Bachelor of Biological Science Deakin University

4.25 out of 5 from 4 reviews
Bachelor Degree
Melbourne
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Study life in all its forms, from microbes to plants and animals while learning about animal and plant biology, microbiology, genetics, molecular cell biology, biogeography and evolution. This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to tackle the biological challenges of the 21st century, mainly around the environment and climate change, with a focus on experimental design and the Australian biota, and is perfect for people who are passionate about flora and fauna both big and small.

This course qualifies you to become a well-rounded, modern biologist with a knowledge of microbes, plants and animals, and the interactions these have with one another and their environments.

This course provides you with opportunities to gain real-life experience in your chosen profession and to study overseas. The Industry-Based Learning placement will allow you to apply knowledge gained in your course, experience workplace culture and practices, explore career options, and develop a professional network before you graduate.

Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
Careers

You will have the opportunity to be employed in a wide range of areas including primary industries, wildlife biology, the general health and medical industry...

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Additional Information
The course includes a compulsory professional practice unit that requires you to undertake at least 80 hours of work experience in a course-related host organisation


Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Biological Science Deakin University based on 4 reviews
Rating
4.25
Job prospects
4.25
Teachers
4.5
Course work
4.5
Time worthy
4.75
Money Worthy
4.75



Student Reviews

June 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: Really enjoy coursework, the subjects interest me, I enjoy the content of the subjects and the information the provide and the way it’s laid out

Negatives: None, really

My advice to future students is: Specify the direction you want to head in in your first year

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June 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: This course allows you to explore all aspects of biology like microbiology, animal biology, human biology and plant biology. This allows us to experience the different types and be able to decide which we like best roo focus on later on.

Also because its a broader degree we have a chance to get greater opportuni...

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June 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: It is broad, follows a logical plan, I get to explore things that interest me and I get to learn from passionate teachers

Negatives: A few of the units seem unnecessary, and the workload is large

My advice to future students is: Look at the course outline and pay extra attention in units that will be repeated...

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June 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: There are a lot of activities i would have never done, like dissections of interesting animals, experiences that i would have never experienced, and knowledge that i would have never thought i would find so interesting, knowledge that is as little as leaning how to properly use a microscope

Negatives: It can be ...

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