Natural sciences

Science student

Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science

Three years full-time
UAC code: 513900

With its flexibility and huge choice of majors, the Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science provides you with a background in both the humanities and the sciences, and gives you useful skills that will make you highly valued by potential employers in jobs across the market. From writing and presenting to thinking ethically and critically, this degree is your preparation for life beyond the classroom.

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E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 65.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 unit or General Mathematics (or IB equivalent subjects).

Assumed knowledge:
Depends on the subject areas chosen.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Science

Three years full-time
UAC code: 513910

A Bachelor of Science opens up a world of opportunity. Whether you dream about being at the forefront of research, learning how to analyse and think critically, or want to help make the planet a better place, a Bachelor of Science will give you highly sought-after skills. It will equip you for a huge range of careers, from the sciences and beyond.

Dalyell Scholars also have the option of completing a Mathematical Sciences program to combine their interest in mathematics with other areas of science and technology.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 unit (or IB equivalent subjects).

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics or HSC Mathematics Extension 1.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513930

This degree opens up a world of opportunity. Whether you dream about being at the forefront of research, learning how to analyse and think critically, or want to help make the planet a better place, you will gain highly sought-after skills for a huge range of careers - from the sciences and beyond. You will combine studies from a range of disciplines, undertake advanced coursework, and complete a substantial final-year project.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 unit (or IB equivalent subjects).

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics Extension 1.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Science (Medical Science)

Three years full-time
UAC code: 513925

With the rise of personalised medicine, there is predicted to be an increase in jobs available in the broad medical and health sciences. Whether you want to work at the forefront of medical research or become a doctor or dentist with further study, the Bachelor of Science (Medical Science) will give you the essential foundation for a rewarding career improving the health of people and the community.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 85.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 unit (or IB equivalent subjects).

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics Extension 1.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Medical Science)

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513960

With the rise of personalised medicine, there is predicted to be an increase in jobs available in the broad medical and health sciences. Whether you want to work at the forefront of medical research or become a doctor or dentist with further study, this degree will give you the essential foundation for a rewarding career improving the health of people and the community.

When doing the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Medical Science), you will combine studies from a range of disciplines, undertake advanced coursework, and complete a substantial final-year project.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 85.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 unit (or IB equivalent subjects).

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics Extension 1.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Science (Health)

Three years full-time
UAC code: 513915

Health is one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors. Graduates who understand the nature of the health problems facing global communities and how to design effective healthcare approaches, to serve our increasingly consumer-driven, ageing population, are in high demand.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 unit (or IB equivalent subjects).

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics Extension 1.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.



Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Health)

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513920

Health is one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors. This course provides a thorough grounding in health and health systems at the local, national and global levels. You will graduate with the ability to navigate the complexity of health in different sociocultural, political and economic contexts. You will develop core skills in critical thinking, complex problem-solving, communication and empathy.

When doing the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Health), you will combine studies from a range of disciplines, undertake advanced coursework, and complete a substantial final-year project.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 unit (or IB equivalent subjects).

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics Extension 1.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Advanced)

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513935

This degree offers exceptional opportunities to budding sci entists who relish a challenge. From independent research to in-depth problems and lectures, the advanced stream will give you the skills to embark on postgraduate study or work at the forefront of research. When doing the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Advanced) you will combine studies from a range of disciplines, undertake advanced coursework, and complete a substantial final-year project.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 90.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 unit (or IB equivalent subjects).

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics Extension 1.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture)

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513940

Whether you dream about being at the forefront of agricultural research, or want to help make the future of food more secure and the planet a better place, a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture) will give you highly sought-after skills for a huge range of careers.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 unit (or IB equivalent subjects).

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics Extension 1 and Chemistry.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Animal and Veterinary Bioscience)

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513945

To further your passion for animal biology, the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Animal and Veterinary Bioscience) will give you fundamental and applied knowledge in animal bioscience. You will acquire a broad overview of both domestic animals and wildlife species, how they interact with their environment, and an integrated comparative knowledge in fields such as applied biotechnologies, reproduction and nutrition. This will be supported by detailed knowledge of animal structure and function and a focus on application of innovative approaches and technologies to enhance animal management and welfare.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 unit (or IB equivalent subjects).

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics Extension 1 and Chemistry.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness)

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513950

The Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness) will allow you to capitalise on the huge growth in the Australian food and beverage sector, which is generating demand for a more skilled and capable workforce. You will study both food science and business in this degree, with this combination of disciplines giving you a desirable and distinct set of skills and knowledge.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 unit (or IB equivalent subjects).

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics Extension 1 and Chemistry.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Six years full-time
UAC code: 513970

The Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine provides you with both a scientific foundation and specialist clinical and medical experience. With its integrated approach designed for understanding real-world situations, the six-year course will turn you into a global professional at the forefront of modern veterinary medicine.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 93.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 unit, Biology and Chemistry (or equivalent IB subjects).

Selection criteria:
Students will also be required to complete a Commitment to Veterinary Science form and scan the completed form to before close of business on 1 September 2017.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Mathematics)/Bachelor of Science

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513260

The Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Mathematics) and Bachelor of Science five-year combined degree will give you a professional qualification to teach in secondary schools in mathematics or science. Covering professional teaching, special education, international education, and information and communications technology, you will gain strong practical and theoretical preparation for teaching.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 76.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 Unit and EITHER Biology, Chemistry or Physics. Must achieve three (3) Band 5 results in the HSC or equivalent IB scores, one of which MUST be in Standard English OR Advanced English (not English as a Second Language).

