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Dual Major

Computational Science and Genetics

Bachelors of Computer Science/Science

Be involved in processes leading to exciting discoveries in areas as diverse as human medicine, agriculture, conservation biology and biotechnology.

You could also contribute to solving significant challenges in genetics.

Graduates can find work in industries ranging from ecology and genome research, diagnostic or research laboratories to medicine and agriculture.

Highlights

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:

  • Gene technologies scientist
  • Clinical scientist
  • Bioinformatician
  • Microscopy facility manager

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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Meet the expert: Exploring environmental science with Associate Professor Ron Johnstone
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Meet the expert: Exploring environmental science with Associate Professor Ron Johnstone

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Meet the expert: Exploring engineering and computing with Dr Jiwon Kim
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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

What you'll study

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

  • Introduction to Bioinfomatics
  • Visualization & Graphics
  • Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine
  • Genomics & Bioinformatics

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