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Major

Cell and Developmental Biology

    Where will this take me?

    Overview

    After completing the Cell and Developmental Biology major, you’ll be well placed to move into the workforce, further study, or graduate research.

    Career outcomes

    With this major, you could pursue careers in research or diagnostic laboratories, biotechnology firms, government agencies, agribusiness, or the medicolegalarea.

    Further study

    You can complete an honours year in Cell and Developmental Biology as part of your Bachelor degree, or you can immediately move into graduate studies.

    GRADUATE DEGREES

    If you wish to continue your studies at graduate level, this major is a great lead-in to many specialist science and health degrees. Graduate degrees you could consider include:

    Depending on the subjects you take in your undergraduate degree, a range of other graduate study options may be possible – in fields as diverse as medicine, science and technology, health sciences, teaching, law, business, humanities and more.

    GRADUATE RESEARCH

    If you complete an honours year or a masters course with a significant research component, you can go on to study a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), or another graduate research program.

    This will set you up for a rewarding career in research with a university, research institute, hospital or biotechnology company.