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Bachelor of
Science
By studying science, engineering and technology in
the Bachelor of Science, you will gain the expertise
to engage in scientifc investigation and contribute to
debate on scientifc issues.
Duration
3 years full time
Part time available
Q
Fourth year honours available
Campus
Parkville
Entry
Semester 1 or 2
Contact hours (frst year)
W
Approximately 20 hours per week
(plus independent study time of
around 20 hours per week)
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Part-time study not available to most
international students due to visa
restrictions
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Based on full-time study load
Quick facts
Entry requirements
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A DEGREE THAT’S ABOUT
DISCOVERY
The Bachelor of Science is a dynamic
and comprehensive program spanning
science, health science, technology
and engineering systems. It provides
the opportunity to tailor an individual
program of study to suit your strengths
and career goals.
As well as preparing you for an exciting
professional career in science, the
Bachelor of Science is also a frst step
towards a career in felds as diverse as
engineering, teaching and agribusiness,
which can be pursued through further
study. This course is an ideal pathway –
along with the Bachelor of Biomedicine –
to graduate professional entry programs
in dental science, medicine, nursing,
optometry, physiotherapy and
veterinary medicine.
MAJOR AREAS OF STUDY
There are 35 majors in the Bachelor of
Science across the following areas:
„„
Behavioural Sciences
psychology (leading to professional
accreditation)
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Chemical Sciences
– chemistry,
food science
„„
Earth Sciences
– atmosphere and
ocean sciences, geology
„„
Environmental Sciences
ecology and evolutionary biology,
environmental science, geography
„„
Engineering Systems
bioengineering systems, chemical
systems, civil systems, computing
and software systems, electrical
systems, mechanical systems
„„
Information Technology
computing and software systems,
geomatics, informatics
„„
Life Sciences
– agricultural
science, animal health and disease
(including the veterinary bioscience
specialisation, the shortest
pathway to the Doctor of Veterinary
Medicine), animal science and
management, biochemistry and
molecular biology, biotechnology,
cell and developmental biology,
genetics, human structure
and function, marine biology,
microbiology, infection and
immunology, neuroscience,
pathology, pharmacology,
physiology, plant science, zoology
„„
Mathematical, Statistical and
Physical Sciences
– mathematical
physics, mathematics and statistics,
physics.
CAREER OUTCOMES
Employers value our graduates for their
outstanding numerical, analytical and
problem-solving skills. You can fnd
employment opportunities across a
broad spectrum of business, industry
and government sectors, including:
„„
Banking and fnance
„„
Consulting
„„
Environmental consulting and
advocacy
„„
Health services
„„
Information and communications
technology and systems
„„
Management
„„
Media
„„
Policy
„„
Public service
„„
Resources
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Scientifc research
„„
Technical services.
HONOURS
Whether you’re planning to pursue
a career in business, research,
government or communications,
honours provides you with a great
opportunity to complement and expand
on your undergraduate studies.
The additional honours year brings
together the theory and practical
skills gained in your undergraduate
studies, enabling you to develop new
research and professional skills. You’ll
also deepen your knowledge in your
particular discipline. There’s also the
option to apply for the Master
of Science if you wish to gain more
in-depth research experience.
35
majors to
choose from