Science, B.Sc. | University of Adelaide | Adelaide, Australia
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About

Discover our world with the University of Adelaide's Bachelor in Science. Our degree is ranked best for Science in South Australia, and among the top 104 in the world.

Overview

Love science but not sure which path to take? 

The Bachelor of Science from the University of Adelaide lets you design your own degree based on your strengths and emerging interests. From Chemistry to Palaeontology, Genetics to Geophysics... we support your scientific curiosity.

Whether you want to use your critical thinking to help drive global change or join the cutting-edge of research, our Bachelor of Science will give you the skills you need. You will:

  • become an adaptable scientist as you learn the skills to evolve with one of the fastest-growing sectors
  • learn from world-class researchers who are experts in their field
  • develop connections in the science world through internships
  • engage with new ideas through discovery and experiential learning
  • develop in-depth discipline knowledge through a major
  • build highly sought-after skills in communication, critical thinking and creative problem solving
  • access research facilities of international significance.

Career

You could surround yourself with plants as botanist, work in stem cell research, take up teaching or apply your skills in the business world. You might help the public engage with science through games and apps. Perhaps you’ll launch your abilities as a space entrepreneur, one of the many emerging science roles we’re only just beginning to imagine.

As a Bachelor of Science graduate, you’ll learn skills that are sought after in a wide range of careers, not just science. This includes skills such as analytical methods, laboratory and field techniques, information technology skills, teamwork, initiative and the ability to communicate and cooperate with people from diverse backgrounds.

This provides the opportunity for a variety of careers in:

  • business
  • defence industry
  • environmental sciences
  • government departments
  • hospitals and health organisations
  • intellectual property
  • laboratory research and development
  • management
  • minerals and energy
  • oil and gas industry
  • private industry and consulting
  • research
  • sales and consultancy
  • science communication, journalism
  • teaching and lecturing
  • universities.

The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology and Environmental Science
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Genetics
  • Geology
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Palaeontology
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology
  • Soil Science
  • Theoretical Physics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There is not a specific application deadline, however we strongly encourage students to apply no later than 6 weeks before the commencement date of the intake 

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 002805B

  • There are no prerequisites, however Chemistry, Physics and Advanced Mathematics are prerequisites for some majors
  • Assumed Knowledge: Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
  • Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
  • Selection Rank (International) 70
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) 24.5
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      48000 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 48000 AUD per year during 36 months.
    • National

      8485 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8485 AUD per year during 36 months.

    Domestic: Commonwealth Supported Place 

    Living costs for Adelaide

    1328 - 2474 AUD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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    Scholarships Information

    Below you will find Bachelor's scholarship opportunities for Science.

    Available Scholarships

    You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

    Provided by university
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    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Anytime
    The University of Adelaide College High Achiever Progression Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    University of Adelaide
    Adelaide, Australia
    Provided by university
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Anytime
    The Eynesbury College High Achiever Progression Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    University of Adelaide
    Adelaide, Australia
    Provided by university
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Anytime
    The University of Adelaide College International Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    University of Adelaide
    Adelaide, Australia
    Provided by university
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Global Citizens Scholarship (International)
    Merit-based

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    University of Adelaide
    Adelaide, Australia
    Provided by university
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Family Scholarship (International)
    Merit-based

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    University of Adelaide
    Adelaide, Australia
    Provided by university
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Higher Education Scholarships
    Merit-based

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    University of Adelaide
    Adelaide, Australia
    Provided by university
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Anytime
    The Eynesbury College International Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    University of Adelaide
    Adelaide, Australia
    Provided by university
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Alumni Scholarships (International)
    Merit-based

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    University of Adelaide
    Adelaide, Australia
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships
    Merit-based

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    Australian Government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    40000 AUD
    Deadline
    13 Oct 2024
    Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
    Merit-based

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    American Australian Association (AAA)
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Not specified
    Australia Awards Scholarships
    Merit-based

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    Australian Government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    30000 AUD
    Deadline
    30 Jun 2024
    Edith Cowan University MACC Undergraduate Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    12700 AUD
    Deadline
    02 Dec 2024
    Asian Exchange Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Westpac Bicentennial Foundation
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    8000 AUD
    Deadline
    01 Mar 2025
    Southern Cross University Academic Excellence MACC Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Dec 2024
    The Smooth Movers Scholarships
    Merit-based

