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Bachelor of Science Monash University

4.08 out of 5 from 12 reviews
Bachelor Degree
Melbourne
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

If you want to make a difference, studying a science degree at Monash will give you the opportunity to learn from leading experts whose cutting-edge research is influencing the world's future.

The choice, flexibility and depth across the huge range of science disciplines available at Monash means that you will graduate with a degree unique to you, tailored to your individual expertise, interests and career aspirations.

The comprehensive range of majors, extended majors and minors on offer provides you with a broad education and allows you to explore varied interests before focusing in the one or two areas that most inspire you. However, if a particular field has always captivated you, you can choose it from the start.

Majors

Applied mathematics
Astrophysics
Atmospheric science
Biochemistry
Chemistry
Computational science
Developmental biology
Earth science
Ecology and...

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Careers

The course could lead you to rewarding careers in traditional science fields, or in areas as diverse as journalism and publishing, business research and analysis,...

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Additional Information

Your learning experience at Monash will take place in state-of-the-art teaching and learning spaces designed with you in mind, including the follow...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Science Monash University based on 12 reviews
Rating
4.08
Job prospects
3.0
Teachers
3.33
Course work
3.67
Time worthy
3.42
Money Worthy
3.42



Student Reviews

August 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: You can tailor the course to you're specific area of study and interest so you really enjoy what you study, as there are so many possible units to select from. The structure of each uni is also very well organised and flexible for busy timetables

Negatives: Often all assignments due are lined up in the same week...

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August 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: It is very flexible for people who want to try out different areas of science. From physics, microbiology, psychology, zoology, chemistry etc. But if you know what you want to specialize in, the course progression is easy to follow and there are many areas of interests to choose from. Lots of study activities to he...

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August 2018
Year completed 2008

Positives: This course allows you to major in a variety of fields relevant to scientific research.

Provided hands on experience in wet lab techniques that are relevant and crucial for laboratory work in current workplaces.

Sound overviews of Occupational Health and Safety (OH and S) policies and Good Laboratory practi...

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August 2018
Year completed 2009

Positives: The course provides a great introduction to a foundation science degree. It offered ample flexibility to select from a range of units, that lends the student to a career in various fields involving science. The course affords students the options to also select elective subjects from other faculties which provides ...

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July 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: there are a lot of pretty cool experiments each semester and It's easy to apply what you learn in class to your life eg. When I finished my immunology. Every time I get sick I can sort of figure out what's wrong with me and how can I recover faster

Negatives: The total weekly class time is too long. Others may h...

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May 2018
Year completed 2019

My course teaches a wide range of topics that provide engineers with the required and fundamental knowledge to become an engineer. It provides several real world scenario like tasks which benefits the students in the long run. However it's a very very time consuming and effort intensive course if you want to do well above ave...

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May 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: I can learn about very broad topics. and have the choice of my major at the end, which can stem anywhere. also monash have great science facilities

Negatives: It is very broad and for people that did sciences in year 12 it is a full repeat of the entire course, and also it does not have as many job opportunities...

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April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: The people, the free food

Negatives: No guidance whatsoever, not much external help, pressure and struggles to submit tasks, no help settling in

My advice to future students is: Defer.

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April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: I get to learn new things about the world

Negatives: i am very stressed with the heavy course content

My advice to future students is: To not take notes on everything only the importnt things and make sure to stay on top of things... it is easy to fall behind

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March 2018
Year completed 2016

There were new units specifically designed for my major. They were really interesting and hands on and excellently designed

Negative aspects was that some of the material was poorly presented for students without the proper background

My advice to future students is: Use all the facilities and help services available

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