Bachelor of Science

Embrace the exciting world of science. Pair your scientific study with experiences like no other — explore environments like the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest or conduct research in state-of-the-art labs. Learn how to train an AI algorithm to identify flora and fauna species or dig into the earth’s history to find prehistoric remains. Graduate career-ready with advanced practical skills and a drive for discovery.

5 Stars

for learner engagement 2024 Good Universities Guide, UG Science & Maths

5 Stars

for full-time employment 2024 Good Universities Guide

5 Stars

for median graduate salary 2024 Good Universities Guide, UG Science & Maths


  • Townsville: February, July
  • Cairns: February, July



+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee for a full-time study load

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


3 years full-time

Entry Requirements

ATAR 66.5

Recommended Knowledge

English (Units 3/4,C), Chemistry, General Maths or Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4,C) – Mathematical Methods recommended for the Majors in Maths, Physics, and Data Science.

QTAC Codes

  • 316061
  • 326061

Course detail

Real stories

  • Jim MacLean.


    Jim MacLean

    Bachelor of Science

    I have always loved the intricacies of the natural world and knew that I wanted to further my understanding as much as possible. At ɫӰ, I especially enjoy the practical aspects of the degree. Going out into the field for hands-on learning has been instrumental in enhancing my comprehension of the theory in the course.

  •  ɫӰ student Catherine McLean.


    Catherine McLean

    Bachelor of Science, majoring in Zoology and Ecology

    Studying science at ɫӰ has been a transformative experience for me. It's shaped my career and enriched my life, building resilience and adaptability. It has provided direction to my curiosity about nature and allowed me to build valuable relationships in a close-knit uni.

  • Angus Shephard, Doctor Philosophy (Natural and Physical Sciences)


    Angus Shephard

    Bachelor of Science (Honours), majoring in Chemistry

    ɫӰ has a great range of facilities which have allowed me to collect research data and gain hands-on experience in a variety of relevant skills and techniques. I’ve had many great opportunities, whether it be attending conferences to present my research to spending time overseas to collaborate on research projects.

  • Lecturer at the College of Science and Engineering


    Dr Tasmin Rymer

    College of Science and Engineering

    ɫӰ is recognised globally for its excellence in research in several areas. Our small class sizes provide students with access to lecturers who genuinely care about their progress and their studies. Our courses are also embedded with work-integrated learning, making ɫӰ graduates highly sought after in the workforce.

  • Dr. Lyndon Llewellyn, Australian Institute of Marine Science


    Dr. Lyndon Llewellyn

    Australian Institute of Marine Science

    ɫӰ students are of a like mind to us. They want to make the world a better place and they bring that desire into their work with us. They are practical, passionate and willing to tackle challenging problems through science.