Papers for science qualifications are listed under the individual subject headings.

For a list of the major subjects available for the Bachelor of Science (BSc), please see the BSc.

For a list of the major subjects available for the Bachelor of Science (Technology) (BSc(Tech)), please see the BScTech.

The papers listed under Science do not count towards a major, but may be taken as part of any BSc or BSc(Tech) degree.

Note: SCIEN300 is strongly recommended for School of Science students and is recommended for students in other Divisions who have an interest in science communication.

Science papers

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Code and paper title Points
APHYS111 Physics in Context - Ahupūngao o te Ao right arrow

This is an introductory paper in physics for students who have not studied physics or mathematics at NCEA level 2 or 3. It is intended to support a...

15 24A (Hamilton)
CHEMY100 Chemistry in Context - Matū o te Ao right arrow

This paper covers a broad range of chemical concepts that are fundamental to the sciences and engineering. A strong emphasis is made to teach...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
CLIMT101 Introduction to Climate Change Science - Pūtaiao Huringa Āhuarangi right arrow

An overview of the scientific basis of climate change with emphasis on understanding climate change mitigation and adaptation.
He tirohanga whānui...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online) & 24A (Secondary School - Unistart) & 24A (Tauranga)
MATHS165 General Mathematics right arrow

An introduction to algebra, calculus and applications for students without NCEA Level 3 Mathematics. Students who meet the prerequisites of MATHS103...

15 24A (Hamilton)
PHYSC100 General Physics right arrow

This paper provides an introduction to the core ideas in physics. Topics covered include kinematics, mechanics, fluids, electric and magnetic forces...

15 24A (Hamilton)
SCIEN100 Science and Mātauranga Māori right arrow

This paper will provide science students with a foundational understanding of both scientific and Mātauranga Māori perspectives on topical issues and...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
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SCIEN270 Preparation for the Professional Workplace right arrow

This paper constitutes preparation for the scientific workplace, and include CV preparation, interview technique, career mentoring/direction, skill...

15 24B (Hamilton)
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SCIEN300 Science Communication right arrow

This paper discusses different ways in which science can be communicated by scientists to others. It gives students opportunities to practise verbal...

15 24C (Hamilton)
SCIEN301 Capstone Project right arrow

Students complete an interdisciplinary group project on a topic of relevance to the scientific or wider community. For further information about the...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga) & 24C (Hamilton) & 24C (Tauranga) & 24X (Hamilton)
SCIEN303 Undergraduate Research Project right arrow

Students carry out an independent research project on an approved topic under staff supervision. For further information, please refer to the...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
SCIEN313 Undergraduate Research Project right arrow

Students carry out an independent research project on an approved topic under staff supervision. For further information, please refer to the...

30 24C (Hamilton) & 24C (Tauranga)
SCIEN371 Science Work Placement right arrow

This paper provides a full-immersion, authentic work experience that is relevant to a student's study, in a professional workplace. For further...

30 24X (Hamilton)
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SCIEN512 Data Analysis and Experimental Design right arrow

This paper covers aspects of research design for experiments, and methods for analysis of scientific data using modern statistical techniques.

15 24A (Hamilton)
SCIEN570 Planning for the Science Workplace and Scientific Practice right arrow

This paper constitutes preparation for a professional scientific workplace, including evidencing skills, career planning, understanding societal...

15 24X (Hamilton)
SCIEN579 Reflection on Scientific Practice and Career Planning right arrow

This paper constitutes the reflective element of the practice of scientific inquiry in the professional science workplace as part of their research...

15 24X (Hamilton)
SCIEN589 Directed Study right arrow

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga) & 24C (Hamilton) & 24C (Tauranga)
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2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of 24 May 2024 01:00am