The University of Adelaide

Bachelor of Science

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

The Bachelor of Science program is ideal for students who enjoy and are inspired by the breadth of science. It provides the most flexibility due to its diverse range of course offerings from a number of disciplines. In the first year level, students enrol in a combination of courses that prepares them to follow pathways through to major study areas in third year. Science students learn a number of transferable skills including: analytical methods, laboratory and field techniques, information technology skills, teamwork, initiative and the ability to communicate and cooperate with people from varied backgrounds and expertise. These are highly sought after skills that are useful in a wide range of careers and are not limited to scientific areas.


  • Students can pursue pathways in one or more of the following areas of science: Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Evolutionary Biology and Ecology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physics
  • Soil Science and Spatial Information Science.


  • Anatomical science
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Ecology and spatial science, Experimental and theoretical physics
  • Genetics
  • Geology
  • Geophysics and applied geology
  • Microbiology and immunology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Theoretical physics
  • Soil science
  • Zoology

Standard entry requirements

Assumed knowledge: SACE Stage 2 Chemistry, Maths Studies, Physics


Completion of a relevant major qualifies for membership of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute and the Australian Institute of Physics.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $124,500
  • ATAR: 75
  • Full-time : 3 years
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