Bachelor of Scientific Studies

Program of Study Credit Points
Core Units
Complete the following units:
24 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
CHEM100 Introductory Chemistry 6  
MTHS100 Introduction to Quantitative Skills 6  
PHYS100 Introductory Physics 6  
SCI100 Science in Practice 6  
Group 1 Listed Units
Complete 24 credit points from ONE of the following subject areas:
24 cps
Agriculture  
Complete 6 credit points from the following units:  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units:  
MTHS110 Quantitative Skills with Applications 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units:  
AGRO100 Agriculture in Practice 6  
RSNR110 Sustaining Our Rural Environment I 6  
RSNR120 Sustaining Our Rural Environment II 6  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units:  
BIOL110 Biology I 6  
BIOL120 Biology II 6  
Computer Science  
Complete the following units:  
COSC110 Introduction to Programming and the UNIX Environment 6  
MTHS110 Quantitative Skills with Applications 6  
And complete 12 credit points from the following units:  
AMTH140 Discrete Mathematics 6  
COSC101 Software Development Studio 1 6  
COSC120 Object Oriented Programming 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
Exercise and Sports Science and Clinical Exercise Physiology  
Complete the following units:  
EXSC101 Monitoring Health and Sports Performance 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
And complete 12 credit points from the following units:  
ANAT110 Introduction to Human Anatomy 6  
ANAT120 Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy 6  
PSIO110 Introductory Human Physiology 1 6  
PSIO120 Introductory Human Physiology 2 6  
Health Science (Biomedical Science and Pharmacy)  
Complete the following unit:  
MTHS110 Quantitative Skills with Applications 6  
And complete 18 credit points from the following units:  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
PSIO110 Introductory Human Physiology 1 6  
PSIO120 Introductory Human Physiology 2 6  
Science (including Environmental Science, Geoscience and Zoology)  
Complete 6 credit points from the following units:  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units:  
MTHS110 Quantitative Skills with Applications 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units:  
GEOL110 Our Blue Planet 6  
GEOL120 Dynamic Earth 6  
PHYS131 Applied Physics I 6  
PHYS132 Applied Physics II 6  
ZOOL100 Principles of Zoology 6  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units:  
BIOL110 Biology I 6  
BIOL120 Biology II 6  
PSIO110 Introductory Human Physiology 1 6  
PSIO120 Introductory Human Physiology 2 6  
NOTE FOR ALL STUDENTS
On successful completion of 48 credit points from the Group 1 Listed Units, students will be eligible to exit with the Diploma in Science and may apply to transfer to a Science-based degree relevant to the subject area completed.
It is to the advantage of ALL students to consult with the Course Coordinator for advice on an appropriate Program of Study.
 
Group 2 Listed Units
Candidates may select units from a single subject area or from across a number of subject areas.
