Overview

The Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) is the degree of choice for innovative thinkers with exceptional scientific knowledge and skills. It’s designed for talented students with the inclusion of advanced-level courses and an Honours year. You have access to advanced fields of science with 25 majors to choose from including Advanced Physical Oceanography, Climate Systems Science, Microbiology, Vision Science, Advanced Physics, Earth Science, Molecular and Cell Biology, Anatomy, Ecology, Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, Genetics, Pathology, Biology, Geography, Pharmacology, Biotechnology, Marine and Coastal Science, Physiology, Chemistry, Materials Science, Psychology, Climate Dynamics, Mathematics and Statistics. During your studies, you will develop the critical and integrative thinking needed for the successful completion of the research-based Honours year.

Program Code

3962

UAC Code

429350

CRICOS Code

088842G

Total units of credit (UOC)

192

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

381

Who should choose this degree?

The Advanced Science degree is aimed at high-achieving students who wish to challenge their scientific abilities.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Public sector research in universities and government institutes like CSIRO
  • Private sector research in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology companies
  • Public policy
  • Health and environmental related non-profits
  • Market research and product development
  • Management, technical and environmental consulting
  • Data analytics or medical sales
  • Science communication, journalism and teaching

Accreditation / Professional Recognition

The Chemistry Major is accredited by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute

Assumed Knowledge

Chemistry; Mathematics; Visual Arts plus one of Biology, Earth and Environmental Science, Mathematics Extension 1 or Physics (depending on chosen area of study)

Entry requirements

2019 Lowest ATAR 1

86.80

2019 Lowest Selection Rank 2

95.00

2020 Guaranteed Entry 3

95.00

2019 A levels 4

18

2019 IB Diploma 5

37

2019 QLD OP 6

4

1. 2019 Lowest ATAR

The 2019 Lowest ATAR is the lowest ATAR (before adjustment factors were applied) to which an offer was made. Where <5 is listed, this indicates that less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made and so the score has not been published. N/A indicates no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.

2. 2019 Lowest Selection Rank

The 2019 Lowest Selection Rank (LSR) is the adjusted rank (ATAR plus adjustment factors) you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019.

3. 2020 Guaranteed Entry

Find more information on Guaranteed Entry here.

4. 2019 A levels

Information on how A levels are calculated can be found here.

5. 2019 IB Diploma

The 2019 IB Diploma is an indication of the IB you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

6. 2019 QLD OP

QLD OP is an indication of the OP you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply. For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$9,359*

Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 2

*The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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