Duration

3 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

48

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Science.

Entry requirements

OP/Entry Rank 2016

9/81

Don't have the OP or rank?

QTAC Code(s)

731001 - B Science
731001 - The UQ OP Guarantee Scheme applies to this program

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B plus one of Chemistry or Physics.

Don't have the subject requirements?

AQF level

AQF level 7

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2016:

Indicative annual fee 2016: AUD$ 8630

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Closing Date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Science

Email: enquire@science.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 1888

Web:

Duration

3 Years full-time

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

48

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Science.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B plus one of Chemistry or Physics. View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 001961J

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

View the entry requirements for international students.

AQF level

AQF level 7

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 35277

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Web:

Why study the Bachelor of Science?

The Bachelor of Science is a versatile degree that provides students with the optimal balance between a defined sequence of study and flexible course options. This innovative program has been redesigned to develop graduates with the key practical skills and interdisciplinary knowledge required to address today's global challenges. Students will study an extensive range of courses underpinned by cutting edge research and develop high levels of personal initiative, independent thinking and communication skills. Graduates will be qualified for employment opportunities in a wide array of science and non-science industries.

Note: Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science prior to 2008 should refer to the 2007 Program List.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Science.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Bachelor of Science

Dual degree programs for the Bachelor of Science

Honours

Honours is available as an additional year of study.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

OP/Entry Rank 2016
9/81

QTAC Code(s)
731001 - B Science

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B plus one of Chemistry or Physics.

Additional application information

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) commences three weeks prior to the start of Semester 1 in the standard academic calendar (i.e., end of January).
For Semester 2, the Bachelor of Science (Honours) commences at the start of the standard academic calendar (i.e, end of July).

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

Entry requirements for International students

View the entry requirements for international students.

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B plus one of Chemistry or Physics. View the equivalent qualifications for International students.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 001961J

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2016:

Indicative annual fee 2016: AUD$ 8630

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 35277

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Additional costs

  • Courses that include a field trip component may incur additional costs to cover transport, accommodation and food.

Fee rules

View the 2016 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Science

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Computer Society
  • Australian Coral Reef Society
  • Australian Institute of Biology
  • Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology
  • Australian Institute of Physics (graduate grade)
  • Australian Mathematical Society
  • Australian Marine Science Association
  • Anatomical Society of Australia & New Zealand
  • Australia and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Australian Society for Fish Biology
  • Australasian Society for Human Biology
  • Australian Society for Microbiology
  • Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Australian Vascular Biology Society
  • Geological Society of Australia
  • Institute of Australian Geographers
  • Institute of Foresters of Australia
  • Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia
  • Royal Australian Chemical Institute

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Science

To complete the Bachelor of Science, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

Students will complete #48 units in total, comprising:

  • #32 from part A and B of the BSc list
    • at least #6 from part A; and
    • at least #14 from part B including #12 of Level 3 or higher (ie. late year courses).
  • Plus #16 from the BSc list or as electives from any other program list.

Students must complete at least a major or an extended major or a dual major. No more than #24 of level 1 courses can be included in the program.

Refer to BSc rules for further information. These rules should be read in conjunction with the General Award Rules.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Science.

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Science