Students are able to exit with a Diploma in Science on completion of the first year and may articulate into other Science-based Bachelor degrees.
This Bachelor of Scientific Studies course offered at University of New England is designed to provide students with basic skills and knowledge in a range of disciplines in science. The course allows students to design their own program of study, in consultation with academic staff, to suit their background knowledge and specific areas of interest. The program is highly flexible, allowing students to gain underpinning theoretical knowledge as well as practical laboratory experience in a range of discipline areas. The course encourages the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills, as well as skills in communication and lifelong learning, allowing graduates to apply these skills to their specific field of interest.
This course is suitable for students who do not have an educational background in Sciences. Students who do not have an ATAR, have not successfully completed Year 12 or senior high school, or are mature age and considering tertiary study may apply for admission.
Graduates will have a broad scientific background to assist with future employment or to pursue further study. Successful completion of the first year of study will allow students to transfer into a more specialised degree program, based on their desired field of study.
Graduates will have a broad scientific background and skills appropriate for further study, or to assist with future employment in a range of areas requiring a broad knowledge of the basic sciences.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
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CRICOS code - 095677B
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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