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To meet the Science for Education programs (Primary or Early Childhood) pre-requisite (4-SA) for entry to a USC program, one of the following will satisfy the requirements:

Study must be equivalent to 4 semesters of study with a Sound exit level of achievement. 4 semesters may be made up of a combination of subjects listed.

Australian secondary study

Qualification Prerequisite equivalents
Qld External Senior
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Science
  • Biology
  • Biological Science
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Marine Science
  • Marine Studies
  • Multi-strand Science
  • Physics
  • Science21
ACT Year 12
  • Biological Science (T Major)
  • Biology (T Major)
  • Chemistry (T Major)
  • Electronics (T Major)
  • Human Biology (T Major)
  • Physics (T Major)
NSW Year 12
  • Biology
  • Biology (2 unit)
  • Chemistry 
  • Chemistry (2 unit)
  • Physics
  • Physics (2 unit)
  • Science (3 unit)
  • Science (4 unit)
SA/NT Year 12
  • Biology
  • Chemistry 
  • Physics
 
TAS Year 12
  • Applied Science - Physical Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemistry 
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics
VIC Year 12
  • Biology
  • Chemistry 
  • Physics
 
WA Year 12
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemistry 
  • Chemistry (Stage 3)
  • Human Biological Sciences (Stage 3)
  • Human Biology
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Physics (Stage 3)

Overseas secondary study

Qualification Prerequisite equivalents
International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Biology (HL or SL)
  • Chemistry (HL or SL)
  • Phys Chem Sys (HL)
  • Physical Science (HL)
  • Physics (HL or SL)
New Zealand
  • Biology (NCEA Level) 
  • Chemistry (NCEA Level 3)
  • Physics (NCEA Level 3)

GCE (A or AS Levels) 

A levels - Grade D or higher

As levels - Grade C or higher

  • Biology
  • Biology (Human)
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Australian bridging and preparatory studies

Qualification Prerequisite equivalents
USC Tertiary Preparation Pathway
CQU Preparatory Program
  • IntroBiology
  • IntroChemistry
  • IntroPhysics
USQ Preparatory Program
  • TPP7150 Chemistry: An introductory course
  • 11035 - Chemistry
  • TPP7160 Preparatory Physics
  • 11034 - Physics
QUT
  • Chemistry bridging course
  • Physics bridging course
Unilearn (via Unilearn or OUA)
  • UNL44 - Biology
  • UNL21 - Chemistry
  • UNL71 - Physics
TAFE QLD - Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation
  • Biology (2 modules)
  • Chemistry (3 modules)
  • Physics (3 modules)

Tertiary studies

A passing grade in at least one tertiary level subject in any of the following fields may be considered: Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Marine Science or Physics.

Other study

Other study may also be considered. Contact Student Central for more information if you have done other study that you think might be equivalent.

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