Bachelor of Science

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Deakin’s Bachelor of Science prepares you to enter the exciting world of scientific discovery, while allowing you to forge your own unique path by choosing from a wide range of majors. The course is about more than just laboratory work and prepares you for a variety of real-life settings in which today's science graduates work. With this industry-led degree, you can follow your curiosity into any field of science that inspires you. You’ll explore a range of science disciplines at the beginning of your degree, before specialising in the discipline you enjoyed learning about the most. Deakin science graduates enter the workforce with confidence because of the extensive practical experience we offer. You’ll get hands-on training in our science labs, as well as opportunities to apply your skills in the real world through industry placements and community science projects.

Structure

24 credit points over 3 years

Subjects

  • Animal biology
  • Cell biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental science
  • Genomics
  • Human biology
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Plant biology

Standard entry requirements

Current or recent Year 12 If you are currently studying Year 12 in 2020 or completed Year 12 in 2018 or 2019 and have not attempted higher education or VET study since, your selection is based on the following: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL. ATAR This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Higher education experience If you have undertaken at least one unit of higher education after secondary schooling, your selection is based on the criteria below.* VET education experience If you have undertaken at least one unit of Vocational Education and Training (VET) study after secondary school, your selection is based on the criteria below.^ Work and life experience If you finished Year 12 more than three years ago or did not finish Year 12, your selection is based on the criteria below.* Selection criteria *This course uses your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. ^This course uses your secondary education and subsequent academic records as part of its selection considerations. Senior secondary prerequisite subjects Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Personal statement Applicants who wish their work and volunteer/other experience to be considered as part of their application for entry are required to submit a personal statement with details of their work and volunteer/other experience, motivation to study and any other factors relevant to their application for the course. Selection is competitive and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee selection.

Study pathways

An Honours year is available to high achieving students.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Geelong Waurn Ponds International: $114,936
  • ATAR: 60
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
Melbourne Burwood International: $114,936
  • ATAR: 61.75
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery

Further information

The course is available as a single degree course or as a combined degree course with Arts, Commerce, Law and the Bachelor of Science/ Master of Teaching (Secondary).

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