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Major

Immunology

      Where will this take me?

      Overview

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

      Career outcomes

      This major opens up career opportunities in areas such as diagnostics, vaccine development, molecular biology, biotechnology, biosafety and regulation.

      Employers include CSL, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, and the Peter Doherty Institute.

      Further study

      You can complete an honours year in Immunology as part of your bachelors 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 bachelors degree, a range of other graduate degrees may be possible – in fields as diverse as 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.