Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

Explore the endless possibilities of science with this degree as students can choose to study everything from astronomy to neuroscience. So whether their interests are broad or unique, the Bachelor of Science allows them to follow or find their passion. Students have the flexibility to explore all of their interests, tailoring a program to take them in whichever direction of science interests them the most. When students study at Australia's most reputable science university, they will gain access to state-of-the-art laboratories while being mentored by leading scientists. Students will also benefit from studying in Canberra, a science city which gives them unparalleled access to parliament, CSIRO, government departments, Geoscience Australia and many other national and international science organisations.


In this program students will study a total of 144 units. Typically students will take 4 courses per semester (total of 24 units) and 8 courses per year (total of 48 units) as a full-time student. Students will complete 24 courses over the three years (total of 144 units). Out of the 144 units, 48 units (8 courses) must account for a science major, 24 units (4 courses) for one science minor and 24 further units (4 courses) as science electives. Students may choose to complete 96 units (16 courses) to account for two science majors. The remaining 48 units (8 courses) can be from science or non-science courses. See http://science.anu.edu.au/current-students/structuring-your-degree/bachelor-science-structure for further information


  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological anthropology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Earth science
  • Environmental and landscape science
  • Geography
  • Marine science
  • Mathematical economics
  • Mathematical finance
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Mathematics
  • Natural resource management
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Science communication
  • Statistics
  • Sustainability science
  • Theoretical physics
  • Water science

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Or Associate Diploma
  • Or Associate Degree
  • AQF Diploma
  • Or Diploma
  • Or AQF Advanced Diploma
  • Or Graduate Certificate
  • Or at least 1 standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree
  • Or an approved tertiary preparation course. ATAR: 80, QLD Band: 10, International Baccalaureate: 28

Study pathways

Holders of approved Associate Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas or Diplomas in a science related field are granted up to 48 units of first year status towards the 144 unit Bachelor of Science degree. Advanced Honours program available.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $145,152
  • ATAR: 80
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

This program can also be incorporated into a double degree through the Flexible Double in any of the three groups Arts, Business, Social Sciences, and Science or Engineering and Advanced Computing or Law. For more information please view: https://science.anu.edu.au/study/bachelor-degrees/bachelor-science

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