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Undergraduate subject

Soil Science

12 February 2024
Study basic soil properties such as nutrients, formation, and sustainability of the Aotearoa New Zealand landscape.


Soil Science


UC offers a second-year course in Soil Science. This topic examines the range of soil types and physical/chemical properties, particularly in the Aotearoa New Zealand forest landscape, as well sustainability and environmental protection.

This course is required for students studying the Bachelor of Forestry Science, and may also form part of a Bachelor of Science.

Soil Science

Soil Science


While you cannot major or minor in Soil Science, you can take the above course in the subject as part of any degree. It is particularly suited for anyone studying the Bachelor of Forestry Science.

SOIL203 is offered as an interest course on basic soil formation and nutrient properties, using examples from the Aotearoa New Zealand landscape.

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