Welcome to the Faculty of Science


The Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland is the largest and most highly ranked science faculty in New Zealand. More than 7,600 students study in our 10 schools and departments, learning from internationally renowned lecturers.

Welcome to New Zealand's leading Faculty of Science

We are New Zealand's largest and leading Faculty of Science with seven subjects in the top 100 worldwide. Find out more about our recent achievements.

2017 Ihaka Lecture Series

The Department of Statistics is launching a lecture series in honour of Ross Ihaka's contributions to the field. The inaugural series topic is Statistical Computing in the Data Age and will run 8-29 March.

Online Orientation

Are you an undergraduate student new to University? Then get started with your Online Orientation now.

  • What I'm working on over summer: Emily Parke
    13 February 2017
    There are two threads to Dr Emily Parke’s research this summer: the definition of life, and the way that experiments and models function in science.
  • Dean's Teaching Awards
    01 February 2017
    The Faculty of Science is proud to announce our winners from the Dean's Teaching Excellence Awards 2016.
  • Our Blue Backyard
    19 January 2017
    Our Blue Backyard is a five-part New Zealand Herald series that looks at the research generated by the Institute of Marine Science who are creating innovations inspired by nature and our marine environment.