Bachelor of Science (Earth Science)

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Bachelor of Science (Earth Science)

Massey University
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  • 3 years


Massey’s Bachelor of Science (Earth Science) will take you on a journey of understanding the processes that molded our planet. From our landscapes to our geological resources and soils, it’s a huge area to cover, leading to fascinating and varied careers.

You’ll develop an appreciation of the immensity of geological time. You’ll graduate with cutting-edge skills and the ability to predict future changes in the Earth’s surface such as natural disasters, climate change, and water contamination.

Earth scientists are discovering hydrocarbon and mineral resources. They are establishing policy in resource management, environmental protection, public health, safety, and welfare.

Massey has a focus on finding innovative solutions to environmental issues. You’ll get an insight into the connections between geology, soil science, and the environment. You’ll explore metals and plants, mining, and remediation.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Bachelor of Science (Earth Science) at Massey University for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Massey University.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Massey University as pre-requiste for admission in Bachelor of Science (Earth Science).

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If you are interested in a research career, Massey’s BSc will allow you to choose from a wide range of specialist postgraduate programs throughout New Zealand and overseas.

Research scientists have specialized in geochemistry, paleomagnetism (the Earth's past magnetic fluctuations), palynology (fossil pollen), volcanology, phytoremediation (using plants to remove pollutants from soils), pedology, soil pollution, and groundwater.

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