The University of Newcastle, Australia
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Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 40165
CRICOS code: 098539K

Currently enrolled, continuing students looking for the previous version of this program should refer back to the: Bachelor of Science (pre 2019)

Program handbook

Description

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.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Tenacity: You will be a problem solver and an innovator who can identify, draw upon and manage resources to take a scientific project from concept to completion.
  • Perception: You will be a critical thinker who has keen insight and a broad perspective of the world to find scientific solutions to complex problems.
  • Knowledge: You will be a practitioner who has the ability to apply your learning and skills to create new understandings of the world and real world issues that lay at the intersection of many traditional and emerging science disciplines.
  • Proficiency: You will be a keen scientific researcher and skilled technician who has the ability to think creatively, to plan, to evaluate, to reflect upon and apply your findings.
  • Responsiveness: You will be a person who has the flexibility to work in many different environments, to harness collective knowledge within local and global professional networks, to communicate effectively, to work with people and have an appreciation of others.
  • Integrity: You will be a professional who can apply your skills and knowledge of science to the highest ethical standards responsibly and honestly.

Details

Information correct as at14th Nov 2018 3:14am
Program code40165
AQF level

Level 7 Bachelor Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 3 years full-time.
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 & Environmental Science would be a strong advantage in this program, depending on the major/s you intend to complete.
Term typeSemesters
Fees
    Managing faculty
    1. Faculty of Science
    Contributing schools
    1. School of Humanities and Social Science
    2. School of Engineering
    3. School of Electrical Engineering and Computing
    4. School of Psychology
    5. School of Environmental and Life Sciences
    6. School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    Relevant University rules and policies
    CRICOS Code098539K

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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

    240 units

    Program duration

    3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 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

    Program requirements

    The Bachelor of Science requires the successful completion of exactly 240 units. Students must complete one of the following pathways:

    Pathway A: 

    i) Single major option

    • 80 units of core (including 10 units of MATH directed*)
    • 80 unit major
    • 80 units of electives**

    ii) Double major option

    • 80 units of core (including 10 units of MATH directed*)
    • 80 unit major from one discipline
    • 80 unit major from another discipline

    Pathway B:

    Single major

    • 80 units of core (including 10 units of MATH directed*)
    • 120 unit major
    • 40 units of electives**

    * Students choose their MATH Directed course based on previous mathematical background. See the Enrolling in mathematics - Maths placement test section of this page.

    ** Electives can include suggested Elective pathways or any unrestricted courses offered within the university.

    Please note: Students must only complete courses that form part of the program. Students may complete no more than 100 units at 1000 (first year) level. 

     

    Major Options by Discipline:

    A) Pathway A (80 unit majors listed by Discipline):

    • 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.

    Where a second 80 unit major is being completed it must be chosen from a different discipline.

    Pathway B (120 unit majors listed by Discipline):

    • Biology Majors: Animal Biology; Plant Biology.
    • Chemistry Major: Chemistry.
    • Earth Science Majors: Climate, Water and Soils; Geology.
    • Environmental Science Majors: Conservation and Ecological Sciences; Environmental Remediation; Marine, Coastal and Ecological Sciences.
    • Geography Major: Integrated Geography.
    • Physics Major: Physics.
    • Psychology Major: Psychology.

    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

    Core courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location 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
    SCIE2001Professional Employment SkillsNot currently offered10 units
    SCIE2002Interdisciplinary Challenges
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    SCIE3001ATransdisciplinary Capstone: Planning & ImplementingNot currently offered10 units
    SCIE3001BTransdisciplinary Capstone: Implementing & CommunicatingNot currently offered10 units
    Mathematics Directed course.

    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 Physics or Mathematics majors.

