Bachelor double degree
Enhance your career opportunities by combining high-level scientific and analytical skills with knowledge of the practical applications in the business world.
The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is used to determine eligibility for places in university courses.
- Minimum ATAR 75
- Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Commerce
This course is four years full-time or equivalent part-time study. All majors in this course are available to international students studying in Australia on a study visa
- 4 years full-time
A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.
The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) Code indicates a registered program offered to international students studying in Australia on student visas.
The Curtin campuses or teaching locations where units of this course are offered.
- Curtin Perth
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New-to-Curtin applicants for first semester 2023 apply through TISC. See TISC application deadlines.
If COVID-19 restrictions apply, we may need to make changes to units and/or delivery modes.
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Get the Curtin edge
Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.
You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.
In this double degree you’ll study a Bachelor of Science major and a Bachelor of Commerce major, gaining the skills to generate solutions to complex scientific, business and commercial problems. You'll also gain the ability to help organisations fulfil the financial potential of scientific discoveries and to apply commercial knowledge in research environments.
* Finance is also available as a double degree with the Bachelor of Applied Geology.
See our handbook for more course information.
Knowledge in a scientific discipline combined with strong foundational business skills can offer opportunities for exciting careers across government and industry organisations.
How this course will make you industry ready
This course will contain strong components of practical work to ensure you gain hands-on training with technical equipment relevant to the area studied.
View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.
Upon graduation you may be eligible for membership of the professional societies relevant to your areas of study.
What you'll learn
- apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical situations through research and practical application in the field of science and business
- think creatively and critically to generate innovative solutions to complex scientific, business and commercial problems
- access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information from a range of organisational and external sources
- communicate appropriately and effectively in professional, public and scientific contexts
- apply technologies appropriately
- demonstrate initiative, responsibility and lifelong learning skills by applying critical reflection and being proactive
- describe global and cultural issues as related to the science and business areas and their impact on local and international communities
- demonstrate respect for human rights, cultural diversity and the particular rights of Indigenous Australians
- show leadership and employ ethical practice and professional integrity, both within a team and independently
Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
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I recently attended high school
Applicants with recent secondary education are those whose admission is primarily based on the achievement of the required ATAR within the last two years. This includes applicants whose secondary education was undertaken interstate or overseas.
This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.
Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.
Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.
Other admission options
We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.
Recipients of the John Curtin Undergraduate Scholarship will receive an early offer to study this course.
If you’re an indigenous applicant who hasn’t met Curtin’s minimum admissions criteria, the Centre for Aboriginal Studies offers bridging courses that are tailored to help you gain entry into this course.
Lowest ATAR to which an offer was made (exclusive of any adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)
View the lowest ATAR (excluding adjustments) of an applicant who was offered a place in this course in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available.
Selection rank adjustments (previously referred to as ATAR related adjustments)
Details of the types of adjustment factors (bonus points) commonly available to applicants can be found on our StepUp to Curtin webpage.
ATAR and selection rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in the most recent intake period
View data on the ATAR and selection rank profile of offers made from the most relevant recent intake period.
Other requirements and notes for this course
Specific entry requirements are dependent on your choice of discipline.
Students must have ATAR Mathematics and the ATAR Science prerequisites for the individual Science majors. Please see the individual double majors for details.
In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed above, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.
At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.
You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.
If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.
A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.
CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.
Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:
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Curtin Connect: 1300 222 888
Fees & charges
Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Find estimated course fees.
For start dates, please view the academic calendar.
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