Complementary majors in Science


Expand your horizons in Science by taking a double major.

Have you considered adding a second major to your Bachelor of Science degree? 

Completing a double major will not only allow you to specialize in two areas of science at an advanced level, but also help you to gain a broader base of skills and knowledge which will in turn enhance your prospective career options.

So why not #doublethescience and enrol in a second major now! 

Which major should you choose?

If you aren’t quite sure which subject is best for you, the table below lists a range of second majors that are complementary to your current field of study. 

Current major

Complementary majors

Anthropological Sciences Biological Science, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, and Geography
Biological Science Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Exercise Sciences, Geography, Marine Science, Pharmacology, Physiology, and Statistics
Chemistry Biological Science, Geography, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Geophysics, Pharmacology, Physics, and Physiology
Computer Science Applied Mathematics, Information Systems, Logic and Computation, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics
Earth Sciences Environmental Science, Geophysics, Geography, and Physics
Ecology Anthropological Science, Biological Science, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Geography, Marine Science, Exercise Sciences, and Statistics 
Environmental Science Biological Science, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Geography, Geophysics, and Marine Science
Exercise Sciences Biological Science, Physiology, and Psychology
Geography Biology, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Science, Marine Science and Psychology
Geophysics Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Geography, Mathematics, and Physics
Information Systems Computer Science, Logic and Computation, Mathematics, and Statistics
Logic and Computation Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Statistics
Marine Science Biological Science, Environmental Science, and Physics
Mathematics Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Logic and Computation, Physics, and Statistics
Applied Mathematics Computer Science, Information Systems, Logic and Computation, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics
Pharmacology Biological Science, Chemistry, Physiology, and Psychology
Physics Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Geophysics, Mathematics, and Statistics
Physiology Biological Science, Chemistry, Pharmacology, Psychology, and Exercise Sciences
Psychology Physiology, Exercise Sciences, and Statistics
Statistics Biological Science, Computer Science, Environmental Sciences, Information Systems, Logic and Computation, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, and Marine Science

Questions

If you any questions or would like to discuss your options in more detail, please contact the Science Student Centre at scifac@auckland.ac.nz.