Course Description

This course is in teach-out and is not accepting new admissions. It has been replaced by P3O Bachelor of Science, please visit that page for the latest information.

If you like a challenge, are fascinated with discovering how and why, and are passionate about improving the world around you, a Bachelor of Science can open up exciting pathways to a world of rewarding careers.

The University of Tasmania is focused on providing students with a solid foundation in the core sciences and rational thinking, while also equipping you with the methods to apply those skills to the practical needs of industry, business and government in both scientific and non-scientific roles.

We have five specialist schools providing world-class teaching and research, and are committed to building upon our already well-developed collaborative links with scientific and business communities in Australia and around the world. This high-quality new thinking feeds into our teaching and will energise and enhance your student experience.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $31,950 per year full-time


3 years full time,

Starting dates


Graduate Rating

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 78.1% (national average 67.0%)
Improved skills: 90.3% (national average 85.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 87.8% (national average 83.7%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of Tasmania. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 46.0% (national average 57.2%)
Studying full time: 47.4% (national average 45.2%)
Median full time salary: $58,800 (national average $55,300)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

University of Tasmania Code: 73O

Entry Requirements

If you're interested in studying the Bachelor of Science, you'll need to meet the general entrance requirements of the University and any course-specific requirements.

An ATAR score of 65 or higher and, for students who wish to undertake one of the majors below, also successfully complete pre-requisite unit(s) at TQA3 level, or equivalent:

  • Biochemistry Major
    • Chemistry (CHM415115)
  • Chemistry Major
    • Chemistry (CHM415115)
  • Mathematics Majors
    • Applied, Pure, General, Statistics &amp, Applied
      • Mathematics Methods (MTM415117)
    • Statistics and Operations Research
      • General Mathematics (MTG315115)
  • Physics Major
    • Mathematics Methods (MTM415117)
    • Physics (PHY415115)
  • Plant Science/Zoology