Bachelor of Science
Natural and Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates of the BSc will be able to apply scientific concepts and principles to real-world situations in a global context. They will have a thorough understanding of the science principles underlying one of the following areas: Animal Science, Biochemistry, Conservation and Ecology, Biotechnology, Plant and Horticultural Sciences, Food Science, Environmental Science or Soil Science. New majors added for 2014, for "Land, Water, Environment" and "Agritech" to enable clear alignment of this qualification with land based industries' research and human capability needs.
Key Information for Students
A New Zealand University entrance qualification or equivalent.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$43,600 - $66,248|
|In further study||34%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Hugh McDougall Rankin Education Scholarship
Lincoln University - Scholarships Office
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.