Bachelor of Science
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Moreton Bay

Course outline

Discover the endless opportunities a career in science offers you, while improving our understanding of the universe. This degree is designed to provide flexibility, while preparing you for a variety of work opportunities. Develop specialist skills through your choice of majors and minors in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Ecology, Mathematics, Agriculture and Aquaculture, Genetics, Microbiology and Sustainability.

In this program you will graduate with depth and breadth of scientific knowledge and gain a strong foundation in cell biology, chemistry, biodiversity and ecology, and research methods. You can choose additional introductory courses in mathematics for those interested in specialisation. You’ll learn in specialised labs and gain hands-on experience during field studies, preparing you for work in professional scientific settings. For more information, visit Bachelor of Science at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.


Biology; biotechnology; chemistry; ecology; mathematics.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English; Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics; at least one of the sciences (preferably Chemistry)
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
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




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, 2024

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As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Depending on major chosen: research and education, waste and pollution control, biotechnology, environmental protection.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$10861 (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

Moreton Bay