Explore the endless possibilities of science with this degree as students can choose to study everything from astronomy to neuroscience. So whether their interests are broad or unique, the Bachelor of Science allows them to follow or find their passion. Students have the flexibility to explore all of their interests, tailoring a program to take them in whichever direction of science interests them the most. When students study at Australia's most reputable science university, they will gain access to state-of-the-art laboratories while being mentored by leading scientists. Students will also benefit from studying in Canberra, a science city which gives them unparalleled access to parliament, CSIRO, government departments, Geoscience Australia and many other national and international science organisations.

Course Fee:

International: $131,040

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; or Associate Diploma; or Associate Degree; AQF Diploma; or Diploma; or AQF Advanced Diploma; or Graduate Certificate; or at least 1 standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree; or an approved tertiary preparation course. ATAR: 80, QLD Band: 10, International Baccalaureate: 28


In this program students will study a total of 144 units. Typically students will take 4 courses per semester (total of 24 units) and 8 courses per year (total of 48 units) as a full-time student. Students will complete 24 courses over the three years (total of 144 units). Out of the 144 units, 48 units (8 courses) must account for a science major, 24 units (4 courses) for one science minor and 24 further units (4 courses) as science electives. Students may choose to complete 96 units (16 courses) to account for two science majors. The remaining 48 units (8 courses) can be from science or non-science courses. See http://science.anu.edu.au/current-students/structuring-your-degree/bachelor-science-structure for further information

Subjects you can Study:

Astronomy and Astrophysics; Biochemistry; Biological anthropology; Biology; Chemistry; Computer science; Earth science; Environmental and landscape science; Geography; Marine science; Mathematical economics; Mathematical finance; Mathematical modelling; Mathematics; Natural resource management; Physics; Psychology; Science communication; Statistics; Sustainability science; Theoretical physics; Water science

Study Pathways:

Holders of approved Associate Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas or Diplomas in a science related field are granted up to 48 units of first year status towards the 144 unit Bachelor of Science degree. Advanced Honours program available.

Further information:

This program can also be incorporated into a double degree through the Flexible Double in any of the three groups Arts, Business, Social Sciences, and Science or Engineering and Advanced Computing or Law. For more information please view: https://science.anu.edu.au/study/bachelor-degrees/bachelor-science

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 70.35 Yes Full time 3 years
Canberra 70.35 Yes Part time 6 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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