Natural Science, Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0213

Previous Code: M4016.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Hawkesbury Campus Internal science@westernsydney.edu.au

Recommended Sequence

Full-time start-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
AGRI 1004 Feeding the Planet 10
NATS 1019 Scientific Literacy 10
BIOS 1001 Biodiversity 10
CHEM 1008 Introductory Chemistry 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
EART 1004 Soils 10
MATH 1026 Quantitative Thinking 10
PROC 1002 Food Science 1 10
HORT 1004 Horticultural Production Systems 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
HORT 2001 Greenhouse Technology for Food Sustainability 10
ENVL 2006 Environmental Planning and Climate Change 10
NATS 2023 Integrated Science 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
AGRI 2005 Sustainable Food Production 10
AGRI 2006 Agriculture, Food and Health 10
NATS 2025 Natural Science Research Methods 10
BIOS 1012 Cell Biology 10
 Credit Points40
Year 3
1H session
NATS 3015 Field Project 1 10
 Credit Points10
Autumn session
AGRI 3001 Analysis of Agricultural Supply and Demand 10
BIOS 3021 Plant Health and Biosecurity 10
Select one of the following: 10
Genetics  
Plant Physiology  
 Credit Points30
2H session
NATS 3017 Field Project 2 10
 Credit Points10
Spring session
AGRI 3007 Water in the Landscape 10
HORT 3001 Postharvest 10
Biological Farming Systems (AGR306) - in partnership with Charles Sturt University 10
 Credit Points30
 Total Credit Points240

Full-time mid-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Spring sessionCredit Points
PROC 1002 Food Science 1 10
HORT 1004 Horticultural Production Systems 10
NATS 1019 Scientific Literacy 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Autumn session
AGRI 1004 Feeding the Planet 10
BIOS 1001 Biodiversity 10
CHEM 1008 Introductory Chemistry 10
MATH 1026 Quantitative Thinking 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Spring session
AGRI 2005 Sustainable Food Production 10
AGRI 2006 Agriculture, Food and Health 10
NATS 2025 Natural Science Research Methods 10
EART 1004 Soils 10
 Credit Points40
1H session
NATS 3015 Field Project 1 10
 Credit Points10
Autumn session
HORT 2001 Greenhouse Technology for Food Sustainability 10
NATS 2023 Integrated Science 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points30
Year 3
2H session
NATS 3017 Field Project 2 10
 Credit Points10
Spring session
AGRI 3007 Water in the Landscape 10
HORT 3001 Postharvest 10
Biological Farming Systems (AGR306) - in partnership with Charles Sturt University 10
 Credit Points30
Autumn session
ENVL 2006 Environmental Planning and Climate Change 10
AGRI 3001 Analysis of Agricultural Supply and Demand 10
BIOS 3021 Plant Health and Biosecurity 10
Select one of the following: 10
Genetics  
Plant Physiology  
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points240

Replaced Subjects

The subjects listed below count towards completion of this course for students who passed these subjects in 2020 or earlier.

HLTH 2002 - Agriculture, Food and Health