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At the University of Adelaide and your science degree will give you the power to tackle world challenges including extending life, eradicating world hunger, curing cancer and turning around the effects of climate change.

By studying alongside our leading researchers, world-class educators and industry partners, you’ll graduate ready to make an impact on the world, whether you’re improving one life, or saving millions.

With 75% of the world’s fastest-growing careers requiring a background in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), you’ll be glad you made the decision to study science with The University of Adelaide.

Start your career in one of the fastest-growing, most innovative and exciting industries there is. Study with South Australia’s leading university.

Science study options

  • AGRICULTURE
  • ANIMAL / VETERINARY
  • BIOMED / BIOTECH
  • BIOLOGY
  • CHEMISTRY
  • EARTH / ENVIRONMENT
  • FOOD / NUTRITION
  • INNOVATION / ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  • PHYSICS
  • SCIENCE MAJORS
  • SPACE SCIENCE / ASTROPHYSICS
  • TEACHING / SCIENCE
  • VITICULTURE / WINEMAKING
Duration:3 Years Intakes:Feb, Jul

Biotechnology focuses on biology and technology, leading to the development of new products for feeding, fuelling and healing the world. This might include vaccine, antibiotic or hormone production and genetic modification.

It’s a fast-evolving industry with huge potential for improving global health and wellbeing. When we modify living things, all sorts of marvels become possible.

What will you do?
Our Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) combines traditional science with aspects of engineering and computer science. You will:

  • give your experimentation meaning as you learn how to take your discoveries from the lab to the market and broader community
  • delve into areas like drug development, gene therapy or the identification of biomarkers for cancers
  • learn how to produce food, drugs and other products
  • study alongside research-active experts
  • explore molecular, genetic, animal and plant biology
  • discover microbial biotechnology and bioprocess engineering
    consider social and ethical issues, patents and waste management.

Where could it take you?
You could concoct world-changing pharmaceutical drugs in the lab. You might work to clone animals. Perhaps you’

Duration:3 Years Intakes:Feb, Jul

Do you have an interest in medical biology and human health? Are you keen to discover more about human disease, from its cause and diagnosis through to novel treatments and cures?

Biomedical scientists are vitally important. They advance world-changing discoveries to improve the health and quality of people’s lives.

The University of Adelaide is ranked in the top 150 in the world for biological sciences and best in South Australia*.

What will you do?

Our Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science) gives you the knowledge and skills to access an emerging global sector. You will:

  • learn the skills to drive the future of healthcare, from vaccine discovery to disease prevention
  • gain real-world practical insights from industry lecturers and placements
  • study how the body works and what happens when it fails
  • explore how to stop deadly outbreaks of disease and create life-saving vaccinations
  • build a vast knowledge base from simple molecules to whole organisms
  • learn directly from active world-class biomedical researchers and educators.

Areas of specialisation include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology and Immunology

Where could it take you?
You could be running a laboratory, performing cutting-edge cancer research or modifying genes for vaccines. You might design drugs for the pharmaceutical industry. Perhaps you’ll work directly with patients after completing a degree in postgraduate medicine or allied health.

*QS World University Ranking by Subject Biological Sciences 2020

Duration:3 Years Intakes:Feb, Jul

Also known as Allied Veterinary Professionals, veterinary technologists play a vital role in modern animal welfare. As well as providing high-level, hands-on veterinary care, including being a part of the anaesthesia, surgery and diagnostic imaging team, they oversee the application of cutting-edge new veterinary technology.

Data-driven apps, wearable devices, telemedicine—a steady stream of advanced new tools is reimagining what’s possible in the clinical environment. As a veterinary technologist, you can ensure it delivers maximum benefit to animals’ health and wellbeing.

What will you do?

Our Bachelor of Veterinary Technology is part of the University’s world-top-50 suite of veterinary science and veterinary-related degrees*. Studied over three years full-time, it will give you:

  • high-level knowledge and practical skills in caring for all kinds of animals—from cats, dogs and horses, to farm animals, wildlife and exotic pets
  • the ability to operate state-of-the-art veterinary technologies
  • knowledge and training in the use of anaesthetic and analgesic drugs
  • deep knowledge of animal diseases, including those threatening humans and the concept of One Health
  • extensive hands-on clinical experience
  • regular access to our world-class, $37 million Veterinary Health Centre and Veterinary Skills Simulation suite.

