The University of Newcastle, Australia


If you’re interested in investigating and experimenting to learn more about living organisms, a Biology major is for you. You’ll gain an understanding of the fundamentals of biology including plant and animal biology, cell and molecular biology, plus genetics and evolution.

Building on your in-depth knowledge of the basic principles of biology, you’ll have the opportunity to explore different areas of interest – focusing your studies on different courses to specialise in an area that most suits your career plans.

Potential job opportunities for biology graduates include animal biologist, biochemist, botanist/plant scientist, environmental/ecological biologist, pathology assistant or research assistant.

Biology is a 80 unit major, specific courses can be found in the program handbook.

The Biology major within the Bachelor of Science is only available at our Newcastle (Callaghan) campus.