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Students who earn a BSc (Bachelor of Science) have the opportunity to begin a career in their chosen field of study. A BSc in both science-related and non-science fields can be earned at schools all over the world.

Natural sciences programs can allow students to explore occurrences in nature through observation, prediction and experiments. Various topics may be touched upon, and students may specialize in areas such as biology, ecology, astronomy, physics, chemistry and Earth science.

Top Bachelor of Science Degrees in Natural Sciences in Australia 2019

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9 Results in Natural Sciences, Australia

University of Wollongong

The Bachelor of Science major in Geology combines a range of skills involving fieldwork, laboratory techniques and problem-solving skills to address key questions relatin ... [+]

Course summary

Geology is the scientific study of the physical structure and composition of the Earth and the tectonic processes that shape our planet. Geologists play a critical role in the discovery, sustainable extraction and management of Earth’s resources.

The Bachelor of Science major in Geology combines a range of skills involving fieldwork, laboratory techniques and problem-solving skills to address key questions relating to our planet. These range from mapping the Earth from space to monitoring natural hazards, to finding critical metals required for high-tech industry and renewable energy storage.

This degree will provide numerous potential career pathways as exploration and resource geologists in mining and energy industries, geohazard mitigation, in environmental remediation (e.g. waste management, water), geotechnical engineering, government, and cutting-edge research in universities.... [-]

Australia Wollongong
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
University of Wollongong

The Bachelor of Science major in Chemistry will give you the knowledge and skills to apply chemistry across the full range of technically-based disciplines including phys ... [+]

Course summary

Chemistry is the central science that enables us to understand our world at the molecular level. The ability to understand the relationship between structure and function of molecules is critical to understanding the processes of life, of the natural world and of the industrial world.

The Bachelor of Science major in Chemistry will give you the knowledge and skills to apply chemistry across the full range of technically-based disciplines including physics, molecular biology, life sciences, geochemistry, environmental science, engineering, and health sciences. These skills include both analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as expertise in using sophisticated laboratory instrumentation, all of which are highly valued by employers in all sectors of the economy.... [-]

Australia Wollongong
March 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
The Australian National University | Science

The Bachelor of Science gives you the flexibility to explore all of your scientific interests. Study anything from astronomy and biology, or chemistry and maths, to physi ... [+]

A single three-year undergraduate degree offered by the A.N.U. College of Health and Medicine and A.N.U. College of Science.

Explore the endless possibilities of science with this degree as you can choose to study everything from astronomy to neuroscience. So whether your interests are broad or unique, the Bachelor of Science allows you to follow or find your passion. You’ll have the flexibility to explore all of your interests, tailoring a program to take you in whichever direction of science interests you most. And when you study at Australia's most reputable science university, you will gain access to state-of-the-art laboratories while being mentored by leading scientists. Make an enquiry directly with A.N.U. You'll also benefit from studying in Canberra, a science city which gives you unparalleled access to parliament, CSIRO, government departments, Geoscience Australia and many other national and international science organisations.... [-]

Australia Canberra
January 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Avondale College of Higher Education

Avondale’s Bachelor of Science (BSc) is flexible, versatile and designed to prepare you not only for a large range of careers in science but also for ongoing resear ... [+]

Bachelor of Science

Course Overview

Avondale’s Bachelor of Science (BSc) is flexible, versatile and designed to prepare you not only for a large range of careers in science but also for ongoing research and postgraduate study. The degree allows you to choose a study path, with the choice to specialize in a particular area or gain a broad spectrum of knowledge in a range of science disciplines, in a supportive study environment. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and develop technical and research skills through laboratory programs, fieldwork, and industry experience.

