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Study life processes and the structure, function, growth, evolution and distribution of living organisms.

Explore solutions to issues in the global agriculture, health and medicine sectors, and the management of sensitive environments.

When you select Biology as your BAdvSc(Hons) major you'll specialise in one of the sub-disciplines of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Ecology, Genetics, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Plant Science or Zoology.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for biological sciences

QS World University Rankings 2020

44 in the world for biological sciences

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Biochemist
  • Microbiologist
  • Plant scientist
  • Marine biologist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Fieldwork
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Advanced Theory and Practice in Science
  • Genes, Cells & Evolution
  • Global Challenges in Biology
  • Cells to Organisms

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