Course Description

A Bachelor of Science opens up a world of opportunity. Whether you dream of joining the forefront of research, learning how to analyse and think critically or making the planet a better place, a Bachelor of Science will give you highly sought-after skills for a huge range of careers.

At Sydney you will taught by dedicated scientific thinkers, including members of the Australian Academy of Science, Australian Research Council Fellows and prestigious prize winners. You will study in world-class facilities, including the multimillion-dollar Sydney Nanoscience Hub and the Charles Perkins Centre, with its focus on diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease.

With more than 40 science majors, programs and streams to choose from plus a pool of shared majors from across the University and a flexible degree plan, the three-year Bachelor of Science allows you to find your own path. In your first year, you"ll gain essential knowledge in the fundamental sciences. In second and third years you will specialise in your chosen stream with the option to take elective subjects from across the University.

Bachelor of Advanced Studies

You can also choose to combine your Bachelor of Science degree with the Bachelor of Advanced Studies. In the Bachelor of Advanced Studies, you can complete a second major, combine studies from a range of disciplines, undertake advanced coursework, and get involved in cross-disciplinary community, professional, research or entrepreneurial project work.


The Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies can also be taken with streams in:

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    Employment Outcomes

    Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

    Employed full time: 59.0% (national average 57.2%)
    Studying full time: 47.9% (national average 45.2%)
    Median full time salary: $54,000 (national average $55,300)

    You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

    Course codes

    CRICOS Code: 000719E
    University of Sydney (USYD) Code: BPSCIENC5000

    Entry Requirements

    Admission to this course is on the basis of the following criteria: