Faculty of Science Courses and Majors
Below is the list of all the undergraduate courses and majors which are offered by the Faculty of Science. If you're unsure where to start or what it all means then try a beginner's guide to university study to get you started. You may also like to visit the glossary of terms used in Science.
Please note, the links below will direct you to Sydney Courses, the university's course search engine.
- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
- Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics)
- Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science
- Bachelor of Medical Science
- Bachelor of Psychology
- Bachelor of Science (Advanced) and Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery** (see note)
- Bachelor of Medical Science and Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery** (see note)
- Bachelor of Science/Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
- Combined Science Courses
These are the areas of specialisation available in the Bachelor of Science.
- Agricultural Chemistry
- Anatomy and Histology*
- Cell Pathology
- Computational Science*
- Computer Science*
- Environmental Studies
- Financial Mathematics and Statistics
- Geology and Geophysics
- History and Philosophy of Science
- Information Systems
- Marine Biology*, Marine Geoscience* & Marine Science*
- Medicinal Chemistry*
- Molecular Biology and Genetics
- Nanoscience and Technology
- Plant Science
- Soil Science
* indicates a major in this area is also available at the advanced level.
** Sydney Medical School is proposing to change from awarding MBBS to MD or Doctor of Medicine. The change to MD has not yet been finalised - it requires approval from the University of Sydney Academic Board and from the Australian Medical Council. However, it is likely that students coming into the combined program in 2014 will undertake the MD once they have completed the initial Bachelor degree.
The primary change between the MD and MBBS programs will be the inclusion of compulsory research methods training and the completion of a research or other major project. Curriculum, clinical training and assessment will remain broadly the same. Central features of Sydney’s program, including the integration of clinical learning and teaching with basic sciences, population health concepts and the development of professionalism, will not be changed under the MD.
Information about the change will be posted on the Sydney Medical School website as soon as it is available.