The University of Newcastle, Australia
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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.

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UAC code

484040
Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.

UON program code: 40171

For additional information about this degree you can refer to the page for the corresponding single degree:
Bachelor of Science (2019 onwards)

Program handbook

Description

The Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship combined degree is for those who are interested in understanding the world around us, and in creating innovative futures that influence markets, communities and societies. This degree 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.


Details

Information correct as at23rd Sep 2018 3:59pm
Program code40171
Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
Selection Rank
LocationSelection RankMedian

This program is new for 2018, there is currently no commencing student profile available.

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Assumed knowledgeHSC Mathematics (2 unit)
Recommended studiesIn addition to Mathematics, HSC Biology and/or Chemistry and/or Physics and/or Earth and Environmental Science would be a strong advantage in this program, depending on the major you intend to complete.
Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Science
Contributing schools
  1. Newcastle Law School
  2. Newcastle Business School
  3. School of Environmental and Life Sciences
  4. School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
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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. 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.

Answer a few questions now to find out what mathematics you should enrol in.

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'.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

320 units

Program duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.

Program requirements

This program requires the successful completion of 320 units. Students in this combined degree have the option of completing the following BSc pathway (and it's associated majors) only.

  • Pathway A: 230 units of Core courses (including a 10 unit MATH Directed course), 80 unit B Science major and 10 units of Electives. See Major options for this pathway below.

Students choose their MATH Directed course based on previous mathematical background. See the course descriptions for details.

Major Options for each B Science Discipline:Pathway A:

  • Biology Major: Biology.
  • Chemistry Majors: Chemistry of Advanced Materials; Environmental and Analytical Chemistry; Medicinal and Organic Chemistry.
  • Earth Science Major: Earth Sciences.
  • Environmental Science Majors: Biodiversity and Conservation; Marine and Coastal Science; Sustainable Resources Management.
  • Geography Major: Geography.
  • Mathematics and Statistics Majors: Mathematics; Statistics.

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.


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 courses

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

Core Courses

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

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
ACFI1001Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Summer 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
ACFI1003Introduction to Finance
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
10 units
ECON1001Microeconomics for Business Decisions
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LEGL1001Foundations of Law
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MKTG1001Foundations of Marketing
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT1001Introduction to Management
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
10 units
MNGT1002Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
10 units
SCIE1001Professional Scientific Thinking
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
10 units
SCIE1002Multidisciplinary Laboratories
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
10 units
STAT1070Statistics for the Sciences
  • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
10 units
MNGT2002Business Venturing
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2003Entrepreneurial and Innovation Diversity
  • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2004Managing Innovation
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2005Leadership and Ethics
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
10 units
SCIE2001Professional Employment SkillsNot currently offered10 units
SCIE2002Interdisciplinary Challenges
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
10 units
MNGT3006Entrepreneurial Strategy
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
MNGT3007Social Entrepreneurship
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3008Advanced Innovation Management
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
SCIE3001ATransdisciplinary Capstone: Planning & ImplementingNot currently offered10 units
SCIE3001BTransdisciplinary Capstone: Implementing & CommunicatingNot currently offered10 units

Core courses

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

Mathematics Directed

Choose 10 units from the following Mathematics directed courses. Please note that some disciplines require a minimum level of mathematical knowledge. MATH1002 or higher is required for a Chemistry major. MATH1110 or higher is required for a Mathematics major.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MATH1001Preparatory Studies in Mathematics
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
10 units
MATH1002Foundational Studies in Mathematics
  • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
10 units
MATH1110Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 1
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
10 units
MATH1120Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 2
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
10 units
MATH1210Mathematical Discovery 1
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
10 units

Honours

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.


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