Undergraduate study

AUT's Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences is New Zealand’s largest and most diverse health, sport and science education provider. With a presence spread across all of AUT's campuses, we are educating graduates for professions that are in high demand throughout the world.

AUT's Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences offers undergraduate study options in:



AUT health science staff and students contribute to advancing understanding of human behaviour, biological and environmental processes, wellness, illness and disability in society. Our programmes are underpinned by an interprofessional model of health care – preparing the country’s future health professionals to work consultatively across different disciplines such as physiotherapy, nursing, podiatry and occupational therapy. As of 2014, students are now also able to gain a Bachelor of Health Science degree at AUT's South Campus in the following study areas: Counselling, Health Promotion, Midwifery and Paramedicine.


The science programmes at the Faculty of Health and Environmental Studies are developed with workforce partners and underpinned by world-leading research. We offer a wide scope of study opportunities in both unique and traditional areas of science, including marine biology, medical laboratory science, aquaculture, cetacean research, geographic information systems (GIS), food science, conservation and evolutionary biology, environmental and health protection, molecular biology and genetics, analytical chemistry and microbiology.


Our degrees and advanced qualifications recognise the evolution in sport, recreation and fitness. We have innovative qualifications in fitness, sport and exercise science, coaching, management, health and physical education, outdoor education and physical activity and nutrition.

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Last updated: 11-Oct-2017 3.14pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.