Programmes & Courses



Prescribed Programmes: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE)

BACHELOR OF ARTS PRESCRIBED PROGRAMMES

The Bachelor of Arts - Prescribed Programme is a three-year programme comprising twenty-four courses; of which eight courses are at 100-level, eight courses at 200-level, and eight courses at 300-level. There is one interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts programme that does not follow the usual programme requirements for major and minor disciplines but instead has a prescribed set of courses, across discipline boundaries.

BACHELOR OF ARTS (ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT)

Students must focus on one of the two pathways: the Environment and Management or the Environment and Society pathway.

The Environment and Management pathway:

  • Year I:  UU100, UU114, GE101, GE102, GS100, BI103, EC100, MG101
  • Year II: UU200, UU204, EV201, MG214, LM216, plus GS200 or GS201 or GS211; plus two courses from GE201, GE202, GE203, GE207 or MS200
  • Year III: SC356, EV301, EV302, GE304, EC307; plus three courses from GE301, GE302, GE303, MS302 or MS306

The Environment and Society pathway:

  • Year I: UU100, UU114, GE101, GE102, GS100, EC100; plus two courses from PD101, TS106, TS107, SO100, SO110
  • Year II: UU200, UU204, EV201, GE203, GE207, LM216; plus GS200 or GS201 or GS211; plus one course from GE201, GE202, MS205, PD200, TS213 or SO201
  • Year III: SC356, EV301, EV302, GE304, EC307; plus three courses from GE301, GE303, MS301, MS302, PD303 or TS310

BACHELOR OF ARTS (MARINE MANAGEMENT)

Courses:

  • Year I: UU100, UU114, MS101, MS111, EC102, GS100, MG101, ST130
  • Year II: UU200, UU204, EC203, MS200, MS205, MS204, MS206, MS210
  • Year III: SC356, MS301, MS302, MS304, MS309, MS310, MS315, plus one of EV301, EV302 or MS314

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING

The Bachelor of Engineering degree is a four-year programme comprising thirty-two courses, eight at the 100-level, eight at 200-level, sixteen at 300-level plus an industrial attachment and workshop practice component.

There are two different Bachelor of Engineering (BE) programmes: Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronics) and Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical). Both programmes have the same admission regulations and have prescribed sets of courses plus an industrial attachment and workshop practice component.

Special Admission Requirements

  • a) from a Senate-recognised Form 7 or equivalent examination, have passed English, Mathematics and Physics with 50% and either Chemistry or Technology, or
  • b) have met the mature student admission criteria.

Programme Requirements: Students are required to take UU100A - Information Literacy component of UU100 Communications and Information Literacy course before progressing to 2nd year of studies. UU100A is fully online and offered free of charge.

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS)

Courses:

  • Year I: PH102, MM101, UU114, MA111, EE102, MM103, CS111 and MA112
  • Year II: CS211, EE211, EE212, EE222, EE224, EE225, MA211, MA272; plus EN001 Industrial Work Experience (IWE)
  • Year III: EE301, EE312, EE313, EE314, EE321, EE323, EE325, EE326
  • Year IV: EE364, EE381, EE388, EE391, EE392, EE399; plus any two of EE361, EE362, EE363, EE366, PH302

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (MECHANICAL)

Courses:

  • Year I: PH102, MM101, UU114, MA111, EE102, MM103, CS111 and MA112
  • Year II: MA211, MA272, MM211, MM212, MM214, MM221, MM222, MM223, EN001 Industrial Work Experience (IWE)
  • Year III: MM311, MM312, MM315, MM301, MM321, MM322, MM323, MM324
  • Year IV: MM365, MM381, MM388, MM391, MM392, MM399 plus any two of MM361, MM362, MM363, MM366

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES IN ICT

The Bachelor of Networks and Security and Bachelor of Software Engineering degrees are four-year programmes comprising twenty-four courses, eight at 100-level, eight at 200-level, six at 300-level, followed by an additional year which consists of two 400-level courses and an industrial placement project.

Bachelor of Networks and Security and Bachelor of Software Engineering are provisionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society. Graduates of these programmes will be eligible to become members of the Australian Computer Society and be granted the Certified Technologist (CT) post-nominal. They will be eligible to apply for recognition as Certified Professional (CP) after five years of suitable professional ICT experience.

