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Course advice for first-year Sciences students

Nau mai, haere ki Te Roha a Ahikaroa – welcome to the Division of Sciences

  • Are you taking a BSc, BAppSc, or a BASc?
  • Are you sure you have chosen the right papers?
  • Are you taking the right papers for your degree?
  • Are you taking too many or not enough papers?
  • Are there other options available that might suit you better?

A team of Sciences course advisors will be available on the ground floor of the William James Building, to help answer your questions about your chosen qualification.

Expert academic advisors will also be available in their home departments for more detailed content and future direction information. See below for details of their hours over the course advice days. They may be available outside of these times. Please contact the department for more information.

Department Availability
Biochemistry 11am – 12 noon and 1 – 2pm, report to main office on 2nd floor
Botany Wednesday 8.30am – 12 noon and Thursday 11am – 12 noon, report to main office on 2nd floor
Centre for Materials Science and Technology 9am – 4.30pm
Chemistry 10am – 12 noon and 2 – 4pm
Ecology 3 – 5pm
Electronics 9am – 2.30pm
Energy Management 2.30 – 4.30pm
Food Science 1 – 2pm, Thursday only
Geology 9am – 4.30pm
Mathematics and Statistics Wednesday 2 – 4pm
Ask at the front desk and they will direct you to a relevant staff member.
Oceanography, Aquaculture and Fisheries, Marine Science Wednesday 22, 9.30 – 10.30am and 4 – 5pm, Department of Marine Science 310 Castle Street, Room 103
Other times by appointment – abby.smith@otago.ac.nz
Pharmacology 9am – 4pm
Physical Education 9am – 4pm
Returning Students – contact Margie Lazar for an appointment
Physics 9am – 5pm
Physiology 9am – 11am
Psychology 100-level 1 – 3pm
Psychology 200-level Wednesday 10am – 1pm and 2 – 3pm , Thursday 9am – 12 noon and 3 – 4pm
Psychology 300-level 10am – 12 noon and 2 – 4pm
Surveying 9am – 4pm
Zoology 10am – 12 noon
Room P102 Zoology’s Parker Building which is accessed from Level 1 of Zoology’s Benham Building

For all other Science Departments, please contact them for availability.

Course advice is available throughout the year – see the Course advice website or come and visit the Division of Sciences, Divisional Office team in The Union Court Building.

Date Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Time 9:00am - 4:30pm
Audience Undergraduate Only
Event Category Academic Dates
Event Type Academic
CampusDunedin
LocationSeminar Room 103, First Floor, William James Building (inside the main entrance foyer)

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