Bachelor of Science

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Prepare for tomorrow's careers. More than ever, employers are searching for professionals with advanced STEM skills. With job growth expected in this area - including in areas that don't even exist yet - there's no better time to build the scientific skills you need to create a successful, interesting and satisfying career. La Trobe's Bachelor of Science offers you foundational skills in science and the freedom to delve into your passions. Whether it's protecting endangered animals, developing new ways to treat disease or fighting climate change, you'll be ready to pursue your dream journey in science by tailoring your degree with a mix of majors and minors. As you learn from leading academics and researchers, you'll take a deep dive into science - not only scientific concepts, but also how scientists think, work and share their findings.

Structure

  • To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Science, students must complete 360 credit points consisting of: 60 core credit points
  • 60 elective credit points
  • 120 credit points major subjects and 120 credit points second major or minor and/or elective subjects

Subjects

  • Majors Include: Applied Chemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Physics
  • Psychological Science

Standard entry requirements

  • Recent secondary education - VTAC prerequisite: Year 12 English prerequisite (20) - Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
  • Recent secondary education - VTAC prerequisite: Year 12 subject prerequisite - Other - Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any Mathematics.
  • Non Year 12 - Vocational Education & Training: VET prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • Non Year 12 - Higher Education study: HE prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • International: IELTS - (6.0 < 6.0) (UG standard/minimum) - 6.0 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website: latrobe.edu.au/courses

Recognition

The Chemistry major in the Bachelor of Science is accredited by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI). Depending on subject choice, students may be eligible to graduate with a Statistics major accredited by the Statistical Association of Australia Inc. (SSAI). Professional membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bendigo
  • ATAR: 44.45
Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne
  • ATAR: 51.95
Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Bendigo, Melbourne.

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Tuesday, Dec 7 2021

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