International Year One in Science

Overview

Preparing students for entry to Year 2 of a range of undergraduate degrees related to the sciences at The University of Western Australia.

Key information

  • UWA College's Diploma of Science compulsory and elective units provide pathways to a range of majors at UWA.
  • Development of vocabulary through relevant subject content and communication of complex ideas.
  • Development of structured writing, data analysis and critical thinking skills.
  • UWA College offers a range of teaching methods to help students adapt to studying in Australia.
  • Units in 'Academic Conduct Essentials' and 'Indigenous Studies Essentials' prepare students for study at UWA.
  • Students who pass the program will be awarded the Diploma of Science with 48 transferable credits to UWA.
  • Units are based on existing UWA level 1 units, providing the best preparation for entry to second year of study at UWA.
  • 1st in Australia and 34th in the world for Biological Sciences (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021)
  • 26th in the world for Anatomy and Physiology (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021)
  • 38th in the world for Human Biological Sciences (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021)
  • Top 150 in the world for Pharmacy & Pharmacology (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021)
  • The Bachelor of Science offers work integrated learning (WIL) opportunities so you can gain relevant experience through a work placement.
  • Study at the EZONE, UWA's world-class tech hub for science, engineering and maths students. The EZONE is designed specifically for collaborative learning and industry interaction.

Entry requirements

Age requirement
17
Academic requirements
High school diploma; Minimum 3.0 GPA (out of 5.0).
English language entry requirements
3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 2 Terms: IELTS 6.0

Dates & Fees


June 2023 start
(3 Terms)
Tue 6 June 2023 - Fri 31 May 2024
AU$36,000

June 2023 start
(2 Terms)
Tue 6 June 2023 - Fri 2 February 2024
AU$36,000

October 2023 start
(2 Terms)
Mon 2 October 2023 - Fri 31 May 2024
AU$36,000

CRICOS Codes

10426G 10427F

Modules

Compulsory Modules
Academic and Communication Skills for Business
Communicating Science
Computational Thinking with Python
Introduction to Cybersecurity
Mathematics Foundations
Relational Database Management Systems
Specialist Modules
Chemistry: Properties and Energetics
Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity
Human Biology 1 (Becoming Human)
Human Biology 2 (Being Human)
Introductory Chemistry
Molecular Biology of the Cell
Research Project
Statistics for Science

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available
Degree
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

Anatomy and Human Biology-Bachelor of Science
50%
Marks equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subskill)

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-Bachelor of Science
50%
Marks equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subskill)

Biochemistry of Nutrition-Bachelor of Science
50%
Marks equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subskill)

Chemistry-Bachelor of Science
50%
Marks equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with miniumu of 6.0 in each subskill)
MATX1720, MATX1721, CHEX1003

Computer Science-Bachelor of Science
50%
Marks equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with miniumu of 6.0 in each subskill)
CITX1001, CITX1003 AND CITX1402

Genetics-Bachelor of Science
50%
Marks equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subskill)

Human Sciences and Data Analytics-Bachelor of Human Sciences

Marketing-Bachelor of Commerce
50%
Marks equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subskill)

Microbiology and Immunology-Bachelor of Science
50%
Marks equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subskill)

Neuroscience-Bachelor of Science
50%
Marks equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subskill)

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine-Bachelor of Biomedical Science
50%
Marks equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subskill)

Pharmacology-Bachelor of Biomedical Science
50%
Marks equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subskill)

Physiology-Bachelor of Science
50%
Marks equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subskill)