Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





4 years full-time
8 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

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Entry requirements


OP 2019


Rank 2019 (more)

OR VET qualification

Certificate III

Commencing in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3


  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

  • Maths A or B (4SA)

VET Guarantee

If you receive a VET and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

Why choose this program?

This double degree prepares students for scientific practice or for business and management roles in technical, regulatory, environmental, health or biomedical oriented businesses, industries or government organisations.

Students choose from a range of science and business majors in accordance with their interests and career plans.

Science majors

  • Applied Mathematics (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Chemistry (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Clinical Sciences (Nathan) - available to Domestic students only
  • Geography (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Marine Biology (Gold Coast)
  • Microbiology (Nathan)
  • Physics (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Wildlife Biology (Gold Coast and Nathan)

Business majors

  • Asian Business (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Behavioural Science (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Employment Relations (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment (South Bank, Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Event Management (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Human Resource Management (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • International Business (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Management (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Marketing (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Real Estate and Property Development (Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Sport Management(Gold Coast and Nathan)
  • Sustainable Enterprise (Nathan)
  • Tourism management (Gold Coast and Nathan)

Graduates have a broad understanding of science foundations and business principles.

Attendance information

The Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business is offered full-time on-campus at Nathan and the Gold Coast.

Student Income Support

To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.

Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.

Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.

My career opportunities

Depending on your major, you will be prepared to work in jobs such as business analyst; business consultant; manager; researcher; entrepreneur in allied health; biotechnology; biostatistics; marine and wildlife management; tourism.

Program accreditation

The Bachelor of Science (with the Chemistry major) is accredited by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI).

The Bachelor of Science (with the Physics major) is accredited by the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's three broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students

These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:

  • Full-fee paying domestic students who commenced their program prior to 2009.
  • International students who have been approved to pay domestic tuition fees after obtaining Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency or a permanent humanitarian visa and who have not obtained a Commonwealth supported place.
Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying undergraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.
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Program fees for the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business (1571)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2020 Fee Band 31.0 $387.50 $31,000.00
2019 Fee Band 29.5 $368.75 $29,500.00

Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.

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