Are you curious about the natural world, or want to make new discoveries? If your idea of a dream career exploring new and better ways to help people, animals and the environment, you might be suited to a career in science.
Where does a degree in science take me?
There’s a career for every kind of scientific thinker. To suit this wide range of possibilities, we have a variety of science-related degrees to suit a range of interests, including:
- Animal Science
- Biomedical Science
- Conservation and Wildlife Biology
- Crop and Pasture Science
- Environmental Science
- Forensic Biology and Toxicology
- Genetics and Molecular Biology
- Sport and Exercise Science
There’s no limit to where you can find yourself with a degree in science. You could even travel internationally and study abroad. This can push you out of your comfort zone, allowing you to explore new ideas and ways of thinking, while meeting people with different life experiences and perspectives. Studying at uni doesn’t mean you need to put this travel on hold – check out the options available for Murdoch students!
Experience your future career
Studying a degree in science at Murdoch also allows you to learn in real-life scenarios on campus. These include:
- utilising Australia’s only on-campus university farm,
- visiting the animal hospital to train how to be a vet, and
- joining a road trip to coral bay for a marine biology fieldtrip.
To really give yourself a competitive advantage, gaining hands-on experience can’t be overstated. Many of our degrees include a formal component called Work Integrated Learning which is where you’ll have the chance to complete work placements, industry projects and work simulations. These practical experiences are your chance to see what your future career could be like, while gaining valuable experience and skills.