Bachelor of Science

Macquarie University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

The flexibility of the Bachelor of Science degree allows students to specialise in a particular area, at the same time including combinations of units in other sciences, some humanities or interdisciplinary areas. It also enables students to follow expanding modern fields, while gaining an appropriate knowledge of classical science. Some of the programs can be completed by distance education and some science units are offered in the evening.


  • 69 credit points
  • minimum 39 credit points at 200 level or above
  • minimum 18 credit points at 300 level or above
  • minimum 42 credit points designated science
  • completion of specified foundation units
  • completion of a qualifying major


  • Astronomy and astrophysics
  • Biology
  • Business information systems
  • Chemical and biomolecular sciences
  • Climate science
  • Cognitive and brain sciences
  • Computing
  • Cyber security
  • Data science
  • Decision science
  • Development studies and culture change
  • Electronics
  • Environmental earth science
  • Environmental geology
  • Environmental management
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Human biology
  • Human geography
  • Information systems and business analysis
  • Mathematics
  • Palaeobiology
  • Photonics
  • Physics
  • Psychological science
  • Software technology
  • Spatial information science
  • Statistics
  • Web design and development

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Recommended studies: at least 1 science subject and mathematics

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Ryde Domestic: $23,850
International: $112,800
  • ATAR: 75
  • ATAR: 75
No No information available

Further information

Career opportunities include employment in industry, teaching and research institutions, environmental consultancies, government departments, museums, hospitals, medical research centres (especially laboratories), IT and the food industry. This course is offered through internal and external study; not all majors available through external study.

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