Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Science

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: Applications are accepted at any time for most courses.
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: February 25, July 15
International tuition: A$28,950
Domestic tuition: A$10,754

Program overview

The Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science offers you a range of flexible study options, including full-time and part-time study, as well as delivery in on-campus, blended and off-campus modes. You have options to focus your study in one or more scientific and economics disciplines, and learn the methods to apply your skills and knowledge to the practical needs of industry, business and government in both scientific and non-scientific roles. In choosing a Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science you can: Build a degree that is tailored specifically to your own needs: select your majors and minor subjects from 17 different disciplinary areas in the BSc component and 3 disciplinary areas in the BEc component. Learn through hands-on practical experience including laboratory work, field trips, field-based units, work integrated learning and research projects. Enjoy being mentored by highly qualified staff, many of whom are national and world leaders in their field. From 2018 onwards, our new curriculum offers you more flexibility and choice in how your degree is structured, real-world learning embedded in every course, and a choice of two Honours pathways. In addition to traditional research honours, we now offer an integrated, work-focused Applied Honours year which is open to all students who successfully complete their bachelor degree.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



    Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia. We have provided a list of countries and their academic qualifications that meet the University's minimum entry requirements. International students must provide one of the following: UTASAccess Level 6 with a minimum overall score of 60% and no individual skill below 55%; or an IELTS score with an overall Band of 6 and no band less than 5.5; or a TOEFL (iBT) overall score of 72 (no individual skill must be lower than: Reading 10; Listening 9; Speaking 16; and, Writing 19) or a PTE Academic overall score of 50 with no score lower than 42, or provide evidence that you have studied for 2 years full-time with English as the sole medium of instruction and examination. These tests must not be more than 24 months old. International students who have the mathematics prerequisite but who lack confidence in their quantitative skills and who would like to undertake a mathematics bridging program may only take BEA109 Introduction to Quantitative Methods.

    Career opportunities

    Graduates with a Science degree can be eligible for membership of a number of professional organisations, depending on their specialist studies. To be eligible, you'll need to successfully complete the units endorsed by that body. Specific details of possible membership are available online under individual majors and disciplines. Organisations include: Australian Computer Society Ag Institute Australian Institute of Biologists Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Australian Institute of Medical Scientists Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Australian Institute of Physics Australian Marine Sciences Association Australian Mathematical Society Australian Psychological Society Australian Science Teachers Association Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Australian Society for Medical Research Australian Society for Microbiology Australian Society for Operations Research Australian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany Australian Society of Plant Scientists Australian Systematic Botany Society Ecological Society of Australia Genetic Society of Australia Institute of Australian Geographers Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Royal Australian Chemical Institute Royal Society of Tasmania Statistical Society of Australia Inc. Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute

    Campus location

    Sandy Bay , Australia

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