Special Admission Requirements

  • a) from a Senate-recognised Form 7 or equivalent examination, have passed English and  Mathematics; or
  • b) completed the USP Foundation Programme with at least C+ in courses MAF11, MAF12, a pass in CSF12, and at least C in LLF11.

Students must successfully complete the requirements of the first three years before proceeding to the 4th year of the BNS and BSE programmes.

BACHELOR OF NETWORKS AND SECURITY

Courses:

  • Year I: CS111, CS112, CS150,MA111, MA161, MG101, ST131, UU100A, UU114
  • Year II: CS211, CS214, CS215, CS218, IS221, IS222, UU200 plus CS001 Foundations of Professional Practice.
  • Year III:  CS310, CS311, CS317, CS324, CS350, CS351, CS352, IS328, IS333
  • Year IV: CS415 plus one of CS403, CS412, CS424; plus CS400 Industry Experience Project (IEP).

BACHELOR OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

Courses:

  • Year I: CS111, CS112, CS140, MA111, MA161, MG101, ST131, UU100A, UU114
  • Year II: CS211, CS214, CS218 or CS219, CS230, CS241, IS221, IS222, UU200 plus CS001 Foundations of Professional Practice.
  • Year III: CS310, CS311, CS324, CS341, IS314, IS328, IS333
  • Year IV: CS415, plus one of CS403, CS412, CS424 plus CS400 Industry Experience Project (IEP).

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE PRESCRIBED PROGRAMMES

The Bachelor of Science - Prescribed Programme is a three-year programme comprising twenty four courses; eight courses at 100-level, eight courses at 200-level, and eight courses at 300-level.

There are two interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science programmes that do not follow the usual programme requirements for major and minor disciplines but instead have prescribed sets of courses, across discipline boundaries.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE)

Students must focus on one of the two pathways: the Biology and Environment or the Earth and Environment pathway.

The Biology pathway

  • Year I: UU100, UU114, GE101, CH105, BI102, ES106, MA102, BI108
  • Year II: UU200, UU204, GE201, BI201, BI206, EV201, GS201, LM216 or GS211
  • Year III: SC356, GE304, EV301, EV302, BI304; plus three from GE301, GE306, GS301, MS305, MS306

The Earth Science pathway

  • Year I: UU100, UU114, ES106, GE101, PH106, CH101, BI103, MA102
  • Year II: UU200, UU204, ES203, MS211, EV201, CH204; plus GS200 or GS201; plus one of GE205, LM216 or GS211
  • Year III: SC356, ES301, ES302, ES303, GE306, CH312, EV301; plus one from GE304, EV302 or MS312

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MARINE SCIENCE)

  • Year I: UU100, UU114, MS101, MS111, BI108, CH101, ES106, ST130
  • Year II: UU200, UU204, BI/MS202, BI206, MS204, MS206, MS211, MS213
  • Year III: SC356, MS/BI307, MS306, MS312, MS315, MS313; plus one of MS324 or MS314; plus one of BI/MS308, MS/BI305, EV301

BACHELOR OF GEOSPATIAL SCIENCE - PRESCRIBED PROGRAMMES

The Bachelor of Geospatial Science is a three-year programme comprising of twenty-four courses, eight at 100-level, eight at 200 level and eight at 300-level. Students must focus on one of the two pathways: Geospatial Analyst or Geospatial Developer pathway.

Geospatial Analyst pathway:

  • Year I:  UU100A*, UU114, GS100, GS101, IS104, ST130, LM113; plus two 100-level courses from GE, ES, MS
  • Year II: UU200, UU204, GS200, GS201, GS211, GS231, plus two 200-level courses from GE, ES, EV, MS
  • Year III: SC356, GS301, GS302, GS311, GS350; plus three 300-level courses from GE, ES, EV, MS

Geospatial Developer pathway:

  • Year I: UU100A*, UU114, GS100, GS101, IS104, ST130, LM113; plus two 100-level courses from GE, ES, MS
  • Year II: UU200, UU204, GS200, GS201, GS211, GS231, IS222, IS224.
  • Year III: SC356, GS301, GS302, GS311, GS350, IS323, IS328, IS333.

NOTE: * UU100A is a 5 week course offered online both semesters

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