The University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science (Extended)

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Bachelor of Science (Extended) is a degree for talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians who may not meet the regular Bachelor of Science entry requirements. This four-year course is your first step towards a dream career in science or technology. In your degree, you'll have the choice of more than 40 majors, covering all fields of science.


This is a four-year course, comprising 32 subjects (400 points). Most students study eight subjects each year. In your first year, you'll study integrated science, mathematics and Indigenous studies subjects to help you build your academic skills for success throughout your degree. You'll also choose one Level 1 Bachelor of Science subject from a field that interests you. From your second year, you will move to a standard Bachelor of Science course structure, plus one subject that's unique to the Bachelor of Science (Extended). From this point on, you can choose subjects that align with your interests and career goals.

Standard entry requirements

  • A range of selection criteria are used for entry. These include: ATAR entry (minimum ATAR of 50.00)
  • Completed some or all of a higher education qualification
  • Completed some or all of the VET qualification
  • Have work and/or life experience. Applicants without an ATAR must attend an interview.

Study pathways

The Bachelor of Science (Extended) degree provides pathways to honours, graduate professional entry degrees or, upon completion of appropriate research training preparation following the BSc, research higher degrees.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
  • ATAR: 50

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