• Pre-2012 rules
    • 9. Science Rules
      • Science Rules for undergraduate courses
        • 9.2 Bachelor's degree
          • 9.2.2 Faculty of Science general provisions for the Bachelor of Science (50110) pass degree*
            • Table 9.2.2a—Recognised units for the Bachelor of Science (50110)
              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
                Not all units are available each year.
                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                S1ANHB1101Human Biology I: Becoming Human
                S2ANHB1102Human Biology II: Being Human
                S1ANTH1001Being Human: Culture, Identity and Society
                S2ANTH1002Global Change, Local Responses
                S1ARCY1001Think Like an Archaeologist
                S2ARCY1002Experimenting with Archaeology
                S1BIOL1130Frontiers in Biology
                S2BIOL1131Plant and Animal Biology
                S1, S2CARS1000Communication and Research Skills
                S1, S2CHEM1001Chemistry—Properties and Energetics
                S1, S2CHEM1002Chemistry—Structure and Reactivity
                S1, S2CHEM1003Introductory Chemistry
                CHEM1004Biological Chemistry
                S1, S2CITS1001Software Engineering with Java
                CITS1002Programming and Systems
                S1, S2CITS1401Computational Thinking with Python
                S2EART1104Discovering Earth
                S1EART1105Dynamic Planet
                S1, S2ECON1120Environmental Economics 1
                GEOG1102Globalisation, Environment and Development
                S1LING1001Language and Communication
                S2LING1002Language as a Cognitive System
                MATH1001Mathematical Methods 1
                MATH1002Mathematical Methods 2
                MATH1701Introductory Mathematics Foundations
                MATH1711Introductory Mathematics Specialist
                MATH1712Intermediate Mathematics Specialist
                S1, S2PHYS1030Physics Bridging Unit
                S1, S2PHYS1001Physics for Scientists and Engineers
                S1, S2PHYS1002Modern Physics
                S1PHYS1021Applied Physics A
                PHYS1022Applied Physics B
                S1PSYC1101Psychology: Mind and Brain
                S2PSYC1102Psychology: Behaviour in Context
                SCIE1103Science, Society and Communication
                S1, S2SCIE1104Science, Society and Data Analysis
                S2SCIE1106Molecular Biology of the Cell
                S1SCIE1121Our Universe
                S2SCIE1122Our Solar System
                S1SCOM1101Communicating Science
                S1SSEH1101The Musculoskeletal System and Movement
                S2SSEH1102Applied Anatomy and Athletic Performance
                S1, S2, SSSSEH1103Physical Fitness and Health
                S1, S2STAT1400Statistics for Science
              • Level 2
                Not all units are available each year.

