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Bachelor of Science Western Sydney University - WSU

4.0 out of 5 from 2 reviews
Ranked #23 in our University Rankings
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Science asks questions about how the natural world works. It does so in a systematic, yet rigorously creative way based on inquiry and evidence for ideas. This approach has led to our current understanding of nature as being (in large part) systematic and predictable, and has underpinned major advances in human welfare. A Bachelor of Science will prepare you to take part in this process of enquiry, by both contributing to it and by using scientific knowledge to solve current problems. Students will learn core concepts and skills necessary for scientific inquiry: investigating the natural world, proposing and testing ideas by experimentation and observation; quantifying and modelling processes; communicating findings, thinking independently and critically. Students can enrol in a generalist Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Science in a specific discipline. Within each program students can select from a range of scientific disciplines to suit their interests, studying a core of basic science units to which other science units, and if desired, non-science units, can be added.


Marine Biology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Climate Change
Conservation Biology
General Biology

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Science-based work in industry
Government environmental agencies
Patent work
Quality control
Environmental consulting laboratories
Scientific equipment...

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Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2020

I'm majoring in Forensic Science

Positives: 1. Beautiful location
2. Teachers have outstanding knowledge and information about relevant subjects.
3. Good variety of subjects to choose from.

Negatives: Classes on fridays and exams on saturdays

My advice to future students is: Patience

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April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: The course is very interactive and allows you to choose your own pathway after the core units are completed. Science is a very broad field so the course allows you to choose your subject based on what your interested in and allows you to hone in on particular skills and subjects that peak your interest and will hel...

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