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Think you might be the next Marie Curie or Albert Einstein? Maybe you’re a budding Brian Cox or Neil deGrasse Tyson? With a science degree, you’ll open up endless possibilities.

Our science degrees and courses will prepare you for a career solving real world issues,  from global health and climate to the mysteries still held in our oceans and skies. Our state-of-the-art labs give you the best environment to put your passion for science to good use.

Whether you move into research, education, healthcare, tech or another industry, a science degree gives you a fundamental understanding of how our world works — which means you can help change it. 

Browse TAFE, undergraduate and postgraduate science courses from our study disciplines to find detailed course information, application dates, science ATAR scores, fees, entry requirements and more. 

Why study with us?

Top 200 globally for physics*

A leader in ground-breaking research through OzGrav#

Home to the supercomputer OzSTAR^

Science study guide

Science study guide

Courses that give you a fundamental understanding of how the world works, so you can move into research, education, healthcare, tech and many other fields.
Hear from Grace about Science at Swinburne

Hear from Grace about Science at Swinburne

Hear from our students about what it's like to study a Bachelor of Science with a major in Physics at Swinburne. Listen as Grace recounts her personal experience and shares what it is that makes Swinburne such a unique learning environment.

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Studying science at Swinburne

  • Swinburne science students hard at work in the university's laboratory facilities.
    Swinburne science students hard at work in the university's laboratory facilities.
  • Swinburne science students hard at work in the university's laboratory facilities.
    Swinburne science students hard at work in the university's laboratory facilities.
  • Swinburne science students hard at work in the university's laboratory facilities.
    Swinburne science students hard at work in the university's laboratory facilities.
  • Swinburne science students hard at work in the university's laboratory facilities.
    Swinburne science students hard at work in the university's laboratory facilities.

*2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities

#Swinburne leads OzGrav, the $31.3 million ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery

^The $4 million supercomputer has a performance peak of 1.2 petaflops and is used by Swinburne-based OzGrav

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    Work Integrated Learning

    Swinburne guarantees real industry experience in all our bachelor degrees in the form of placements, internships or industry-linked projects. Find out more about Swinburne's Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs.