Bachelor of Natural Science (Advanced)



Delivery ModeOn campus
Duration 3F 
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn)
UAC Code720180 [Hawkesbury]
Entrance Rank90.00 [Hawkesbury]
Fee Information

Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.



Delivery ModeOn campus
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn)
Course Code3683.1 [CRICOS Code 075673E] 
Entrance Rank

Please refer to Admission Requirements

Fee Information

International Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.


Why study a Bachelor of Natural Science (Advanced) ? 

Our world and its resources are under ever-increasing pressure, and we need new people with new ideas to address these challenges.

An Advanced degree in the Natural Sciences from Western Sydney University will enable you to understand these competing pressures and contribute to the development of sustainable strategies to drive change.

This is a challenging program that includes advanced coursework, extension activities and fundamental research training. You will be linked to experienced academic researchers and take part in the University's exciting research activities. The degree will allow you to undertake any of the Natural Science programs in Animal Science, or Environmental Management.


Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

Review the Course Admission and Subject Information

Career Opportunities for Bachelor of Natural Science (Advanced)

Specific career opportunities are outlined in the specialised course entries for Bachelor of Natural Science programs in Animal Science and, Environmental Management. So whether you would like to work in the private or public sector, this program can open opportunities in careers such as:

  • Animal Journalist
  • Guide / Police Dog Handler
  • Wildlife Ecologist
  • Wildlife Conservation Officer
  • National Parks Wildlife Officer
  • Animal Stud Manager
  • Animal Sales and Management
  • Animal Technician
  • Animal Welfare Officer
  • Animal Education Officer

  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Quarantine Officer
  • Local and state government land and water management agencies 
  • Private environmental consultancies
  • Waste management operations
  • National Parks and Wildlife Service
  • Rural Fire Service
  • Environmental protection/auditing/ planning

How to apply

All domestic applications for entry to Western Sydney University undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.

Instructions for international applications are available on the International Admissions pages.