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Bachelor of Science course guide
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.
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.
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 Faculty 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.
Open to Bachelor of Agriculture students, the Dookie semester allows you to combine your studies with what’s happening on the Dookie Farm and surrounding region to get real life experience.
Undergraduate research projects
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.