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Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Do you see yourself researching and pondering big, unanswered questions? This program challenges you to develop your deep interest in science. It provides the successful foundation for a career in scientific research or industry or for a PhD. Undertake key subjects which include advanced research content and fieldwork opportunities. In your first year, take part in inspiring weekly interdisciplinary seminars with leading researchers. You’ll attend special events, including a student-run symposium with like-minded peers. In second and third years, develop your quantitative, computational, practical and problem-solving skills in preparation for a challenging full-year independent research project in your final year. Learn from scientific experts and thought leaders who will equip you to find your own scientific solutions to real-world problems. For more information, visit Bachelor of Advanced Science (Hons) at UQ.

Majors

Biology; biomedical science; chemistry; geographical science; geological sciences; mathematics; physics.

Admissions Criteria

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Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C), plus one of Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Science, Specialist Mathematics or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)

OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Highest OP/Rank to receive an offer

Median OP/Rank to receive an offer

Lowest OP/Rank to receive an offer

OP/Rank excluding adjustment factors

1/99

2/97

5/92

OP/Rank including adjustment factors

1/99

2/98

3/96

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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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 OP/Rank

Admitted where both OP/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and OP/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

N/P#

0

0

82

<5*

0

<5*

97

Percentage of all students

N/P#

0.0%

0.0%

84.5%

<5*

0.0%

<5*

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

Research organisations and institutes; private and public sector organisations; not-for-profit and charity organisations; universities; hospitals and healthcare; environmental sustainability and planning; advisory positions for product development; defence; marine and wildlife conservation; operations research; finance.

Course Code
731901
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$9270 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Science
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane
 
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