Assumed knowledge:
Depends on the areas or units studied.

If you would like to gain assumed knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Science)/Bachelor of Science

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513265

The Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Science) and Bachelor of Science five-year combined degree will give you a professional qualification to teach science in secondary schools. Covering professional teaching, special education, international education, and information and communications technology, this degree will give you a strong practical and theoretical preparation for teaching.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 76.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed HSC Mathematics 2 Unit and EITHER Biology, Chemistry or Physics. Must achieve three (3) Band 5 results in the HSC or equivalent IB scores, one of which MUST be in Standard English OR Advanced English (not English as a Second Language).

Assumed knowledge:
Depends on the areas or units studied.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Advanced Computing/Bachelor of Science

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513510

Redefine the digital and physical landscapes. The combined Bachelor of Advanced Computing and Bachelor of Science program will develop your technical skills in computing and IT while cultivating your knowledge of scientific enquiry. Underpinned by critical analytical and leadership skills, you will be positioned to transform our world for the better.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 80.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed Mathematics (not General), or equivalent IB subject.

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics or HSC Mathematics Extension 1. Other assumed knowledge depends on Science subjects chosen.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Advanced Computing/Bachelor of Science (Health)

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513515

Transform the health industry and beyond. The combined Bachelor of Advanced Computing and Bachelor of Science (Health) program will develop your technical skills in computing and IT while you also explore the latest developments in health and healthcare systems. Combine research and interdisciplinary study to lead the next wave of healthcare innovation.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 80.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed Mathematics (not General), or equivalent IB subject.

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics or HSC Mathematics Extension 1. For the Human Movement major: Chemistry.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Advanced Computing/Bachelor of Science (Medical Science)

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513520

Revolutionise the medical world. The combined Bachelor of Advanced Computing and Bachelor of Science (Medical Science) program will develop your knowledge and skills in computing and IT. You will also gain foundational knowledge and research skills in medical science, biomedicine and bioinformatics.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 85.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed Mathematics (not General), or equivalent IB subject.

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics or HSC Mathematics Extension 1, Chemistry and either: Physics or Biology.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Engineering Honours/Bachelor of Science

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513595

This combined degree emphasises the strong scientific foundations of engineering. It will expand your career options by giving you two qualifications with just one extra year of study. In addition to your engineering stream, you will complete a major in science. You can combine any engineering stream with a Bachelor of Science.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 80.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed Mathematics (not General), or equivalent IB subject.

Assumed knowledge:
HSC Mathematics Extension 1, Physics and/or Chemistry. Other assumed knowledge depends on the science programs or areas studied.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Engineering Honours/Bachelor of Science (Health)

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513600

This combined degree enables you to gain technical expertise in your chosen engineering stream and complementary knowledge in health and healthcare provision. Along with engineering, you will gain a thorough grounding in health and health systems at local, national and global levels. The degree will open up career opportunities across a range of diverse and innovative industries. You can combine any engineering stream with a Bachelor of Science (Health).

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 80.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed Mathematics (not General), or equivalent IB subject.

Assumed knowledge:
HSC Mathematics Extension 1, Physics and/or Chemistry. For the Human Movement major: Chemistry. Other assumed knowledge depends on the science programs or areas studied.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Engineering Honours/Bachelor of Science (Medical Science)

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513605

This five-year combined degree links the core elements of engineering and medical science. The technology-based engineering skills you develop during your studies will be complemented by skills in medical sciences. It forms an ideal base for postgraduate research or graduate studies in medicine or dentistry. You can combine any engineering stream with a Bachelor of Science (Medical Science).

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 85.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed Mathematics (not General), or equivalent IB subject.

Assumed knowledge:
HSC Mathematics Extension 1, Chemistry and either Physics or Biology. Other assumed knowledge depends on the science programs or areas studied.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Science/Master of Nursing

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513745

Become a leader in healthcare and nursing. The combined Bachelor of Science and Master of Nursing program cultivates the critical thinking skills and breadth of the sciences, alongside the expertise and experience to become a registered nurse. It provides a wide range of career opportunities across both clinical and non-clinical settings.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Assumed Knowledge:
Mathematics or HSC Mathematics Extension 1.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Science (Health)/Master of Nursing

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513750

Pioneer healthcare innovations and transform lives. The Bachelor of Science (Health) and Master of Nursing provides a thorough grounding in health and health systems at the local, national and global levels, while developing the knowledge, skills and experience to become a registered nurse.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Assumed Knowledge:
Chemistry.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Faculty Support

The Division of Natural Sciences consists of three faculties: Agriculture and Environment, Science and Veterinary Science. At each faculty we offer our students tailored programs to assist with their transition to university.

Faculty of Agriculture and Environment
We offer E12 students:

  • E12 Hotline, open mid January, to assist with enrolment enquiries.
  • a two-day orientation program that covers both the Camperdown (main) and Camden campuses. The program includes meeting key academic staff and visiting research centres.

Faculty of Veterinary Science
We offer E12 students:

  • E12 Hotline, open mid January, to assist with enrolment enquiries
  • Study skills workshop and transition activity across the division
  • Academic skills workshop - what to expect, what assistance is available

Faculty of Science
We offer E12 students:

  • E12 Hotline, open mid January, to assist with enrolment enquiries.
  • Welcome session and transition workshop for students and their parents
  • SLAM (Student Leadership and Mentoring) Lunches – a free lunchtime session to meet senior students and find out more about life at uni
  • Jumpstart – a career information evening with employers and industry experts from a variety of backgrounds and industries.