Building on your core education, in third-year  you’ll also have the opportunity to select an area of special interest (Track) which will extend your knowledge and experience in your chosen field. And, you’ll collaborate with Veterinary Bioscience and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students throughout the degree, reflecting real-world workplace interactions.

Where could it take you?
You’ll graduate with industry skills ready to provide high-level animal-care roles in a wide range of industry settings. You could join the health care team oversee imaging or anaesthesia services for in an emergency veterinary hospital or general practice clinic, or even own a veterinary practice. You might seek animal care and welfare roles in an open-range zoo or Government departments. Perhaps work in biosecurity or emergency-response fields, or provide public education in the areas of animal health and welfare. You could even support important animal research, or—with further study—lead it yourself. The employment opportunities are broad and rewarding.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject Area, 2020.

Duration:2 Years

The Master of Medical Radiation Physics will equip you for a rewarding career in this exciting health field. The degree is studied over two years full-time and is suitable for students with an undergraduate physics degree, or engineering graduates seeking a change of specialisation.

Highly clinically oriented, it will enable you to:

  • master theoretical and practical mathematics and physics as they relate to clinical radiotherapy and medical imaging
  • learn from highly accomplished and internationally experienced medical physicists practising at the esteemed Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • collect, analyse, critically evaluate and synthesise quantitative and qualitative data relating to physics and medical physics
  • build high-level problem-solving and communication skills
  • develop advanced research skills through a major final-year research project.

Where could it take you?
You will graduate with a strong foundation of knowledge and skills to undertake the necessary additional study and clinical training for Australian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine accreditation.

Once you’ve done this, many doors will open. You could join a cutting-edge proton therapy clinic as a radiation oncology medical physicist. You might help enhance therapy decisions as a diagnostic imaging medical physicist. Perhaps you’ll minimise treatment side-effects as a radiation safety officer.

International students, please note that you may also need to undertake additional study or research to gain accreditation in your home country.

Duration:2 Years

Proton therapy is big news in the fight against cancer. Offering next-level precision, it’s an attractive option for treating many tumours close to healthy organs or in children.

Consequently, the treatment’s global market is expected to double by 2024*. Australia’s first proton therapy centre will be part of the neighbouring South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute II, while China has around 50 centres on the way. Specialists in the area are in short supply—and high demand—worldwide.

What will you do?

The Master of Medical Radiation Physics will equip you for a rewarding career in this exciting health field. The degree is studied over two years full-time and is suitable for students with an undergraduate physics degree, or engineering graduates seeking a change of specialisation.

Highly clinically oriented, it will enable you to:

  • master theoretical and practical mathematics and physics as they relate to clinical radiotherapy and medical imaging
  • learn from highly accomplished and internationally experienced medical physicists practising at the esteemed Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • collect, analyse, critically evaluate and synthesise quantitative and qualitative data relating to physics and medical physics
  • build high-level problem-solving and communication skills
  • develop advanced research skills through a major final-year research project.

Where could it take you?

You will graduate with a strong foundation of knowledge and skills to undertake the necessary additional study and clinical training for Australian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine accreditation.

Once you’ve done this, many doors will open. You could join a cutting-edge proton therapy clinic as a radiation oncology medical physicist. You might help enhance therapy decisions as a diagnostic imaging medical physicist. Perhaps you’ll minimise treatment side-effects as a radiation safety officer.

International students, please note that you may also need to undertake additional study or research to gain accreditation in your home country.

*Wise Guy Reports, 2019.

Duration:3 Years

The Bachelor of Science lets you design your own degree based on your strengths and emerging interests. From Chemistry to Palaeontology, Genetics to Geophysics… we support your scientific curiosity.

This degree is ranked best for Science in South Australia, and among the top 100 in the world*.

What will you do?
Whether you want to use your critical thinking to help drive global change or join the cutting-edge of research, our Bachelor of Science will give you the skills you need. You will:

  • become an adaptable scientist as you learn the skills to evolve with one of the fastest-growing sectors
  • learn from world-class researchers who are experts in their field
  • develop connections in the science world through internships
  • engage with new ideas through discovery and experiential learning
  • develop in-depth discipline knowledge through a major
  • build highly sought-after skills in communication, critical thinking and creative problem solving
  • access research facilities of international significance.

You can pursue any of the following major areas of study:

  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Genetics
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Microbiology and
  • Immunology
  • Palaeontology
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology
  • Soil Science
  • Theoretical Physics

You can also undertake a double major in:

  • Chemistry (double)
  • Ecology and Spatial Science
  • Experimental and Theoretical Physics
  • Palaeontology – Evolution
  • Palaeontology – Geology

Where could it take you?

