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Bachelor of Science RMIT University

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

The Bachelor of Science is a flexible program allowing you to major in biology, biotechnology, chemistry, environmental science, food science or physics.

This program allows specialisation and/or generalisation and cross-disciplinary combinations of studies.

By tailoring your program through the elective courses you have the flexibility to combine your major field of study with a variety of other science courses.

You will be studying with leading researchers and industry leaders in state-of-the-art facilities allowing you to gain skills that are readily transferable to industry.

Practical experiences are fundamental to the program and you’ll get the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills to projects. You’ll also have access to state-of-the-art equipment to ensure you are job-ready when you graduate.


You can study an undergraduate qualification in science with a major in one of the following areas:


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Scientists use observation and analytical skills to research the world around us. They have strong problem-solving skills that are used to identify solutions to...

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Additional Information

You will have the opportunity to work on research projects and practical activities, often undertaken in collaboration with industry.

The final-...

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Student Reviews

June 2018
Year completed 2019

I'm majoring in Applied Finance.

Positives: I am undertaking this degree mostly online, with some practical intensives a few times a year. I love the online aspect of this degree which enables me to work and also be home with my children a lot more vs if I was attending 100% on campus. I love the variety of this degree, me...

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April 2018
Year completed 2020

I'm studying through Open Uni - because it is predominantly through Open Uni, it allows me to study and work full-time. It gives me flexibility. The course itself has given me great knowledge of particular subjects.

As Open Uni only offers one type of Applied Science I have had to do subjects I'm not interested in. I find ...

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April 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive- good job prospects, good facilities, good course content
Negative- highly disorganised, often poor teaching staff, little additional help

My advice to future students is: Engage with RMIT help services to get the most out of your course. Sometimes course coordinators and demostrators do not provide enough help f...

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February 2018
Year completed 2016

As there was only a small number of people in my course it was really beneficial to go through the course together and be able to help one another. Small classes meant more one on one time with tutors, so deeper understanding. Lecturers were often those in the field that had vast experience, however their communication skills...

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