    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 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH1210Mathematical Discovery 1
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Animal Biology

    This major is available in Pathway B. Students complete 120 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    BIOL1001Molecules, Cells and Organisms
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    • Winter - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL1002Organisms to Ecosystems
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    BIOL2001Molecular Laboratory Skills for Biological Sciences
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2002Laboratory Skills in Biological Systems
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2010Biochemistry
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2020Animal Physiology and Development
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2050Molecular Genetics
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2090Microbial Biology
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL3001Advanced Laboratory Skills in Biological Sciences
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL3020Reproductive Physiology and Development
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL3090Molecular Biology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL3100Microbiology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Biodiversity and Conservation

    This major is available in Pathway A. Students complete 80 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS1001Environmental Science Concepts & Methods
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS1003Environmental Values and Ethics
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3003Conservation Biology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3004Ecotoxicology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    ENVS3005Animal Behaviour
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI3330Marine Fisheries Biology and Management
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    Directed courses

    Choose 20 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS2004Ecology
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS2005Ecology and Management of Australian Flora
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS2006Ecology and Management of Australian Fauna
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units

    Biodiversity, Conservation & Ecological Sci

    This major is available in Pathway B. Students complete 120 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS1001Environmental Science Concepts & Methods
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS1003Environmental Values and Ethics
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI1000Issues in the Marine Environment
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    10 units
    ENVS2009Catchment and Water Resource Management
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3003Conservation Biology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3004Ecotoxicology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    ENVS3005Animal Behaviour
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI3330Marine Fisheries Biology and Management
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    2000 level Directed courses

    Choose 20 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS2004Ecology
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS2005Ecology and Management of Australian Flora
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS2006Ecology and Management of Australian Fauna
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 20 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS3009Advanced Water Science and Resource Management
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3400Advanced Research Project
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI3320Ecological Methodology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    SRMT3060Restoration Ecology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units

    Biology

    This major is available in Pathway A. Students complete 80 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    BIOL1001Molecules, Cells and Organisms
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    • Winter - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL1002Organisms to Ecosystems
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    2000 level Directed courses

    Choose 30 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    BIOL2020Animal Physiology and Development
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2050Molecular Genetics
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2090Microbial Biology
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2220Plant Cell Development
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 30 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    BIOL3020Reproductive Physiology and Development
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL3090Molecular Biology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL3100Microbiology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL3330Plant Development and Physiology
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Chemistry

    This major is available in Pathway B. Students complete 120 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM1010Introductory Chemistry I
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Winter - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM1020Introductory Chemistry II
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2110Analytical Chemistry
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2210Inorganic Chemistry
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2310Organic Chemistry
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2410Physical Chemistry
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 60 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM3110Instrumental Chemical Analysis
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM3210Metal Complexation, Structure and ReactivityNot currently offered10 units
    CHEM3310Molecular Organic Synthesis
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM3410Energy and Structure
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM3550Medicinal and Biological Chemistry
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM3560Materials Chemistry: Solids and Semiconductors
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM3570Spectroscopic Characterisation of CompoundsNot currently offered10 units
    CHEM3580Polymers and Colloids
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Chemistry of Advanced Materials

    This major is available in Pathway A. Students complete 80 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM1010Introductory Chemistry I
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Winter - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM1020Introductory Chemistry II
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2110Analytical Chemistry
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2210Inorganic Chemistry
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM3410Energy and Structure
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    2000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM2410Physical Chemistry
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MECH2250Materials Science and Engineering 1
    • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
    • Trimester 3 - 2019 (Singapore)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 20 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM3210Metal Complexation, Structure and ReactivityNot currently offered10 units
    CHEM3560Materials Chemistry: Solids and Semiconductors
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM3580Polymers and Colloids
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Climate, Water and Soils

    This major is available in Pathway B. Students complete 120 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    GEOS1040Earth's Dynamic Systems
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS1050Earth Processes and Products
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2050River Basin Processes
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2060Soil Properties and Processes
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2080Earth Science Field Course
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2161GIS and Remote Sensing
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3007Environmental Remediation
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3220Coastal Environments and Processes
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3250Advanced Spatial Science
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3340Resource Management and Climate Change
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    2000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM2610Environmental Chemistry I
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    ENVS2002Environmental Legislation & Planning
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS2008The Sustainable Society
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    ENVS2009Catchment and Water Resource Management
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    GEOG2080Cities and Regions
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG2130Geographies of Development
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS3009Advanced Water Science and Resource Management
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    GEOS3160Geology of Coalfields and Fuels
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3280Global Change Field Course
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Earth Sciences

    This major is available in Pathway A. Students complete 80 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    GEOS1040Earth's Dynamic Systems
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS1050Earth Processes and Products
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    2000 level Directed courses

