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).
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).
1_ 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:
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.
Applicants must have completed one or more years in a Bachelor of Science with a B+(75%-79%) grade average.
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.
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