Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Commerce
This double degree enables students to undertake comprehensive
majors in both Science and Commerce.
Entry Requirements / Assumed Knowledge
New South Wales HSC University Admission Index (UAI) of 80
(or equivalent). The UAI is reviewed each year.
Assumed knowledge: Any two units of English
plus Mathematics and any four units of science. Students 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.
Students must consult both the Faculty of Science and the
Faculty of Commerce academic advisers about selecting a major
study from each Faculty.
The double degree consists of a minimum of 216 credit points
taken over at least 4 years and shall include:
- 90 credit points of subjects from the Science Schedule
(including a minimum of 60 credit points for a Science major);
- subjects from the Commerce Schedule, including core subjects
that satisfy the requirements of one of the Commerce majors.
- subjects from the Science, Commerce or General Schedules
to ensure that a minimum of 216 credit points have been completed.
Note: Students may be given exemption from a subject when
similar subjects exist in both majors selected, eg Statistics.
Students who complete the double degree with the required
academic standard in the relevant major are eligible for either
BSc (Honours) or BCom (Honours).
For further information contact the Faculty of Science Office,
41.258, or telephone 42213481, web
The Degree Coordinator is the Associate Dean, Associate Professor
Ted Bryant, 41.259.