Bachelor of Science

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

This program is industry focused, offers an intensive hands-on laboratory and fieldwork experience, has modern laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment, provides opportunities for industry projects and placements and overall better prepares students for careers in the science profession. Those students with scientific research in mind can progress into Honours and postgraduate studies (subject to performance in the degree program).


  • 288 credit points
  • 8 First Year Core units
  • 8 Major units and either 8 Major units or 8 Minor units comprising of two sets of Minor studies.


  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology and Environmental Management

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in any other English
  • And a study score of at least 20 in any Mathematics. Students who have completed a Certificate IV or Diploma in a related Science/Health area will be eligible to apply for entry to the course and Diploma applicants may apply for Advanced Standing within the course. Mature age entry is available and applicants will be assessed based upon educational achievements and relevant work experience in a scientific area.

Study pathways

Honours is available.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Footscray Park No
Werribee No

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