Courses, Majors and Rules


The Faculty offers a choice of more than 20 different majors, listed below. Detailed curricula leading to these majors and the rules for the BSc degree offered by the Faculty of Science can be found in the Faculty Handbook.


  • Applied Mathematics

  • Applied Statistics **

  • Archaeology

  • Astrophysics

  • Biochemistry

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Computer Science

  • Computer Engineering *

  • Business Computing *

  • Environmental & Geographical Science

  • Genetics

  • Geology

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology

  • Marine Biology

  • Mathematics

  • Mathematical Statistics **

  • Ocean & Atmosphere Science

  • Physics

  • Quantitative Biology

  • Statistics & Data Science **

*These majors must be taken concurrently with a major in Computer Science.

**These majors cannot be taken together.

A range of electives may be taken from other Faculties. Refer to the Additional Information section in the Science Faculty Handbook to determine what courses are allowed, and the rules governing external courses.

Last updated 9 Jan 2024