Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 4 years
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 95.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR
: 95.00
TAFElink: Advanced Diploma or above
Bonus points
: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Science (Honours) Enhanced Program for High Achievers

International students:
FISC Foundation: 7.8, A Levels: 13, IB Diploma: 34, Gao Kao: Tier 1
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) - an enhanced program for high achievers offers students of exceptional academic ability an enhanced program of studies.

It provides opportunities to embark upon research in every year of the degree.

Students can complete a specialisation or major.

This additional challenging material provides you with the opportunity to maximise your intellectual growth and potential.



What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Science (Honours) - an enhanced program for high achievers - at Flinders?

  • Offers an enhanced program of science studies that challenges and rewards high achievers.
  • Follow you interests without being confined by traditional boundaries.
  • Join a cohort of highly intelligent students with similar interests and capabilities.
  • Be mentored by research staff and postgraduate students in your first year.
  • The program includes inquiry-based learning, enabling you to participate actively in the learning process.
  • Web-based course materials and video lectures are offered in some subject areas and help to make the program even more accessible.

Professional recognition/membership

The chemistry major is accredited by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.

The physics major is accredited by the Australian Institute of Physics.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Science degree?  

Combined degree options

You can combine this degree with any other bachelor degree within the College of Science and Engineering, subject to meeting entry requirements.

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: At least three of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematical Studies, Physics, Specialist Mathematics.

Entry to the Forensic and Analytical Chemistry specialisation requires successful completion of SACE Stage 2 Chemistry or equivalent.

Entry to the Nanotechnology specialisation, Biomedical Nanotechnology stream requires successful completion of SACE stage 2 Chemistry or equivalent.

Entry to the Quantum Nanostructures stream requires successful completion of SACE stage 2 Chemistry, Physics and one of Mathematical Studies, Specialist Mathematics or equivalent.

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 214721
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2018: $9,352

International students
CRICOS code: 061666G
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2018: $29,900
2019: $32,900




  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information:  How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students

Science and environment (PDF 1MB)

International students

International course guides