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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Green Chemical Science

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On-Campus

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023

Campus

University of Auckland

Summary

Extend your knowledge in your specialist area at postgraduate level with our honours programme.

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) programme involves one year of full-time study, or two years of part-time study, after you have completed the requirements for the Bachelor of Science.

After graduating with a BSc (Hons), it’s possible to progress to a Master of Science (MSc) degree. If you achieve First or Second Class First Division Honours in your BSc(Hons), you’ll be eligible for direct possible to a PhD.

Some specialisations may not be available for a Semester Two start.

Green Chemical Science:

Green Chemical Science involves the use of chemical principles, science and technology to advance society in ways that are sustainable and safe for the environment.

Subject overview

The approaches used in Green Chemical Science often involve interdisciplinary studies in catalysis, synthesis, toxicology, analytical methodology, materials science, and biochemistry, in order to tackle global issues and problems that impact on sustainability.

Where can Green Chemical Science take you?

There’s an increasing number of jobs available in the sustainability science arena. Your specialisation will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to take advantage of these career opportunities, and to contribute to society in a meaningful and informed way.

Entry criteria

Taught 120 points

You must have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution), with the equivalent of a major in a similar field to your intended specialisation. You will need a GPE of 5.0.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

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