Bachelor of Science
Southern Cross University - Lismore

Course outline

The Bachelor of Science is a flexible degree that incorporates a wide range of subjects with career-focused science specialisations. Students can focus on an area of professional practice by choosing a specialisation. Alternatively, they may choose a major from Applied Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Environmental Solutions or a shared major from disciplines across the University. Core skills and knowledge are reinforced and expanded across the three-year program, finishing with capstone research projects in Impactful Science and Practice. The Bachelor of Science is characterised by a high level of practical and field experience in all years, making the most of our easy access to a variety of subtropical terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystems. This course can also be studied online. Some units require attendance at on-campus workshops. This course is also available online. Some units require attendance at on-campus workshops. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Science at Southern Cross University.


Some units may only be available to study online or at specific locations and some include compulsory residential workshops.


Applied chemistry; biology; mathematics; environmental solutions; shared majors.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for Southern Cross University and for this course, refer to Southern Cross University website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
Biology and/or Chemistry; Geography; Mathematical Methods
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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Earth and environmental systems, marine systems, forestry systems or regenerative agriculture. See separate entries for details.

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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Career opportunities

Career opportunities include natural resource management in local council, state Commonwealth Government or not-for-profit organisations; consulting, as an industry adviser or practitioner; research technician; quality control/quality assurance officer; data analyst or science communicator.
Graduates may also pursue secondary science teaching with further study.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
CSP/$8016 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

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