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Dual Major

Biophysics

Bachelor of Science

Biophysics sits at the crossroads of biology, physics and chemistry.

As a student in this major, you'll study core courses that cover areas like physics, chemistry, neuroscience, physiology, biochemistry and structural biology.

Graduates gain interdisciplinary training, which means you can adapt to a variety of working environments, from universities and research centres to industry and government.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for physics and astronomy

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland 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:

  • Biochemistry and molecular biology researcher
  • Postdoctoral research fellow
  • Senior research and innovation scientist
  • Exercise physiologist

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
  • Laboratory work
  • Seminars

What you'll study

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

  • Foundations of Biophysics
  • Perspectives in Physics Research
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Biology
  • Integrative Cell & Tissue Biology