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Study science at Melbourne

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Are you curious? So are we. For over 160 years we’ve been seeking the answers to life’s big questions, and solutions to the world’s grand challenges. We’ve been there at some of the biggest breakthroughs in science, and we don’t plan to stop any time soon. That’s where you come in.

With science, your options are limitless. You could find the answer to a question that hasn’t even been asked, and build a career in a job that hasn’t been invented yet. Whichever industry you go into, science sets you apart from the crowd. In today’s job market, that’s important. In tomorrow’s job market, that could be crucial.

Master of Science degrees

Deepen your training through research and industry projects that set you apart. Eight specialisations, infinite possibilities.

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Environment degrees

With deep expertise across environmental disciplines, we know there are many ways to make an impact. Which area will you choose?

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Food and agriculture degrees

As our population increases, the demand for safe, nutritious and delicious food does too. How do we feed the world sustainably?

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Veterinary medicine

At Melbourne, we teach a world-leading Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree and programs for veterinary practitioners.

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Specialist graduate degrees

Industry-led practical degrees with real-world experience to build specialist skills and expertise for careers of the future.

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Graduate research degrees

We're known for cutting edge research. Join us, and contribute to growing knowledge through research you're passionate about.

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Complete the equivalent of a science major in one of 14 streams, depending on your academic background. 18 months full time / 30 months part time. On campus (Parkville).

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Complete specialist study, potentially including a research component, in one of five streams. 1 year full time / 2 years part time. On campus (Parkville).

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Complete the equivalent of a science major in one of 14 streams, depending on your academic background. 6 months part time / 1 year full time. On campus (Parkville).

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Flexible course with an industry internship option, for Bachelor of Science graduates or current Science graduate students. 6 months full time / 1 year part time. On campus (Parkville).

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Why study with us?

  • #8 in the world for graduate employability *
  • #1 in biological sciences, geography, mathematics, and veterinary science  **
  • Forge lifelong connections with academic mentors, industry contacts and new friends from around the world.

*QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022
**QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022

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Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.