The flexibility of the Bachelor of Science is ideal if you want to pursue a career in science but aren't sure what field you would like to specialise in.
You are encouraged to choose a broad range of courses in your first year, to expand your general understanding of science and enable you to choose from a wide selection of major options in your second and third year. There are 24 majors to choose from including Anatomy, Food Science, Microbiology, Physiology, Bioinformatics, Genetics, Molecular and Cell Biology, Psychology, Biology, Geography, Neuroscience, Statistics, Biotechnology, Marine and Coastal Science, Pathology, Vision Science, Chemistry, Materials Science, Pharmacology, Earth Science, Mathematics, Physical Oceanography, Ecology and Physics. If you already know what you want to specialise in, you can tailor your degree from the start.
- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Biological Science
- Climate Science
- Food Science and Technology
- Marine Science
- Materials Science
- Microbiology and Immunology
- Vision Science
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- Universities and government institutes like CSIRO
- Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology companies
- Public policy
- Health and environmental related non-profits
- Market research and product development
- Management, technical and environmental consulting
- Data analytics
- Science communication, journalism and teaching
Mathematics and Chemistry plus one or more of Biology, Earth and Environmental Science, Physics or HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (depending on chosen area of study).