Bachelor of Science

Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus

2014 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 60.25
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
70.00TAFElink: Certificate 4 or above
Bonus points
: Science and Maths, SEAS, RISAS

International students:
FISC Foundation: 6.0, A Levels: 6, IB Diploma: 24, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Science provides strongest foundation for your future in science, offering a range of options.

As well as understanding science, you will learn to appreciate its role in society.

You can choose studies in core sciences such as chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics, as well as options as diverse as computer systems, ecology, evolution and organismal biology, engineering science, environmental hydrology and water resources, information systems, molecular biosciences and microbiology and nanotechnology.

There is also the opportunity to specialise in a range of fields.

Whatever field of science you choose you will develop crucial skills in problem solving, communication and team work.

Extended Majors



  • Biological Sciences
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering Science
  • Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Information System
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Zoology


Each specialisation has a separate SATAC code. Refer to the following links for further information about the specialisation.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Science at Flinders?

The Bachelor of Science at Flinders:

  • offers a strong foundation in Science and workplace skills, including problem solving, teamwork, computing and communication
  • offers greater flexibility than ever before. Students have the opportunity to major in areas previously available only in specialist degrees and with the introduction of new majors, extended majors, and minors the opportunities have expanded even further 
  • provides a pathway to further study opportunities.

Professional Recognition/Membership

The Computer Science and Information Systems majors and extended majors are accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the Professional level.

Combined degree options

You can combine this course with the following: 

* Note that different extended major, major or minor combinations are available in these combined degrees.

Career Opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Science degree?  

Study a language

Flinders also offers all students the opportunity to major in a language in conjunction with any undergraduate course. The Diploma in Language is designed to provide students with competence in a chosen language that adds greater portability to their qualifications. You will complete a total of 1 extra year of study and graduate with both your chosen degree and the Diploma in Language. You can apply for this at time of enrolment.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 214331
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2015: $8,450

International students
CRICOS code: 055237B
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2015: $26,600




  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information:  How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students
Science & Mathematics (PDF 1MB)

International students
eBrochure: Undergraduate international prospectus
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