Applied Science and Primary Industries

Are you naturally curious, with an analytical mind and an observant eye?

You'll feel right at home studying one of our Applied Science programmes. When you study Science at Wintec you'll learn the theory and gain practical skills that you can apply immediately to the workplace after you graduate. Whether you're interested in Biotechnology, Environmental Technology, Food Technology or Agritechnology, we can help you get started in the career you've always dreamed of. 

Do you enjoy working in an environment that you feel at one with?

Find a rewarding career in Horticulture, Arboriculture, Landscape Design, or Animal Care. You can enjoy working closely with nature, preserving the plants around us or enhancing the lives of animals and livestock for generations to come...

Wintec puts the latest technology at your fingertips, industry respected tutors by your side, and an internationally recognised qualification to set you on your way.


Upcoming Events


  • Nursing dream comes true thanks to a new sport scholarship

    Ngahuia Muru’s dream to become a nurse will become a reality next year, thanks to a new Wintec scholarship. The young Māori female achiever from Whakatane will study a Bachelor of Nursing as the first recipient of the Wintec Midlands Hockey Scholarship.

  • Wintec takes on the Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things or IoT and its potential for influencing change has inspired Wintec to launch IoTWaikato, to explore ways in which this hot-button technology of the moment can empower everyday lives and the region’s economy.