Bachelor of Science
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Moreton Bay

Course outline

Students gain a foundation in science and can design a degree to suit specific interests. They select a major and minor from a range of science and other discipline options. First-year courses include cell biology, chemistry, biodiversity and ecology, and science research methods. In years 2 and 3, studies can include advanced-level courses from a wide range of science areas. The option to undertake a science-based work placement or a special research project in final year delivers the edge that graduates need to launch their career or pursue postgraduate studies. The program is a strong base for employment, postgraduate research, or further studies in education, law or honours. For more information, visit Bachelor of Science at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Majors

Biology; biotechnology; chemistry; ecology; mathematics.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English; Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics; at least one of the sciences (preferably Chemistry)
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
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

92.55

67.95

49.45

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

96.55

70.00

54.25

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

N/P#

0

0

8

0

<5*

0

17

Percentage of all students

N/P#

0.0%

0.0%

47.1%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

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

Depending on major chosen: research and education, waste and pollution control, biotechnology, environmental protection.

Course Code
014801
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$10494 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Moreton Bay