Course code: #AK1041
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Ever wondered why humans are so similar yet so different? Study the Molecular Genetics major in the Bachelor of Science to find out more.
Study molecular genetics at AUT to be part of the biotechnology revolution, and help develop new medicines and make agriculture more sustainable.
Learn about the basic molecules of life and how they work, how we study them, and how they’re being used to understand our world and to ensure our future health and environment.
Molecular genetics can open doors to a range of careers including medicine and drug development, research, agriculture, conservation management, policy development, product development, food science, microbiology, forensics.
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: Plant and Food Research, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, AgResearch, Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR), SCION (Rotorua), MBIE, Environmental Protection Authority, Ministry for Primary Industries.
|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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