With a degree in Chemistry, you could play a leading role in the fight against disease, criminal investigations, developing sustainable industrial processes, discovering new materials for use in nanotechnology and much more.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
With a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, you could play a leading role in the fight against disease, criminal investigations, developing sustainable industrial processes, discovering new materials for use in nanotechnology and much more.
You’ll develop a broad range of professional, problem solving and personal skills which are widely sought by employers. Employment opportunities for Chemistry graduates are bright, especially if you combine this major with other disciplines. Recommended double majors include Environmental Science, Forensic Biology and Toxicology, Mathematics and Statistics, Mineral Science, Molecular Biology or Physics and Nanotechnology.
When you graduate, you could pursue a career in research, teaching, the arts, and business. You could even explore roles in law and accounting firms, NGOs, and government policy positions at a local, national or international level.
If you study the right combination of units, you’ll be eligible for membership of the professional organisation for chemists, and the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI).
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
- Perth Campus or external
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Engineering and Information Technology
- Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Chemistry
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
Entry requirements for
Students enrolling in units that have a practical component must make allowance for on-campus attendance to complete the practical work. The on-campus sessions for external students are generally held in a one-week block for each unit; the dates are published in each unit guide.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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