Faculty of Science

Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science presents an exciting range of study options from nanotechnology to submarine volcanoes, the origins of the universe to how we think, 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 Crown Research Institutes, healthcare providers and government departments to give our students access to the breadth of opportunities that a career in science offers. 


Oct22Information EventsInformation Evening: Master of Advanced Technology Enterprise
Date: 22 October 2014
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: Room 106, Alan MacDiarmid Building, Kelburn Campus
The Master of Advanced Technology Enterprise (MATE) is an interdisciplinary one year research programme, the… Read more

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20 October 2014 Victoria student wins internship at communications consultancy
Biomedical science student Sophie Speakman has been awarded the SenateSHJ Prize and internship for 2014. Read more
8 October 2014 Creating low-cost solar energy
Victoria University of Wellington researchers are part of a worldwide effort to design cheaper and more efficient solar energy materials. Read more
30 September 2014 Quality of undergraduate science research recognised
Research by three Victoria University of Wellington undergraduate students has been published in Biotechnology Letters, a highly ranked international peer-reviewed journal. Read more

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Science in Context

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Enrol now for summer courses

From Geographies of New Zealand to Popular Psychology, enrolments for undergraduate and postgraduate summer courses in the Faculty of Science are
now open.