Specialisation

The College Admission Pathway - WSTC Science Extended - Science - School Leavers

Western Sydney University The College Admission Pathway Code: A7242.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.


Related Courses

7122.2 Diploma in Science Extended - Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


The College Admission Pathway Structure

Students must be enrolled in 7122 - Diploma in Science Extended - Science to complete this specialisation.

Students must pass all Preparatory units (WSTC Prep) for which no advanced standing will be granted in the University degree program.

Students must pass 40 credit points from the following Preparatory units (Level Z) prior to enrolling in the University level units (WSTC) listed below.

Term 1 of Study

Level Z units

700230 Academic Skills for Science (WSTC Prep)
700231 Fundamentals of Science (WSTC Prep)
700232 Focus on Biology (WSTC Prep)
700287 Interpreting Data In Science (WSTC Prep)

Term 2 of Study

Level Z units

700043 Chemistry (WSTC Prep)
700173 Tertiary Study Skills in Science (WSTC Prep)

Level 1 units

700124 Scientific Literacy (WSTC)

Choose one of

700095 Biodiversity (WSTC)
700035 Physics 1 (WSTC)

Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) must choose 700035 - Physics 1 (WSTC)

Term 3 of Study

700122 Essential Chemistry 2 (WSTC)

Choose two units from the following (dependent upon which Western Sydney University degree students wish to enter upon successful completion of their studies)

700266 Concepts in Human Anatomy (WSTC)
700265 Food Science 1 (WSTC)
700096 Integrated Science (WSTC)
700098 Introduction to Physiology (WSTC)
700099 Resource Sustainability (WSTC)

(700265 Food Science 1 is to be studied in Spring at Hawkesbury campus)

The recommended units to be chosen for each University degree are detailed below

Term 4 of Study

700125 Cell Biology (WSTC)
700155 Introductory Chemistry (WSTC)

Choose one of

700033 Biometry (WSTC)
700123 Quantitative Thinking (WSTC)

The recommended units to be chosen from the five alternate units listed above for each University degree are detailed below

Students planning to progress to Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences), the following pattern is recommended

700095 Biodiversity (WSTC)
700125 Cell Biology (WSTC)
700122 Essential Chemistry 2 (WSTC)
700098 Introduction to Physiology (WSTC)
700155 Introductory Chemistry (WSTC)
700124 Scientific Literacy (WSTC)

Choose one of

700033 Biometry (WSTC)
700123 Quantitative Thinking (WSTC)

Choose one of

700096 Integrated Science (WSTC)
700099 Resource Sustainability (WSTC)

Students planning to progress to Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) must choose

700124 Scientific Literacy (WSTC)
700122 Essential Chemistry 2 (WSTC)
700035 Physics 1 (WSTC)
700155 Introductory Chemistry (WSTC)

Choose four of

700095 Biodiversity (WSTC)
700033 Biometry (WSTC)
700125 Cell Biology (WSTC)
700096 Integrated Science (WSTC)
700098 Introduction to Physiology (WSTC)
700123 Quantitative Thinking (WSTC)
700099 Resource Sustainability (WSTC)

Students planning to progress to Bachelor of Science must choose

700124 Scientific Literacy (WSTC)

Choose one of

700033 Biometry (WSTC)
700123 Quantitative Thinking (WSTC)

Choose six of

700095 Biodiversity (WSTC)
700125 Cell Biology (WSTC)
700122 Essential Chemistry 2 (WSTC)
700096 Integrated Science (WSTC)
700098 Introduction to Physiology (WSTC)
700155 Introductory Chemistry (WSTC)
700099 Resource Sustainability (WSTC)

Please note that choices in first year will impact on available majors in second year. It is recommended that students seek academic advice if taking this sequence.

Students planning to progress to Bachelor of Science (Forensic Science) must choose

700095 Biodiversity (WSTC)
700033 Biometry (WSTC)
700125 Cell Biology (WSTC)
700266 Concepts in Human Anatomy (WSTC)
700122 Essential Chemistry 2 (WSTC)
700155 Introductory Chemistry (WSTC)
700124 Scientific Literacy (WSTC)

Choose one of

700098 Introduction to Physiology (WSTC)
700096 Integrated Science (WSTC)
700123 Quantitative Thinking (WSTC)
700099 Resource Sustainability (WSTC)

Students planning to progress to Bachelor of Science Nutrition and Food Science) must choose

700095 Biodiversity (WSTC)
700125 Cell Biology (WSTC)
700122 Essential Chemistry 2 (WSTC)
700265 Food Science 1 (WSTC)
700155 Introductory Chemistry (WSTC)
700123 Quantitative Thinking (WSTC)
700124 Scientific Literacy (WSTC)

Choose one of

700033 Biometry (WSTC)
700096 Integrated Science (WSTC)
700098 Introduction to Physiology (WSTC)
700099 Resource Sustainability (WSTC)

Students planning to progress to Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) must choose

700095 Biodiversity (WSTC)
700125 Cell Biology (WSTC)
700122 Essential Chemistry 2 (WSTC)
700155 Introductory Chemistry (WSTC)
700099 Resource Sustainability (WSTC)
700124 Scientific Literacy (WSTC)

Choose one of

700033 Biometry (WSTC)
700123 Quantitative Thinking (WSTC)

Choose one of

700096 Integrated Science (WSTC)
700098 Introduction to Physiology (WSTC)

Students planning to progress to Bachelor of Science (Zoology) must choose

700095 Biodiversity (WSTC)
700125 Cell Biology (WSTC)
700122 Essential Chemistry 2 (WSTC)
700155 Introductory Chemistry (WSTC)
700124 Scientific Literacy (WSTC)

Choose one of

700033 Biometry (WSTC)
700155 Introductory Chemistry (WSTC)

Choose two of

700096 Integrated Science (WSTC)
700098 Introduction to Physiology (WSTC)
700099 Resource Sustainability (WSTC)

Students will graduate with the Diploma after gaining a passing grade in all of the above units.



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