Bring your passion for science and engineering, and join our scientific leaders in the search for solutions to today's most challenging problems.
Bachelor of Science
The most flexible science degree in Australia - 1 degree, 40 majors, unlimited career opportunities. Learn about the course structure, our majors, and how to apply.
PhDs and Masters by research
Start your research career here with a graduate course at Melbourne.
Masters by coursework, Diplomas and Certificates
Find the Masters, Diploma or Certificate course that will take you where you want to go.
Which major is right for you?
Are you confused about which of our 40 majors you'll pick in your BSc? We're here to help.
Why study science at Melbourne?
When you study science at Melbourne, you'll be joining the best and brightest students from around Australia and the world.
Whether you're starting out with a Bachelor of Science, taking your professional career to the next level with a coursework-based Masters, or focusing on research with a PhD or research Masters, you'll learn from staff at the forefront of their field.
We rank #1 in Australia for Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy, Statistics, Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and Computer Science. In all fields of science, we rank in the top 3 in Australia, and in the world's top 50. (QS World University Rankings, 2017)
And while we're talking rankings, in Melbourne, you'll be living in the heart of the world's most livable city (The Economist, 2017).
We offer a comprehensive range of science areas, so you can tailor your studies to suit your goals. And we know that university-based learning is only half the story. We offer industry internship placements, internship subjects, field trips and opportunities for overseas study.