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.
Apply now for Trimester 3—we offer a selection of courses, both online and campus-based.
A biology field trip to Lord Howe Island gave 10 students a once-in-a-lifetime learning experience.
"Since studying at Victoria, I now realise it's not scary when there are no answers. Being part of a young industry like Biotechnology is really exciting."
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Antarctica Online is a 6-week online course looking at Antarctic history, geology and culture, and features lectures filmed on the ice. Enrol now for a September start.
A look at our facilities.
Communication is a core component of science. Develop your appreciation of science in society with the Science in Context minor.