ public holidays and UC holidays)

Physical address

Level One, Beatrice Tinsley Building


Postal address

Faculty of Science
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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