Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Science

Southern Cross University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

The Bachelor of Science at Southern Cross University is a flexible degree that allows you to incorporate a wide range of subjects with career-focused science specialisations. The Bachelor of Science is characterised by practical and field experience in all years, making use of our easy access to a variety of subtropical terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystems.


Credit points 288


  • Earth and Environmental Systems, Marine Systems, Forestry Systems, Regenerative Agriculture, Earth and Environmental Systems and Marine Systems Double, Applied Chemistry, Biology, Applied Mathematics and Physics

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Recommended studies: Biology and/or Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Maths B
  • Or TAFE and VET Awards (Certificate III and above)
  • Or undergraduate and postgraduate study
  • Or work experience (minimum of 1 year full-time equivalent)


Graduates may be eligible for membership of professional associations such as the Institute of Foresters of Australia, depending on the specialisation or major studied.

Study pathways

The Associate Degree of Science provides a pathway to this course. Graduates of the Associate degree may receive up to two years' credit (advanced standing) into their Bachelor degree.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Coffs Harbour International: $94,800 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Lismore International: $95,592 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
National Marine Science Centre International: $95,592 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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