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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Bachelor of Science (Astronomical and Space Sciences)

  • Bachelor

Are you fascinated by the universe? Interested in science and the physics at work in the world around us? USQ’s Bachelor of Science (Astronomical and Space Sciences) combines the fascination of astronomy with the opportunity to develop in-demand expertise in physics, mathematics, statistics, computing and data science.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Intake Months
Feb, Jul, Nov
Domestic Fees
$9,352 per year / $28,056 total

About this course

Are you fascinated by the universe? Interested in science and the physics at work in the world around us? USQ’s Bachelor of Science (Astronomical and Space Sciences) combines the fascination of astronomy with the opportunity to develop in-demand expertise in physics, mathematics, statistics, computing and data science.

Entry requirements

15/68 OP/Rank This is the 2019 adjusted OP / Rank for this program. The lowest OP/unadjusted Rank* to which an offer was made is 17/62. OP/Ranks based upon all offers made in Semester 1, 2018. Entry Requirements Subject pre-requisites: English (4, SA), Mathematics B (4, SA) or equivalent Recommended prior study: at least one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Science21, or equivalent. English Language Requirements You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6. 0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. Admission pathways A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest. *Further admission information An adjusted Selection Rank is the result of combining additional ranks through special entry schemes for admission. Special entry schemes for admissions may help you get into the program of your choice by increasing your Selection Rank, through the allocation of additional ranks in certain circumstances. An adjusted Selection Rank is the result of combining additional ranks with a student's OP/Selection Rank. An unadjusted Selection Rank is the student's Selection Rank without any rank adjustments. USQ is committed to greater admissions transparency. Learn more about the education and work experience, as well as average OP/Ranks for this programs' student cohort for Semester 1, 2018. Explore pathways We can help

How to apply

How to apply Apply via QTAC (Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre) if you: have never studied with USQ before, or are a Year 12 student. Please note down the QTAC codes below to complete your application. Alternatively, you may be able to apply directly to USQ if you: are a current or previous USQ student returning to study with complete or incomplete qualifications (excluding Head Start students), or want to transfer to USQ from another university, or have recently graduated from TAFE. QTAC codes Mode Codes External 906665 Closing dates Applying directly to USQ: Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019. Semester 3, 2019 - applications close Monday 4 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 18 November 2019. Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020. If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates. Credit for previous study or work experience You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at University of Southern Queensland (USQ).
81.3%
Overall satisfaction
82.3%
Skill scale
67%
Teaching scale
67.7%
Employed full-time
$65.9k
Average salary