The Bachelor of Science provides students with a broad science overview with the ability to specialise in a field of their choice through a range of science majors. The course aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge and key theoretical insights required to work in a range of professional scientific environments. A distinctive feature of the course is the practical application of knowledge through project based units of study.
Drawing on the expertise of leading teachers, researchers and a variety of industry experts, the course allows students to tailor their degree and develop a unique range of interdisciplinary skills. Offering a flexible range of unit combinations, the course allows students to select a professionally focused program of study. The topics covered seek to blend a range of key scientific skills and knowledge required by current and projected industry needs. Swinburne also offers an honours (fourth) year for this degree.
Selected major: Physics
Gain fundamental knowledge of classical and modern physics, astrophysics and the physics of nanoscience and technology, as well as hands-on experience in experimental physics.
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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.
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Whether you’re looking for a semester exchange or a short-term study tour, Swinburne offers a range of international study opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Sammy Foster (pictured) gained amazing experience along with credit towards her Bachelor of Communications (Media Studies) while on exchange at the University of California, Los Angeles.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.