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 7,000 students study in our 10 schools and departments, learning from internationally-renowned lecturers.

Rutherford Fellowships

Rutherford Discovery Fellowships awarded to rising-stars of research at the Faculty of Science.

Current Scholarships

See a range of scholarships available to our postgraduate students.

Science Student Centre

Students wishing to see the Science Postgraduate Advisers should contact the Faculty of Science Student Centre.

  • PhD opportunity: Disturbed haemodynamics in a computational atlas of the coronary arteries
    31 October 2014
    The ideal candidate will have an excellent academic record with an interest in fluid mechanics, programming (such as MATLAB, C/C++, Python, Java), MRI imaging, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and statistics. It is likely that candidates will have an engineering, physics or mathematics background.
  • Callaghan Innovation Grants
    26 August 2014
    Are you studying in science, technology, engineering, design or business? Are you keen to enter into challenging research and development work in an innovative New Zealand company?