Redefine your potential

When you look at the world do you see opportunity for change? By understanding how something works, you can redefine it with the skills and knowledge that studying science gives you, to make the world a better place.

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Watch an overview session for the Bachelor of Science and find out about the course structure, majors, careers, entry requirements and plenty more.
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Where can science take you?

An estimated 75 per cent of jobs in the fastest growing industries need skills in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine. With more than 40 majors to choose from, the Bachelor of Science, will give you the skills to pursue careers and further study in engineering, healthcare, scientific research, information technology and more.

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Entry requirements


These are the subjects (with minimum scores) you must have completed to be eligible for entry to this course. For most applicants this will be done by with the relevant Australian Year 12 subject.

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English/English Language/Literature or at least 30 in EAL, and at least 25 in Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics, and in one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics; OR A study score of at least 25 in English/English Language/Literature or at least 30 in EAL, and at least 25 in both Mathematical Methods and Specialist Mathematics.

Applicants intending to progress to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine are encouraged to complete VCE Units 3 and 4 in Chemistry or equivalent. Applicants who wish to enter the DVM via the Veterinary Bioscience accelerated pathway must complete either a level 1 physics subject at the University of Melbourne or VCE Units 3 and 4 in Physics or equivalent.

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Guaranteed ATAR 2021


Minimum ATAR 2021


Access Melbourne 2021 guaranteed entry


Lowest selection rank 2020


Lowest ATAR selected 2020

Meet our Bachelor of Science students

Hear from current students and get their top tips to make the most of your undergraduate degree and university experience.

Are you interested in a career in scientific research?

Meet Dr Bryn Sobott and Associate Professor Alex Johnson, learn more about their research and how they are working to make a global impact. Get their advice on pursing a career in scientific research and find out what research opportunities you'll have while studying the Bachelor of Science.

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