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Bachelor of Science

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    3 years full time, 6 years part time

  • Start date:

    2 intakes a year; enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)

  • Location:


  • Career Outcomes:

    Nutritionist | Data Analyst | Environmental Consultant | IT Consultant | View all

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Course Rundown

About this course

Get a great introduction to science and technology with specialisations that suit your career goals with this flexible and versatile Bachelor of Science course from Edith Cowan University.

You'll have the flexibility to choose two majors in scientific disciplines that appeal to your skills and interests while building a broad knowledge base in scientific concepts and practices.

Other options available to you in this course include studying overseas for part of your degree and enrolling in electives in the humanities that allow you to pursue a postgraduate teaching qualification.

Get professional experience while you study! This course offers the opportunity for students to undertake a semester long Work Integrated Learning placement with a relevant industry partner, giving you insight into your future work environment.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
  • Demonstrate English language competency; AND
  • Studied a higher education course since leaving secondary education; OR
  • Studied at a university or through a non-university higher education provider; OR
  • Completed a bridging or enabling course delivered by or on behalf of a higher education provider; OR
  • Have an ATAR, or aim to have one at the end of the year; OR
  • Completed a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Certificate IV course.

One or more of the majors offered in this course has additional admission requirements.

Areas of study

In this science course, subjects you may study include:

  • Case Studies in Science
  • Professional Science Essentials
  • Introductory Statistics
  • Form and Function in Biology
  • Origins and Evolution of Life
  • Chemistry for the Life Sciences
  • Physics of Motion
  • Waves and Electricity
  • Work Experience Project

Available majors include:

  • Addiction Studies
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Aviation
  • Biological Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Conservation Biology
  • Data Science
  • Environmental Management
  • Health Promotion
  • Human Biology
  • Marine and Freshwater Science
  • Mathematics
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Physics
  • Sports Science
Edith Cowan University Since opening in 1991, Edith Cowan University (ECU) has established itself as the go-to Australian university for a quality learning experience. Students graduate among some of the best in the world and have continued to serve society in many important roles.

ECU produces winners because they are a winner! In 2018 Times Higher Education ranked ECU in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years old, and the Good Universities Guide has given them a 5-star rating for teaching quality 12 years straight.

From social work, youth work, nutrition, engineering, technology, management and more, ECU offer a host of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that’ll excel your career and expose you to new levels of success. Enquire today and see where an ECU qualification can lead you!
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.

When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Science from Edith Cowan University.

Your career options will vary based on the major you choose, with opportunities for graduates across a wide range of scientific disciplines.

Curious about where a career in science could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants.

You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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