    Choose 30 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    GEOS2050River Basin Processes
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2060Soil Properties and Processes
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2080Earth Science Field Course
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2161GIS and Remote Sensing
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    GEOS2170Optical Mineralogy and Igneous Petrology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2190Structural Geology
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2200Earth's Sedimentary Rocks & Environments
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 30 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS3007Environmental Remediation
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3110Igneous Petrology and Crustal Evolution
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    10 units
    GEOS3160Geology of Coalfields and Fuels
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3170Resource and Exploration Geology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3220Coastal Environments and Processes
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3250Advanced Spatial Science
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3280Global Change Field Course
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3330Tectonics
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3340Resource Management and Climate Change
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Environmental and Analytical Chemistry

    This major is available in Pathway A. Students complete 80 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM1010Introductory Chemistry I
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Winter - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM1020Introductory Chemistry II
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2110Analytical Chemistry
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2610Environmental Chemistry I
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM3410Energy and Structure
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    2000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM2201Analytical and Medicinal Chemistry
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2060Soil Properties and Processes
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM3110Instrumental Chemical Analysis
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM3570Spectroscopic Characterisation of CompoundsNot currently offered10 units
    ENVS3004Ecotoxicology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    ENVS3007Environmental Remediation
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Environmental Remediation

    This major is available in Pathway B. Students complete 120 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM1010Introductory Chemistry I
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Winter - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM1020Introductory Chemistry II
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS1040Earth's Dynamic Systems
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS1050Earth Processes and Products
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2110Analytical Chemistry
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2610Environmental Chemistry I
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2050River Basin Processes
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2161GIS and Remote Sensing
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    CHEM3110Instrumental Chemical Analysis
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    ENVS3004Ecotoxicology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    ENVS3007Environmental Remediation
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    GEOS3250Advanced Spatial Science
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3340Resource Management and Climate Change
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Geography

    This major is available in Pathway A. Students complete 80 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    GEOG1020Introduction to Human Geography
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS1040Earth's Dynamic Systems
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2161GIS and Remote Sensing
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    GEOS3250Advanced Spatial Science
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    2000 level Directed courses

    Choose 30 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS2002Environmental Legislation & Planning
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS2008The Sustainable Society
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG2080Cities and Regions
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG2130Geographies of Development
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2050River Basin Processes
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2080Earth Science Field Course
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    SOCS2400Applied Social Research
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 30 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS3001Integrated Impact Assessment
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3006Sustainability: Theory and Practice
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    ENVS3007Environmental Remediation
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG3090Society and Space
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG3240Globalisation:Cities, Economies
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG3300Rethinking Development
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG3330Work Integrated Learning in Development Studies and Human Geography
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3220Coastal Environments and Processes
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3280Global Change Field Course
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3340Resource Management and Climate Change
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Geology

    This major is available in Pathway B. Students complete 120 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    GEOS1040Earth's Dynamic Systems
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS1050Earth Processes and Products
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2080Earth Science Field Course
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2170Optical Mineralogy and Igneous Petrology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2190Structural Geology
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2200Earth's Sedimentary Rocks & Environments
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3110Igneous Petrology and Crustal Evolution
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    10 units
    GEOS3160Geology of Coalfields and Fuels
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3170Resource and Exploration Geology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3330Tectonics
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    2000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    GEOS2050River Basin Processes
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2060Soil Properties and Processes
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2161GIS and Remote Sensing
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS3007Environmental Remediation
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3220Coastal Environments and Processes
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3250Advanced Spatial Science
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3280Global Change Field Course
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Integrated Geography

    This major is available in Pathway B. Students complete 120 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    GEOG1020Introduction to Human Geography
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS1040Earth's Dynamic Systems
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2161GIS and Remote Sensing
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    GEOS3250Advanced Spatial Science
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    2000 level Directed courses

