Bachelor of Science


This course will provide students with a foundation for a career in the biological, analytical and agricultural sciences and prepare students to major in Applied Biology or Applied Chemistry. Students will benefit from field trips to a variety of destinations, including coral reefs, intertidal and terrestrial ecosystems, main land vegetation communities, agricultural enterprises, mine and other land degradation sites and freshwater and estuarine environments. Students will also have the option to undertake a work placement as part of their studies, allowing them to network professionally while completing their studies.

Course Fee:

International: $89,280

Entry Requirements:

QTAC: English (4,SA); UAC: English (Standard, Band 2); VTAC: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in any English.


24 units (144 credit points).

Subjects you can Study:

Applied biology; Applied chemistry

Study Pathways:

On completion of the degree, students may be interested in a science and environment postgraduate course. Students who graduate with a GPA of 5 or above may be interested in pursuing the Bachelor of Science (Honours) specialisation.

Further information:

Recommended Study: Biology, Chemistry and Maths B.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00219C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Distance Education 60.45 Yes Full time 3 years
Distance Education 60.45 Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Bundaberg No info Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Bundaberg No info Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North No info Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North No info Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Australia has one of the largest and fastest-growing footprints of any university in Australia. It has quickly become Australia's largest regional university. Already renowned as one of the nation's most inclusive universities, CQUniversity is now also a more comprehensive university following the merger with CQ TAFE in 2014. They have opened the doors wider, making university more accessible and applicable to more people.

Students can choose from more than 300 TAFE and university courses on offer across dozens of disciplines, including Apprenticeships, Trades and Training, Business, Accounting and Law, Creative, Performing and Visual Arts, Education and Humanities, Engineering and Built Environment, Engineering Trades, Health, Information Technology and Digital Media, Psychology, Social Work and Community Services, Science and Environment, Service Industries, Transport and Safety Sciences and Work and English, Study and Work Preparation.

Students can study on-campus at one of the many locations around Australia, or by distance education and benefit from ongoing support and access to dedicated Distance Education Study Centres and hubs located across Australia.

Courses are designed alongside industry and delivered by award-winning and highly experienced teaching professionals using a practical approach, ensuring students graduate with up-to-date, real-world skills.

Provider CRICOS: 00219C

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