Bachelor of Science - Biology

University of Southern Queensland USQ

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

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.


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


  • Biology

Standard 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

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Toowoomba International: $83,160
  • OP: 15/66
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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.

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