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Science often plays a key role in finding solutions to world issues. This can range from the impact of climate change and reducing our carbon footprint to stem cell research and forensic crime solving. Find out where a career in science could lead you.

Industry experience: our science courses have core professional placements
Learn from the experts: our teaching and research staff are experts in their fields

Explore the possibilities that science offers

Gain more than a degree when studying science at Deakin. Our hands-on, practical and flexible approach - along with industry collaboration and expert teaching staff - prepares you for your science career ahead.

Finish with a global perspective

You'll graduate with more than just a degree. You'll have worldly skills and a global education. 

How? Through our Global Science and Technology Program, which allows you to travel throughout your degree.

More than just a qualification

Get real-world experience through innovative and practical programs, and develop the skills employers want. 

Our Work Integrated Learning Program can help you incorporate a full or part-time industry placement that's credited towards your degree.

Research and teaching excellence

Our teaching and research staff are experts in their fields, with broad international links and experiences.

Much of our science research is conducted in partnership with government departments, industry, and leading international scientists.

Students are able to seek out opportunities for real world experience in labs, both within and outside of the uni.

Michelle Harvey

Associate Professor/Course Director, bachelor of forensic science

Design your own degree

Our Bachelor of Science offers flexibility, with 13 possible study areas – from biology and chemistry through to mathematical modelling and environmental science. Want to expand your career path further? Combine your science studies with arts, commerce, law or teaching.

Find out more about our science courses

Gain professional accreditation

Deakin is the first university in Australia, and the only university in the Asia-Pacific region, to offer a professionally accredited forensic science degree. The Bachelor of Forensic Science is accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences in the UK.

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