Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


Admission criteria for school-leavers

To be admitted to the University, school leavers must have a university entrance qualification based on NCEA, CIE, IB or another recognised, equivalent qualification. You must also meet the admission requirements and be selected into your programme of study in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. If you achieve the required score and other requirements for your programme you will be offered a place. Please note that NCEA, CIE and IB use different scales and scores.

Information on requirements for gaining the University Entrance Standard

 

Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences school leaver admissions


This table shows the admission requirements for school leavers who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand or Australia. Please note that the rank score required to qualify for entry to a specific programme may vary from year to year depending on the number and standard of applicants.

 

Programme

NCEA Level 3

CIE*

IB

Additional Requirements

Special Entry

  Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) 250 with a minimum of 18 credits in one subject from Table A and minimum 18 credits in one subject from Table B 300 with one subject from Table A and one subject from Table B* 33 Submission of General Support Information Form (MH04 - MAPAS) for MAPAS entry quota applicants only MAPAS
INTL
  Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) Not available to school-leavers.You must first complete Year 1 of either the BHSc or the BSc in Biomedical Science at the University of Auckland, or have completed another degree approved by the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.
  Bachelor of Nursing (BNurs) 230 with a minimum of 18 credits in one subject from Table A and minimum 18 credits from one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics 280 with one subject from Table A and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics* 31 Submission of General Support Information Form (MH04 - MAPAS) for MAPAS entry quota applicants only MAPAS
INTL
  Bachelor of Optometry Not available to school-leavers. You must first complete Year 1 of the BSc in Biomedical Science at the University of Auckland or equivalent. Graduate applicants must have completed a relevant degree.
  Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm)

Not available to school-leavers. You must first complete Year 1 of the BSc (various majors including Biomedical Science, Food Science and Nutrition)  or BHSc at The University of Auckland or equivalent.

The 120 points must include:

BIOSCI 107 Biology for Biomedical Science: Cellular Processes and Development, CHEM 110 Chemistry of the Living World, POPLHLTH 111 Population Health, MEDSCI 142 Biology for Biomedical Science: Organ Systems plus one General Education course.

  Bachelor or Science (BSc) in Biomedical Science 280 310 33 None MAPAS
INTL
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Conjoint programmes

Programme

NCEA Level 3

CIE*

IB

Additional Requirements

Special Entry

Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Health Sciences (BA/BHSc)

250 with a minimum of 18 credits in one subject from Table A and minimum 18 credits in one subject from Table B

300 with one subject from Table A and one subject from Table B*

33

Submission of General Support Information Form (MH04 - MAPAS) for MAPAS entry quota applicants only

MAPAS
INTL

Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Health Sciences (BCom/BHSc)

250 with a minimum of 18 credits in one subject from Table A and minimum 18 credits in one subject from Table B and minimum 16 credits in another subject from either Table A or Table B

300 with one subject from Table A and one subject from Table B and an additional subject from Table A or B*

33

Submission of General Support Information Form (MH04 - MAPAS) for MAPAS entry quota applicants only

MAPAS
INTL

Bachelor of Health Sciences/ Bachelor of Laws (BHSc/LLB)

250 with a minimum of 18 credits in one subject from Table A and minimum 18 credits in one subject from Table B

300 with one subject from Table A and one subject from Table B*

33

Submission of General Support Information Form (MH04 - MAPAS) for MAPAS entry quota applicants only

MAPAS
INTL

Bachelor of Health Sciences/ Bachelor of Nursing (BHSc/ BNurs)

250 with a minimum of 18 credits in one subject from Table A and minimum 18 credits in one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics

300 with one subject from Table A and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics*

33

Submission of General Support Information Form (MH04 - MAPAS) for MAPAS entry quota applicants only

MAPAS
INTL

Bachelor of Health Sciences/ Bachelor of Science (BHSc/BSc)

250 with a minimum of 18 credits in one subject from Table A and minimum 18 credits in one subject from Table B

300 with one subject from Table A and one subject from Table B*

33

Submission of General Support Information Form (MH04 - MAPAS) for MAPAS entry quota applicants only

MAPAS
INTL

Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Science (BNurs/BSc)

230 with a minimum of 18 credits in one subject from Table A and minimum 18 credits from one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics

280 with one subject from Table A and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics*

31

Submission of General Support Information Form (MH04 - MAPAS) for MAPAS entry quota applicants only

MAPAS
INTL

* Full A Level required in Table B subjects from 2015 entry

Notes for this page

  • This table indicates the rank score that will gain you admission to your programme subject to meeting any specified requirements.
  • MH04 form is available at www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/faculty/undergrad/forms and have to be submitted by the application closing date. Submission of this form does not constitute a formal application.
  • For information on admission requirements for international applicants, please contact the International Office: +64 9 373 7513, email: int-questions@auckland.ac.nz.
  • MAPAS: Māori and Pacific Admission Scheme. Pacific includes Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau, Fiji, Rotuma, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Palau, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Wallis and Futuna, Hawaii, French Polynesia and Rapanui (Easter Island).
  • RRAS: Regional Rural Admission Scheme. Students wishing to apply under the RRAS category must provide evidence of their regional rural origin as specified on www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/rras
  • UMAT - key dates can be obtained from the UMAT website www.umat.acer.edu.au

 

 

  Table A Table B
NCEA Level 3 Classical Studies
English
Geography
History
History of Art
Te Reo Māori or Te Reo Rangatira
Accounting
Biology
Chemistry
Economics
Mathematics*
Calculus
Statistics
Physics
    *Cannot be used in combination with Calculus and/or Statistics
CIE Classsical Studies
English
Geography
History
History of Art
Accounting
Business Studies
Biology
Chemistry
Economics
Mathematics
Physics

 

 

International students


In addition to the required rank score, international students may also need to meet additional English language requirements.

For further information, please contact the International Office.

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