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Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science (BSCI)

Study mode
  • On-campus
  • External
  • Online
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba
  • 3 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
  • Feb, May, Sep


  • Whether you’re curious about the Sciences or want to extend your knowledge and further immerse yourself in the field, the Bachelor of Science will suit you.
  • Undertake a tasting plate of discipline areas and then delve into an area you're passionate about later on in the degree.
  • You will develop your analytic and problem-solving skills along the way leading you to become a work-ready independent thinker.
  • Domestic students can study abroad and complete part of this UniSQ degree overseas. Immerse yourself in new cultures, meet new people, enrich your personal development, and travel the world while studying. 
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Which Bachelor of Science major is right for me?

 At UniSQ you can choose your own Bachelor of Science specialisation, tailoring your learning journey to align with your personal interest and career goals.

Bachelor of Science specialisations you can choose from at UniSQ include:

  • Animal Science – Examine emerging technologies and learn to apply cognitive and technical skills in a range of animal science principles.
  • Astronomical & Space Sciences - Discover how you can explore our universe using observations, experiments and theoretical and numerical studies.
  • Biology – Gain a solid foundation in scientific principles and build on this knowledge with biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and physiology.
  • Computing – Develop your skills and knowledge in key areas of computing such as software development and computer systems.. 
  • Environment & Sustainability- With a focus on climatology, ecology and conservation, you will enhance your understanding of major environmental issues, paving the way to a more sustainable future.
  • Food Science – Learn a range of food science principles including food chemistry, food processing, food safety and product development.
  • Human Physiology – By combining a range of human physiology learnings you will strengthen your understanding of psychological and physiological aspects of human health.
  • Information Technology – Enhance your transferrable skills and become a better problem-solver and innovative thinker all while learning about software development, programming, networking and computer systems.
  • Mathematics & Statistics – Do you want to study a Bachelor of Science online? Our Mathematics and Statistics specialisation is the only degree of its kind offered completely online in Queensland.
  • Physics – Explore natural law at work in the real world by learning the fundamental principles underpinning modern science and technology.
  • Plant Agricultural Science – Benefit from our connections with industry and learn about the impacts of agricultural practises on soil, plants, water and other species.
  • Psychology Extended –Become prepared for your future career by learning key psychology principles including personality, health, human development and more.
  • Psychology – This uniquely developed specialisation offers course in Cross Cultural and Indigenous Psychology and Clinical Health Psychology (which is rare in an undergraduate degree!).
  • Wildlife Management – Gain a diverse and practical skillset while learning how to preserve and protect our wildlife.
  • Wine Science - Discover the science behind grape growing and wine production leading to a variety of exciting job opportunities in viticulture or other agricultural sciences fields. 
What will I learn in a Bachelor of Science?

What you will learn during you Bachelor of Science studies will vary depending on the specialisation you choose.

At UniSQ you will study core courses in communication and statistics in all of our Bachelor of Science specialisation. The other courses are tailor specifically towards each specialisation, give you in-depth scientific knowledge in your chosen field.

Would you like to talk through your study options? Get in touch and we can provide you with the personalised support and advice you need.

What are the pathways to entry?
At UniSQ we offer several pathway options to study a Bachelor of Science online or on-campus. Whether you’ve just completed Year 12, been away from study for a while or you have a VET/TAFE qualification, you’ll be able to enter into your choose degree thought one of our pathway programs.
Are online study options available?

All Bachelor of Science specialisations are available to study online, which means you can study where and when it suits you by accessing online lectures, live tutorial, course modules/reading and so much more. 

Benefit from our 40+ years of experience delivering online learning and join over 75% of our students who choose to study online at UniSQ. 

Are flexible study options available?
Work towards your science degree at your own pace with our flexible learning options. At UniSQ you can study a Bachelor of Science online, on-campus, or a combination of the two. Take one subject at a time, study over summer, or take extra subjects when life allows it. Discover the different ways to study at UniSQ. 
Why study a Bachelor of Science with UniSQ?

Gain the competitive edge you need with UniSQ.

  • Learn from world-class lecturers. We are ranked Well Above World Standard for Astronomical & Space Sciences, Computational Mathematics and Physical Sciences according to the latest ERA results.
  • UniSQ hosts the only ground-based support in the Southern Hemisphere for NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite mission.
  • We are rated five out of five stars for science and mathematic undergraduates in full-time employment (Good Universities Guide, 2024).