Skip to content
Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours) - Biological Sciences
Queensland University of Technology - Gardens Point

Course outline

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.

This course is covered by the QUT Offer Guarantee.

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.

Note

Only year 12 subjects undertaken in your year 12 studies will be considered for satisfying the prerequisites

Majors

Biological sciences; chemistry; earth science; environmental science; physics.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C); Biology (Units 3 and 4, B); Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years; No prior study

Additional entry requirements

You must be a 2023 Year 12 student or a recent Year 12 student returning from up to two gap years.

Assumed knowledge

Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C); at least one of Agricultural Science, , Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Marine Science or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
88.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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

93.90

88.05

84.00

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

95.90

90.15

88.00

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, 2024

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

International students

All students

Number of students

0

0

0

<5*

0

0

0

<5*

Percentage of all students

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

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).

Membership

Graduates of each major are eligible for full or associate membership of a number of discipline based professional associations.

Course Code
418032
Start Date
Offer rounds

16 Jan 2025

Fee
CSP/$7320 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

4 years Full time

Location
Brisbane
 
Filter by content type
Choose One/Select all

Success

You have now registered for this event.
Please check your inbox for your confirmation of registration.

ATAR Report Webinar Booking Form

This free Webinar (via Zoom) will provide an overview of the 2021 ATAR Report and scaling to assist school leaders, guidance officers and teachers in understanding the ATAR Report and to be able to answer questions from students, staff and parents.

1
Booking Date
2
Contact Information
3
Additonal Questions
Webinar 4:
Thursday 24 March
4:00 to 5:00pm
*if you want to book for more than one date or for more than one person, please submit separate forms

Contact Information

Please note that registration information and contact details will only be used to manage attendance at the webinar and will not be shared.

Additonal Questions?

If you have any questions about the ATAR and the 2021 ATAR report you would like our experts to answer, please enter them below. You can also email questions to the organisers after registering if you wish to.

Quantity

Extra attendees

Form Successful

Thank you, the form has been sent. We've also sent you an email with all the details of your submission.

Payment Complete

Thank you, your payment has been successful. We've sent you an email with all the details of your order.