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Gain a fundamental understanding in areas such as biology, chemistry, physics as well as the geological processes that have shaped our planet today. 

In this study area you will develop an understanding of important science concepts and processes, the practices used to develop scientific knowledge, of science’s contribution to our culture and society, and its applications in our lives.

Highlights

23 in the world for education

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for natural science

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:

  • Teacher
  • School curriculum adviser
  • Education adviser
  • Primary school teacher

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Laboratory work

What you'll study

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

  • Genes, Cells & Evolution
  • Chemistry 1
  • Planet Earth: The Big Picture
  • Physical Basis of Biological Systems

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