Bachelor of Science - Chemical Sciences

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

Gain a broad-based foundation in chemistry and acquire extensive knowledge in the area. You will learn to understand and apply chemical principles to solve problems, master lab techniques and equipment, undertake chemistry research, communicate your findings, and develop an understanding of the multidisciplinary nature of chemistry and its role in society. The Bachelor of Science (Chemical Sciences) provides students with a broad-based foundation in the chemistry discipline and allied areas. This foundation is broadened with extensive subject knowledge in the discipline. Examples of careers for graduates of Chemical Sciences include winery analytical chemist; forensic analyst; energetic materials scientist/analyst and synthetic/polymer chemist.


The first year contains core subjects that focus on chemistry and mathematics and lay the foundation for the second and third years where students will study areas such as Spectroscopy, Drug Analysis, Nanotechnology and Polymer Science. Experimental chemistry skills are developed throughout the program and offers practical experience that prepares students for the workplace through a professional placement in their final year.


  • Chemical Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Spectroscopy, Nanotechnology, Polymer Science.

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent qualifications
  • Or mature age entry (STAT)
  • Or TAFE/VET qualifications
  • Or higher education transfers
  • Or completion of a foundation studies program

Study pathways

Admission to an honours program may be offered to a student who meets certain academic criteria and subject to the College being able to provide appropriate resources and staff to supervise the program of study. Refer to Bachelor of Science (Honours).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bedford Park No information available Yes No information available

Further information

The Bachelor of Science (Chemical Sciences) may also be studied in a combined degree program with: another Bachelor degree in the College of Science and Engineering where the combination meets the requirements of the credit transfer policy Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours)

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