Bachelor of Science - Biological Sciences

Murdoch University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00125J

If you're passionate about biology, studying Biological Sciences will give you extensive training and experience across a broad range of topics. You'll explore life in all its forms from microorganisms to plants and animals, learning about their evolution, biochemistry, genetics, ecology and behaviour. You'll be encouraged to ask questions, make observations and solve problems in both laboratory and field settings. You'll learn the kind of analysis and observation skills that are in high demand from employers and have the opportunity to take on practical experience as part of your studies. You could get involved as a volunteer, enjoy industry seminars and workshops, or even study overseas as part of your degree.


To expand your career prospects even further, you can combine this degree with another major. Recommended majors include Conservation and Wildlife Biology, Environmental Science, Environmental Management and Sustainability, Molecular Biology or Marine Science. Other excellent combinations include Animal Health, Animal Science, Biomedical Science, Clinical Laboratory Science, Crop and Pasture Science or Forensic Biology and Toxicology.


  • Biological sciences

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Selection via ATAR
  • Or mature age entry via STAT
  • Or TAFE Certificate IV or higher
  • English language competency


Graduates are eligible for admission to a wide range of professional societies.

Study pathways

An Honours year is available for suitable applicants.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Perth campus No information available Yes No information available

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