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    The Smooth Movers
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    24 Nov 2024
    Destination Australia Cheung Kong Exchange Program
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Australian Government Department of Education
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    07 Jun 2024
    Charles Sturt University MACC Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    15000 AUD
    Deadline
    Not specified
    Destination Australia
    Merit-based

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    Province of Lower Austria
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    5000 AUD
    Deadline
    Not specified
    Tertiary Access Payment
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Australian Government Department of Education
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    2000 AUD
    Deadline
    Anytime
    International Student Accommodation Support Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Federation University Australia
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1200 AUD
    Deadline
    06 Dec 2024
    FedSuccess - Hardship Support Grant
    Merit-based

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    Federation University Australia
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Federation Pathways Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Federation University Australia
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Federation Excellence Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Federation University Australia
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    19 Jul 2024
    University of Tasmania MACC Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000000 INR
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Education Future International Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Education Future
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    10000 AUD
    Deadline
    22 Mar 2025
    John Hall Rowing Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    US Federal Government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    3500 USD
    Deadline
    15 Nov 2024
    ACES Scholarships
    Merit-based Need-based

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    ACES Education Fund
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    2000 AUD
    Deadline
    Not specified
    International MVC Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Meridian Vocational College
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    2000 AUD
    Deadline
    Not specified
    MVC Vocational Education Scholarships
    Merit-based

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    Meridian Vocational College
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    Grant
    2000 AUD
    Deadline
    Not specified
    MVC Young Chef’s Club Award
    Merit-based

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    Meridian Vocational College
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Nov 2024
    ServiceScape Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    ServiceScape
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 AUD
    Deadline
    Not specified
    MVC Access Scholarships
    Merit-based

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    Meridian Vocational College
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Nov 2024
    The Smooth Movers Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    The Smooth Movers
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    14 Oct 2024
    Fulbright U.S. Student Program
    Merit-based Need-based

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    U.S. government
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    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    31 Dec 2024
    Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
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    Leopold Figl Foundation
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    15000 USD
    Deadline
    Not specified
    Destination Australia Scholarship for International Students at University of Queensland
    Merit-based

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    Australian Government Department of Education
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    40000 USD
    Deadline
    25 Mar 2025
    Mary Doctor Fine Arts Scholarship
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    10000 USD
    Deadline
    25 Mar 2025
    Gordon Hay Scholarship
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    Blumenthal Performing Arts
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    3000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Jun 2024
    Moving Mates Scholarship
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    Moving Mates
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    Various benefits
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    Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
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    OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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    25000 USD
    Deadline
    14 Jun 2024
    Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Ayn Rand Institute
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    5000 USD
    Deadline
    25 Aug 2024
    Women Scholarship for International Students
    Merit-based

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    educations.com
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    5000 CAD
    Deadline
    31 Dec 2024
    Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
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    3000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Dec 2024
    Coupons Plus Deals “Save for Future” Scholarship
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    Coupons Plus Deals
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    1000 USD
    Deadline
    15 Jul 2024
    Fighting Bullying With Technology
    Merit-based

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    1902 Software
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    Grant
    500 USD
    Deadline
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    L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant
    Merit-based

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    American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    3000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Dec 2025
    Scholarship for students with disabilities
    Need-based

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    Anonymous Hope Fund
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    12000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Nov 2024
    Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
    Merit-based Need-based

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    The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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    10000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Jul 2024
    Global Innovation Challenge
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    3500 USD
    Deadline
    15 Nov 2024
    The Bill Walsh Scholarship
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    2000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Jul 2024
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    2000 USD
    Deadline
    20 Aug 2024
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    1000 USD
    Deadline
    15 Dec 2024
    Clean And Recovery Scholarship Essay Contest
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    1000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Aug 2024
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    1000 USD
    Deadline
    10 Dec 2024
    PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
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    1000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Oct 2024
    $1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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    1000 USD
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    31 Aug 2024
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    1000 USD
    Deadline
    17 Sep 2024
    $1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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    1000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Jun 2024
    $1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
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    1000 USD
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    High School Essay Contest
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    1000 GBP
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    Pearl Lemon Scholarship
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    965 USD
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
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    750 USD
    Deadline
    23 Nov 2024
    Studybay Fall Essay Contest
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    55 GBP
    Deadline
    19 Jun 2024
    IELTS Morgan Terry Memorial IATEFL Scholarship
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