Bachelor of Science (International)

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

For the global minded, the program will involve spending one year studying overseas in this four-year international degree. The Bachelor of Science (International) acknowledges that the many challenges faced by science can only be addressed through international research collaborations. Scientists need to be experts in their field and qualified to interact effectively with colleagues from around the world.


  • What students will study: Major - this is the field of science in which students will specialise. All students choose a major (or two), which will provide them with a solid education in scientific theory, method and research
  • A minor in a language
  • Electives which cover cultural studies, international business, development studies and globalisation
  • An overseas exchange for 2 sessions at an approved partner university. Students are provided with a contribution towards the expenses of the exchange by the Faculty of Science.


  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese Studies
  • Food Science and Technology
  • French Studies
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German Studies
  • Indonesian Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Korean Studies
  • Marine Science
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Neuroscience
  • Oceanography
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies
  • Statistics
  • Vision Science

Standard entry requirements

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

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kensington Yes

Further information

Progression to Stages 2, 3 and 4 is subject to satisfactory progress. Students who do not meet a minimum WAM of 65% at the end of Stage 2 will be required to transfer to the Bachelor of Science.

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