Bachelor of Science

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Bachelor of Science

Develop your passion for innovation and challenge yourself to go further, to make a genuine difference to your community or the environment. With a focus on current industry needs, you will conduct real-world experiments in World-Heritage listed reef and rainforest environments.

You will learn the fundamentals of science in your first year and build key employability skills in your chosen science disciplines throughout your degree. Whichever specialisation you choose, get valuable hands-on experience through state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities such as The Science Place.

With strong industry connections and lecturers renowned for their research, be supported throughout your degree and excel.

Develop knowledge in your chosen major of:

  • Aquaculture Science and Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Data Science
  • Earth Science
  • Marine Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Physics, and
  • Zoology and Ecology.
Townsville, Cairns
Start dates
February, July
3 years full-time
Part time available
Study mode
On campus
Assumed knowledge
English (4,SA), Maths B (4,SA). Recommended: at least one of Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Geography, Maths C or Physics (4,SA)

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