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Please note: The tuition fees listed in the table below are an estimate only and may not represent the actual cost of a programme of study. Students are liable for any fees payable over and above the estimated amount printed.

This page lists the fees for Sciences subjects. If you can't find the subject or programme you are looking for on this page please check the fees on the other subject pages, listed below.

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~ Honours degree may be available, depending on the major.

* If completed in the minimum time, this programme has a workload higher than the normal equivalent full-time (EFT) course load (120 points).

** July commencement may be possible, although the duration of the qualification may be longer, or paper selection may be limited.
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Qualification Annual Fees 2024
(NZ$ per year)
Points Duration
(years)
Intake
Semester(s)
Bachelor of Science (BSc) ~   360 3  
Agricultural Innovation 41,019    
Anatomy 39,995    S1, S2**
Aquaculture and Fisheries 41,769    
Biochemistry 41,862    S1, S2**
Botany 41,290    S1, S2**
Chemistry 41,290    S1, S2**
Computer Science 41,197    S1, S2**
Data Science 41,836    
Ecology 41,769    S1, S2**
Economics 38,723    S1, S2
Energy Management 40,447    
Energy Science and Technology 41,197    S1, S2**
Environmental Management 41,836    
Exercise and Sport Science 42,586    S1, S2**
Food Science 40,952    S1, S2**
Forensic Analytical Science 39,995    
Genetics 40,952    S1, S2**
Geographic Information Systems 42,162    
Geography 41,197    S1, S2**
Geology 42,586    S1, S2**
Human Nutrition 41,722    S1, S2**
Information Science 41,197    S1, S2**
Land Planning and Development 41,738    S1, S2**
Marine Science 41,769    S1, S2**
Mathematics 35,640    S1, S2**
Microbiology 41,384    S1, S2**
Neuroscience 41,862    S1, S2**
Pharmacology 41,384    S1, S2**
Physical Education, Activity and Health 42,586    
Physics 41,197    S1, S2**
Physiology 41,384    S1, S2**
Plant Biotechnology 40,473    S1, S2**
Psychology 39,901    S1, S2**
Software Engineering 41,197    
Sport and Exercise Nutrition 41,722    
Sport Development and Management 41,836    S1, S2**
Statistics 34,251    S1, S2**
Surveying Measurement 41,738    S1, S2**
Zoology 41,769    S1, S2**
Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) 38,418 486 4 S1, S2**
Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc) 40,974 486 4 S1, S2**
Diploma for Graduates (DipGrad)   126 1  
Any subject specified as a major subject for BAppSc, BSc   126   S1, S2
Information and Communications Technology 41,881    S1
Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci)   120 1  
Anatomy 43,486    S1
Biochemistry 43,486    S1
Botany 43,000    S1, S2**
Chemistry 43,000    S1
Computer Science 43,000    S1, S2**
Consumer Food Science 43,000    S1, S2
Ecology 43,000    S1, S2
Economics 37,303    S1, S2
Energy Science and Technology 43,000    S1, S2**
Food Science 43,000    S1, S2
Genetics 43,486    S1, S2
Geography 43,000    S1
Geology 43,000    S1, S2
Human Nutrition 43,000    S1, S2
Information Science 43,000    S1, S2
Marine Science 43,000    S1, S2
Mathematics 37,746    S1
Microbiology 43,486    S1, S2
Neuroscience 43,486    S1, S2
Pharmacology 43,486    S1
Physics 43,000    S1
Physiology 43,486    S1
Plant Biotechnology 43,324    S1
Psychology 43,000    S1
Software Engineering 43,000    S1
Sport, Exercise and Health 43,000    S1
Statistics 37,746    S1, S2
Surveying 43,000    S1, S2
Telecommunications 43,000    S1
Zoology 43,000    S1, S2
Master of Science (MSc) Thesis-only fee 120 or 240 1 or 2  
Anatomy 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Biochemistry 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Bioengineering 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Botany 46,909    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Chemistry 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Cognitive Science 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Computer Science 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Consumer Food Science 46,909    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Ecology 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Economics 37,303    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Energy Science and Technology 46,909    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Environmental Management 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Environmental Science 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Food Science 46,909    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Genetics 46,909    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Geography 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Geographic Information Systems 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Geology 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Geophysics 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Human Nutrition 46,909    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Immunology 46,909    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Information Science 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Marine Science 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Mathematics 37,746    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Microbiology 46,909    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Neuroscience 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Pharmacology 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Physics 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Physiology 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Plant Biotechnology 46,909    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Psychology 46,909    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Sport, Exercise and Health 46,909    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Statistics 37,746    S1, S2** Anytime for thesis-only
Surveying 43,000    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only
Toxicology 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Wildlife Management 46,909    S1, Anytime for thesis-only
Zoology 46,909    S1, S2 Anytime for thesis-only