                1 Crawley only.

                2 Albany only.

                3 Hong Kong only.

                4 Available even-numbered years.

                5 Available odd-numbered years.

                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                S1ANHB2212Human Structure and Development
                N/AANHB2213Human Functional Anatomy
                S2ANHB2214Human Organs and Systems
                S1ANHB2215Biological Anthropology: Human Adaptation and Variation
                S2ANHB2216Human Reproductive Biology
                S1ANHB2217Human Neurobiology
                S2ANIM2207Animal Form and Function
                ANIM2208Animal Ethics and Welfare
                S1ANTH2001Social Thought
                N/AANTH2401Constructing Cultures Through Media
                N/AANTH2402Religion in Society
                ANTH2403Social Meaning of Money
                ANTH2404Social Inequality
                S2ANTH2405Sex, Gender and Social Life
                S2ANTH2406Society, Law and Politics
                N/AANTH2407Australian Society
                ANTH2408Psychological Anthropology
                ANTH2501Healing, Medicine and Culture
                ANTH2601Indigenous Australia
                ANTH2702Environment, Power and Disasters in Asia
                S1ANTH2801Migrants, Refugees and Travellers: Mobility and Immobility in Transnational Lives
                N/AANTH2901Religion and Globalisation
                N/AANTH2902Aboriginal Art and Society
                S2ARCY2001Think Like a Neanderthal: The Archaeology of Human Origins
                ARCY2002Archaeology of Colonisation and Contact
                ARCY2003Historical Archaeology
                S1ARCY2004Archaeology of Rock Art
                S1ASIA2004Popular Culture in Asia
                S1BIOC2001Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Cell
                S2BIOC2002Biochemical Regulation of Cell Function
                S1BIOL2261Conservation Biology
                S1CHEM2001Core Chemical Concepts and Techniques
                S1CHEM2002Physical and Analytical Chemistry
                S1CHEM2003Chemical Synthesis
                S1CITS2200Data Structures and Algorithms
                S2CITS2211Discrete Structures
                S1, S2CITS2401Computer Analysis and Visualisation
                S1, S2GEOG2201Geographic Information Systems
                EART2222Geomorphology and Soils
                S1EART2231Earth Materials
                NSEART2232Field Geology
                S2EART2234Earth Processes
                S1ECON2224Environmental Economics 2
                S1ENVT2220The Climate System
                S2ENVT2221Global Climate Change and Biodiversity
                S2ENVT2251Hydrology and Water Resource Management
                S2FNSC2200Mysteries of Forensic Science
                S2GENE2230Molecular Genetics I
                S1GENE2250Principles of Inheritance
                S1GEOG2205Geographies of Economic Development
                S2GEOG2206Population Geography and Planning
                HART2266Aboriginal Contemporary Art
                S1LING2001Morphosyntax of the World's Languages
                S1LING2002The Sounds of the World's Languages
                LING2003Language, Culture and Society
                S1MATH2021Introduction to Applied Mathematics
                S1MATH2031Introduction to Pure Mathematics
                S1MATH2501Advanced Mathematical Methods
                S1MICR2208Introductory Microbiology
                S2MICR2209Introduction to Infectious Diseases and Immunology
                S1PATH2210Fundamentals of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
                S2PATH2220Introduction to Human Disease
                S1PHAR2210Foundations of Pharmacology
                S2PHAR2220Human Pharmacology
                N/APHIL2005Exploring the Nature of Science
                S1PHYL2001Physiology of Human Body Systems
                S2PHYL2002Physiology of Cells
                S1PHYS2001Quantum Physics and Electromagnetism
                S2PHYS2002Many Particle Systems
                PLNG2203Environmental Policy and Planning
                S2PLNT2201Plants in Action
                S2PLNT2204Plant Diversity and Evolution
                S1PSYC2203Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Psychology
                N/APSYC2208Psychology: Atypical Development
                N/APSYC2209Industrial and Organisational Psychology
                S2PSYC2212Psychology and Social Behaviour
                S2PSYC2213Psychology: Lifespan Development
                N/APSYC2214Adult Psychopathology
                N/APSYC2215Cognitive Psychology
                S1PSYC2217Cognitive Neuroscience
                N/APSYC2218Perception and Sensory Neuropsychology
                S1SCIE2204Marine Systems
                SCIE2218Science Practicum (0 points)
                S2SCOM2205Science Presentations
                S1SCOM2208Science Writing
                S2SSEH2240Motor Learning and Control
                S1SSEH2250Biomechanics in Sport and Exercise
                S1SSEH2260Exercise Physiology
                S2SSEH2270Psychosocial Aspects of Sport, Exercise and Health
                S2SSEH2290Promoting Lifelong Physical Activity
                STAT2061Probability and Mathematical Statistics
                S1STAT2401Analysis of Experiments
                S2STAT2402Analysis of Observations
                VISA2214Aesthetic Crossovers of Art and Science 4
                VISA2249Art and Life Manipulation 5
              • Level 3
                Not all units are available each year.


