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Life Sciences degrees in Australia

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Bachelor of Science (Life Sciences) Bachelor Degree

Flinders University Australia

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Looking for graduate level options? See Masters degrees in Life Sciences in Australia

Study a Life Sciences degree in Australia in 2024

If you are interested in the study of living things, such as biology, botany or zoology, then you are interested in life sciences. A degree in life sciences will give you a foundation in these broader life sciences, also including biochemistry, anatomy and physiology and ecology. You will be able to fine tune your interests and choose to focus on specialist subjects during your degree.

Graduates of Life Sciences degrees will develop strong analytical skills as well as critical thinking skills, which can lead to career paths in the healthcare sector, working in the pharmaceutical industry, teaching, conservation and animal welfare.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes, including lectures, tutorials, seminars and group projects. Depending on your course, you may also have the option to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Zoology
  • Anatomy
  • Ecology
  • Physiology

Study in Australia

Famous for surfing, sunshine and beaches, Australia has so much to offer to international students. The country's rich culture and history makes it a incredibly diverse country, and one that is welcoming and warm towards the international community. Australia has long been seen as a global leader in higher education, and places emphasis on delivering world-class education to both domestic and international students. The Group of Eight Universities is a prestigious group of universities that focus on providing internationally renowned faculty and research facilities across Australian higher education.

See our detailed guide to studying in Australia for international students.

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