Bachelor of Science

UNSW Sydney

Our flagship three-year degree has 24 majors and plenty of room to try out different areas of science. This Bachelor of Science allows students to study a wide range of science subjects as well as many other areas of interest. This degree is ideal if students love science, but aren't sure what field to specialise in. However, if students already know what they want to specialise in, the Bachelor of Science program can also be tailored right from the start.

Course Fee:

International: $151,640

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: Mathematics and Chemistry plus one or more of Biology, Earth and Environmental Science, Physics, HSC Mathematics Ext. 1 (depending on chosen area of study).


Students are encouraged to choose a broad range of courses in first year, to expand their general understanding of science and enable them to choose from a wide selection of major options in second and third year. This gives students time to become more familiar with the different areas of science and to discuss possible majors with staff and other students along the way. However, if students already know what they want to specialise in, the Bachelor of Science program can also be tailored for them right from the start.

Subjects you can Study:

Anatomy; Archaeology; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Bioinformatics; Biological Science; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Climate Science; Food Science and Technology; Genetics; Geography; Geology; Marine Science; Materials Science; Mathematics; Microbiology and Immunology; Neuroscience; Oceanography; Pathology; Pharmacology; Physics; Physiology; Psychology; Statistics; Vision Sciencepar

Study Pathways:

Honours: Students who perform well may have the opportunity to study for an honours degree by taking an extra year to apply their knowledge to a research project, supervised by a UNSW researcher.

Further information:

Dual Degrees: This degree is designed to be flexible enough to combine with a second degree from the Faculties of Arts, Engineering, Law and the UNSW Business School in a dual degree. Degree Transfer: Based on academic merit, students may also change their degree by utilising the Internal Program Transfer (IPT). Students can change between Science degrees or switch to another degree at UNSW, including advanced level and professional degrees.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00098G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kensington 75.25 Yes Full time 3 years
Kensington 75.25 Yes Part time
The University of New South Wales is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight - a coalition of Australia's leading research intensive universities. par par The main campus is located in Kensington, seven kilometres from Sydney CBD and a short walk from Coogee Beach. Other campuses are UNSW Art and Design in the suburb of Paddington and UNSW Canberra at ADFA.

Provider CRICOS: 00098G

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