Complete 36 credit points, with not more than 12 credit points at 100-level, from the following units:
36 cps
Agriculture  
AGRO100 Agriculture in Practice 6  
AGRO211 Identification and Adaptation of Agricultural Plants 6  
AGRO223 Agricultural Ecology and Crop Physiology 6  
ANPR211 Animal Production Systems and Products 6  
ANSC201 Animal Structure and Function 6  
BIOL110 Biology I 6  
BIOL120 Biology II 6  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
ECOL100 Ecology: Concepts and Applications 6  
GENE210 Introductory Genetics 6  
GENE251 Introduction to Breeding and Genetics 6  
MTHS110 Quantitative Skills with Applications 6  
RSNR110 Sustaining Our Rural Environment I 6  
RSNR120 Sustaining Our Rural Environment II 6  
SOIL222 Soil Science 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
Computer Science  
AMTH140 Discrete Mathematics 6  
COSC101 Software Development Studio 1 6  
COSC120 Object Oriented Programming 6  
COSC210 Database Management Systems 6  
COSC220 Software Development Studio 2 6  
COSC230 Data Structures and Algorithms 6  
COSC240 Operating Systems 6  
COSC250 Programming Paradigms 6  
COSC260 Web Programming 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
STAT210 Statistical Modelling and Experimental Design 6  
Exercise and Sports Science and Clinical Exercise Physiology  
ANAT110 Introduction to Human Anatomy 6  
ANAT120 Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy 6  
EXSC101 Monitoring Health and Sports Performance 6  
EXSC210 Introductory Biomechanics 6  
EXSC220 Introductory Exercise Physiology 6  
EXSC230 Physical Activity and Health 6  
EXSC239 Motor Skill Acquisition and Performance 6  
EXSC260 Training for Physical Fitness 6  
PSIO110 Introductory Human Physiology 1 6  
PSIO120 Introductory Human Physiology 2 6  
Health Science (Biomedical Science and Pharmacy)  
BCHM210 Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry I 6  
BCHM220 Introductory Biochemistry II 6  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
CHEM204 Biological and Organic Chemistry 6  
CHEM220 Chemical Reactivity 6  
CHEM250 Analytical Chemistry 6  
GENE210 Introductory Genetics 6  
HDEV201 Introduction to Human Development 6  
HUMN240 Issues in Human Nutrition 6  
MICR220 Introductory Microbiology 6  
PHAR110 Introduction to Pharmacy 6  
PHAR120 Pharmaceutical Science I 6  
PHAR200 Pharmaceutical Science II 6  
PHAR232 Pharmacology for Research 6  
PSIO110 Introductory Human Physiology 1 6  
PSIO120 Introductory Human Physiology 2 6  
PSIO220 Integrated Physiology 6  
PSIO230 Pathophysiology 6  
Science (including Environmental Science, Geoscience and Zoology)  
AMTH140 Discrete Mathematics 6  
AMTH246 Mathematical Methods in the Sciences 6  
AMTH250 Introduction to Programming in the Sciences 6  
ASTY221 Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics 6  
BCHM210 Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry I 6  
BCHM220 Introductory Biochemistry II 6  
BIOL110 Biology I 6  
BIOL120 Biology II 6  
BOTY202 Plant Physiology and Anatomy 6  
BOTY203 Plant Diversity 6  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
CHEM204 Biological and Organic Chemistry 6  
CHEM210 Quantum and Thermal Structure 6  
CHEM220 Chemical Reactivity 6  
CHEM250 Analytical Chemistry 6  
ECOL100 Ecology: Concepts and Applications 6  
ECOL202 Aquatic Ecology 6  
ECOL203 Ecology - Populations to Ecosystems 6  
ECOL204 Ecological Methods 6  
EVOL211 Evolution and Biogeography 6  
GENE210 Introductory Genetics 6  
GENE251 Introduction to Breeding and Genetics 6  
GEOL110 Our Blue Planet 6  
GEOL120 Dynamic Earth 6  
GEOL202 Introductory Palaeontology 6  
GEOL206 Field Mapping and Sedimentology 6  
GEOL207 Resource Geology and Environmental Issues 6  
GEOL208 Structural and Metamorphic Geology 6  
GEOL209 Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 6  
HDEV201 Introduction to Human Development 6  
HUMN240 Issues in Human Nutrition 6  
MICR220 Introductory Microbiology 6  
MATH260 Probability and Simulation 6  
MTHS110 Quantitative Skills with Applications 6  
MTHS120 Calculus and Linear Algebra 1 6  
MTHS130 Calculus and Linear Algebra 2 6  
PHAR232 Pharmacology for Research 6  
PHYS131 Applied Physics I 6  
PHYS132 Applied Physics II 6  
PHYS204 Electromagnetism 1 6  
PHYS207 Fluid Mechanics 6  
PHYS208 Topics in Advanced Physical Sciences 6  
PHYS211 Introduction to Electronics 6  
PMTH212 Multivariable Calculus 6  
PMTH213 Linear Algebra 6  
PSIO110 Introductory Human Physiology 1 6  
PSIO120 Introductory Human Physiology 2 6  
PSIO220 Integrated Physiology 6  
PSIO230 Pathophysiology 6  
SCI210 Introduction to Scientific Programming 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
STAT210 Statistical Modelling and Experimental Design 6  
STAT270 Inference 6  
ZOOL100 Principles of Zoology 6  
ZOOL203 Vertebrate Zoology - Evolution and Diversity 6  
ZOOL210 Invertebrate Zoology 6  
ZOOL220 Entomology 6  
Group 3 Listed Units
Candidates may select units from a single subject area or from across a number of subject areas.
