Biological Sciences Papers at Tauranga (2018)

Biological Sciences incorporates the major traditional biological disciplines of Botany, Microbiology and Zoology with the interdisciplinary subjects of Biochemistry, Physiology, Genetics, Ecology and Behaviour.

Prospective MSc candidates should discuss their 300 level papers with the Subject Convenor in order to ensure that a suitable number and combination of papers are taken.

Note: There will be no new enrolments in the Biological Sciences major (outside of existing guaranteed credit arrangements), Graduate Certificate, or Graduate Diploma in 2018. However, please note our new subjects in Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Ecology and Biodiversity. Students enrolled in 2017 or previously should consult the Faculty of Science and Engineering for programme advice.


  • 200 level

  • 300 level

  • Prescriptions for the MPhil
    The Master of Philosophy is a one year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information as of 20 September 2017 4:40pm

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