Students must complete 144 UOC as a standalone program.
Students in the Bachelor of Science program must complete a minimum of 144 UOC.
108 UOC of Science courses
This includes at least one Bachelor of Science major and Science elective courses. Science elective courses are defined in 'Table 1' in the Additional Information section below.
24 UOC of Free Electives
These courses can be taken from any Faculty at UNSW at any stage of your program.
12 UOC of General Education courses
These cannot be Science courses. The rules regarding General Education are detailed below.
Please click the Sample Programs link below to view a typical enrolment pattern for this program.
Students must complete at least one Science major selected from the list below. Students should declare their major prior to commencing Stage 2 courses.
1. Students in 4076 Science/Education can only choose from the following majors: Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Geography, Mathematics for Education, Pathology, Physics, Physiology. All other majors in 3970 are not permitted.
2.Students are not permitted to take the Bioinformatics major BINFB1 when taking the degree in dual award mode with the Bachelor of Engineering (Bioinformatics) program.
Science Elective Courses
General Education description.
Students must take 12 UOC of the following courses.
Any course defined as a Science course cannot be taken as General Education (GE). All other courses can be used to fulfil the GE requirement of this program, including GEN#-coded courses. Any exceptions to these rules must be approved by the Associate Dean (Academic Programs) or nominee.
Excluded General Education Courses
Students may choose to complete an optional minor in one of the following areas, using their Science and/or free electives. Please note that students in 4076 Science Education are NOT permitted to declare a minor.