Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 02731D

This program is hands-on and students will develop the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in various science specialisations (depending on major) and/or secondary teaching. The BSc/BTch is highly practical, with experiential learning and excursions making up a large portion of studies. Many skills are taught that are transferable across both areas such as effective communication methods, laboratory technique, project management and health and safety.


24 units (144 credit points) of study over six semesters


  • Biological science (biomedical or environmental)
  • Chemistry
  • Food and nutrition
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Medical science (pathology)
  • Physics
  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • Some majors have additional specific entry requirements

Study pathways

Credit is given for prior learning appropriate to course requirements. The Biomedical Science major gives students entry into the final year of the Bachelor of Medical Science at Charles Sturt University (via distance education).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Lake Macquarie International: $53,112 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

Alternative entry pathways are available.

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