Bachelor of Science (Honours)

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Take your excellence and turn it into something more

If you are interested in further in-depth research, the Bachelor of Science with Honours gives you the skills to progress to a PhD.

What is it like?

Massey University’s Bachelor of Science with Honours with a major in geography is a prestigious qualification for those that are interested in progressing to further, in-depth research. This postgraduate qualification will also give you a career advantage.

Generally, the course consists of three-quarters taught courses and one quarter supervised research.

As a separate qualification of advanced courses and research in the major subject taken in the BSc, the honours programme can lead to a Master of Science by thesis only.

A good fit if you:

  • Are passionate about science
  • Excelled in your undergraduate degree


Earn more

A Ministry of Education report found that:

  • Earnings and employment rates increase with the level of qualification completed.
  • Five years after leaving study, most young domestic graduates will be earning above the national median earnings.
  • Good careers are associated with better health, better wellbeing and more satisfying lives

Academic advice

Do you need help choosing your courses, or would you like to speak to an Adviser about your study? We would love to help you so please contact us.

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