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Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Information Technology

Combine science and IT for roles including scientific modeller, software developer, scientific programmer and computational scientist.
Australia and New Zealand International
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Guide to entry thresholds

OP
11
Selection rank
76
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Campus
Gardens Point
Duration
4 years full-time
8 years part-time
4 years full-time
Entry
February and July
February and July
QTAC code
418322
CRICOS
080489G

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2018.

 

Why choose this course?

This double degree prepares you for an increasing range of careers that involve the application of information technology to science. It gives you the ability to use creative as well as analytical methods to solve scientific problems. Studying this double degree allows you to develop the technical skills required for your relevant field of study in science.

The science component of the course offers you the choice of majoring in biological sciences, chemistry, earth science, environmental science or physics.

The information technology component of the course offers you the choice of majoring in computer science or information systems.

Theoretical aspects are balanced by strong practical components in this science and information technology double degree.

Highlights

  • Combine a science specialisation with information technology.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Specialise in biological sciences, chemistry, earth science, environmental science, or physics and computer science or information systems.
  • Gain the ability to use creative as well as analytical methods to solve scientific problems.
  • Be prepared for an increasing range of careers that involve the application of information technology to science.

Highlights

  • Combine a science specialisation with information technology.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Specialise in biological sciences, chemistry, earth science, environmental science, or physics and computer science or information systems.
  • Gain the ability to use creative as well as analytical methods to solve scientific problems.
  • Be prepared for an increasing range of careers that involve the application of information technology to science.

Career outcomes

Career outcomes

Graduates may find roles where they can use their information technology skills within the science discipline. Areas include sensor networks, complex system and scientific modelling, and science. As a graduate, you can expect to work in roles such as scientific modeller, engineering software developer, scientific programmer, and computational scientist.

Professional recognition

This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). ACS accreditation is internationally recognised by the Seoul Accord.

 

Other study options

Possible careers

  • Biomedical Laboratory Officer
  • Biomedical Science Researcher
  • Biotechnologist
  • Biotechnology Scientist
  • Computer Scientist
  • Computer Systems Engineer
  • Data Communications Specialist
  • Database Manager
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Forensic Biologist
  • Forensic Chemist
  • Life scientist
  • Physicist
  • Plant Biotechnologist
  • Programmer
  • Project Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Programmer
  • Technical Officer

Requirements

OP 11
Rank 76

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2018.

Don't have an OP or rank?

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Course code
SE50
QTAC code
418322
CRICOS code
080489G
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 8 years part-time
  • 4 years full-time
Entry
  • February and July
  • February and July
OP Guarantee
Yes
Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English
  • Maths B

We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA). Recommended Study: At least one of biology, chemistry, earth science, maths c or physics.

More about assumed knowledge

Guaranteed entry

If you receive an adjusted OP 1-5 (or equivalent selection rank), you are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

More about advanced standing

Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

More about deferring your offer

Adjustments to your selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your selection rank (or OP equivalent) will be applied to this course.

Find out if you’re eligible for an adjustment to your selection rank

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2018

The scores listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent school leavers. If you are not a school leaver, take a look at the entry thresholds box at the top of this page to see the lowest adjusted scores required overall to receive an offer.

Excluding adjustments Including adjustments
OP Selection rank OP Selection rank
Highest OP/selection rank to receive an offer
OP 4
Selection rank 93
OP 2
Selection rank 78
Median OP/selection rank to receive an offer
OP 10
Selection rank 78
OP 10
Selection rank 78
Lowest OP/selection rank to receive an offer
OP 11
Selection rank 76
OP 11
Selection rank 76

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Other admission options

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).

Minimum academic requirements

I completed my studies outside of Australia

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this course.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

Subject prerequisites
  • Maths B

You must have achieved this study at a level comparable to Australian Year 12 or in recognised post-secondary studies. Recommended Study: At least one of biology, chemistry, earth science, maths c or physics.

I completed secondary school in Australia

Guide to entry thresholds

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2018.

OP
11
Rank
76
Did you get an OP 1-5?

If you completed secondary school in Australia and received an OP 1-5 or equivalent, and you meet the course prerequisites, you are guaranteed an offer for this course in the January offer round

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Cambridge English Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. Please assign your test to QUT in your Pearson profile.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2019

2019: CSP $9,400 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2019

2019: $35,800 per year full-time (96 credit points)

Student Services and Amenities Fee

You may need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) as part of your course costs.

HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay for your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

Find out more about government loans

Scholarships

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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Women in Information Technology Merit Scholarship

A scholarship for female students who want to study information technology.

Scholarship eligibility
Academic performance; Women

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship (Academic)

A scholarship for future undergraduate students who want to study in any faculty.

Scholarship eligibility
Academic performance

Equity scholarships scheme

A scholarship for low-income students studying in any faculty.

Scholarship eligibility
Struggling financially

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship (Elite Athlete)

A scholarship for future undergraduate students who want to study in any faculty.

Scholarship eligibility
Sporting excellence

Undergraduate Indigenous Fee Waiver Commencing Student Scholarship

A scholarship for Indigenous undergraduate students studying in the Science and Engineering Faculty.

Scholarship eligibility
Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent

Westpac Bicentennial Foundation Young Technologist Scholarship

The Young Technologists Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students passionate about bringing change through cutting-edge technology and innovation.

Scholarship eligibility
Academic performance

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