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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Advanced Science

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Advanced Science

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $32,004 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    5 out of 7

  • CRICOS Code

    041145K

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-March 05-February-2021 2021-02-05
Spring-July 04-July-2021 2021-07-04

Overview

Bachelor of Advanced Science

If you enjoy being constantly challenged and extended by your studies and are thinking about a career involving Science research, then the B.Sc. Advanced Science degree allows exposure to research in an undergraduate degree. Inquiry based research is introduced for all science students in first year, however in second year, Advanced Science students interact with world renowned researchers to provide extensive and individual training to develop leadership and/or research skills. This involves completing advanced science units only available to Advanced Science students, which focus on research methodology and developing skills pertinent for a future works in science project management. On completing a science major, the degree also allows for completion of an additional sub-major or 4 free electives, so students can design their own learning journey.

Students choosing MT3021 Nutrition and Food Science will be required to complete a compulsory work placement of a minimum 100 hours. Students choosing any other testamur major may also elect to complete a work placement.

All students must complete 60 credit points of study at Level 3 to meet course requirements. Depending on the specialisation selected, students may need to select at least 10 credit points of elective study at Level 3 to meet this requirement.

Students can choose from a range of majors:

Animal Science, Applied Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Nutrition and Food science, Zoology and Forensic science.

Students need to note that different majors are offered on different campuses, and not all majors will be offered at every campus.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$40,636

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,688
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,632
Tuition 1 person $32,004

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

1) English language proficiency (if applicable)
2) Your personal details
3) Details of your studies and qualifications
4) Details of your English language proficiency
5) Details of full-time paid employment experience of one year or more

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

82
13
listening
21
writing
18
speaking
13
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
If you do not meet the entry requirements at Western Sydney University, you can prepare yourself for university entry at The College.(opens in new window)Opens in a new window.
The College is the official pathway provider into Western Sydney University for domestic and international students, offering courses in the form of Integrated Diploma/Bachelors, Extended Diplomas and University Foundation Studies.

Successfully completing one of our Academic Pathway Programs guarantees you a place at Western Sydney University, and our highly-qualified staff will make sure you graduate from The College with the necessary skills to take on a bachelor degree.

Academic background and requirement

Assumed Knowledge: Students should have at least two unit English, and two unit science (any science) and two unit mathematics at year 12 equivalent. Minimum ATAR of 90.

Students must maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above to continue their enrolment in the course. If this GPA is not maintained they will be automatically transferred into the standard program after one warning (one semester of further study). Students in other WSU science courses who achieve a GPA of 5.0 or greater at the end of their first year of study may be admitted into the Advanced Science program by invitation if sufficient places are available.

Career opportunities

As an advanced science graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Science-based work in industry
  • Government environmental agencies
  • Patent work
  • Quality control
  • Environmental consulting laboratories
  • Scientific equipment companies
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist 
  • Forensic Scientist 
  • Research Scientist 
  • Secondary Teacher

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