Bachelor of Science

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The University of Newcastle's Bachelor of Science is for those who are interested in understanding the world around us and how it works. This degree is for those that are inspired to build new knowledge and discover new things. You will learn from leading science researchers who will guide you through a tailored program, specifically designed to give you the skills that employers are seeking. You’ll be able to follow your passions, and customise your study with a wide range of disciplinary choices. Our guidance and mentoring give you the confidence to know you’re heading where you want to with your career in Science. You’ll begin the important process of establishing the professional networks that will be critical throughout your career. You’ll have authentic opportunities to work with industry and in research whilst you study. By the time you finish your studies, you will have the practical skills to make a difference in the world and contribute new solutions to the many scientific challenges we face.


240 units comprising of: 80 units of Compulsory Courses 80-120 unit Major 80 unit Second Major or Electives


  • Biology
  • Chemistry of Advanced Materials
  • Environmental and Analytical Chemistry
  • Medicinal and Organic Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences
  • Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Marine and Coastal Science
  • Sustainable Resource Mngt
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Animal Biology
  • Plant Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Water, Climate and Soils
  • Biodiversity, Conservation and Ecological Sciences
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Marine, Coastal and Ecological Sciences
  • Integrated Geography, Physics
  • Psychology.

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 HSC or ATAR equivalent

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Callaghan Yes
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Ourimbah Yes
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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