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.


Where a science degree can take you

Science student Kelsey Ferris is spending a year with the British Geological Survey (BGS), working…

Addressing a major environmental challenge

MPI scholarship winner Thomas Corbett is developing a new sensor to measure run-off and leaching.

Danni’s preparing to ‘avo go’ at gold in Gizzy

University of Waikato alumna and 2018 Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower Danni van der…

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Oji Fibre Solutions Engineering Design Show

15th Oct 2018 - 18th Oct 2018
The Oji Fibre Solutions Engineering Design Show will showcase the talents of our final year engineering students as well as…


17th Oct 2018 5:30pm
Every year since 1997 the School of Science has provided the opportunity for students studying chemistry at NCEA level 2…

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