Studying Biology you will learn about living organisms, their life cycles and adaptations. You will use the latest tools and techniques with exposure to the discipline of biological science’s strong research focus, both in and out of the laboratory. At the University we have specialists in Animal Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Plant Biology.

Career examples

  • Animal Biologist
  • Biochemist
  • Biologist
  • Plant Scientist


  1. Bachelor of Biotechnology
  2. Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours)
  3. Bachelor of Coastal and Marine Science
  4. Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management
  5. Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
  6. Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition
  7. Bachelor of Psychological Science
  8. Bachelor of Science
  9. Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
  10. Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  11. Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.