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Honours degree

Bachelor of Science with Honours

BSc(Hons)
09 October 2023

UC's Bachelor of Science with Honours, BSc(Hons), is made up of one full-time year of coursework that includes a research component. Learn more about studying a BSc(Hons) through our Te Kaupeka Pūtaiao | Faculty of Science.

DURATION

Bachelor of Science with Honours

Degree Structure - Duration
1 year full-time

START

Bachelor of Science with Honours

Degree Structure - Start In
Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

POINTS

120

TUITION FEES

2024 tuition fees estimate per 120 points:

  • Domestic — $9,157
  • International — $42,200

Overview


Bachelor of Science with Honours

Introduction

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 you should consider studying a postgraduate Science programme at UC, see the Postgraduate Prospectus.



Bachelor of Science with Honours

Entry Requirements - Body

Entry requirements

You must have completed a three-year bachelor's degree with at least a B Grade Point Average in 60 points of your 300-level major courses, or equivalent.

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

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.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Bachelor of Science with Honours or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

You can apply online at myUC.

See Admission and enrolment for all information on enrolling at UC.

Bachelor of Science with Honours

Further Study - Body

Further study

UC offers a range of science-related master's programmes.

Students who complete the Bachelor of Science with Honours with high grades may be eligible to proceed directly to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Bachelor of Science with Honours

Career - Body

Career opportunities

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.

Useful information:

2024 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $9,157
  • International — $42,200

2023 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $8,908
  • International — $41,000

SSL estimate (per 120 points):

  • 2024 — $1,100.40
  • 2023 — $992.40

Planning my study

Bachelor of Science with Honours

Degree Structure - Body

How do I plan my degree?

The Bachelor of Science with Honours includes 90 points of coursework and a 30-point research project (or if starting in July, two 15-point research project courses spread over two semesters or the summer months).

It takes 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time to complete.

For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Bachelor of Science with Honours.

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Postgraduate Prospectus 2024

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