You could surround yourself with plants as botanist, work in stem cell research, take up teaching or apply your skills in the business world. You might help the public engage with science through games and apps. Perhaps you’ll launch your abilities as a space entrepreneur, one of the many emerging science roles we’re only just beginning to imagine.

**QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

Duration:3 Years

For decision-makers, data is gold. But only if it can be interpreted accurately. All around the world, in every industry, employers are seeking professionals with not only statistical expertise, but the ability to ‘see’ new solutions in oceans of numbers.

Our new Bachelor of Applied Data Analytics will help you step into this critical role in one of seven specialist areas:

  • agriculture
  • bioinformatics
  • economics
  • environment
  • geosciences
  • physics
  • public health.

What will you do?

The degree is unique in Australia, in combining big-data analytics training with decision science. You will:

  • learn to use big-data analytics within your chosen discipline, giving you the skills employers are looking for
  • gain valuable industry experience through internship opportunities
  • develop skills in statistical inference, including using machine learning
  • design new models to address complex problems
  • apply data analysis to develop organisational strategies for success in your chosen discipline
  • undertake a significant research project in your final year.

Where could it take you?

You’ll be well equipped to help organisations in your chosen area of specialisation identify opportunities for improvement and growth. You could work in government, consultancies or large corporations, at home or abroad. Or perhaps you’ll apply your knowledge to drive decision-making in a venture of your own.

Duration:4 Years

Great wine is central to South Australia’s identity. In fact, Adelaide is one of the great wine capitals of the world with over 200 cellar doors within an hour of the CBD.

70 percent of Australian wine research happens at the University of Adelaide’s Waite campus. Our winemakers are innovators and cultural leaders within a sector helping drive the nation’s economy.

What will you do?

Our Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology teaches best-practice techniques for growing wine grapes and making wine. You will:

  • get your hands dirty in our on-campus vineyard and learn to make wine at Australia’s largest teaching winery
  • build practical skills through an industry placement in viticulture and/or oenology
  • study at the largest agricultural teaching and research precinct in the Southern Hemisphere
  • learn from more than 150 researchers and partners in wine and grape science
  • access cutting-edge research at the Australian Research Council Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production.
  • There are also opportunities to study and gain experience overseas.

Where could it take you?

You’ll graduate as a fully trained winemaker or viticulturist. You could manage your own winery or vineyard. You might work with the latest technologies to develop innovations and efficiencies in related industries. Perhaps you’ll focus on sustainable and natural practices, building an organic, biodynamic or solar-powered future for the wine industry.

Duration:2 Years

With increasing global mineral demand, but declining deposit discovery rates, the mineral exploration sector is hungry for innovation. This is particularly the case for copper and so-called ‘critical minerals’, such as rare-earth metals, which are vital for emerging technology, including electric cars and solar panels.

Our new Master of Science (Earth Science) – from a leading Australian university ranked among the world’s top 100 for Earth Sciences* – will prepare you to take the scientific lead in this crucial industry.

What will you do?

  • Learn from – and establish lasting relationships with – globally recognised researchers and academics.
  • Graduate with a deep understanding of the key theoretical and practical aspects of cutting-edge enquiry into our planet’s physical systems, and its place within science’s broader scope.
  • Gain a strong mineral exploration skill set, including novel methodologies.
  • Through an independent research project, gain one-on-one support from experts in their field.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019.

Duration:2 Years

Wine is an economic powerhouse, with the industry tipped to be worth over US$420bn globally by 2023*. But success is never guaranteed. In Australia, and indeed worldwide, producers face significant challenges, including climate change, resource scarcity and changing consumer trends.

Continued high-quality research in grape and wine science holds the key. Our new Master of Science (Grape and Wine Science) prepares you to play a leading role.

  • What will you do?
    Study at the University’s renowned Waite campus, where fully 70% of Australia’s wine research activity takes place.
  • As part of one of the world’s longest established wine study programs, you will learn from globally recognised researchers and academics within a faculty ranked among the world’s top 40 for Agriculture^.
  • Gain key industry insights from researchers from our outstanding partner organisations, including the Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI), Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI).
  • Obtain a deep understanding of the science underpinning cutting-edge winemaking and viticulture, and its place within science’s broader scope.
  • Through a significant independent research project, develop research skills that will be highly transferable to related disciplines and industries, such as food, analytical chemistry and microbiology.

*Zion Market Research, 2019. ^ARWU 2019.

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