If you have a strong interest and passion for science and a desire to pursue a career in science research or industry in the Biological, Environmental or Earth Sciences, Chemistry, or Physics, this science research focused course if for you.
You will be immersed in research from first year, engaging with world class researchers and facilities and will develop your research skills through years 2 and 3, leading to a substantial independent research project in your final year. Through the degree you will develop strong discipline knowledge, competence in practical, quantitative and research skills and be well prepared to undertake a PhD.
The QUT Offer Guarantee does not apply to this course.
If you not a current year 12 student or a recent year 12 student who has taken a gap year or two (i.e. not subsequent study or work) and you are seeking to transfer science degrees you are recommended to consider 418011 Bachelor of Science and upon completion seek entry to the Bachelor of Science (Honours) program.
For more course information, visit Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours) at QUT.
Only year 12 subjects undertaken in your year 12 studies will be considered for satisfying the prerequisites.
Advanced standing (credit) is not available in this course.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C); Chemistry (Units 3 and 4, B); Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years; No prior study
Applicants must be a 2022 Year 12 student or a recent Year 12 student returning from up to two gap years.
Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C); at least one of Agricultural Science, Biology, Earth and Environmental Science, Marine Science or Physics (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
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Careers available in a wide range of sectors including research and technical services (e.g. university, state departments, CSIRO), education (e.g. science lecturer), communication (e.g. science journalist), regulatory affairs, policy development (e.g. local or federal government) and business (e.g. company employee or entrepreneur).
Graduates of each major are eligible for full or associate membership of a number of discipline based professional associations.
4 years Full time