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For a better tomorrow

Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do

Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do, so naturally it's embedded in our learning, teaching and research. A degree in Science from UniSC will allow you to explore your passions while contributing to real-world projects and experiments. We'll get you ready for a career in your chosen industry with plenty of hands-on practical experience, including laboratory work, fieldwork, and workplace learning.

We're the second ranked public university in Australia for overall experience and student support*. And our graduates are in high demand, with UniSC placing first in Queensland and in the top three in Australia for Graduate Outcomes*.

*Good Universities Guide 2023/24

Bachelor degree

Combined degree

Gain a career advantage with a double degree.


Add one year for an Honours Degree

This program is 'End-on honours' which means one year of study, in addition to your bachelor degree. You can apply for a one-year honours program after you have completed a Bachelor of Science.

In a hurry?

Not ready to commit to a 3 year degree?

Gain foundation skills and employment opportunities by graduating with a diploma or undergraduate certificate. While qualifications in their own right, they can also be a pathway to a bachelor and beyond.


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In the news

Science at UniSC

Spider venom could be key to stopping devastating honeybee mite

A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher is investigating whether spider and scorpion venoms have the potential to save Australia’s honeybees from the invasive and deadly varroa mite parasite.

Javier Leon with volunteers for Coast4D project
Citizen scientists help UniSC take beach research into fourth dimension

The 12-month project, Coast 4D: A Next Generation Citizen Science Coastal Monitoring Program, started in February with a Queensland Government Engaging Science Grant.

Top honour for USC professor on great quest to save koalas

University of the Sunshine Coast Professor of Microbiology Peter Timms who is leading vaccine development to safeguard Australia’s iconic koala from extinction has been named a Queensland Great.

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