A Bachelor of Science at the University of Newcastle provides an array of practical experiences to enhance your classroom learning.

Bachelor of Science

Practical Experience

Throughout the Bachelor of Science you will be exposed to lab work which will help develop your analytical, research and communication skills.

In your first year lab work is usually undertaken in small groups or pairs. As you progress through the science degree and learn more, the type of lab work you do will build in complexity.

Depending on the majors you choose, you will also be able to take part in field trips, excursions, seminar presentations and workshops. All of this is designed to enhance the theory you learn in the classroom so that you can apply it to real-life situations and build on your experience.

When you study science at the University of Newcastle, you will have access to world-class facilities including our nanoscience and chemistry laboratories, mathematics grid room and psychology clinic.

Marine science students have access to the Central Coast Marine Discovery network and undertake field study in a variety of ecosystems.

Additionally, Bachelor of Science students and Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts students are eligible to enrol in SCIT3600 which offers you the opportunity to undertake an international placement to expand the theoretical knowledge and skills developed in this program and apply knowledge and skills in an external and international context.

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