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.

Data to Insight MOOC - sign up now

The Department of Statistics's hugely popular MOOC is running again from 27 March. It offers a hands-on introduction to statistical data analysis, emphasising fundamental concepts and practical skills.

2017 Gibbons Lecture Series

This year's lectures series, run by the Department of Computer Science, has the topic 'steps towards the singularity - artificial intelligence and its impact'. All are welcome. Lectures run from 4-25 May.

Download our Tuākana Science app

We are excited to announce our new Tuākana Science app, designed to help Māori and Pacific students access up-to-date information about Tuākana. Available on both Android and Apple devices.

  • The Waipā River restoration project
    24 March 2017
    Dr Karen Fisher from the School of Environment, is contributing towards her Iwi’s vision with research that is supported by a Marsden Grant.
  • QS World University Ranking
    22 March 2017
    The annual QS World University Rankings show the Faculty of Science has 10 subject’s ranked top in New Zealand, with a further six ranked top 100 worldwide.
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis
    22 March 2017
    Congratulations to the Department of Mathematics awardees Sean Curry and Andrew Keane who have won the Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis 2016.