Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

  • Pre-2012 rules
    • 9. Science Rules
      • Science Rules for undergraduate courses
        • 9.2 Bachelor's degree
          • 9.2.6 Bachelor of Science (50110) pass degree by way of majors—majors and major sequences
            Definition of major

            9.2.6.1 A major in the Bachelor of Science (50110) course comprises units to the value of at least 24 points from Table 9.2.2a [Recognised units for the Bachelor of Science (50110)], completed in a specified subject area at Level 3, except in the case of the Anthropology and Archaeology majors, which comprise Level 2 units to the value of 36 points in the relevant subject area, and of the Linguistics major, which comprises Level 2 or Level 3 units to the value of 36 points in linguistics.

            Majors available

            9.2.6.2 The majors available for re-enrolling students in the Bachelor of Science (50110) course are:

            1 Available only in conjunction with another science major.

            Major sequences

            9.2.6.3(1) The major sequence is the pathway by which a major is achieved.

            (2) Details of the major sequences for the majors listed in Rule 9.2.6.2 are set out in Rules 9.2.6.4 to 9.2.6.37.

            • Anatomy and Human Biology

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Anthropology

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Applied Mathematics

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Applied Statistics

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Archaeology

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Astronomy and Astrophysics

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Biochemistry

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Botany

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Chemistry

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Climate and Environment

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Computer Science

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Conservation Biology

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Environmental Chemistry

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Environmental Geoscience

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Environmental Management

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Genetics

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Geography

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Geology

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Human Movement and Exercise Science

              Note: This major sequence has been renamed Sport Science, Exercise and Health.

            • Land, Soil and Water

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Linguistics

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Marine and Coastal Management Only available to re-enrolling students.

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

              9.2.6.25A(1) Subject to (2), the major sequence in Marine and Coastal Management comprises—

              (a) all units in Table 9.2.6(43B) (Marine and Coastal Management major sequence core units)—36 points

              and

              (b) one pair of units from Group A in Table 9.2.6(43C) (Marine and Coastal Management major sequence options)—12 points

              and

              (c) one pair of units from Group B in Table 9.2.6(43C) (Marine and Coastal Management major sequence options)—12 points

              and

              (d) at least one unit from Group C in Table 9.2.6(43C) (Marine and Coastal Management major sequence options)—at least 6 points.

              (2) Students taking a major in Marine and Coastal Management together with a major in Marine Biology follow the rules for the Marine Science program.

              • Table 9.2.6(43B)—Marine and Coastal Management major sequence core units
                Key to availability of units:
                S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
                T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
                NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
                N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

                Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change; refer to Timetable to latest information.

                All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

                Level 1
                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                S1EART1105Dynamic Planet
                Level 2
                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                S1, S2GEOG2201Geographic Information Systems
                S1SCIE2204Marine Systems

                1 Crawley and Albany.

                Level 3
                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                N/AGEOG3304Environmental Change
                GEOG3307Coastal Environments
                S1SCIE3304Field Techniques in Marine Science
                 
              • Table 9.2.6(43C)—Marine and Coastal Management major sequence options
                Key to availability of units:
                S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
                T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
                NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
                N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

                Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change; refer to Timetable to latest information.

                All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

                Group A
                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                MATH1001Mathematical Methods 1; and
                MATH1002Mathematical Methods 2
                MATH1712Intermediate Mathematics Specialist
                and one of:
                S1, S2STAT1400Statistics for Science
                S1, S2SCIE1104Science, Society and Data Analysis
                MATH1711Introductory Mathematics Specialist
                and one of:
                S1, S2STAT1400Statistics for Science
                S1, S2SCIE1104Science, Society and Data Analysis
                MATH1701Introductory Mathematics Foundations
                and one of:
                S1, S2STAT1400Statistics for Science
                S1, S2SCIE1104Science, Society and Data Analysis
                Group B
                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                S1, S2CHEM1001Chemistry—Properties and Energetics
                S1, S2CHEM1002Chemistry—Structure and Reactivity
                S1, S2CHEM1003Introductory Chemistry
                CHEM1004Biological Chemistry
                S1, S2PHYS1001Physics for Scientists and Engineers
                S1, S2PHYS1002Modern Physics
                S1PHYS1021Applied Physics A
                PHYS1022Applied Physics B
                S2EART1104Discovering Earth
                GEOG1102Globalisation, Environment and Development
                Group C
                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                S2ENVT3307Oceanography
                S1ENVT3306Coastal Conservation and Management
                 
            • Marine Biology Only available to re-enrolling students.

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

              9.2.6.25B The major sequence in Marine Biology comprises—

              (a) all units in Table 9.2.6(43D) (Marine Biology major sequence core units)—54 points

              and

              (b) one pair of units from Group A in Table 9.2.6(43E) (Marine Biology major sequence options)—12 points

              and

              (c) one pair of units from Group B in Table 9.2.6(43E) (Marine Biology major sequence options)—12 points.

              • Table 9.2.6(43D)—Marine Biology major sequence core units
                Key to availability of units:
                S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
                T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
                NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
                N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

                Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change; refer to Timetable to latest information.

                All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

                Level 1
                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                S1BIOL1130Frontiers in Biology
                S2BIOL1131Plant and Animal Biology
                Level 2
                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                S1ENVT2250Ecology
                S1SCIE2204Marine Systems
                S2ENVT2221Global Climate Change and Biodiversity
                Level 3
                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                S2ENVT3307Oceanography
                S1SCIE3304Field Techniques in Marine Science
                S1ENVT3306Coastal Conservation and Management
                S2ENVT3363Ecological Processes
              • Table 9.2.6(43E)—Marine Biology major sequence options
                Key to availability of units:
                S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
                T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
                NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
                N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

                Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change; refer to Timetable to latest information.

                All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

                Group A
                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                MATH1001Mathematical Methods 1; and
                MATH1002Mathematical Methods 2
                MATH1712Intermediate Mathematics Specialist
                and one of:
                S1, S2STAT1400Statistics for Science
                S1, S2SCIE1104Science, Society and Data Analysis
                MATH1701Introductory Mathematics Foundations
                and one of:
                S1, S2STAT1400Statistics for Science
                S1, S2SCIE1104Science, Society and Data Analysis
                Group B
                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                S1, S2CHEM1001Chemistry—Properties and Energetics
                S1, S2CHEM1002Chemistry—Structure and Reactivity
                S1, S2CHEM1003Introductory Chemistry
                CHEM1004Biological Chemistry
                S1, S2PHYS1001Physics for Scientists and Engineers
                S1, S2PHYS1002Modern Physics
                S1PHYS1021Applied Physics A
                PHYS1022Applied Physics B
            • Microbiology

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Pathology

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Pharmacology

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Physics

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Physiology

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Psychological Studies

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Psychology

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Pure Mathematics

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Science Communication

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Sport Science, Exercise and Health

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.

            • Zoology

              Note: This major is only available to re-enrolling students and is governed by its 2014 rules. For course advice contact the Science Student Office.