Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

The course is designed to provide students with the skills and techniques necessary for solving problems associated with a broad of range of issues. The extensive range of majors available in established and emerging, generalist and specialist sciences, are all underpinned by cutting edge research. In first year students are encouraged to establish a broad science base which allows for flexibility in choosing an appropriate major or majors, or a Major coupled with the option of a minor. Fully credited exchange programs of one trimester are in place with international universities.


144 credit points (equivalent to 24 standard units) including one or two Majors, core units, and a choice of listed and elective units.


  • Animal science and veterinary studies
  • Applied physics
  • Archaeology
  • Biochemistry/Biotechnology
  • Biodiversity
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computational science
  • Forensic science
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geoscience
  • Mathematics
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Palaeobiology
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Zoology. Approved Minors: Business
  • Statistics.

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent. Assumed knowledge: Mathematics. Recommended studies: Biology and/or Chemistry and/or Physics depending on major. The School offers introductory units in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for students who do not have the recommended background knowledge

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible to continue to an honours year. Exit pathways are available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $94,800
  • ATAR: 72.55
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 years

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