                1 Students commence the unit in January/February 2015.

                2 Available even-numbered years.

                3 Available odd-numbered years.

                4 Singapore only.

                AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                AGRI4404Breeding and Animal Biotechnology
                AGRI4405Breeding and Plant Biotechnology
                S1ANHB3310Human Biology: Applications and Investigations I
                N/AANHB3315Human Evolutionary Ecology
                S2ANHB3316Human Reproduction
                S2ANHB3320Human Biology: Applications and Investigations II
                S1ANHB3321Biological Anthropology: Genes and Society
                S1ANHB3323Cells, Tissues and Development
                S2ANHB3324Human Structure and Function
                S1ANIM3320Comparative Neurobiology
                S2ANIM3353Wildlife Conservation and Management
                S1ANIM3361Animal Ecology
                S1ANIM3362Evolutionary Processes
                S2ANIM3363Environmental Physiology
                S2ANIM3365Behavioural Ecology
                S1ANTH3001Ethnography: Methodological Perspectives
                N/AANTH3401Engaged Anthropology
                N/AANTH3402Contemporary Social Thought
                ANTH3403Business Anthropology
                S2ANTH3501Mind, Body, Culture
                S1ANTH3601Indigenous Australia
                ANTH3701Environment, Landscape and Place
                ANTH3801Migration, Mobilities, Belonging
                ARCY3001Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Europe
                S1ARCY3002Doing Archaeology: Fieldschool
                S2ARCY3003Doing Archaeology: Analytical Skills
                ARCY3004Heritage Archaeology
                ARCY3005Archaeology of Indigenous Australia
                ARCY3006Neolithic and Bronze Age Europe
                S1BIOC3001Molecular Biology
                S1BIOC3002Structural and Functional Biochemistry
                S2BIOC3003Omics—Global Approaches to Cell Function
                S2BIOC3005Cellular Biochemistry
                NSBIOL3360Saving Endangered Species
                S1CHEM3001Essential Chemical Skills
                S2CHEM3002Chemical Explorations
                S1CHEM3003Advanced Chemical Synthesis
                S2CHEM3004Modern Methods in Organic Chemistry
                S1CHEM3005Chemical Spectroscopy and Structure
                S2CHEM3006Chemistry Beyond the Laboratory
                S2CITS3001Algorithms, Agents and Artificial Intelligence
                S1CITS3002Computer Networks
                S1CITS3003Graphics and Animation
                S2CITS3200Professional Computing
                S1CITS3401Data Warehousing
                N/ACITS3402High Performance Computing
                S1CITS3403Agile Web Development
                CLAN3005Roman Archaeology
                EART3338Land Capability Assessment
                EART3339Land Rehabilitation
                S1EART3342Geochemistry and Petrology
                NSEART3343Structural Geology and Tectonics
                S2EART3344Basin Analysis
                S2EART3353Geological Mapping
                EART3360Soil–Plant Interactions
                ENSC3501Biological Oceanography
                ENSC3502Physical Oceanography
                ENVT3360Ecosystem Restoration 1
                S1ENVT3361Environmental Assessment
                S2ENVT3362Environmental Dynamics
                S2ENVT3363Ecological Processes
                S2GENE3340Molecular Genetics II
                S2GENE3350Evolution and Development
                GENE3360Evolutionary Genetics
                S1GEOG3302Local Places, Global Contexts
                N/AGEOG3304Environmental Change
                S2GEOG3306Regional Development and Planning
                N/AGEOG3307Geographies of Economic Development
                LING3001Morphology: the Structure of Words
                LING3002Linguistic Typology: the Diversity of Languages
                S1LING3003Language Across Time
                LING3004Pragmatics: Meaning in Use
                N/ALING3005Semantics: Meaning in Language
                S2LING3006Topics in Linguistic Theory
                S2LING3007Linguistics of Australian Indigenous Languages
                S1MATH3021Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos
                S2MATH3022Scientific and Industrial Modelling
                S1MATH3031Algebraic Structures and Symmetry
                S2MATH3032Topology and Analysis
                MATH33293A9: Advanced Topics in Applied Mathematics (available by invitation only)
                MATH33393P9: Advanced Topics in Pure Mathematics (available by invitation only)
                S2MICR3310Microbial Ecology and One Health
                S2MICR3320Viruses and Viral Disease
                S1MICR3330Bacteria and Bacterial Disease
                MICR3340Immunity and Infection
                S2NEUR3301Advanced Neuroscience 1
                S2NEUR3302Advanced Neuroscience 2
                S2PATH3309Cancer Pathology
                S1PATH3305Medical Genetics
                PATH3307Pathology and Laboratory Medicine I
                S2PATH3308Biotherapeutics and Regenerative Medicine
                S1PHAR3310Molecular Pharmacology
                S1PHAR3311Molecular Pharmacology Methods
                S2PHAR3320Systems Pharmacology
                S2PHAR3321Systems Pharmacology Methods
                S1PHYL3001Physiology of Membranes, Muscles and Signalling
                S1PHYL3002Physiology of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
                S2PHYL3003Physiology of Nutrition and Metabolism
                S2PHYL3004Physiology of Integrated Organ Function
                S1PHYS3001Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Physics
                S2PHYS3002Electrodynamics and Relativity
                S1PHYS3003Astrophysics and Space Science
                S2PHYS3011Mathematical Physics
                S2PHYS3012Topics in Contemporary Physics
                PLNG3301Geographical and Planning Methods
                S1PLNT3301Plant Physiological Ecology
                NSPLNT3306Australian Vegetation
                S1PSYC3301Intermediate Quantitative Methods in Psychology
                S2PSYC3302Psychological Measurement and its Application
                S1PSYC3303Psychological Science in the Modern World
                S2PSYC3308Psychology: Atypical Development
                S1PSYC3309Industrial and Organisational Psychology
                S2PSYC3310Psychology: Specialist Research Topics
                S2PSYC3312Psychology and Social Behaviour
                N/APSYC3313Psychology: Lifespan Development
                N/APSYC3314Adult Psychopathology
                N/APSYC3315Cognitive Psychology
                S1PSYC3317Cognitive Neuroscience
                N/APSYC3318Perception and Sensory Neuropsychology
                S1SCIE3304Field Techniques in Marine Science
                SCOM3318Science Communication Practicum
                S1SCOM3319Exhibitions and Interpretation
                SCOM3320Communication Strategies for Change
                N/ASCOM3321Science and the Media
                SCOM3322Science Performance
                S1SSEH3301Exercise Prescription and Nutrition for Health and Fitness
                SSEH3333Practical Aspects of Movement
                N/ASSEH3339Community and Worksite Health Promotion
                S1SSEH3345Lifespan Motor Development
                S1SSEH3355Biomechanical Principles
                S1SSEH3365Sport Physiology
                S2SSEH3366Bioenergetics in Exercise, Nutrition and Energy Balance
                S2SSEH3375Psychology of Sport
                N/ASSEH3376Coaching Psychology
                SSEH3377Management in Sport, Health and Recreation
                S2SSEH3385Motor Development and Dysfunction
                S1, S2SSEH3389Exercise Rehabilitation
                SSEH3390Professional Practice Part 1
                SSEH3391Professional Practice Part 2
                S1STAT3061Random Processes and their Applications
                S1STAT3062Statistical Science
                S1STAT3401Advanced Data Analysis
                N/ASTAT3402Communication and Problem Solving with Statistics
                STAT3404Statistical Significance