The University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science (major in Plant Science)

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

Through this major you’ll develop a comprehensive knowledge of the biology of plants, from cells and molecules to evolution and the environment. You’ll also learn field and laboratory skills used in plant science. You’ll explore how plants’ solar-powered food and oxygen factories work, and delve into issues such as how plants respond to climate change, the diversity of marine organisms and ecosystems, genomics and proteomics, and the evolution and ecology of Australian flora.

Standard entry requirements

You’ll complete this major as part of a Bachelor of Science degree. In your first and second years you will complete the subjects that are prerequisites for your major, including biology and plant science. In your third year, you will complete 50 points (four subjects) of deep and specialised study in your chosen area of plant science. This is a flexible major: you’ll be able to select your major subjects from a wide range.

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  • ATAR: 85

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