The Division of Sciences represents a broad range of disciplines in 14 departments and a number of interdisciplinary programmes, offering challenging and rigorous undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications.
The Division has research and teaching strengths in fundamental and applied sciences, in human performance and health, and in environmental science. We offer degrees in Science, Applied Science, Physical Education and Surveying and these degrees include a number of disciplines that are unique to Otago.
For course advice and course approval please come to Division of Sciences administration, 85 Union Place West.
If you want to find another pathway forward to a career in science, work from our list of majors and career pathways - this has details about what's required for each major and the kinds of work recent graduates have moved into:
To experiment with building a degree or to see which majors are available based on HSFY papers completed
The Divisions of Sciences and Health Sciences get involved in a lot of things out and about - some at schools, some for public. For an overview of activities check out the new website
Students involved in outreach or community engagement activities can sign up to receive the Science Outreach Certificate. Find out more, get set up or login to update your portfolio here: