Program Overview

Extend your knowledge in a specialised field of science and boost your career opportunities with a BSc(Hons).

You'll complete an intensive one-year programme and gain the advanced theoretical knowledge and skills you need to pursue a scientific career. Develop your skills in research design and implementation, critical thinking, data analysis and scientific communication.


WellingtonNew Zealand

  Course Duration

12 Months

  Tuition Fee

NZ$ 40,450


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 90

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Academic requirements for international students

To be accepted into this programme you will need:

  • A Bachelor's degree with at least a B+ average

  • To have met the prerequisites for the subject you wish to study (see subject section below)

  • To be accepted by the head of school as capable of proceeding with the proposed course of study


Proof of English proficiency

To be accepted into this programme you will need one of the following:

  • IELTS (Academic): minimum overall score of 6.5 with no sub-score below 6.0

  • TOEFL: minimum score of 90 for the internet-based test with a minimum of 20 in writing

  • Pearson Test of English: minimum score of 58 (with a ‘Communicative’ score of not less than 50)

  • EAP: minimum final scores of 4,4,5,5

  • C1 Advanced (Previously - Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)) or C2 Proficiency (Previously – Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)) with a score of 176 or higher, with each skill score no less than 169.

  • New Zealand Certificates in English Language (NZCEL): Level 5 (Academic)

  • NZAPA: English New Zealand Accredited Pathway Assessment Level 3 (with no skill lower than Level 2)


Important information


  • The BSc(Hons) majoring in Artificial Intelligence has a course requirement of 6 courses. You will need to complete the 45-point AIML 487 course, along with five courses worth 15 points each.

  • If you want to enrol in this programme but don't meet some of the entry requirements, you should contact the programme director or administrator to discuss your options.


Programme requirements

For this programme you’ll need to:

  • Complete 120 points from (mostly) 400- and 500-level courses

  • Satisfy the subject requirements

Subject requirements

For this subject you'll need to:

Have previously completed:


  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (COMP 307)


Three further courses from:

  • COMP 301-399

  • CYBR 301-399

  • NWEN 301-399

  • SWEN 301-399


Complete courses worth 120 points


  • Research Project (AIML 487)

  • Three courses from AIML 425-440

Courses worth 30 points from:

  • AIML 400-499

  • DATA 400-499

  • Convex Optimisation (EEEN 422)

  • Robotic Intelligence and Design (EEEN 430)

  • NWEN 400-499

  • Computational Statistics (STAT 432)

  • Bayesian Inference (STAT 452)

  • SWEN 400-499

Estimated international fees for 2023 
NZ$40,450 for the full programme

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