    Choose 30 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS2002Environmental Legislation & Planning
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS2008The Sustainable Society
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG2080Cities and Regions
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG2130Geographies of Development
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2050River Basin Processes
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS2080Earth Science Field Course
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    SOCS2400Applied Social Research
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 50 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS3001Integrated Impact Assessment
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3006Sustainability: Theory and Practice
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    ENVS3007Environmental Remediation
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG3090Society and Space
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG3240Globalisation:Cities, Economies
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG3300Rethinking Development
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOG3330Work Integrated Learning in Development Studies and Human Geography
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3220Coastal Environments and Processes
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3280Global Change Field Course
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    GEOS3340Resource Management and Climate Change
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Marine and Coastal Science

    This major is available in Pathway A. Students complete 80 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compuslory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    MARI1000Issues in the Marine Environment
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    10 units
    MARI2300Marine Biology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI2320Marine Ecology
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI3300Integrated Coastal Ecosystems
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI3320Ecological Methodology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI3330Marine Fisheries Biology and Management
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    1000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS1001Environmental Science Concepts & Methods
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS1003Environmental Values and Ethics
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS3005Animal Behaviour
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI3410Coral Reef Biology, Ecology and Sustainability
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units

    Marine, Coastal and Ecological Sciences

    This major is available in Pathway B. Students complete 120 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    MARI1000Issues in the Marine Environment
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    10 units
    ENVS2009Catchment and Water Resource Management
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI2300Marine Biology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI2320Marine Ecology
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3004Ecotoxicology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MARI3300Integrated Coastal Ecosystems
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI3320Ecological Methodology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI3330Marine Fisheries Biology and Management
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    1000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS1001Environmental Science Concepts & Methods
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS1003Environmental Values and Ethics
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 30 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS3005Animal Behaviour
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3009Advanced Water Science and Resource Management
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3400Advanced Research Project
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    MARI3410Coral Reef Biology, Ecology and Sustainability
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units

    Mathematics

    This major is available in Pathway A. Students complete 80 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major. Please note MATH1110 does not count towards the Mathematics major. Instead, MATH1110 is the minimum level of previous mathematical knowledge required before commencing Mathematics major courses.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    MATH2310Calculus of Science and Engineering
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH2320Linear Algebra
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    Mathematics Paired Directed courses

    Choose a pair from either [MATH1120 and MATH2340]; or [MATH1210 and MATH1220]. Pair chosen depends on mathematical background. Students who completed MATH1120 or MATH1210 as their Mathematics Directed course can count this towards their Major.

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    MATH1120Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 2
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH1210Mathematical Discovery 1
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH1220Mathematical Discovery 2
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH2340Linearity and Continuity
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 40 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    MATH3010Logic and Set TheoryNot currently offered10 units
    MATH3120Algebra
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH3170Number Theory
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH3242Complex Analysis
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH3800Optimisation
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH3820Numerical Methods
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Medicinal and Analytical Chemistry

    This major is available in Pathway A. Students complete 80 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM1010Introductory Chemistry I
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Winter - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM1020Introductory Chemistry II
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2210Inorganic Chemistry
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2310Organic Chemistry
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM3310Molecular Organic Synthesis
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM3550Medicinal and Biological Chemistry
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    2000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM2110Analytical Chemistry
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM2201Analytical and Medicinal Chemistry
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    CHEM3110Instrumental Chemical Analysis
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    CHEM3580Polymers and Colloids
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Physics

    This major is available in Pathway B. Students complete 120 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    PHYS1210Advanced Physics I
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    PHYS1220Advanced Physics II
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
    10 units
    MATH2310Calculus of Science and Engineering
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    PHYS2111Classical Physics 1Not currently offered10 units
    PHYS2112Classical Physics 2Not currently offered10 units
    PHYS2211Modern Physics 1Not currently offered10 units
    PHYS3111BiophysicsNot currently offered10 units
    PHYS3112PhotonicsNot currently offered10 units
    PHYS3211Quantum Information ScienceNot currently offered10 units
    Directed course List A

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major. Students without sufficient mathematical background must complete MATH1110.

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    MATH1110Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 1
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    PHYS2100Introduction to Astronomy
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    Directed course List B

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major. Students who completed MATH1120 or MATH1210 as their Mathematics Directed course can count this towards their Major.

