Overview

In an increasingly globalised business and research environment, scientists need to be experts in their field and qualified to interact effectively with colleagues around the world. This degree focuses on a Science major as well as cross-cultural skills, knowledge and understanding. It includes study overseas at a UNSW partner university and you will receive financial assistance to help fund your study abroad.The wide range of majors will give you a solid education in scientific theory, method and research. A minor in a language and electives covering cultural studies, international business, development studies and globalisation will prepare you for a science career in a global environment.

Program Code

3987

UAC Code

429420

CRICOS Code

068780E

Total units of credit (UOC)

192

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

50

Majors

  • 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

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Scientist
  • Technical specialist
  • International government and non-government organisations
  • Scientific researcher
  • Science communicator

Assumed Knowledge

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

Entry requirements

2019 Lowest ATAR 1

80.45

2019 Lowest Selection Rank 2

88.00

2020 Guaranteed Entry 3

88.00

2019 A levels 4

15

2019 IB Diploma 5

32

2019 QLD OP 6

7

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

The 2019 A levels score is based on four Advanced Level (A2) subject. Entry scores are calculated from the best three or four A2 subjects (excluding repeated subjects) using the following values: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. At most one Applied A Level subject may be included in the best four subjects used to calculate the aggregate.

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

$8,106*

Commonwealth Supported Place – multiple Student Contribution Bands may apply for this double degree. See single degrees for the applicable fee bands.

*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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