This is the ideal degree for the entrepreneurs of the future – people who love science and also understand business – or for those who want to pursue a business career in a scientific industry. The degree is two-thirds Science and one-third Business courses. Science courses and majors – of which there are more than 20 to choose from – will provide you with a solid education in scientific theory, method and research. Your Business studies begin with foundation courses in accounting and financial management, microeconomics, marketing fundamentals, and managing organisations and people. You will then specialise in business law, marketing or management. You will graduate with skills for working in the scientific industry as well as an understanding of the commercial environment in which you are employed.

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Indicative Enrolments



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

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Entrepreneur
  • Brand manager
  • Sales and technical specialist
  • Communications officer
  • Human resources manager
  • Governance officer of therapeutic goods
  • Product development manager
  • Ethics officer

Assumed Knowledge

Chemistry and Mathematics plus one or more of Biology, Earth and Environmental Science, HSC Mathematics Extension 1, Physics (depending on chosen area of study).

Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank


2019 Guaranteed Entry


2018 A Levels
2018 IB Diploma


2018 QLD OP


How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents 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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