Bachelor of Advanced Science

Curtin University

This honours level course offers students with an interest in studying science the opportunity to develop high level skills and attributes beyond discipline knowledge through a core of scientific professional practice, leadership and entrepreneurship. Students select from a range of discipline areas including Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Coastal and Marine Science, Computing, Data Science, Environmental Science, Financial Mathematics, Geographic Information Science, Industrial and Applied Mathematics and Physics Students will have the flexibility to tailor their experiences through this core in a way that works for them and their personal interests and aspirations. In the capstone experience students will have the opportunity to pursue projects from pure research through to translational (entrepreneurial) science projects.

Course Fee:

International: $127,600

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent, with some majors having specific requirements


The course is 800 credit points overall with the opportunity to specialise in one of 11 discipline areas.

Subjects you can Study:

Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Coastal and Marine Science, Computing, Data Science, Environmental Science, Financial Mathematics, Geographic Information Science, Industrial and Applied Mathematics and Physics

Study Pathways:

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at

Further information:

If you need more course information, you may contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please click here for further details: For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: Tel: +61-8-9266 1000 For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: Tel: +61-8-9266 7331


Accreditation will not be sought for the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) (BH-ADVSCI), however the following majors will be seeking accreditation within the next available undergraduate accreditation process: Chemistry Major (BAdvSci) (Honours) (MJRH-ADCHE), Computing Major (BAdvSci) (Honours) (MJRH-ADCMP), Physics Major (BAdvSci) (Honours) (MJRH-ADPHY).

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bentley - main campus No info No Part time 8 years
Bentley - main campus No info No Full time 4 years

Curtin is Western Australia’s most preferred university and has more than 56,000 students across its campuses and online. New students can expect to become part of a forward thinking, international culture committed to sharing innovative ideas.

The university offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business, humanities, health sciences, resources, engineering and related sciences. 

Ranked among the world’s best

Curtin’s growing reputation has seen the university rapidly rise up the international rankings in recent years. In 2018 it was ranked among the top one per cent of the world’s universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Curtin was also ranked second in the world for mineral and mining engineering, and 42nd in the world for earth and marine sciences in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Global connections

Curtin has campuses in Perth, Dubai, Malaysia, Mauritius and Singapore, as well as course delivery through more than 130 partner institutions worldwide.

In 2016, Curtin formed an alliance with one of the oldest and most revered universities in the world – The University of Aberdeen in Scotland – which will leverage the strengths and industry networks of both universities, particularly in energy research.

Research and development

Curtin leads a number of major international research projects and is involved with more than 70 research centres and collaborations, including the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy, the Centre for Crop and Disease Management and Innovation Central Perth.

Learning reinvented

Curtin’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses are regularly reviewed by industry, business and government to ensure graduates are prepared for today’s changing global market.

The university has also incorporated work integrated learning activities and introduced technology-rich environments that recreate real workplaces, such as a simulated hospital ward, stock market trading room and digital marketing agency, so students can graduate with the skills and knowledge that employers want.

Curtin offers courses across a variety of study areas, including:

A place of innovation

Curtin has embarked on a 20-year plan to create ‘Greater Curtin’, which will see the university’s campus in Perth transformed into a major innovation precinct for the Asia-Pacific region. 

The plan will bring together industry, academia and government like never before in Western Australia. It will include new transport infrastructure, student accommodation, dedicated spaces and programs to support entrepreneurship, and facilities to encourage new research and industry partnerships.

Campus life

Curtin is a hive of activity. Between classes, students can enjoy a range of activities including sports and fitness, social clubs and societies, volunteer work and exciting campus events. 

If you choose to study with Curtin, you can expect to build life skills and become part of a forward-thinking, international community committed to sharing innovative ideas.

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