The Bachelor of Science (Professional) provides you with a broad science overview with the ability to specialise and complete a built-in 12-month work placement.
The course aims to equip you with the skills, knowledge and key theoretical insights required to work in a range of professional scientific environments. You'll practically apply what you learn through project-based units of study, which are a distinctive feature of the course.
Drawing on the expertise of leading teachers, researchers and a variety of industry experts, the course allows you to tailor your degree and develop a unique range of interdisciplinary skills.
The topics covered seek to blend a range of key scientific skills and knowledge required by current and projected industry needs.
All our bachelor degrees include a guaranteed Work Integrated Learning opportunity, which could be a placement, internship or industry-linked project. This Professional Degree includes a mandatory 12-month paid work placement. You'll benefit from Swinburne’s unique industry partnerships, gain invaluable full-time work experience and earn credit towards your degree. In Grand Challenges in Science (NPS30003), you’ll also have the opportunity to work on an individual research project to develop valuable research and development skills.
Heads-up! If you would like to study our new Space Technology co-major as part of your studies, it's easy to find!
Just choose your major and scroll down the page until you see the heading ‘Other studies’. Click on 'co-major' and choose ‘Space Technology’. All that’s left to do is explore the units, apply and enrol!
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- Semester 1 - 28 February 2022
4 years full-time or equivalent part-time
- 3400210931 (CSP)
- 3400210933 (IFP)
The opportunities that are provided and supported by Swinburne are amazing - my favourite part of the course has to be when I worked with Oz Grav and Alan Duffy to investigate how useful virtual reality could be as a tool to teach and engage.
Bachelor of Science (Professional)
World-ranked for science
SWINBURNE RANKED IN THE WORLD'S TOP 200
Swinburne has been ranked in the top 200 institutions in the world for science by the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities by Broad Subject Fields. This is the first time Swinburne has featured in this subject ranking.
This ranking positions Swinburne in the top 10 universities in Australia, and the top three universities in Victoria.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.