Papers for science qualifications are listed under the individual subject headings.
For a list of the subjects (majors) available for the Bachelor of Science, please see the following web page
For a list of the subjects (majors) available for the Bachelor of Science (Technology), please see the following web page
The papers listed under Science do not count towards a major, but may be taken as part of any BSc or BSc(Tech) degree. SCIEN300 is strongly recommended for School of Science students and is recommended for students in other Divisions or Schools who have an interest in science communication.
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Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location APHYS111 Physics in Context 19A (Hamilton) This is an introductory paper in physics for students who have not studied physics or mathematics at NCEA level 2 or 3. It is intended to support a major in other science subjects. Emphasis is placed on describing everyday physics concepts using correct terminology. Examples of physics in action are drawn from many science areas. T... CHEMY100 Chemistry in Context 19A (Hamilton) & 19B (Tauranga) This is an introductory paper for students with a limited background in chemistry. There is a strong emphasis on teaching chemical concepts through real-world examples relevant to different science and engineering disciplines. MATHS165 General Mathematics 19A (Hamilton) & 19B (Hamilton) An introduction to algebra, calculus and applications for students without NCEA Level 3 Mathematics. Students who meet the prerequisites of MATH101 and/or MATH102 should take these papers instead. PHYSC100 General Physics 19A (Hamilton) This paper provides an introduction to the core ideas in physics. Topics covered include kinematics, mechanics, fluids, electric and magnetic forces and fields, electric circuits, optics, modern physics and relativity, taught in a problem solving context. STATS111 Statistics for Science 19A (Tauranga), 19B (Hamilton), 19B (Tauranga), 19C (Tauranga) & 19T (Hamilton) An introductory paper in statistics that uses Microsoft Excel. Topics include the collection and presentation of data, basic principles of experimental design, hypothesis testing, regression and the analysis of categorical data. STATS121 Introduction to Statistical Methods 19A (Hamilton) An introduction to statistical data collection and analysis. Topics include general principles for statistical problem solving; some practical examples of statistical inference; and the study of relationships between variables using regression analysis.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location EARTH251 Spatial Analysis in Geosciences 19A (Hamilton) An introduction to quantitative spatial analysis in the geosciences, including production of maps and cross-sections of geomorphology and Earth materials from field and aerial image interpretation, use of 3D models of Earth materials, and an appreciation of volumes and stresses in the Earth's crust. SCIEN270 Preparation for the Professional Workplace 19B (Hamilton) This paper constitutes preparation for the scientific workplace, and include CV preparation, interview technique, career mentoring/direction, skill identification, organisational; management structures, self-assessment tools, and professional behaviour.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location SCIEN300 Science Communication 19T (Hamilton) This paper discusses different ways in which science can be communicated by scientists to others. It gives students opportunities to practise verbal, written, visual and other forms of communication. SCIEN301 Capstone Project 19A (Hamilton), 19A (Tauranga), 19B (Hamilton), 19B (Tauranga), 19C (Hamilton) & 19C (Tauranga) Students complete an interdisciplinary group project on a topic of relevance to the scientific or wider community. For a list of available projects, please contact the paper coordinator. SCIEN303 Undergraduate Research Project 19A (Hamilton), 19A (Tauranga), 19B (Hamilton) & 19B (Tauranga) Students carry out an independent research project on an approved topic under staff supervision. SCIEN305 Science and Matauranga Maori 19B (Hamilton) This paper will provide science graduates with an understanding of both scientific and Matauranga Maori perspectives on topical issues and the ability to apply these in a Vision Matauranga context. SCIEN313 Undergraduate Research Project 19C (Hamilton) & 19C (Tauranga) Students carry out an independent research project on an approved topic under staff supervision. SCIEN371 Science Work Placement 19C (Hamilton) This paper provides a full-immersion, authentic work experience that is relevant to a student's study, in a professional workplace.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location SCIEN511 Scientific Supercomputing 19C (Block) A practical introduction to undertaking scientific research on a supercomputer. The paper assumes no prior knowledge. SCIEN570 Planning for the Science Workplace and Scientific Practice 19C (Hamilton) This paper constitutes preparation for a professional scientific workplace, including evidencing skills, career planning, understanding societal expectations of a scientist, engaging with a relevant scientific workplace, sourcing a science problem to solve, ethical considerations, and writing a scientific investigation proposal. SCIEN579 Reflection on Scientific Practice and Career Planning 19C (Hamilton) This paper constitutes the reflective element of the practice of scientific inquiry in the professional science workplace as part of their research thesis undertaking. It also is the planning elements of a science career, including career direction, and the professional presentation as a graduate who is transitioning from being an... SCIEN589 Directed Study 19A (Hamilton), 19A (Tauranga), 19B (Hamilton) & 19B (Tauranga) No description available. SCIEN592 Dissertation 19C (Hamilton) & 19C (Tauranga) A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation. SCIEN593 Thesis 19C (Hamilton) & 19C (Tauranga) An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research. SCIEN594 Thesis 19C (Hamilton), 19C (Tauranga) & 19D (Hamilton) An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
2019 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 29 May 2020 8:56am