Course code: #AK1041
These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.
Want to understand how our Earth works as a whole planet? Study the Geoscience major in the Bachelor of Science, and learn more about our planet and your world.
Explore how Earth compares to other planets, why we experience earthquakes, where the new resources of tomorrow will come from, and how you fit into 4.6 billion years of time.
Study geoscience and you’ll learn a range of skills, from geology and earth systems to mapping and geospatial, social science and the application of geoscience for society.
In your final year you can enrol in the Research Project course (30 points) if you have at least a B grade average in 60 points at level 6. This may involve working on a project related to your major.
Institutes and employer organisations involved include: Auckland Council, Department of Conservation, SCION (Rotorua), GNS Science, NIWA, Land Information NZ, Department of Primary Industries, Departments like MFAT, Environment and MBIE, Private consultancies for environment,
And construction, infrastructure and resources, Disaster and risk agencies in NZ and internationally, WaterAid, Greenpeace, Oxfam, World Bank, UN and regional development environmental scientific and cultural agencies, Mining, and oil and gas industries, Green technology industries, National and regional park agencies.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$11,800|
COVID-19 situation: additional English tests accepted for 2021 and 2022
If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.
AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.
On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:
The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).
IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening
There is a different entry requirement for each level of the IELTS course.
All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.
India: Indian applicants must have completed one of the following:
Consider starting with the university Certificate or Diploma in Applied Science.
If you don’t have the academic qualifications needed for direct entry into an AUT programme, you can enrol in a foundation programme.
If you successfully complete the foundation programme and the get the required grades, you are guaranteed entry into an appropriate AUT programme.
AUT has established a partnership with NCUK, enabling you to study at a NCUK Study Centre in your home country, and then come directly into your chosen AUT degree.
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