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Australian National University (ANU)

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Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - ANU as home institution

The PhB(Hons)/BSc(Hons) can be taken in three majors (Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics) and is offered as a joint single degree program by the National University of Singapore, NUS, and the Colleges of Science at ANU.

Key details

Duration
4 years full-time
Course Code
APNSC, 054595K
ATAR
99

About this course

The PhB(Hons)/BSc(Hons) can be taken in three majors (Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics) and is offered as a joint single degree program by the National University of Singapore, NUS, and the Colleges of Science at ANU. This highly selective program provides a challenging course of study for students who have a strong interest in and aptitude for graduate research work. At ANU, it is only offered to students directly applying through the Universities Admission Centre, UAC, or to students in the PhB (Hons) program. At NUS places are offered to Colleges of Science students in the University Scholars Program.

Entry requirements

Admission to all programs is on a competitive basis. Admission to the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)/Bachelor of Science Honours requires meeting the ATAR requirement or an equivalent rank derived from the following qualifications:

  • An Australian year 12 qualification or international equivalent; OR
  • A completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate or international equivalent; OR
  • At least one standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree level study at an Australian higher education institution or international equivalent; OR
  • An approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken.

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Admission also requires a successful assessment of suitability based on a supplementary form and two referee reports. The form and reports must be submitted by November 30 in the year of application.

ATAR: 99 QLD Band: 1 International Baccalaureate: 42 Prerequisites

The programs are restricted to eight to ten students from each institution annually so admission is highly selective. As a guide only, you will be expected, for both programs, to achieve a minimum Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of 99 or at least four ‘A’ levels with A1 grades. You must also have taken prerequisite studies in Advanced and Extended Maths at school. Contact ANU or NUS for further details.

Adjustment Factors

A maximum of 5 equity adjustments apply to programs with a minimum selection rank of 98 or higher. Visit the ANU Adjustment Factors website for further information.

Indicative fees Domestic International

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students $43,680.00 Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at Australian National University (ANU).
84%
Overall satisfaction
80.6%
Skill scale
78.7%
Teaching scale
66.3%
Employed full-time
$58.4k
Average salary