In Curtin’s Bachelor of Science courses, you will learn to apply scientific principles and methods to develop solutions to scientific problems facing communities and industry. You'll also learn to use new technologies to retrieve, transform and present data and information.
A Bachelor of Science will therefore give you a comprehensive foundation in your chosen field, preparing you for a range of employment opportunities within industry, government institutions and other organisations.
If you achieve a course weighted average of 65 or higher, you'll be eligible to apply for the additional honours program (one year full-time).
Our range of majors within the Bachelor of Science enable you to pursue your interests in:
- Agriculture Science
- Coastal and Marine Science
- Data Science
- Environmental Science
- Extractive Metallurgy
- Financial Mathematics
- Food Science
- Industrial and Applied Mathematics
- Multidisciplinary Science
Double degree options
You can combine some science majors with another area of science or an area outside science, as part of a double degree in Science and Arts, Science and Commerce, Engineering and Science, or Applied Geology and Environmental Biology.
See our handbook for more information.
How this course will make you industry ready
You will develop a comprehensive foundation in your chosen scientific field, preparing you for a range of job opportunities in industry and government organisations.
What you'll learn
- gain knowledge and experience in science, learning skills and professional practice and understand the theoretical basis of their chosen area of study.
- apply scientific principles and methodology to the solving of scientific problems, thinking creatively to develop innovative solutions.
- access and competently use information technology and a variety of tools to retrieve, manipulate, transform and present data and information.
- communicate effectively, in writing and orally, using language and visual representation appropriate to purpose and audience.
- understand the constructs of the scientific method and apply these principles in representative exercises using new technologies.
- develop independent study and time-management skills that will enhance their learning capabilities in subsequent years of study and their professional life.
- be aware of the diversity of international perspectives associated with the sciences, and how these impact on practice the practice of science
- understand and appreciate cultural diversity and how it impacts on the practice of science.
- display a very high standard of professional behaviour, both independently and as a team member, through the use of ethical practices in the scientific field.