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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.
For additional information about this degree you can refer to the page for the corresponding single degree:
Bachelor of Science
The Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship combined program is for those who are interested in understanding the world around us, and in creating innovative futures that influence markets, communities and societies. This program is for those that are inspired to build new knowledge and discover new things. You will learn from leading researchers who will guide you through a tailored program. You’ll be able to follow your passions as you develop commercial skills, specialist knowledge and the ability to think distinctively, creatively and critically in a business environment. Our guidance and mentoring give you the confidence to know you’re heading where you want to go, and 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. Stretch your imagination and gain highly competitive skills to jumpstart a bright future in an increasingly dynamic and commercial world, ready to contribute new solutions to the many challenges we face.
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|Assumed knowledge||HSC Mathematics Advanced or equivalent|
|Recommended studies||HSC Biology or equivalent, and/or HSC Chemistry or equivalent, and/or HSC Earth and Environmental Science, would be a strong advantage in this program depending on the major you intend to complete.|
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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. During the admission process adjustment factors may be applied to your Selection Rank. Please visit our website to see if you are eligible.
Enrolling in mathematics - Maths placement test
Your degree includes either compulsory or optional courses in maths. To maximise your likelihood of academic success, it is recommended that you select the course which matches your existing knowledge and understanding of maths concepts.
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.
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 for more information on applying for credit.
Academic requirements for program completion
Total units required
4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.
International students studying this program on campus are required to enrol full time to comply with their student visa requirements and complete their study in the standard minimum program duration. International students requiring enrolment advice should review the program plan corresponding to the semester and year of commencement and can contact their Program Advisor at ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au
Students are required to complete a total of, but no more than, 120 units, comprised of the following:
- 220 units of core courses
- 10 unit mathematics directed course
- One 80 unit Major from the Bachelor of Science (please refer to the Bachelor of Science Program Handbook for the list of majors)
- 10 units of electives
1) Students choose their Mathematics Directed course based on previous mathematical background. See the Enrolling in mathematics - Maths placement test section of this page.
2) Students in the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship cannot complete the 120 unit Physics major.
3) Students must only complete courses that form part of the program.
4) Electives include any unrestricted courses offered within the university.
It is strongly recommended that students undertake the maths diagnostic quiz prior to enrolment to assist in selecting the appropriate level of maths. For more information please see here.
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.
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From 2021 there are changes to the majors within the Bachelor of Science. Students who commenced the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship prior to 2021 please refer to the Bachelor of Science Program Handbook for information about the transition arrangements.
Students who commenced prior to 2020 and have not yet completed MNGT2003 will need to complete MNGT2007 instead.
Students who commenced prior to 2020 and have not yet completed MNGT3006 (20 units) will need to complete MNGT3009 (10 units) and MNGT3016 (10 units) instead.
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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Complete the following core courses.
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|ACFI1001||Accounting for Decision Makers||10 units|
|ACFI1003||Introduction to Finance||10 units|
|ECON1001||Microeconomics for Business Decisions||10 units|
|LEGL1001||Foundations of Law||10 units|
|MKTG1001||Foundations of Marketing||10 units|
|MNGT1001||Introduction to Management||10 units|
|MNGT1002||Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation||10 units|
|SCIE1001||Professional Scientific Thinking||10 units|
|SCIE1002||Multidisciplinary Laboratories||10 units|
|STAT1070||Statistics for the Sciences||10 units|
|MNGT2002||Business Venturing||10 units|
|MNGT2004||Managing Innovation||10 units|
|MNGT2005||Leadership and Ethics||10 units|
|MNGT2007||Ideation in Enterprise||10 units|
|SCIE2001||Professional Employment Skills||10 units|
|SCIE2002||Interdisciplinary Challenges||10 units|
|MNGT3007||Social Entrepreneurship||10 units|
|MNGT3008||Advanced Innovation Management||10 units|
|MNGT3009||Business Development and Growth||10 units|
|MNGT3016||Innovation and Entrepreneurial Strategy||10 units|
|SCIE3001A||Transdisciplinary Capstone: Planning and Implementing||10 units|
|SCIE3001B||Transdisciplinary Capstone: Implementing and Communicating||10 units|
Mathematics Directed Courses
Complete 10 units from the following directed courses.
|Code||Title||Term / Location||Units|
|MATH1001||Preparatory Studies in Mathematics||10 units|
|MATH1002||Foundational Studies in Mathematics||10 units|
|MATH1110||Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 1||10 units|
Students who perform well during the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree with a credit average (GPA of 5.0) or greater, may apply to undertake a further year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) study to obtain an Honours degree and further develop their specific areas of interest.
All students can access free academic skills and support provided by Academic Learning Support through the Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre.
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.
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.
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.
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