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Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)

  • ID:NSW610197
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System):  6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

  • TOEFL IBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language – Internet-Based Test): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking)

  • TOEFL PBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language – Paper-based Test): 577 overall (min. 5.0 in TWE)

  • PTE (Pearson Test of English – Academic): 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest)

  • C1 Advanced Cambridge (formerly known as CAE – Cambridge Advanced English): 176 overall (min. 169 in each subtest)

  • C2 Proficiency Cambridge (formerly known CPE – Cambridge Proficiency English): 180 overall (min. 180 in each subtest)

  • ANU Access Program: Successful completion with a minimum of 70% overall

Course Information

Discover solutions to the world’s biggest challenges with the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours). This advanced-level degree caters to talented students and innovative thinkers. It’ll prepare you for a career at the forefront of scientific discovery and innovation.

Choose from 26 majors within the physical, natural and human sciences. Explore different disciplines in your first year to find the specialisation that’s right for you. If you already know what you want to specialise in, you can tailor your degree from the start. In your fourth (Honours) year, you’ll complete a supervised research project on a topic of your choice, working alongside world-leading researchers.

CRICOS Code: 088842G

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Program structure

The Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) starts with foundation courses to build your core skills before you choose a major (or two) to explore what inspires you the most. You’ll also study free electives from any faculty at UNSW and general education non-science courses to expand your knowledge base. In your fourth year, you’ll complete your honours year which involves a supervised research project and, in some cases, advanced coursework.

Full program structure

The Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) is offered as either a single or a double degree.

  • Single degree structure

  • Double degree structure


  • Advanced Physical Oceanography

  • Advanced Physics

  • Anatomy

  • Bioinformatics

  • Biology

  • Biotechnology

  • Chemistry

  • Climate Dynamics

  • Climate Systems Science

  • Earth Science

  • Ecology

  • Genetics

  • Geography

  • Immunology

  • Marine and Coastal Science

  • Materials Science

  • Mathematics

  • Microbiology

  • Molecular and Cell Biology

  • Neuroscience

  • Pathology

  • Pharmacology

  • Physiology

  • Psychology

  • Statistics

  • Vision Science

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Studying science provides an education for life. You’ll develop transferable skills that can be applied to almost any industry. Alongside subject matter expertise, this degree will give you a strong foundation in logical, analytical and critical thinking, as well as skills in teamwork and communication. The Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) is designed to match local and global career opportunities, preparing you for the workplace. Recent graduates work in business, industry and government across a plethora of fields.

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OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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