If you know nothing about UC's College of Science, this video is a good place to start.
Hear what our students have to say about their experiences to find out what makes UC Science unique.
At UC, we have a culture of innovation and amazing, research-engaged teaching staff, so students learn from scientists at the forefront of knowledge.
UC students have access to world-class facilities and a living laboratory for field work.
Join UC Science student Izzy Raziff for a quick tour of the University of Canterbury campus, and find out where everything is!
Science is helping us find solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. Choose science and change the world.
The BSc will extend your knowledge in multiple interest areas, satisfying many questions you might have about the world and encouraging you to investigate even further.
As demand for the planet’s limited resources grows, so does the need for people who understand the environment and how to protect it. Study environmental science and be part of the solution.
The Bachelor of Data Science degree (BDataSc) will prepare you to excel in our data-focused world.
Postgraduate science at the University of Canterbury is your ticket to amazing places, new opportunities and career success.
An introduction to the Master of Water Resource Management (MWaterRM) and Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management (PGDipWat).
The Master of Urban Resilience and Renewal (MURR) focuses on how communities respond to challenges that cities are facing today.
The PMGST equips current and future geospatial professionals with experience in GIS and location data analysis, for leadership roles in government, industry, and research.
Engineering Geology is a multidisciplinary area applying geological sciences to engineering work, identifying and mitigating geological hazards, and aspects of land-use planning.
The MDRR provides an introduction to the rapidly evolving interdisciplinary field of Disaster Risk Reduction.
The MAud focuses on training professional clinical audiologists with an emphasis on the development of clinical and administrative skills relating to the practice of audiology.
The MSAPH combines expertise on public health issues with GIS technologies.
Postgraduate study in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) can enable you to make a real difference to the mental health and wellbeing of our communities.
Ashley explains how studying towards the Bachelor of Science in Geography at the University of Canterbury gives her the chance to apply what she learns in the classroom in the real world.
Grace explains how her bicultural background, coupled with studying Māori and Indigenous Studies alongside her BSc, provides a unique perspective.
BSc student Caleb talks flexible learning, state-of-the-art facilities and world-class teaching at UC, and how he plans to put his biochemistry knowledge to use.
Speech Therapy student Anna talks about how UC is helping her make a difference to speech and hearing patients.
Geology student Taylor discusses the practical work UC Science offers.
Law and Biology student Morgan aims to work in Environmental Law. See how combining two degrees is helping her reach her goal.
Science intern Liam is working with a foreign exchange software company.
Mahali Matahe describes the unique opportunities studying science at the University of Canterbury provides.
As a quantitative freshwater ecologist at NIWA, Amy’s asking tough questions as she tries to solve challenging environmental problems.
Hannah Prebble is a scientist at MARS Bioimaging Ltd – an award-winning manufacturer of innovative medical research technology.
As a chemistry teacher, Matt Vannoort has been able to fulfill his passions for education and science in his career.
Entrepreneurial scientist Logan Williams is applying the knowledge he gained from his BSc to solve real-world problems.
UC Science graduate Sophie Bainbridge is now an Engineering Geologist, helping to create a more resilient future for New Zealand.
BSc graduate Sylvia Maclaren is the Programme Manager for the Flood Protection and Stormwater team at Christchurch City Council.