Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Challenge and develop your critical thinking and analytical skills in this elite four-year program, and prepare yourself for a rewarding career in science research and industry. Throughout your program you’ll work alongside researchers and collaborate with your peers on cutting-edge research projects to challenge your problem-solving capabilities and develop your research, analytical and communications skills.
In first year, a broad range of advanced courses will build your interdisciplinary scientific knowledge and practical skills.

You’ll then develop your scientific expertise and technical skills through a core specialisation. Choose from 23 specialist fields from across science and mathematics or diversify your skill set by choosing from 46 minors in other study areas, including languages, communication, design and economics . Your final year will be dedicated to an independent research project in your chosen specialisation. For more information, visit Bachelor of Advanced Science (Hons) at UQ.

Majors

Applied mathematics; archaeological science; biochemistry and molecular biology; bioinformatics; biomedical science; cell biology; chemistry; coastal and ocean science; computer science; earth science; ecology and conservation biology; food science and nutrition; food technology; genetics; geographical science, marine biology, mathematics, microbiology, physics; plant science; psychology; public health; statistics; zoology

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C); Two of Ag Science, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environ Science, Specialist Mathematics or Physics, at least one of which must be Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
95.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.95

97.70

91.90

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

99.60

95.10

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

11

0

0

136

<5*

0

N/P#

158

Percentage of all students

7.0%

0.0%

0.0%

86.1%

<5*

0.0%

N/P#

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

You will find careers in research organisations and institutes; private and public sector organisations; not-for-profit and charity organisations; universities; hospitals and healthcare; environmental sustainability and planning; advisory positions for product development; defence; marine and wildlife conservation; operations research; finance.

Course Code
731901
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$7340 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane