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Bachelor of Science University of Melbourne

4.28 out of 5 from 32 reviews
Ranked #25 in our University Rankings
Bachelor Degree
Melbourne
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

At Melbourne, high academic standards and a focus on developing well-rounded individuals mean that Bachelor of Science graduates are equipped with the problem-solving, quantitative and collaborative skills prized by employers.

The Bachelor of Science is also an ideal pathway to graduate professional entry programs in health sciences, engineering, and information technology (IT), and the shortest pathway to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Melbourne. These are just some of the reasons to choose the Bachelor of Science. Other reasons include:

Majors

Agricultural Science, Animal Health and Disease, Animal Science and Management, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bioengineering Systems, Biotechnology, Cell...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Science University of Melbourne based on 32 reviews
Rating
4.28
Job prospects
3.81
Teachers
4.19
Course work
4.34
Time worthy
4.06
Money Worthy
4.03



Student Reviews

August 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: clear explanation

Negatives: not that practical

My advice to future students is: for research the uni is pretty good but for practicality, other uni is better

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August 2018
Year completed 2019

Have chance to choose whatever subjects you want and keep options open. Subjects are difficult and need to work at very high standard to achieve good score.

My advice to future students is: Have an idea of what you want to do

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August 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: Very helpful people and helpful facilities. Structure of course is also suitable for anyone interested

Negatives: None

My advice to future students is: Be motivated, and actually like what youre studying

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July 2018
Year completed 2014

Positives: 1. The lecturers were great and were always supportive. They were knowledgeable and even if you needed some extra time to see them to ask questions, they were willing to help out
2. There is a great balance of theory and practice so that you graduate with well rounded knowledge
3. The course is flexible and allow...

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July 2018
Year completed 2008

I completed commerce and a systems double degree.

Positives: Students are given the autonomy and freedom to decide their course of major and there are adequate breadth subjects for students to pursue other minor interests as well.

Negatives: Tutors who are from mainland china with very poor command of English. Some of t...

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July 2018
Year completed 2016

I majored in Environmental Science.

Positives: A lot of practical experience involved in this course so it isn't just completely theory

Negatives: There is a large number of international students due to the popularity of property development overseas. As a result, group assignments become difficult.

My advice to fut...

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July 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: The content is interesting and there is a broad range of subjects to choose from (especially breadths).

Negatives: The organisation of some subjects isn't great, but you get used to it.

My advice to future students is: To enroll in this course but to ensure that work is done as soon as you receive it, and don...

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July 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: The maths and stats aspects are brilliant, with really elegant work, and the extra-curricular possibilities such as the In2Science program are very good.

Negatives: The main physics subjects can be a bit broad and dry, covering a lot of the same areas as the HSC

My advice to future students is: Make sure to s...

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July 2018
Year completed 2008

I majored in Computer Systems

Positives: It is not too technical at the same time not too business focus. Prospective students will learn basic/logic of programming, different technologies, as well as theories of computer and software development management. During my study and in the early years of my work experience,...

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July 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: 1.Gain a broad range of knowledge in your preferred Science fields
2. Well-established course structures and syllabus
3. Interesting lab experiences
4. Encourage both individual self-learning as well as collective learning
5. Supportive lecturers, coordinators and staff members

Negatives: None.

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