The Faculty of Science offers an exciting range of study options, exploring the origins of the universe, to the depths of the Antarctic ice sheets, to the processes of the human brain, and more.
Victoria University has a central place in Wellington, the Science Capital of New Zealand. We make the most of ongoing collaborations with local research institutes, healthcare providers and government departments to give our students access to the breadth of opportunities that a career in science offers.
You can still enrol for Trimester 3—we offer a selection of online and campus-based courses, some with the option to start in January.
Hubert Zal's video features a group of geophysics students carrying out fieldwork surrounded by spectacular South Island scenery.
What is an actuary? Why study to be one? Find out more about the profession and our Actuarial Science programme.
“The range of papers available has supported my interests and allowed me to experience things I never knew I would be so passionate about.”
We offer a number of specialised programmes including Applied Statistics, Clinical Immunology, Drug Discovery and Development, Innovation and Commercialisation, Marine Conservation and Meteorology.