Bachelor of Science degrees concentrate solely on a scientific field of your choice, such as Games Technology, Biomedical Science, Marine Biology, Forensic Biology & Toxicology, Animal Health, Conservation & Wildlife Biology, Chemistry, Physics & Nanotechnology, Genetics & Molecular Biology, Sport & Health Science, and more.
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Opportunities to travel abroad, perform internships, and participate in business or community projects as part of your studies allow you to extend your learning beyond the classroom. If you study Marine Biology, for example, you'll participate in field camps, field trips, and projects along Western Australia's beautiful coastline.
Professional placements will provide you with useful experience working on science-related initiatives for real companies. If you major in Games Technology, for example, you'll learn how to use scientific reasoning to create games, applications, and artificial intelligence.
A double major in a complementary scientific field or a double degree in another discipline, such as law, business, management, or communications, can help you advance your career even further.
Murdoch University offers three compelling reasons to pursue a science degree.
You can gain practical experience in your favorite science field, such as animal science, health science, technology, and more.
In our conservation category, you can study about conservation in our well-equipped teaching and research laboratories, as well as our wetlands and on-campus farms.
Before you graduate, you'll be taught by prominent academics who are making a meaningful difference in their disciplines, and you'll be able to start building your career network.
What you will study?
Here you can develop the knowledge and skills you'll need to achieve your career or academic objectives. Some of the things you'll learn include:
Laboratory procedures, such as how to gather, record, analyze, and interpret data,
How to lead a team, collaborate with others, and work independently.
Techniques for defining and resolving scientific problems using creative thinking
Depending on your major,
You'll study science ethics and how it applies to animal welfare, human rights, fieldwork, laboratory protocols, and professional contexts.
Your future profession
This degree will provide you with a qualification that can lead you in a variety of intriguing paths. Depending on your qualifications, you might be able to work in the following positions:
Animal Welfare Consultant
Analyst in Cyber Forensics
Here, you could work in medical settings, biotechnology, legal or managerial contexts, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) such as conservation or community groups, universities and scientific research organizations, local and international government responsibilities, or creative teams inside agencies.
Recognition on a professional level:
You may be qualified for accreditation or membership in a variety of industry organizations depending on your major. The Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) has validated our Chemistry course, while the Australian Computer Society has recognized our Games Software Design and Production and Cyber Security & Forensics courses at the professional level.