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Love science? Study a Bachelor of Science (BSc) and choose your own adventure with majors and double majors which span diverse science areas.

University of Adelaide science programs are designed for maximum flexibility, and with the increasingly competitive and business-aware workplace in mind. Explore diverse scientific options before specialising. You can also join a growing generation of scientists who pair entrepreneurship with their passion for science.

  • Meet a current student: Lucinda

    I wanted to study a degree at uni that would equip me with the skills I needed for research. The BSc (Advanced) offers a program tailored to assist aspiring researchers to get a taste of research even as an undergraduate. It was the obvious choice.
    Lucinda Duxbury, Bachelor of Science (Advanced)


  • Meet a graduate: Ally

    I love inspiring students with my interest in science. I get incredible joy in seeing the difference I get to make to their lives. There’s nothing more rewarding than watching my students discover their talents and then helping to foster these through practical classroom experience.
    Ally Lumsden, SACE biology teacher, Prince Alfred College


Choose where science can take you

Love science but not sure which path to take? With our Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree, you can choose from a diverse range of science courses according to your interests and strengths.

You’ll study on a campus that’s co-located with industry partners, affiliated researchers, and world-class research institutes of international significance. Our BSc is ranked the best in South Australia for science, and in the top 150 in the world.

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Make the next discovery

Our Bachelor of Science (Advanced) provides experience in the academic and research culture of the scientific areas you are most interested in. It still provides the choice and flexibility of a Bachelor of Science.

Design your own degree from a broad range of study options. Undertake lab attachments, research placements and research activities normally only available to honours and postgraduate students.

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Become a science teacher

Educate and inspire the next generation of scientists. Inspire others to pursue a passion in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

The Bachelor of Teaching with the Bachelor of Science (Middle and Secondary options) offers 17 weeks of full-time professional experience. Gain exposure to the school environment from first year. Earn accreditation to teach in South Australia and in most teaching positions across Australia and overseas.

Teaching (Middle) + Science  Teaching (Secondary) + Science

Start your innovative science career

Open the door to a range of innovative career options. Our Bachelor of Science and Entrepreneurship combines your choice of science major with key entrepreneur and business subjects.

Learn critical thinking, creative problem solving and entrepreneurial skills. Catalyse new business ventures in science; the commercialisation of scientific ideas and patents; or help to grow existing science-based companies.

Discover science + entrepreneurship

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