Find out everything you need to know about undergraduate study in the Faculty of Science – how to begin, where it can lead, and what life at university is like.
Our undergraduate courses
Bachelor of Science
With deep expertise across the largest breadth of majors in Australia, access to and mentoring from world-leading researchers and teachers, and our location within Melbourne’s unique scientific precinct, the Bachelor of Science is a degree like no other.
Bachelor of Agriculture
With a focus on science and sustainability, explore how we can adapt to our changing climate and declining environmental quality to improve food security and global health. Graduates with degrees in agriculture are highly sought after in Australia, with an employment rate of over 91 per cent.
Diploma in General Studies
Whether you’re finishing high school and want to explore your options, or you’re already in the workforce and looking to advance your career, this unique one-year program is designed to build skills for further study and provide practical learning opportunities in a supportive environment.
Study options and pathways
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
If you want to extend your skills in research, consider adding an honours year to your Bachelor of Science – a challenging and rewarding year of additional study.
Bachelor of Agriculture (Honours)
An honours year combines advanced coursework and an individual research project designed to extend students' knowledge and skills in solving research problems.
Bachelor of Science (Extended)
A four-year degree for talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians who may not meet the regular Bachelor of Science entry requirements.
Diploma in General Studies (Extended)
A pathway into further study for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who may not meet the regular Diploma in General Studies entry requirements.
Graduate Degree Packages
If you’ve just finished year 12, a graduate degree package or guaranteed entry will combine your undergraduate and graduate degrees to help you become a leader in your field.
Science and mathematics as breadth
If you're studying for a different Bachelor degree, you can still dip into science. Follow a passion, challenge yourself, or enhance your employability with a science Breadth subject.
Frequently asked questions
What's studying science really like?
Explore new subjects while you study and find out what you can do on campus, how you'll be assessed and how uni if different to high school.
Where do I go if I need help?
Find out where to get help planning your course, finding a job while you study or how uni is different to year 12.
How do I become a veterinarian?
The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine is a graduate degree, meaning that students must complete a suitable science-based Bachelors degree before they can study this course. Find out more on Study Hub.
I want to do a Bachelor of Science, but don't meet the prerequisites. What can I do?
Learn about what the prerequisites are and some alternative pathways to make it into the Bachelor of Science.
How do I choose a Bachelor of Science major?
With over 40 majors to choose from, you don't have to pick right away. Find out what your subject options are and how to plan your course.
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.
How do I get from the Bachelor of Science to the Doctor of Medicine?
If you’d like to study a Doctor of Medicine, find out about prerequisites, majors and entry requirements through the Bachelor of Science.