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Degree

Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) - Microbiology

About the program

  • 39,000 NZD

    Tuition
  • 4 years

    Years of study
  • 3 years

    PGWP Duration
  • 60 out of 100

    Minimum required GPA
  • AK2040

    Course Code
Included
Dissertation
optional
Research Project

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 27-February-2022 27-February-2022
Winter-July 17-July-2022 17-July-2022

Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) - Microbiology

The four-year Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) is a new postgraduate degree for both school leavers and students currently completing a Bachelor of Science.

Current Bachelor of Science students can transfer into the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) at any time if they have a B+ average or higher. High achieving school leavers can enter directly into the degree.

Courses in Microbiology specialisation cover molecular microbiology, environmental microbiology, food microbiology, microbial biotechnology and viral plant pathology. The university has a number of international collaborations in this field.

Graduates with a Bachelor of Science can enrol in a standard Bachelor of Science (Honours).

What you study

You complete either the postgraduate Research Project (60 points) that provides you with skills in scientific research and in drafting a course in a format suitable for a scientific journal publication, or the Dissertation (45 points).

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$55,404

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$39,000

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

1_ All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.

high school qualifications from different countries:

India: Indian applicants must have completed one of the following:

  • Higher Secondary School Exam or All-India Senior School Certificate with an average of 75% in the four best subjects, with a minimum of 60% in English
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC) with a minimum of 60% in English

China:

  • Senior High School graduation plus one year of successful study at bachelor's level; or
  • Senior High School graduation plus completion of a two-year diploma, with good grades, at a recognised university.
  • A Tier 1 score in the National University Entrance Examination (Gaokao) at a recognised institution

2_ And at least 16 credits each in two subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Physics, and Science or equivalent in university approved subjects.

or, 

Applicants must have completed one or more years in a Bachelor of Science with a B+(75%-79%) grade average.

Required documents

  • Certified copy of your birth certificate or passport
  • Certified copy of marriage certificate (If required)
  • Official academic transcripts
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English
  • English Language Proficiency
  • CV/Work experience (If required)

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
19
listening
22
writing
20
speaking
19
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

COVID-19 situation: additional English tests accepted for 2021 and 2022

  • IELTS Indicator
  • TOEFL Special At Home Edition

 

If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.

Language courses at AUT International House:

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:

1) GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).

Entry requirement:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

2) IELTS Full-time

Entry requirement:

There is a different entry requirement for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

Career Opportunities

  • Environmental microbiologist
  • Food quality assurance scientist
  • Food microbiologist
  • Scientific laboratory technician
  • Research scientist
  • Technical brewer
  • Science teacher

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