Science & Mathematics

Under an exciting new agreement between Avondale University (Avondale) and the University of Newcastle (UON), students wishing to enjoy some of the Avondale experience may enrol in the Bachelor of Science degree at UON and study some of their science units at Avondale. Students who value our Christian lifestyle are encouraged to select one of Avondale's residential packages. A number of scholarships are available for such students, to cover the cost of travel between the two campuses.

For information about studying at the University of Newcastle, contact UON via email to or call + 61 2 4921 5000. To apply for the Bachelor of Science at the University of Newcastle, visit

For information about studying at Avondale or living on campus, contact Student Administration Services [email protected] or call +61 2 4980 2377.


Avondale's Bachelor of Science (BSc) provides students with a firm foundation to succeed in highly-specialised areas such as medicine, nutrition and engineering. The Bachelor of Science (BSc) is a science degree that is versatile and designed to prepare you not only for a successful career in science, but also for ongoing postgraduate study and research.

Throughout this science degree, you will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and develop technical and research skills through laboratory programs, field work and industry experience, all in a supportive and nurturing Christian environment.

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Avondale's BSc is a versatile science degree with a large selection of majors available, equipping you for a range of job prospects upon graduation and subsequent academic success in future postgraduate studies.


Biological Science (Biomedical), Biological Science (Environmental), Chemistry, Food and Nutrition, Geography, Mathematics, Physics




Minors can be taken from any area above and minors available from other courses at Avondale on approval. For more information contact Avondale Admissions.

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Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Teaching (BSc/BTch)

The BSc/BTch is for those wanting to teach in Christian, independent and state school systems in both Australia and overseas. Avondale's BSc/BTch is a highly practical degree that is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in secondary science and mathematics teaching.

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Student Profile

These tables give an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students in undergraduate science courses at Avondale University.

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ATAR (OP in Qld) Profile

The ATAR (OP in Queensland) tables report the profile for those students offered places, wholly or partly on the basis of their ATAR or OP, in the science courses.

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The science degree provides you with the foundation to succeed in highly specialised areas such as medicine, nutrition and engineering.


Commonwealth Supported Places available for eligible undergraduate students (BSc/BTch only). FEE-HELP available for eligible students.

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Scholarships are available for Avondale students, including a scholarship offered exclusively to those wishing to study the BSc/BTch.

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“The skills and the foundation that I’ve obtained from studying Science at Avondale will go with me through the rest of my life.”
– Science graduate.