Why study with the School of BioSciences?
Ranked #1 in Australia for biological sciences, we are counted among the world’s best institutions by number of citations, international awards and grant success.
Supported by state-of-the-art laboratories, teaching facilities, and nationally recognised museum collections, our students enjoy an extraordinary perspective into ecology, evolution, molecular and cellular biology.
Discover how you can study biological science: through a major or elective in the Bachelor of Science, or one of our many breadth pathways.
Pursue your interests with our specialised masters degrees, offering unique pathways to the workforce or a PhD.
Build your research career and become an expert in your field with a biological science research project.
Scholarships, awards and prizes
The University of Melbourne has one of the most generous scholarship programs in Australia. With over 1200 scholarships and prizes available for new and current students, it's more than likely there is one that you're eligible for either when you start your course or during your studies.