Find out how to get the most out of your graduate studies, from internship subjects and overseas study to resources and support that will get you career-ready.
Plan your study
Getting started in your graduate science degree
Welcome to the Faculty of Science! You are about to commence on an exciting and challenging journey. Settle into your graduate studies with a range of degree-specific resources, checklists and course planning advice and information. We hope you make the most of your experience at the University of Melbourne.
Internships provide you with opportunities to gain hands-on work experience while you apply the knowledge and skills you’ve developed. They can even lead to other opportunities for work, study, or research and can help you decide on a career path aligned with your skills, interests, and goals.
Want to add a global experience to your degree? Explore options for completing a semester of study overseas during your Bachelor of Science.
Master of Science research projects
All Master of Science courses contain a research project component – find out everything you need to know about them here.
Agriculture and Food Science Masters research projects
A coursework research project subject is an opportunity to undertake detailed independent study on an issue under the guidance of an academic supervisor.
Q fever vaccinations
Vaccination against Q Fever is mandatory for students taking specific courses or subjects within the Faculty of Science. Find out how to arrange and register your vaccination before you start your study.
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.
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.
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.
The Faculty of Science is seeking applications to fund proactive, student-led activities and initiatives to enhance our students' health and wellbeing. If you have a great idea, we'll help you realise it.
Careers and employability
Science: Graduate Pathways
Approaching the end of your undergraduate studies and thinking about further study? Check out the resources below to find out more about graduate study options.
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.
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.
Stop 1 is the home of student services online, on the phone and in person.
Stop 1 can help you with admissions, enrolment, course planning, administration, support services and skills and development.