The School of Natural and Physical Sciences will strengthen national and regional programs, initiatives and actions in response to the Medium Term Development Strategy (MTDS), and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGS) through the following teaching and research disciplines:
- Earth Sciences;
- Environmental Science and Geography;
- Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science; and
Strategic research is focused on the centres of Biodiversity and Natural Products, Disaster Reduction, and the Motupore Island Marine Sciences Research Centre.