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Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Arts

This double degree enables students to undertake comprehensive majors in both Science and Arts.

Entry Requirements / Assumed Knowledge
New South Wales HSC University Admission Index (UAI) of 78 (or equivalent). The UAI is reviewed each year.

Assumed knowledge: Any two units of English plus Mathematics and any four units of science. Students wishing to take these subject and who have not completed Chemistry and/or Biology at the HSC are strongly recommended to enrol in bridging courses offered in February each year. Students without at least Mathematics Band 4 may take a special Maths subject in the first year or consider early entry to complete this subject in Summer Session prior to commencement of the course.

Course Requirements
Students must consult both the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Arts academic advisers about selecting a major study from each Faculty.

The required 216 credit points taken over at least 4 years shall include:

(1) 90 credit points of subjects from the Science Schedule (including a minimum of 60 credit points for a Science specialisation);
(2) the subjects prescribed for one of the majors for the Bachelor of Arts degree; this will include one major study taught by a member unit of the Faculty of Arts or a major in Psychology or Population Health;
(3) not more than 96 credit points for 100-level subjects;

Students who complete the double degree with the required academic standard in the relevant major are eligible for entry into either BSc (Honours) or BA (Honours).
Other Information
For further information contact the Faculty of Science Office, 41.258, or telephone 42213481, email patmac@uow.edu.au Web site: www.uow.edu.au/science/

The Degree Coordinator is the Associate Dean, Associate Professor Ted Bryant, 41.259.


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