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Science, Commerce

Bachelor Double Degree


Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Commerce
4 years full-time


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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Top 1 %

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020.

Get the Curtin edge

Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Global education

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
Chemistry 75
Coastal and Marine Science 75
Environmental Biology 75
Data Science 80
Mathematics 80
Physics 80

Applied Geology is also available as a double degree with Finance only.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information. 

Why study

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.

Student profile

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.

Professional recognition

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.

Career information

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

Entry requirements

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)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

Cut-off scores

Please note: The cut-off scores below are for 2021 only.

Qualification Score
GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three) 7
IB 26
Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6) 65
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE) 75
India (CBSE) 65%
India (HSC) 68%
Sri Lanka 7

Please select a country above.

Advanced standing

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 at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

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: +61 8 9266 5888

CRL search

Fees & charges

International student indicative fees

Fee year: 2021

International onshore – fee paying Cost
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $15,700*
Total indicative course fee $127,000*
Indicative year 1 fee $31,500*

The fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. The indicative tuition fee is subject to an annual tuition fee increase of up to 5 per cent and may be subject to legislative change.

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. For information about fees at other locations please contact the relevant campus or partner institution by visiting Curtin International’s offshore site.

  • The offering information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information. View courses information disclaimer.

  • Curtin course code: BB-SCICOM
  • CRICOS code: 074654E
  • Last updated on: September 10, 2020