Bachelor of Science

Avondale’s Bachelor of Science (BSc) is a flexible and versatile degree that is designed to not only prepare you for a large range of careers in science, but also for ongoing research and postgraduate study at Masters and Doctoral level. The degree allows you to choose an individualised study path, giving you the choice to specialise in a particular area or gain a broad spectrum of knowledge in a range of sciences. The BSc also provides an ideal path into other professional degrees in medical science and allied health, as well as into direct employment in science-related industries. Designed to provide a tertiary science qualification in the context of Christian values, the degree will allow you to explore the interaction between a scientific understanding of the natural world and a Christian faith and world view.



At a Glance



Course Code

4045

Duration

Three years full-time or equivalent part-time

Mode of Delivery

On campus (Lake Macquarie)

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science degree is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).

The CRICOS registration number for the degree is:
Bachelor of Science 057313A

Entry Requirements

General Admission Requirements for Avondale degree courses apply to the Bachelor of Science. In addition the following requirements apply to specific majors in the BSc:

Chemistry

  1. HSC Chemistry or equivalent, or recommendation of the School of Science and Mathematics, and
  2. HSC Mathematics or equivalent, or recommendation of the School of Science and Mathematics.


Mathematics

Recent HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent, or recommendation of the School of Science and Mathematics.


Physics

  1. HSC Physics or equivalent, or recommendation of the School of Science and Mathematics, and
  2. Recent HSC Mathematics Extension 1, or equivalent, or recommendation of the School of Science and Mathematics.



Course Info



Course Information Booklet

For more details on the content of this course please download the following booklet:

Bachelor of Science




Unit Synopses

The Undergraduate Handbook contains detailed information on each unit.






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Testimonials



Testimonials

‘Science at Avondale gives a unique opportunity for plenty of hands-on experience with group excursions and small classes which provide high interaction with lecturers. It has a great learning environment, which is friendly and interesting, as well as challenging.’ —Dana Mulvany


Careers



Careers

Avondale's Science degrees can lead to the following careers
  • Scientific Research
  • Science or Mathematics Teaching
  • Medical Laboratory Science (Pathology)
  • Product Development
  • Quality Control
  • Environmental Science
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Industrial Laboratory Science
  • Medicine
  • Public Service
  • Insurance
  • Sales/Management/Marketing



Financial



Financial Information

The information provided is a guide but will give you a rough idea as to the costs associated with studying at Avondale. Actual fee amounts vary on the enrolled course and the units that are taken. Please contact us if you have further questions.



Scholarships

This scholarship is available to Bachelor of Science students taking the units required for articulation into the Bachelor of Medical Science (Pathology) course at Charles Sturt University.
  • Sydney Adventist Hospital Pathology Department and Avondale Pathology Scholarship



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