Expand your knowledge base of biology from the molecular world to global ecosystem science with a focus on the sustainability of the natural world.
Advanced Science at Western
This major allows you to use the learning beside a range of other diverse majors and is especially applicable to those considering teaching as a career. You will have the opportunity to develop discipline knowledge alongside scientific laboratory and inquiry based skills. The major also includes developing strong communication and critical thinking skills, essential for the future role of biology graduates.
The Bachelor of Advanced Science allows interaction with the high quality research and entrepreneurial expertise at Western Sydney University through learning experiences only available to those who are enrolled in this degree.
The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.
Students must maintain a grade point average of 5 or above to remain in the course. Those who do not maintain this average will be transferred to the Bachelor of Science.
HSC True Reward
At Western, we recognise that you are much more than your ATAR. Our unique Early Offer Program - HSC True Reward, focuses on your HSC subject results that reflect your strongest skills and relevant to the degree you want to do.
Start your unlimited journey today.
As an advanced science graduate in biology, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Laboratory scientists
- Teacher (with further study)
Research Scientists plan and carry out experiments, analyse results and data, carry out fieldwork, develop new products or apply new discoveries and teach at universities.
With further study, you can become a Secondary School Teacher. You will teach one or more subjects and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
Find your unlimited
A double-degree gives you the ultimate edge. Be at the forefront of your field. Achieve your unlimited potential.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.