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    MATH1120Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 2
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH1210Mathematical Discovery 1
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH1220Mathematical Discovery 2
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    5 Directed course List C

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    MATH3242Complex Analysis
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    MATH3820Numerical Methods
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Plant Biology

    This major is available in Pathway B. Students complete 120 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    BIOL1001Molecules, Cells and Organisms
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    • Winter - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL1002Organisms to Ecosystems
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    BIOL2001Molecular Laboratory Skills for Biological Sciences
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2002Laboratory Skills in Biological Systems
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2010Biochemistry
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2050Molecular Genetics
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2090Microbial Biology
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL2220Plant Cell Development
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL3001Advanced Laboratory Skills in Biological Sciences
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL3100Microbiology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL3310Plant Cell & Molecular Biology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    BIOL3330Plant Development and Physiology
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Psychology

    This major is available in Pathway B. Students complete 120 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    PSYC1010Psychology Introduction 1
    • Summer 2 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    10 units
    PSYC1020Psychology Introduction 2
    • Summer 3 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (ONLINE)
    10 units
    PSYC2300Cognitive Psychology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    PSYC2400Biological Psychology
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    STAT2000Applied Statistics and Research Methods
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    STAT2010Fundamentals of Statistics
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    STAT2020Predictive Analytics
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    PSYC3000Advanced Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    PSYC3001Advanced Psychological Measurement
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    PSYC3200Pre-Professional Psychology III
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    PSYC3301Advanced Perception and Learning in Psychology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    PSYC3700Advanced Developmental Psychology and Developmental Psychopathology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units

    Statistics

    This major is available in Pathway A. Students complete 80 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    STAT2000Applied Statistics and Research Methods
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    STAT2010Fundamentals of Statistics
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    STAT2020Predictive Analytics
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    1000 level Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENGG1003Introduction to Procedural Programming
    • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Trimester 2 - 2019 (Singapore)
    • Trimester 3 - 2019 (Singapore)
    10 units
    INFT1004Introduction to Programming
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    • Trimester 2 - 2019 (Singapore)
    • Trimester 3 - 2019 (Singapore)
    10 units
    SENG1110Object Oriented Programming
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    3000 level Directed courses

    Choose 40 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    STAT3010Statistical Inference
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    STAT3030Generalised Linear Models
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    STAT3040Time Series Analysis
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    STAT3100Systems Thinking for an Integrated Workforce
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units
    STAT3120Applied Bayesian Methods
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    10 units

    Sustainable Resource Management

    This major is available in Pathway A. Students complete 80 units as specified to meet the requirements of this major.

    Compulsory courses

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

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS1001Environmental Science Concepts & Methods
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS1003Environmental Values and Ethics
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS2009Catchment and Water Resource Management
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3001Integrated Impact Assessment
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS3003Conservation Biology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    SRMT3040Community Resource Management
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    SRMT3060Restoration Ecology
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    Directed courses

    Choose 10 units from the following directed courses to meet the requirements of this major

    CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
    ENVS2005Ecology and Management of Australian Flora
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units
    ENVS2006Ecology and Management of Australian Fauna
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
    • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
    10 units

    Suggested electives

    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. However, the Faculty suggests the following course options that may complement your program or major.

    A full list of courses that are available to study as an elective can be found in the course handbook.

    CodeTitleUnits
    ABOR1110Introduction to Aboriginal Studies10 units
    DESN1101Typography Fundamentals10 units
    EBUS2000Information and Communication in Business10 units
    ENVS1000Environmental Sustainability Explained10 units
    MARI2410Coral Reef Experiences10 units
    MATH2005Einstein, Bach and the Taj Mahal: Symmetry in the Arts, Sciences and Humanities10 units
    MNGT1002Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation10 units
    MNGT2002Business Venturing10 units
    MNGT2003Entrepreneurial and Innovation Diversity10 units
    MNGT2004Managing Innovation10 units
    MNGT3007Social Entrepreneurship10 units
    MNGT3008Advanced Innovation Management10 units
    NHIL1005Botanical Scientific Illustration10 units
    NHIL2004Anatomical and Medical Illustration10 units
    SCIE2019Astrobiology: Life Beyond our Planet10 units
    SCIM1040Foundations of Science and Technology10 units

    Honours

    An Honours year is available to students as a separate program in the form of an additional year to those who meet the entry requirements. Please refer to the BSc(Hons) program handbook for information about admission requirements for all disciplines.


    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.