Course Code

4045

Course Duration

Three years full-time (or part-time equivalent)... [-]

Australia Cooranbong Wahroonga
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Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Online & Campus Combined
Charles Darwin University

This course enables students to study towards science and science education career options supported by the School of Environmental and Life Sciences. This course offers ... [+]

Bachelor of Science (BSCI)

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Casuarina Campus External Studies

This course enables students to study towards science and science education career options supported by the School of Environmental and Life Sciences. This course offers flexibility and diversity with a focus on gaining professional experience, whether as a biologist, spatial scientist, science educator, chemist or in other science fields. Students can study externally or internally and may choose to integrate studies from a variety of areas outside of traditional science disciplines into their science degree. A range of options for pathways to courses offered by Flinders University, James Cook University and Australian National University are also available.... [-]

Australia Darwin Sydney Melbourne
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Like to learn more about the universe? Physics reveals the natural laws at work in our everyday world and across the cosmos and teaches us the fundamental principles unde ... [+]

A flexible degree program in physics & astronomy

Like to learn more about the universe? Physics reveals the natural laws at work in our everyday world and across the cosmos and teaches us the fundamental principles underpinning modern science and technology. The Bachelor of Science (Physical Sciences) is designed for those seeking broad and durable scientific knowledge and skills. Course offerings range from general physics to astronomy, climatology, medical physics and various electives. Those studying astronomy also have the opportunity to experience hands-on and remote-control astronomical observations using modern telescopes.

Career outcomes

If you would like to pursue a career in science, technology or education, study with us. Graduates of this degree will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to help prepare them for work as a scientist, with a wide range of career options including education, astronomy, climatology, research and science outreach, and with potential employers including government, university, or industry. The degree also provides a basis for postgraduate studies in physics and related fields.... [-]

Australia Australia Online
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Online
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) gives you the opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills in the specific discipline area that interests you. Building on your under ... [+]

Extend your undergraduate specialization

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) gives you the opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills in the specific discipline area that interests you. Building on your undergraduate studies in Chemistry, you will have the opportunity to increase your knowledge through research. You will conduct, and report on, a research project under the supervision of a staff member with the appropriate expertise.

The Honours program will give you an appreciation of the professional standards required of the practicing scientist, and the ethical challenges presented by modern science and technology. You will also participate in research teams, be introduced to advanced experimental and literature research methods, and have opportunities to make contact with the wider scientific community in the local region, elsewhere in Australia and overseas.... [-]

Australia Toowoomba Australia Online
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Do you want to play a leading role in science, education, industry, and society? Combining the rigor and logic of a scientific approach with the specifics of a profession ... [+]

Combine rigor and logic

Do you want to play a leading role in science, education, industry, and society? Combining the rigor and logic of a scientific approach with the specifics of a professional area, the Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) is designed for those of you interested in finding patterns in numbers, space, and abstractions. Offering courses in algebra and calculus, high-performance numerical computing and foundation mathematics, the innovative degree utilizes online technologies to improve the learning experience.

Career outcomes

Would you like to work for the Australian Bureau of Statistics, one of the ‘big four’ banks, an insurance company, in computing, logistics, engineering or finance? Well, graduates of this degree are in high demand in a variety of industries. Specific jobs include work as a Mathematician, Operations Manager, Financial Analyst, Systems Analyst, Supply Chain Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Data Mining Researcher, Speech Processing Researcher and Market Researcher. Many of our students also find work as secondary or tertiary maths teachers following further study.... [-]

Australia Toowoomba Australia Online
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
Online
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

With the Biology major in the Bachelor of Science, you will gain a broad knowledge in biology, chemistry, and communications, as well as the option of more detailed knowl ... [+]

Gain a broad understanding of science

With the Biology major in the Bachelor of Science, you will gain a broad knowledge in biology, chemistry, and communications, as well as the option of more detailed knowledge in disciplines such as biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, and physiology. This degree will give you a strong grounding for a range of science-related careers or for more specialized postgraduate study.

Career outcomes

As a graduate, your career opportunities include; research officer (universities, defense, CSIRO, DPI, industry, government, and health), the technical officer (labs), agricultural scientist, technical/sales representative in pharmaceutical, medical and biotechnological industries, molecular biologists, microbiologists. After further study, you would be able to become a biotechnologist, dietician, research scientist, a secondary science teacher, or medical specialist. Employment opportunities also exist in laboratory work in agricultural, food, health, medical, veterinary, educational and industrial settings, plant breeding, science journalism.... [-]

Australia Toowoomba Australia Online
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
Online