Bachelor of Science
University of New England - Armidale

Course outline

The course provides students with the skills and techniques necessary for solving problems associated with a broad range of issues. The extensive range of majors available in established and emerging generalist and specialist sciences are all underpinned by cutting-edge research. In first year students are encouraged to establish a broad science base that allows for flexibility in choosing an appropriate major, majors or a major and a minor. For more course information, visit UNE’s Course Handbook. It is recommended that students who have not completed the assumed knowledge or recommended study consider including the Bachelor of Scientific Studies in their preferences. Refer to separate entry for Bachelor of Scientific Studies.


Animal science and veterinary studies; applied physics; archaeology; biochemistry/biotechnology; biodiversity; botany; chemistry; computational science; forensic science; genetics; geography; geoscience; mathematics; medicinal chemistry; microbiology; neuroscience; palaeobiology; physiology; psychology; zoology. Minors: business; communications; statistics.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
Assumed knowledge

Mathematical Methods; depending on major – Chemistry and/or Physics

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




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.

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

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Career opportunities

Business, primary industries, resource management, water and land resources, environmental protection authorities, analytical and/or forensic laboratories, medical and pharmaceutical research or supply industries. Research and postgraduate study, Masters or PhD are other common pathways for graduates, particularly after the completion of a fourth year of study in Bachelor of Science (Honours).

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$9184 (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

New England and North West NSW