Complete 36 credit points, with not more than 12 credit points at 400-level, from the following units:
36 cps
Agriculture  
AGRO311 Plant Protection 6  
AGRO321 Crop Production 6  
AGRO422 Integrated Weed Management 6  
AGSY300 Grazing Systems 6  
ANPR315 Constraints to Animal Production 6  
ANPR321 Animal Function, Health and Welfare 6  
ANPR340 Feedlot Management 6  
ANPR417 Disease and its Control in Animals 6  
ANPR460 Beef Production 6  
ANSC314 Animal Biosecurity 6  
ANUT300 Applied Animal Nutrition 6  
COTT300 Applied Cotton Production 6  
GENE422 Genetic Evaluation and Breeding Program Design 6  
GRNS300 Agronomy of Grains Production 6  
MEAT418 Meat Technology 6  
PA335 Precision Agriculture 6  
PLTY301 Poultry Production 6  
SOIL311 Productive Soil Systems 6  
SOIL431 Soils for Sustainable Ecosystems 6  
WOOL300 Fundamentals of Sheep and Wool Production 6  
WOOL312 Sheep Production 6  
WOOL322 Wool Marketing and Clip Preparation 6  
WOOL372 Wool Technology 6  
WOOL382 Wool Processing 6  
Computer Science  
COSC301 Special Topic in Computing 6  
COSC310 Software Project Management 6  
COSC320 Information Technology Project 6  
COSC330 Parallel and Distributed Computing 6  
COSC340 Computer Networks and Information Security 6  
COSC350 Artificial Intelligence 6  
COSC360 Advanced Web Programming 6  
COSC370 User Experience and Interaction Design 6  
COSC372 Management Information Systems 6  
COSC380 Algorithms in Machine Learning 6  
STAT330 Statistical Learning 6  
Exercise and Sports Science and Clinical Exercise Physiology  
EXSC310 Advanced Biomechanics 6  
EXSC335 Motor Control and Human Development 6  
EXSC340 Advanced Exercise Physiology 6  
EXSC341 Clinical Exercise Physiology I 6  
EXSC342 Clinical Exercise Physiology II 6  
EXSC343 Clinical Exercise Physiology III 6  
EXSC360 Exercise and Health Assessment 6  
EXSC370 Exercise Prescription and Programming 6  
Health Science (Biomedical Science and Pharmacy)  
BCHM310 Proteins - The Machines of Life 6  
BIOP320 Medical and Clinical Biotechnology 6  
BTEC360 Biotechnology and Advanced Molecular Biology 6  
CHEM303 Medicinal Chemistry 6  
HDEV401 Introduction to Human Development 6  
HDEV402 Clinical and Neurobiological Issues in Disability Management 6  
HDEV403 Biomedical Basis of Disability Identification, Impact and Resourcing 6  
HDEV404 Biomedical and Functional Impact of Disability 6  
HDEV405 Biobehavioural Strategies for Managing Disability 6  
NEUR331 Neurobiology I 6  
NEUR332 Neuroanatomy 6  
PHAR330 Pharmacology II 6  
PHAR440 Drug Technologies and New Drug Therapies 6  
PSIO331 Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology 6  
PSIO332 Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology 6  
PSIO335 Human Nutrition and Metabolism 6  
PSIO350 Immunology and Haematology 6  
Science (including Environmental Science, Geoscience and Zoology)  
AGEX310 Agricultural and Natural Resource Extension 6  
BCHM310 Proteins - The Machines of Life 6  
BCHM341 Clinical Biochemistry and Cell Biology 6  
