Course Description

If you’re passionate about biology, studying Biological Sciences will give you extensive training and experience across a broad range of topics. You’ll explore life in all its forms from microorganisms to plants and animals, learning about their evolution, biochemistry, genetics, ecology and behaviour. You’ll be encouraged to ask questions, make observations and solve problems in both laboratory and field settings.
You’ll learn the kind of analysis and observation skills that are in high demand from employers and have the opportunity to take on practical experience as part of your studies. You could get involved as a volunteer, enjoy industry seminars and workshops, or even study overseas as part of your degree.
To expand your career prospects even further, you can combine this degree with another major. Recommended majors include Conservation and Wildlife Biology, Environmental Science, Environmental Management and Sustainability, Molecular Biology or Marine Science.
Other excellent combinations include Animal Health, Animal Science, Biomedical Science, Clinical Laboratory Science, Crop and Pasture Science or Forensic Biology and Toxicology.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.

Murdoch Admission Information - Science
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Graduate Rating

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Murdoch University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 74.0% (national average 67.0%)
Improved skills: 82.6% (national average 85.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 82.2% (national average 83.7%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Murdoch University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Murdoch University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 57.4% (national average 57.2%)
Studying full time: 27.4% (national average 45.2%)
Median full time salary: $54,500 (national average $55,300)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.