Harness the power of Science
Position yourself at the forefront of Science, with UC’s revitalised curriculum and hands-on approach to learning.
From biomedical science, and environmental science to medical science, explore health, the human body or how to protect and conserve our environment.
Science at UC offers a unique and practical learning experience with a recently revitalised curriculum that’ll give you the confidence, knowledge and technical skills to pursue a wide range of careers. With modern facilities and expert teaching staff, you’ll get the support and guidance to hit the ground running after you graduate.
Not only can you look forward to a job-ready, world-ready future, but you’ll also join our illustrious list of Science graduates who are making a difference. Between our Bachelor of Environmental Science, Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Biomedical Science and our six specialist majors, you’ll have endless opportunities to discover what you love.
At UC, we’re all about you. Push the boundaries of your potential and study Science at UC.
#1 in Canberra for graduate employment in Science
We’re ranked first in Canberra and fifth in Australia for science employment.
(Good Universities Guide, 2023)
Our Science degrees have been designed to meet future-demands of industry.
Australia’s Top 10
Science at UC is ranked #8 in Australia, for overall educational experience.
(Good Universities Guide, 2023)
Learn a range of biomedical science classes in our Microscopy Lab. Discover where Science and Technology collide with integrated digital microscopy teaching tools.
Mega Science Lab
This is where you’ll undertake your foundational units, like chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology and microbiology. Conduct experiments, use equipment and learn with your classmates and expert teachers.
Here’s where our state-of-the-art tools and technologies used in environmental science call home. You’ll get to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty as you explore eDNA, water science, conservation ecology and genomics.
Put theory into practice while you study in all of our science degrees. Internships, field work and practical projects are core to our science curriculum. Connect with science industry partners and gain industry experience that will give you a career advantage when it’s time to graduate.
Research and industry projects
Work with our world-class research centres on a range of research projects, or address real-world problems with industry projects. Investigate how drugs are used to treat disease, deep-dive into disease mechanisms or explore the diagnostic tools behind a breakthrough.
Contemporary Science Curriculums
We’ve refreshed our Science courses, so you can benefit from a curriculum designed to meet new and emerging industry trends. Developed in close consultation with industry, you’ll get to use the latest lab equipment in our modern learning spaces, and benefit from hands-on experience with inbuilt professional practice units. Whether your passions lie in medical science, biomedical science or environmental science, we’ll make sure you graduate work-ready, world-ready and future ready.
Our research centres
- Centre for Conservation Ecology and Genomics – this centre is committed to protecting our environment to ensure it remains diverse, healthy and productive for future generations.
- Centre for Applied Water Science – aspires to be a national and international leader in applying the best science to achieving solutions to water management challenges.
“UC gives you important skills for the workforce. It is not just about the information you are given, it is what you do with it. Opportunities are boundless if the effort is invested.”
(UC Environmental Science Graduate)