If you have a passion for discovery and problem-solving then a course in science might be for you. Despite our comparatively small population, Australia has produced some of the world’s best scientific researchers who regularly make ground-breaking discoveries, greatly adding to both Australian and global knowledge and capabilities.

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This is a large and diverse field. It is one of the few where most specialisations are still based on the pure academic disciplines. With that said, many programs and science departments now take on a more interdisciplinary approach, enabling scientists and students to apply a mix of scientific expertise to solve practical problems.

For more information about careers and education in this field, visit the Science and Technology Australia website.

If you are interested in this field, you should also look at related courses such as agriculture , computing and information technology , engineering and technology , environmental studies , mathematics , surveying , rehabilitation , medicine , pharmacy and veterinary science .