Access resources to help you plan your BSc, understand enrolment and course planning and access support like Academic Advising and the Melbourne Peer Mentoring Program.
Plan your study
How to plan your course
Learn how to choose and enrol in subjects, and access resources to help you plan your course all the way from first year and beyond.
Course Planning Tool
My Course Planner can help you to plan your subjects and majors for your Bachelor of Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Design or Science.
Breadth subjects in the Bachelor of Science
Broaden your horizons and enhance your career prospects with subjects taken from outside your main area of study.
These subjects are usually laboratory or fieldwork subjects where enrolment capacity is limited by available resources. Students are selected on the basis of academic merit.
Want to add a global experience to your degree? Explore options for completing a semester of study overseas during your Bachelor of Science.
Research project subjects
Undertaking a research project is a fantastic way to develop practical scientific skills. It will also provide valuable experience to students considering honours, masters or a PhD in Science.
Gain industry experience – and course credit – while developing your technical and professional skills and building your graduate career prospects.
Today's Science, Tomorrow's World (SCIE10005)
You will take this subject in your first semester to learn more about the amazing research happening right now at the University and gain a deeper understanding of the University’s academic and social expectations of all our students.
Your Bachelor of Science experience
Bachelor of Science Orientation
Science: Day 1 and Orientation Week activities give you the opportunity to meet your cohort, explore the services available to you and learn about everything you need to get started in your subjects.
Melbourne Peer Mentoring Program
The Melbourne Peer Mentor Program aims to make your transition to university life easier and more enjoyable by connecting you with a peer mentor and a group of first-year peers, providing you with a network for advice and support.
Academic Advising at Melbourne
In your first year of study you will be matched with an academic adviser, who will provide you with support and expertise to help you navigate your time at the University.
Student news and events
A lot is happening in the Faculty of Science and the University of Melbourne; keep up to date with all the latest news and upcoming events.
Volunteering and Leadership
During your degree, we encourage you to participate in as many experiences as possible that will expand your academic achievements, develop your personal and professional skills, and provide chances for you to apply your knowledge and extend your learning beyond the classroom.
Student Clubs and Societies
Get involved and go beyond the classroom. Student clubs and societies will help you develop both socially and intellectually.
Connect with us
Keep up to date with what's happening in the Faculty of Science and around the University with our social media accounts and newsletters.
Careers and future studies
Careers in Science
Science graduates are valued by employers and find rewarding careers across a wide range of industry and government sectors – explore the huge range of potential careers that a Bachelor of Science is the first step towards.
STEM Industry Mentoring Program
Connecting University of Melbourne students from across the Faculty of Science with Melbourne-based alumni mentors and industry professionals from within our community.
Science Communication subjects
We offer three subjects to help Science students develop the written and spoken communication skills they will need to be successful in their careers.
Job Ready Short Course
The Job Ready Short Course is a 6-week program designed especially for Faculty of Science students to help you build your employment and communication skills and land your dream job.
Resources and support
Student services directory
From childcare to IT support and from healthcare to housing, there are many resources and services that are available to you as a student of the University of Melbourne.
My.unimelb student portal
My.unimelb is your portal to accessing student email and notifications, timetables and the Learning Management System.
Build your academic skills
Studying at university requires you to think, write and demonstrate your knowledge in new and challenging ways – but there are many services available to help you do it.
Awards, prizes and scholarships
We are committed to recognising and supporting the academic achievement of students, and offer some of the most generous scholarships in Australia.