ATAR cut-off
84.55
87.85 (Median ATAR)
About ATARs
International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

Find out more about entrance marks

UAC code

N/A
Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 12 years maximum.

Location

Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

Find out more about IELTS.

Duration

5 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 40090
CRICOS code: 088933E

Currently enrolled, continuing students looking for the previous version of this program should refer back to the: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental) / Bachelor of Science (pre 2017)

For addtional information about this degree you can refer to the pages for the corresponding single degrees:
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental), and Bachelor of Science

Program handbook

Description

The Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental)(Honours)/Bachelor of Science combined program provides students with an opportunity to undertake concurrent study in environmental engineering and science whilst completing two awards. In general, a combined degree program offers greater breadth of learning, enhancing the academic and professional qualities gained in each separate degree. At the same time, it recognises the increasing need for students to graduate with multidisciplinary skills. This degree gives students the basic skills and knowledge to contribute to scientific development in many areas of technology, industry or agriculture whilst also equipping students to apply engineering principles to the problems of human interaction with the environment. It can be a foundation for a career in the vast field of science, or an excellent general education providing skills in problem solving and research particularly in fields where projects are environmentally sensitive.

Students should note that the Biology, Chemistry and Earth Science majors are currently the only Bachelor of Science majors available in this combined program. Additional majors may be offered from 2017.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Program Learning Outcomes as per those for the single degree programs

Details

Information correct as at22nd Oct 2017 7:03am
Program code40090
AQF level

Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 5 years full-time.
ATAR (2017)
LocationCut-offMedian
Callaghan Campus84.5587.85

Find out more about ATARs

Assumed knowledgeHSC Mathematics (Band 5 or above) or equivalent. Study of one science-related subject would also be an advantage (Physics or Chemistry preferred).
Recommended studiesHSC Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent. Study of one science-related subject would also be an advantage (Physics or Chemistry preferred).
Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Contributing schools
  1. School of Humanities and Social Science
  2. School of Engineering
  3. School of Environmental and Life Sciences
  4. School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code088933E

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students.  Admission information for Australian students and residents is available online here. Admission information for international students can be found here. You may also be eligible to receive bonus points if you will be receiving an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).  Please visit our website to see if you are eligible.

International student visa holder applicants are advised that they are able to enrol in this program for commencement in Semester 1 only (there will be no mid-year intakes).

The UAC code for this program is 482620.

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Minimum English language proficiency requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.


Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website and click on 'How to Apply for Credit'.


Compulsory program requirements

Requirements for qualification of this award include completion of at least 12 weeks of industrial experience of a nature acceptable to the Faculty Board. Students are encouraged to obtain and to report on a substantial block of this experience at one time but several shorter periods not less than 2 weeks duration will be accepted.


Professional recognition

Engineers Australia


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

400 units

Program duration

5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 12 years maximum.

International student visa holders who are studying the program on campus are required to enrol full time as per student visa requirements.

Program requirements

For all combined programs and in accordance with the Combined Degree Principles and Structures Guideline [000992], the core and minimum requirements for each single degree component must be met in each combined program. Consideration is given to overlapping courses and/or content where applicable, but to also ensure that accreditation is not compromised.

In the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental)/Bachelor of Science program, students are required to complete 400 units. 

  • For the Biology Major 270 units are core courses, 50 units are compulsory courses, 70 units are directed courses, and 10 units of electives.
  • For the Chemistry Major 270 units are core courses, 50 units are compulsory courses, 70 units are directed courses, and 10 units of electives.
  • For the Earth Sciences Major 270 units are core courses, 40 units are compulsory courses, and 90 units are directed courses.

The Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences majors are currently the only Bachelor of Science majors available in this combined program. 

Elective courses give students the opportunity to broaden their skills and knowledge in their own or another engineering discipline; or specialise in areas such as business, maths or science; or undertake study overseas. 

The program has a duration of 5 years full time (or part time equivalent). It is possible for a student to 'step out' with a single degree award only and not complete the combined program they are enrolled in. In order to accomplish this, a student would be required to complete the single degree requirements for their preferred degree and may be required to complete any omitted courses. A student wishing to 'step out' with a single degree should contact their program convenor or program advisor for further information.

This program can be completed in five years. However, a student's choice of directed courses may lead to timetabling issues that may extend the duration of their program. Students are advised to consult with their program convenor regarding their academic program.

Please note that if you undertake courses that are not in your approved program, you will be liable for additional fees for those courses. This is in addition to the fees associated with your normal program of study.

Students with a Band 1 or 2 in the NSW HSC course Extension 1 Mathematics OR who have completed NSW HSC Extension 2 Mathematics (or their interstate/international equivalents) are able to complete the higher level MATH1210/MATH1220 Mathematical Discovery 1/Mathematical Discovery 2 course in lieu of MATH1110/MATH1120. Please contact your program advisor if you wish to discuss this option.


Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on what you will study. Please refer to the program plan for the year that you commenced or transitioned into this program.


Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Core

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BIOL1002Organisms to Ecosystems
  • Summer 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM1010Introductory Chemistry I
  • Summer 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Winter - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Winter - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM1020Introductory Chemistry II
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL1200Earth Systems
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGG1002Introduction to Engineering Computations
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Summer 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGG1500Introduction to Professional Engineering
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA Singapore)
10 units
MATH1110Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 1
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
MATH1120Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 2
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (BCA Singapore)
  • Summer 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV1200Introduction to Surveying
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Summer 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM2610Environmental Chemistry I
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL2040Engineering Probabilities
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL2060Numerical Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL2310Fluid Mechanics
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGG2500Sustainable Engineering Practice
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENVS2002Environmental Legislation & Planning
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
CHEE3690Environ. Process Technology
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL3410Hydrobiological Modelling
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL3431Land Surface Process and Management
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL3470Contaminant Hydrogeology
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGG3500Managing Engineering Projects
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV3650Spatial Data Systems and Remote Sensing
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL4330Hydrology
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL4450Water Engineering
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL4591Environmental Engineering Project 1
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL4601Environmental Engineering Project 2
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL4640Project S1
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGG4500Engineering Complexity
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units

Biology Major

Compulsory Courses

Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this major

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BIOL1001Molecules, Cells and Organisms
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Winter - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Winter - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
BIOL1003Professional Skills for Biological Sciences 1
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
BIOL2001Molecular Laboratory Skills for Biological Sciences
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
BIOL2002Laboratory Skills in Biological Systems
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
BIOL3001Advanced Laboratory Skills in Biological Sciences
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
Statistics Directed Courses

Choose 10 units from the following directed courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
STAT1070Statistics for the Sciences
  • Summer 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
STAT2010Fundamentals of Statistics
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
Science Directed Courses

Choose 20 units from the following courses; or 20 units from the remaining 3000 Level Biology directed courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MATH3700Advanced Differential Equations
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
PHIL3070Scientific Knowledge and Scientific Method
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Online)
10 units
STAT3100Total Quality Management
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
Biology Directed Courses 2000 Level

Choose 10 units from the following directed courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BIOL2010Biochemistry
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
BIOL2020Animal Physiology and Development
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
BIOL2050Molecular Genetics
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
BIOL2090Microbial Biology
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
BIOL2220Plant Cell Development
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENVS2004Ecology
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
ENVS2005Ecology and Management of Australian Flora
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
ENVS2006Ecology and Management of Australian Fauna
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
Biology Directed Courses 3000 Level

Choose 30 units from the following directed courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BIOL3020Reproductive Physiology and Development
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
BIOL3090Molecular Biology
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
BIOL3100Microbiology
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
BIOL3310Plant Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
BIOL3330Plant Development and Physiology
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENVS3002Applied Environmental Science
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
ENVS3003Conservation Biology
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
ENVS3004Ecotoxicology
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
Electives

Complete 10 units of electives to fulfil the requirements of the program. Electives can be used to extend and complement your core studies with more courses in the same field of study, or from areas that might be of interest to you. Electives can be chosen from all courses available at the University that do not have any other conditions (such as a course requisite) applied to them.

10 units

Chemistry Major

Compulsory Courses

Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this major

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
CHEM2110Analytical Chemistry
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM2210Inorganic Chemistry
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM2310Organic Chemistry
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM2410Physical Chemistry
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM3590Chemistry Research Project
  • Summer 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Summer 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
Statistics Directed Courses

Choose 10 units from the following directed courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
STAT1070Statistics for the Sciences
  • Summer 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
STAT2010Fundamentals of Statistics
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
Science Directed Courses

Choose 20 units from the following courses; or 20 units from the remaining 3000 level Chemistry directed courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MATH3700Advanced Differential Equations
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
PHIL3070Scientific Knowledge and Scientific Method
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Online)
10 units
STAT3100Total Quality Management
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
Chemistry Directed Courses 3000 Level

Choose 40 units from the following directed courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
CHEM3110Instrumental Chemical Analysis
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM3210Metal Complexation, Structure and ReactivityNot currently offered10 units
CHEM3310Molecular Organic Synthesis
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM3410Energy and Structure
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM3550Medicinal and Biological Chemistry
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM3560Materials Chemistry: Solids and Semiconductors
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM3570Spectroscopic Characterisation of CompoundsNot currently offered10 units
CHEM3580Polymers and Colloids
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM3590Chemistry Research Project
  • Summer 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Summer 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
Electives

Complete 10 units of electives to fulfil the requirements of the program. Electives can be used to extend and complement your core studies with more courses in the same field of study, or from areas that might be of interest to you. Electives can be chosen from all courses available at the University that do not have any other conditions (such as a course requisite) applied to them.

10 units

Earth Sciences

Compulsory Courses

Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this major.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
GEOS1040Earth's Dynamic Systems
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS1050Earth Processes and Products
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS2080Earth Science Field Course
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS3250Geographic Information Systems
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
Statistics Directed Courses

Choose 10 units from the following courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
STAT1070Statistics for the Sciences
  • Summer 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
STAT2010Fundamentals of Statistics
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
Earth Sciences Directed Courses 2000 Level

Choose 10 units from the following 2000 level courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
GEOS2050River Basin Processes
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS2060Soil Properties and Processes
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS2170Optical Mineralogy and Igneous Petrology
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS2190Structural and Field Geology
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS2200Earths Sedimentary Rocks and Environments
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
PHYS2300Energy and the Environment
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
Earth Sciences Directed Courses 3000 Level

Choose 30 units from the following 3000 level courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
ENVS3007Environmental Remediation
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS3110Igneous Petrology and Crustal Evolution
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan Distance)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
GEOS3160Geology of Coalfields and Fuels
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS3170Resource and Exploration Geology
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS3220Coastal Environments and Processes
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS3260Ancient Weather Stations of Australia:Field Course on Carbonate EnvironmentsNot currently offered10 units
GEOS3320Earth Sciences Placement
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS3330Metamorphic and Field Geology
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
GEOS3340Resource Management and Climate Change
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
Science Directed Courses 2000 or 3000

Choose 40 units at 2000 or 3000 level from the Bachelor of Science program handbook

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
PHYS2100Introduction to Astronomy
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
SCIT2100Science and Professional Communication
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Online)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Online)
10 units
ENVS3005Animal Behaviour
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
PHIL3070Scientific Knowledge and Scientific Method
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Online)
10 units

Additional information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Additional support

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program,  contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility  before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online