Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of International Studies (BSc)

Australia

Cricos: 00917K

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BSc

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AUD 29040 per year

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About Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of International Studies at Western Sydney University

This double degree program will allow you to combine your interest and expertise in science with a sophisticated understanding of international issues and systems. This will equip you to work in globalised science-based professions and industries.

You can design your own academic program within the Bachelor of Science course structure, which must include a Science major. This can be combined with an International Studies major in International Relations and Asian Studies.

Science and International Studies at Western

The Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International Studies equips you to work in globalised science-based professions and industries. Our graduates have a solid grounding in a core science disciplines such as Biological Science, Chemistry or Mathematics.

The International Studies component examines the relationships of societies, cultures, languages and systems of government within the international system. It develops your capacity to analyse the historical development of relations among nation states and contemporary political, social and cultural issues, such as globalisation, transnationalism and migration. You will complete a major in International Relations and Asian Studies, and a sub-major is available in Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian or Japanese.

Professional accreditation

The Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)/Bachelor of International Studies is accredited by The Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI).

Your career

As a graduate of this program you will be well placed for pathways into traditional science employment as well as modern emerging careers requiring scientific analysis and communication skills. You will find career opportunities including:

  • Business advisor
  • Culture and public analyst
  • Researcher / Academic
  • Science-based work in industry
  • Government environmental agencies
  • Forensic work

Campus Information

Parramatta South

ATAR: 76

UAC CODE: 728115

COURSE CODE: 3764

CRICOS CODE: 068793M

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course starts find outDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 29040 per year

Entry requirements

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to the University of Western Sydney via the the Western Sydney University International office.

International students applying to Western Sydney University through Western Sydney University International can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the Western Sydney University International website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

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