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Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #710 (BCR) Wagga, Australia| Online
Which of the world's problems would you like to solve? The Bachelor of Science from Charles Sturt University prepares you for a rewarding career helping to advance Australian and international scientific knowledge and develop solutions to some of the complex problems facing society.
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With a choice of seven majors, nine minors and numerous electives, you can tailor your Bachelor of Science at Charles Sturt University to your interests or explore a range of scientific disciplines to determine where your passions lie.

Course highlights

  • Flexible study options

    Choose the mode of study that suits you, whether full-time, part-time, online or on campus. If you’ve completed prior study, you may be eligible for credit to reduce the length and cost of your course.

  • Well-rounded skill set

    Gain transferable skills that will serve you well in the workplace. As well as theoretical knowledge, you'll develop skills in analysis, problem-solving, independent thinking, communication and collaboration.

  • We're here to help

    Charles Sturt University's small class sizes mean you get greater personal engagement with lecturers, who provide support and insight as you progress through your degree and consider your career options.

  • Quality facilities

    Gain authentic practical experience in your chosen discipline. Staffed by leading scientists and researchers, the National Life Sciences Hub, a contemporary research, learning and teaching complex established at Charles Sturt University's Wagga Wagga campus and staffed by leading scientists and researchers. Facilities include student teaching laboratories, collaborative research areas, controlled-environmental facilities, a glasshouse complex and quarantine-approved research areas.

  • Further studies

    Research centre scholarships are available towards the end of your degree, allowing you to work on a project led by a researcher. As well as providing further practical experience, this is an excellent introduction to the research opportunities available through Honours and postgraduate programs.

Career opportunities

  • Enjoy a global career

    A wealth of scientific career options exist that could take you anywhere in the world.

  • Explore diverse opportunities

    This course opens up career paths associated with different scientific disciplines.

  • Get a head start on a teaching career

    Become a secondary science teacher with further study. The Bachelor of Science gives you the opportunity to complete the science subjects required for teaching accreditation. Across Australia there is a high demand for teachers qualified to teach secondary chemistry, mathematics and physics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Concepts of Biology
  • Principles of Ecology
  • Animal Systematics
  • Plant Taxonomy and Systematics
  • Vegetation Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Avian Biology
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Computer Aided Mathematics 
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Complex Analysis
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Topics in Calculus
  • Chemistry 
  • Computer Aided Mathematics 1 with Applications
  • Computer Aided Mathematics 2 with Applications
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Laboratory Management Issues
  • Instrumental Analysis 
  • Analytical Chemistry Industry Experience

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

CRICOS CODE: 025519G (Wagga Wagga)

  • A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR of 65 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
  • A completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification.
  • 50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification.
  • A completed Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30400 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9504 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9504 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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