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Bachelor Double Degree
- Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Commerce
- Admission criteria
- Minimum ATAR 75
Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.
- 4 years full-time
A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.
- Curtin Perth
In this double degree you’ll study majors from two different areas. You’ll graduate with both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Commerce.
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Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.
You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.
This double degree enables you to gain knowledge in a scientific discipline and develop strong foundational business skills.
It will prepare you to fulfil the financial potential of scientific discoveries and apply commercial knowledge in research environments. You’ll learn to generate solutions to complex scientific, business and commercial problems.
Commerce majors available:
Science majors available:
|Science Majors||Guaranteed ATAR|
|Coastal and Marine Science||75|
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
There is a strong science component in this double degree, from a wide range of areas.
How this course will make you industry ready
This course will contain strong components of practical work to ensure you gain hands-on training with technical equipment relevant to the area studied.
View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.
Upon graduation you may be eligible for membership in the relevant society or institute of your chosen area of study. Please see the individual double majors or contact your course coordinator.
This double degree can enhance your career opportunities by combining high level scientific and analytical skills with an understanding of the practical applications within the business world.
What you'll learn
- apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical situations through research and practical application in the field of science and business
- think creatively and critically to generate innovative solutions to complex scientific, business and commercial problems
- access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information from a range of organisational and external sources
- communicate appropriately and effectively in professional, public and scientific contexts
- apply technologies appropriately
- demonstrate initiative, responsibility and lifelong learning skills by applying critical reflection and being proactive
- describe global and cultural issues as related to the science and business areas and their impact on local and international communities
- demonstrate respect for human rights, cultural diversity and the particular rights of Indigenous Australians
- show leadership and employ ethical practice and professional integrity, both within a team and independently
Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
I recently attended high school
Applicants with recent secondary education are those whose admission is primarily based on the completion of Year 12 within the last two years, but also includes those who may have completed their senior secondary studies with a TAFE or other VET provider within the same time frame. This includes applicants whose secondary education was undertaken interstate or overseas.
- Minimum ATAR : 75
This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.
- STAT entry : STAT is not accepted as an entry pathway, but May be used to demonstrate English.
Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.
Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.
Other admission options
Recipients of the John Curtin Undergraduate Scholarship will receive an early offer to study this course.
Lowest ATAR to which an offer was made (exclusive of any adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)
View the lowest ATAR (excluding adjustments) of an applicant who was offered a place in this course in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available.
Selection rank adjustments (previously referred to as ATAR related adjustments)
Details of the types of adjustment factors (bonus points) commonly available to applicants can be found on our StepUp to Curtin webpage.
ATAR and selection rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in the most recent intake period
View data on the ATAR and selection rank profile of offers made from the most relevant recent intake period.
Other requirements and notes for this course
Specific entry requirements are dependent on your choice of discipline.
Students must have ATAR Mathematics and the ATAR Science prerequisites for the individual Science majors. Please see the individual double majors for details.
In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed above, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.
At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.
You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.
If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.
A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.
CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.
Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:
Tel: 1300 222 888
Fees & charges
Australian and New Zealand student indicative fees
Fee year: 2021
| Commonwealth supported |
What is a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)?
A CSP is subsidised by the Australian Government. They pay part of the course fees directly to Curtin and then the student pays the remainder (referred to as the “student contribution amount”). The student can defer this fee to their HECS-HELP loan.
All Australian students studying an undergraduate degree are automatically awarded a Commonwealth supported place. A limited number of Commonwealth supported places are also available for some postgraduate courses.
Learn more about CSPs and whether you’re eligible by visiting the Australian Government’s StudyAssist website.
Fees are indicative first year only and are subject to passage of legislation.
*The indicative first-year fee is calculated on 200 credit points, which is the typical full-time study load per year, however some courses require additional study to be completed, in which case the fee will be higher than that shown.
This fee is a guide only. It may vary depending on the units you choose and does not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks – visit other fees and charges for more information. For more information on fees and to determine your eligibility for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP, please visit fee basics or the Study Assist website
If you’re not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, please see information for international students.
For start dates, please view the academic calendar.
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