Bachelor of Advanced Science

Applications are now open

Apply direct to Western and discover your unlimited.

Our online application portal makes starting your university journey easy. You can apply for our undergraduate and postgraduate courses seven days a week, and can log back in to change your preferences as many times as you like before applications close.

Advanced Science at Western

If you enjoy being constantly challenged and extended by your studies and are thinking about a career involving Science research, then the Bachelor of Advanced Science degree allows exposure to research in an undergraduate degree.

Inquiry based research is introduced for all science students in first year, however in second year, Advanced Science students interact with world renowned researchers to provide extensive and individual training to develop leadership and/or research skills. This involves completing advanced science units only available to Advanced Science students, which focus on research methodology and developing skills pertinent for a future works in science project management.

On completing a science major, the degree also allows for completion of an additional sub-major or 4 free electives, so students can design their own learning journey.

This degree is exclusively for high-achieving students, and will continually challenge you to do even better and build on your academic success. Students in the Advanced degree program are automatically enrolled in The Academy, which offers interdisciplinary leadership programs, professional development and local and international internship and engagement opportunities for students.

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

You can choose from one of the following majors:

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.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.

Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $30,480*

Delivery: On campus

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.

"The library staff help with referencing and assignment advice, and the lecturers and tutors are also willing to assist you."

— Emily Clinton. Bachelor of Science (Advanced).

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.