We believe science will impact every job, industry and country in the world. There are no limits to the possibilities of what scientific discoveries your thinking could lead. Science is securing our future, and the career options are as vast as science itself.
Where could a science degree take you?
As part of the next generation of scientists, you’ll be integral to solving the world’s biggest sustainability and social-wellbeing challenges. Many of Murdoch’s free-thinkers are leading breakthroughs that change the world as we know it. They’ve developed genetic therapies to treat motor neuron disease, discovered new species, and investigated how farmers can help to reduce heatwaves.
With a degree in science, you can pursue a career that explores the working of the natural world, save and change lives in medical, molecular or health sciences, or discover more about the physical world.
Gain industry experience
Over eight weeks of industry placements on farms and agriculture research programs across WA.
Work out in the field
Gain practical experience through regular fieldwork and in the bushland reserves on campus, or embark on a 7-day field trip on board STS Leeuwin II.
Why study science at Murdoch?
You will undertake fieldwork in our on-campus ‘living laboratories’ and create new materials for the medical, engineering, energy and telecommunications sectors in our advanced nanotechnology labs.
We are the only university in WA to offer Veterinary Science where you will learn at our on-campus farm, veterinary hospital, equine centre and high-tech teaching surgery.
Explore our science courses
Learn about the power of genetics and molecular biology to solve some of the world’s biggest issues.
Prepare to address the environmental challenges arising from how and where we choose to live.