BIOP320 Medical and Clinical Biotechnology 6  
BOTY302 Plant Function and Environment 6  
BOTY370 Mycology and Plant Pathology 6  
BOTY390 Field Botany 6  
BTEC360 Biotechnology and Advanced Molecular Biology 6  
CANI310 Wild Dog Ecology 6  
CHEM302 Organic Structure and Reactivity 6  
CHEM303 Medicinal Chemistry 6  
CHEM305 Applied Physical Chemistry 6  
CHEM306 Materials Chemistry 6  
ECOL307 Ecology of Plant Populations 6  
ECOL311 Ecology of Australian Vegetation 6  
ECOL320 Molecular Ecology 6  
EM311 Land Assessment for Sustainable Use 6  
EM312 Environmental Impact Assessment 6  
EM323 Wildlife Ecology and Management 6  
EM333 Spatial Analysis and Modelling 6  
EM334 Introduction to GIS and Spatial Thinking 6  
EM336 Remote Sensing and Image Analysis 6  
EM351 Ecosystem Rehabilitation 6  
EM353 Conservation Biology 6  
ERS301 Applied Research Skills in Environmental and Rural Science 6  
EVOL301 Biological Systematics 6  
FSC310 Forensic Chemistry 6  
GENE322 Genetics of Populations 6  
GENE352 Genomic Analysis and Bioinformatics 6  
GENE422 Genetic Evaluation and Breeding Program Design 6  
GEOL303 Exploration and Environmental Geochemistry 6  
GEOL305 Ore Deposit Geology 6  
GEOL311 Palaeontology and Stratigraphy 6  
GEOL312 Geophysics and Applied GIS for Earth Sciences 6  
GEOL313 Environmental Geology 6  
GEOL314 Geological Field Mapping 6  
GEOL315 Vertebrate Palaeontology 6  
MICR350 Clinical Microbiology and Virology 6  
NEUR331 Neurobiology I 6  
NEUR332 Neuroanatomy 6  
NEUR333 Neurobiology II 6  
NEUR334 Neurobiology of Developmental, Cognitive and Affective Disorders 6  
NEUR335 Clinical Neuroscience 6  
NR311 Natural Resource Policy and the Community 6  
NR331 Remote Sensing and Surveying 6  
PHYS301 Microscopic to Macroscopic Physics and Chemistry 6  
PHYS311 Digital Electronic Systems 6  
PHYS313 Applied Photonics 6  
PMTH331 Introduction to Topology 6  
PMTH332 Abstract Algebra 6  
PMTH333 Complex Analysis 6  
PMTH338 Number Theory 6  
PMTH339 Differential Equations 6  
PSIO331 Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology 6  
PSIO332 Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology 6  
PSIO335 Human Nutrition and Metabolism 6  
PSIO350 Immunology and Haematology 6  
PSIO411 Human and Mammalian Physiology 6  
RSNR301 Pollution Management 6  
RSNR302 Integrated Water Resource Management 6  
RSNR303 Sustainable Land Management 6  
RSNR304 Innovation, Projects and People 6  
SCI395 Science Report 6  
SOIL310 Soils, Pollution and the Environment 6  
SOIL431 Soils for Sustainable Ecosystems 6  
STAT320 Advanced Statistical Modelling 6  
STAT330 Statistical Learning 6  
WORK300 Work Integrated Learning - Professional Skills Development 6  
ZOOL326 Animal Behaviour 6  
ZOOL327 Ecological and Comparative Physiology 6  
ZOOL328 Insect-Plant Interactions 6  
ZOOL329 Evolutionary Parasitology 6  
Elective Units
Complete 24 credit points at 200-level or above:
24 cps
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 144 cps

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