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Bachelor of Science and Society

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The Bachelor of Science and Society combines major studies in science with complementary disciplines from other areas.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 - 6 years full-time
Course Code
085906K
Study Mode
In person

About this course

The Bachelor of Science and Society combines major studies in science with complementary disciplines from other areas. The degree is designed to place science in context and to explore the applications of science in society. Graduates will have a deep understanding of at least one area of science and also be able to work effectively in their non-science discipline. This cross-disciplinary degree gives graduates the skills to work as knowledge brokers in business, government, education or science. Students enrolled in this degree will also have access to the Work-Ready Program, which orients students to future careers, helps students to prepare a career portfolio and includes assistance with work experience. Majors available:Student exchange and overseas short programs offer a unique opportunity for a meaningful learning and educational experience abroad.   La Trobe University encourages all students to make the world their campus by participating in an exchange or overseas short program that fits within your degree structure.   Student exchange and overseas short programs may also be eligible for a mobility grant. The three Essentials - Global Citizenship, Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Thinking are specialist areas designed to give you an edge with employers. Essentials will enable you to adapt your knowledge and skills to new contexts in a rapidly changing world. Subjects addressing the Essentials are part of all undergraduate La Trobe degrees and can be identified in the subject search by distinct icons. The list of approved subjects can be found on the Essentials webpage.

Entry requirements

Science and psychology courses

Study locations

Albury Wodonga

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at La Trobe University.
84.4%
Overall satisfaction
87.4%
Skill scale
75.4%
Teaching scale
50.8%
Employed full-time
$54k
Average salary