Applied Science

Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Science (PGCertAppSc)   60 0.5  
Advanced Nutrition Practice 21,500    S1
Applied Geology 21,500    S1, S2
Artificial Intelligence 20,624    S1, S2
Bioengineering 20,551    S1
Computer Science 21,500    S1, S2
Consumer Food Science 21,500    S1
Environmental Management 21,500    S1, S2
Geographic Information Systems 21,500    S1, S2**
Molecular Biotechnology 21,742    S1, S2
Plant Biotechnology 21,581    S1
Quantitative Genetics 19,829    S1
Science Communication 21,500    S1, S2
Software Engineering 21,500    S1, S2
Telecommunications 21,500    S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Science (PGDipAppSc)   120 1  
Advanced Nutrition Practice 43,000    S1
Applied Geology 43,000    S1, S2
Artificial Intelligence 42,124    S1, S2
Bioengineering 44,328    S1
Computer Science 43,000    S1, S2
Consumer Food Science 43,000    S1
Environmental Management 43,000    S1, S2
Geographic Information Systems 43,000    S1, S2**
Molecular Biotechnology 43,486    S1, S2**
Plant Biotechnology 43,161    S1
Quantitative Genetics 39,660    S1
Science Communication 43,000    S1, S2
Software Engineering 43,000    S1, S2
Telecommunications 43,000    S1, S2
Master of Applied Science (MAppSc)*   180 1–1.5  
Advanced Nutrition Practice 64,499    S1, S2
Applied Geology 64,499    S1, S2
Artificial Intelligence 63,624    S1, S2
Bioengineering 66,588    S1
Computer Science 64,499    S1, S2
Consumer Food Science 64,499    S1
Environmental Management 64,499    S1, S2
Geographic Information Systems 64,499    S1, S2**
Molecular Biotechnology 65,066    S1, S2**
Plant Biotechnology 64,661    S1
Quantitative Genetics 62,035    S1
Science Communication 64,499    S1, S2
Software Engineering 64,499    S1, S2
Statistics 59,246    S1, S2
Telecommunications 64,499    S1, S2

Science Communication

Postgraduate Certificate in Science Communication (PGCertSciComm) 21,500 60 0.5  
Creative Non-Fiction Writing in Science (by distance) 14,125    S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Science Communication (PGDipSciComm) 43,000 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Science Communication (MSciComm) 43,000 240 2 S1, S2

Sport Development and Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Development and Management (PGDipSpDM) 40,373 120 1 S1
Master of Sport Development and Management (MSpDM) 60,997 180 1 S1

Surveying

Bachelor of Surveying (BSurv) ~ 38,210 522 4 S1, S2**
Master of Surveying (MSurv) 43,000 240 1 to 2 S1, Anytime for thesis-only

Wildlife Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Wildlife Management (PGDipWLM) 43,000 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Wildlife Management (MWLM) 43,000 180 1.5 S1, S2

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Domestic 360 3 Any­time
Mathematics 2023 fees:1 7,222    
Computer Science, Science 2023 fees:1 8,434    
Surveying 2023 fees:1 10,697    

1. 2024 fees for the Doctor of Philosophy have not yet been set, so 2023 fees are listed here as a general indication. This page will be updated once the 2024 fees are confirmed.

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