University of Canterbury

College of Science

Biological Sciences


Christchurch, Canterbury 8041

New Zealand

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

GradDipSc: Graduate Diploma in Science, PGDipSc: Postgraduate Diploma in Science (equivalent to first year of Masters programme); ;BSc(Hons): Bachelor of Science with Honours (PGDipSc plus research project: intensive preparation for second year of Masters or for PhD); ;MSc: Master of Science, PhD: Doctor of Philosophy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School of Biological Sciences has modern, well-equipped teaching and research laboratories with excellent technical support. Staff and postgraduate students are actively involved in research on exceptionally diverse topics, ranging from those of potential practical and economic importance to New Zealand society, to those probing the boundaries of fundamental, interest-driven science. UC features a Centre for Bioengineering, a Centre for Integrated Research in Biosafety (INBI), a Centre of Excellence in Aquaculture and Marine Ecology (CEAME) and a Wood Technology Research Centre.

Please note that international students only pay domestic fees for study at PhD level.

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