Why study the Bachelor of Science (Gatton)

The Bachelor of Science is a versatile degree that provides students with the optimal balance between a defined sequence of study and flexible course options. This innovative program has been redesigned to develop graduates with the key practical skills and interdisciplinary knowledge required to address today's global challenges.

Students will study an extensive range of courses underpinned by cutting edge research and develop high levels of personal initiative, independent thinking and communication skills. Graduates will be qualified for employment opportunities in a wide array of science and non-science industries.

Summary

  • Program code
    2330
  • 761001
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (27 Feb, 2017)
    Semester 2 (24 Jul, 2017)
  • Program level
    Undergraduate
  • Units
    48
  • Delivery location
    Gatton
  • AQF
    Level 7

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B plus one of Chemistry or Physics.

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Bachelor of Science (Gatton) are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#). A standard full-time study load is 8 units per semester.

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Bachelor of Science (Gatton). These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Concurrent diplomas

A concurrent diploma is a diploma-level qualification (AQF 5) that you can study alongside your bachelor's program.

All diplomas are made up of 16 units. You can spread these units across the duration of your bachelor's program, or you can complete these units in an accelerated period.

Concurrent diplomas are available in:

Further study options

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science (Gatton) have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Eligibility for honours is based on your GPA. For details refer to the Program Rules for the honours program.

Courses and Programs

Majors

The following is a list of majors available in the Bachelor of Science (Gatton).

When you graduate, any majors, dual majors and extended majors you have completed will be listed on your degree certificate.

Animal and Veterinary Bioscience / Extended

Companion animals, production animals and wildlife play important ecological, economic and social roles, and it is increasingly recognised that animals are important for human health and wellbeing. In order to feed a growing world population and to raise global living standards, you will seek to find greater efficiencies in animal production while also maintaining animal wellbeing. You will work with global collaborators to create farming systems which maintain sustainable ecosystems, and conserve wildlife populations to enhance diversity and sustainability.

More information about the Animal and Veterinary Bioscience Major.

You should refer to the Program Rules for more information. Full definitions of majors are available in the Policies and Procedures Library.

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