Bachelor of Applied Science


Subject area

Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants must meet either the general, special or discretionary admission requirements, and must also meet the English language entry requirements.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The graduate will have the opportunity to develop: ? the competence to apply technical and conceptual knowledge appropriate to their qualification; ? the self reliance and motivation for continuous learning and professional development; ? the capabilities to be effective communicators and team leaders; ? a broad educational base to enable them to relate to the wider context of society. ? inquiring, flexible, creative and critical attitudes towards contemporary issues and underlying theoretical concepts; ? an appreciation of management and information technology within the context of their qualification; ? awareness of cultural issues and an ability to function positively within a multicultural society; ? an ability to apply ethical values to guide their actions; and ? an appreciation and understanding of social, and environmental issues.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Biological Sciences at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 10 95 10
Phone: (09) 815 2945
Fax: (09) 815 2905

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