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Overview

Some drugs save lives and others destroy lives.

Discover the interaction between chemical agents and living matter. Learn about the mechanisms of biologically active substances, such as therapeutic agents and agricultural, household and industrial chemicals.

Be inspired to set off on a research path towards the treatment of diabetes, heart attacks, asthma, cancer and Parkinson’s disease, amongst others, in this $1 trillion industry.

You’ll be studying in the heart of Australia’s pharmaceutical industry, so look out for opportunities to connect with the many companies and institutes within the Parkville precinct.

You can study this major through the Bachelor of Biomedicine or the Bachelor of Science.