Science Prospectuses and Handbooks

Whether you're thinking about what to study for your first undergraduate degree, or honing and specialising your skills with a postgraduate degree, with 25 undergraduate majors and over 35 postgraduate subjects, the Faculty of Science has something for you.

Browse our Science prospectuses and handbooks below to help you decide which subject area and programme is the best fit for you, and remember, whichever you choose there will be support and guidance from the faculty on your journey.

We recommend starting with our our undergraduate or postgraduate prospectus to gain a wide overview of the faculty and its offering; then read our major/subject specific handbooks to gain a more detailed insight into the areas you are interested in.

2018 Science Prospectuses


2018 Science Undergraduate Prospectus (front cover)

Science Undergraduate Prospectus

If you are looking for more information on studying Science at the University of Auckland, including how to enrol, what support is available and what life at University is like, see our Science Undergraduate Prospectus.

Download the PDF (4.7MB)

2018 Science Postgraduate Prospectus (front cover)

Science Postgraduate Prospectus

Are you considering taking your tertiary study to the next level? Whether you are considering a Postgraduate Diploma in Science or are ready to take on doctoral studies, the Science Postgraduate Prospectus has all the information you will need to make your decision.

Download the PDF (2.4MB)

Hardcopies of the prospectuses
Hard copies may be obtained from the Science Student Centre or the Clock Tower Student Centre, by calling 0800 61 62 63 or emailing studentinfo@auckland.ac.nz.

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Faculty of Science Handbooks (major and subject guides)


We realise that with such a wide range of science majors and subjects available it can sometimes be hard to differentiate and decide between each of our options. The handbooks below are sorted by which of our ten schools and departments offer the subject, and are here to help you gain a better insight into each of our majors and specialisations. They each contain information on their subject area, alongside course information, requirements and contact details for any questions you may have. 

Hardcopies of the handbooks
Hard copies can be obtained from the Science Student Centre.

Joint school/department and joint faculty options


2018 Biosecurity and Conservation Postgraduate Handbook (front cover)

Biosecurity and Conservation Postgraduate Handbook 2018 (684KB)

Jointly offered by the School of Biological Sciences and the School of Environment.

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Information Systems Undergraduate Handbook 2017 (737.9KB)

Jointly offered by the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management.

2018 Bioscience Enterprise Postgraduate Handbook (front cover)

Biosecurity and Enterprise Postgraduate Handbook 2018 (667KB)

Jointly offered by the School of Biological Sciences and the Business School.

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Logic and Computation Undergraduate Handbook 2017 (3.8MB)

Jointly offered by the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Arts.

2018 Ecology Undergraduate Handbook (front cover)

Ecology Undergraduate Handbook 2018 (771KB)

Jointly offered by the School of Biological Sciences and the School of Environment.

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Department of Computer Science


Computer Science Handbook

Computer Science Undergraduate Handbook 2017
(837.1 kB, PDF)

Computer Science Undergraduate Handbook 2017
Computer Science Undergraduate Handbook 2017
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