This flexible program has a range of options to choose from. A general first semester in a range of science disciplines allows you time to choose your study direction. You can choose to specialise in biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental science or physics at the end of the first semester. You explore the various science disciplines by undertaking laboratory work and can also participate in fieldwork, depending on the study areas selected.
QUT Offer Guarantee: If you achieve an ATAR/QUT selection rank of 75.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfied all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.
QUT Year 12 Early Offer Scheme: If you’re a current Queensland Year 12 student, you may be eligible to receive an offer to study at QUT on 18 November, before receiving your ATAR or selection rank. For more course information, visit Year 12 Early Offer Scheme at QUT.
For more course information, visit Bachelor of Science at QUT.
Part-time students should note that daytime attendance is required. Some lectures and tutorials may have evening sessions.
Biology; chemistry; earth science; environmental science; physics.
This course can be combined with the following courses at TAFE Qld – Greater Brisbane: DDiploma of Laboratory Technology.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.
Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years
English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
Research, diagnostic and analytical laboratories, mining, hospitals and health departments, pharmaceutical companies, primary and agricultural industries, food industry laboratories, environmental agencies, veterinary pathology laboratories.
For graduates with approved study: AusBiotech Ltd; Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists; Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy; Australian Institute of Geoscientists; Australian Institute of Physics; Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Australian Society for Medical Research; Australian Society for Microbiology; Ecological Society of Australia; Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand; Geological Society of Australia; Royal Australian Chemical Institute.
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time