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What will I learn?

Get ready for a journey of discovery when you study Science at Western. Develop the skills you need to investigate a wide range of scientific disciplines from astronomy to zoology. Help create a sustainable future in all businesses and industries.

Pick which units suit your career goals. Open up to a world of unlimited opportunities in astrophysics, conservation biology, drug design and pharmaceuticals, environmental health, food formulation, forensics, biomedical and biophysical research, hospital or pathology labs, plant science and horticulture, and wildlife management.

Applied Physics:

This major provides a deep knowledge of physics and its applications. While also developing a grounding in mathematics and strong computing knowledge, the physics major assures understanding of the concepts, tools and techniques of physics including the interfaces where physics contributes to other scientific disciplines, and the use of physics in wider intellectual and social contexts.

Graduates of this degree can look forward to career opportunities as a medical laboratory scientist, forensic scientist, in government and related industries, in scientific and technical management or can pursue a research or secondary teaching career.

Your career

As a science graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Science-based work in industry
  • Government environmental agencies
  • Patent work
  • Quality control
  • Environmental consulting laboratories
  • Scientific equipment companies

Which department am I in?

School of Science

CRICOS

041144M

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,000.00 (17,24,138) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

Campbelltown Campus

Corner of Narellan Road and Gilchrist Drive,

CAMPBELLTOWN,

New South Wales,

2560, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification. International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24. English Language Requirements: IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

For international students

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

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About Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is among the world’s top 2% of universities and places students at the very heart of the University experience.

  • Ranked in the top 250 universities globally by THE
  • Ranked 34 in Young Universities globally
  • Offering more scholarships that ever before
  • 49,200 Students, 6,300 International Students