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Fast track your career in science

Explore postgraduate science with a one-year Master’s by coursework. Applications now open for 2019 study.

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Study Data Science

Make discoveries as you dive into data with this new major and develop technical skills in statistics, computing, databases and mathematics.

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    Master's in Physical Geography student Raiatea Barlow-Kameta (Ngāitai, Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato-Tainui and Whakatōhea) is using flooding models to help Marokopa village and nearby Mirumiru marae prepare for the impacts of climate change.

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    Dr Monica Gerth from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Biological Sciences recently received funding from the Unlocking Curious Minds fund for her mobile classroom initiative to help educate New Zealand children about kauri dieback disease and the importance of kaitiakitanga (guardianship of the environment).