Science & Engineering

About Us

The Faculty of Science & Engineering is home to some of the most well-respected researchers in the science and engineering communities. Our researchers - your lecturers - are amongst the best in the country. Teaching and research in the Faculty is supported by first-class facilities and some of the world's most advanced laboratory equipment.

Study with us

We offer flexible programmes that produce multi-skilled, adaptable graduates who are ready for the challenges of today and have the skills to tackle the obstacles of tomorrow. As a student, your career prospects are limited only by your interests and your imagination.

School of Science

The School of Science brings together the former Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Earth sciences into a cohesive cross-disciplinary unit providing greater opportunities in teaching and research.

School of Engineering

The University of Waikato's engineering degrees will put you at the cutting edge of the engineering industry. All eligible programmes in the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) have full accreditation from Engineering New Zealand.


New research project set to invest $13 million in the Bay of Plenty

A new University of Waikato research project will bring together a world-class team of researchers…

Uncovering what lies beneath Hamilton

University of Waikato researchers have found significantly more fault lines under Hamilton City than previously…

Biological sciences and te reo Māori, a winning combination

Tekiteora Rolleston-Gabel's good grades and her community service have earned her a Freemason's Scholarship.

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Engineering Design Challenge Race

1st Jun 2018 10:00am
During the first year engineering paper - ENGEN180 Foundations of Engineering - teams of students design and build model boats…

NZIC Analytical Chemistry Competition

12th Jun 2018 9:30am
Teams of Year 13 students are set an analytical task, requiring accurate and careful analysis of an unknown substance. The…

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