Bachelor of Science - Biology

University of Southern Queensland USQ

With the Biology major in the Bachelor of Science, students will gain a broad knowledge in biology, chemistry and communications, as well as the option of more detailed knowledge in disciplines such as biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and physiology. This degree will give students a strong grounding for a range of science-related careers or for more specialised postgraduate study. As a graduate, the kinds of careers students can consider include research officer (universities, defence, CSIRO, DPI, industry, government, and health), technical officer (labs), technical/sales representative in pharmaceutical, medical and biotechnological industries, molecular biologists, microbiologists.

Course Fee:


International: $83,160

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Have achieved a minimum Overall Position (OP) 15, tertiary entrance rank 66 or equivalent qualification; English (4, SA);Subject Pre-requisites: English (4, SA) or equivalent; From 2019 Mathematics A (4, SA) or equivalent. Recommended: Maths B (4, SA) or equivalent; Knowledge of at least one of Biology, Science, Chemistry or Physics at Year 12 level; International applicants must have met the University's English language requirements or have completed the University's ELICOS/EAP programs

Structure:

24 courses: 4 core courses; 8 course biology major and 12 electives

Subjects you can Study:

Biology

Further information:

If students do not have the recommended Mathematics B Level for entry then they will be recommended to undertake MAT1000 Mathematics Fundamentals as an elective.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Related Careers:

Life Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info Yes Part time 6 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Full time 3 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Online 3 years

Why study with us

Redefining flexible and online study, we are determined to prepare you for today’s competitive workforce. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

Study options

Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 70 per cent of our students who choose to study online with us. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

We offer degrees in:

  • Business and Commerce
  • Creative Arts and Media
  • Education
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health and Community
  • Humanities and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Law and Justice
  • Sciences. 

If you’re looking to gain the skills and confidence to prepare for university study, look no further than one of our pathway programs.  

Make this year the start of something great with Queensland’s number one university for graduates in full-time employment*. With the option to study online or on campus, full-time or part-time, we’re ready to help you on your path to become more. 

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Research

We develop research solutions that deliver global impact. Our researchers are found in the field, working alongside our partners to develop solutions that can be applied directly to industry and community. Our areas of research focus include:  

  • Agriculture and Agribusiness
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  • Digital Life 
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  • Materials Engineering and Engineering Technology
  • Mathematical Sciences and Hypersonics 
  • Regional Community and Economic Development.

Contact

Australian & New Zealand
Phone: +61 7 4631 5315 
Freecall: 1800 269 500 
Email: study@usq.edu.au   
Fax: +61 7 4635 5550 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

International
Phone: +61 7 4631 5543 
Email: international@usq.edu.au  
Fax: +61 7 4635 9225 
Skype: usq.international 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays) 

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