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The award

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study

Course starts
February, July

International course fees
AUD 33680 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Science at University of Newcastle, Australia

The future will bring new challenges. Your future will be solving them.

There has never been a more exciting time to study science. The immense field of science underpins areas such as technology, industry, business, agriculture, environment, research and development, health, and the information revolution. A science degree provides you with the skills, knowledge, and attributes to make a positive difference to the world in these and other arenas.

If you have an inquisitive mind, a passion for discovery, strong analytical and research skills, and an interest in the world around you, then the Bachelor of Science is for you. A degree in science allows you to contribute to science and society into the future, pursue higher-level employment, and undertake research.

Why study with us?

  • We're globally recognised for excellence in scientific research - we ranked well above world standards in nine of our science disciplines.
  • Learn from quality teachers actively involved in research, including 2012 NSW Scientist of the Year Laureate Professor John Aitken.
  • Access cutting-edge jobs - growth and development in the science industry saw 87% of our graduates from 2016 employed in a diverse range of careers within four months of graduating.

What will you study?

Most of the critical issues that face our society today require science to help find the right solutions for our current and future generations. Using the latest scientific developments and advancements, you'll learn first-hand from our actively involved researchers how to deliver innovative solutions for real-world problems. You'll also develop highly sought after and transferable skills in problem solving, communication and independent thinking.


Science professionals work in a huge range of areas including:

  • geological surveys
  • water quality
  • land degradation
  • drug discovery
  • ecology
  • plant science
  • demographic change
  • urbanisation
  • marine science
  • geophysics

Because the Bachelor of Science emphasises problem-solving, teamwork and critical thinking, graduates are sought after across a range of sectors.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsFebruary, JulyDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 33680 per year

Entry requirements

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students.  Admission information for Australian students and residents is available online here.  Admission information for international students can be found here. You may also be eligible to receive bonus points if you will be receiving an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).  Please visit our website to see if you are eligible.

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