Bachelor of Science -
University of Southern Queensland - Ipswich

Course outline

The program is divided across a total of 24 units, typically completed within three
years full time, or six years part time. This includes study of four core program units which focus on statistics, data, communicaton and work integrated learning. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science then chose majors depending on their area of interest. Majors typically involve the study of eight units focused on an area of chosen speciality. The program can also be studied with up to two eight unit majors of specialisation. Students completing their chosen major then choose remaining electve units of study from across the university. This allows
students enrolled with the Bachelor of Science a high degree of flexibility, enabling graduates to choose career paths aligned according their interests. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Science at UniSQ.


Practical experience is an integral component of the Bachelor of Science and each student is required to undertake and satisfactorily complete 15-30 days of practical experience (depending on major).


Animal science; astronomical and space sciences; biology; computing; environment and sustainability; food science; geospatial science; human physiology; information technology; mathematics and statistics extended; mathematics and statistics; physics; plant agricultural science; wildlife management; wine science.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to UniSQ’s website.


General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
Mathematical Methods. Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.
Assumed knowledge

Prerequisite – General Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)
Assumed – English (Units 3 and 4, C)

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

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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





* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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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Career opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science typically continue into research careers focused on their own area of specialisation. Graduates often find employment as educators, including school teaching or teaching within the tertiary system. Other options include professional careers in science or laboratory work.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
23 Apr 2025

Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time