Course code: #B-SCI
These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.
|Term start & deadline||Deadline|
It took 13 years and $1 billion to sequence the first human genome.
Today, thanks to recent advances in biochemistry and molecular biology, you only need a few thousand dollars, and you’ll get the results tomorrow.
In this major at The University of Melbourne, you’ll develop your understanding of biological processes and biomolecules.
And, of course, you’ll spend lots of time in the lab developing the skills you need to work in this field.
You will build the knowledge and hands-on skills needed in many rapidly advancing fields, such as medical research and biotechnology.
Careers await in medical and pharmaceutical research, the biotechnology industry, or developing and producing specialised laboratory equipment and reagents.
Helping you into the workforce
Your opportunities include:
|Cost of living||1 person||$8,724|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$19,700|
There are 3 options for language pathways:
1- The University of Melbourne English Language Bridging Program (UMELBP)
These programs provide a direct English language pathway for international students to many of Melbourne's undergraduate courses.
2- Academic English language program
Hawthorn-Melbourne offers academic English language programs that can help you to satisfy Melbourne University's English language requirements.
Minimum English level
Prepares you for
|General English||Beginner level|
English for Academic Purposes 1
English at work
|English for Academic Purposes 1||IELTS 4.5 (writing 4.5, no band less than 4.0)||English for Academic Purposes 2|
|English for Academic Purposes 2||IELTS 5.0 (writing 5.0, no band less than 4.5)Upper-Intermediate|
|English for High School 1||Pre-Intermediate to Intermediate level English||High School in Victoria|
|English for High School 2||Upper-Intermediate to Advanced level English||High School in Victoria|
|IELTS Preparation||IELTS 5.5 (writing 5.5, no band less than 5.0)|
Intensive Academic Preparation (IAP)
|Intensive Academic Preparation (IAP)||IELTS 6.0 (writing 6.0, no band less than 5.5)|
|University of Melbourne English Language Bridging Program Preparation (UMELBP Prep)||IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)||Certain courses at the University of Melbourne|
|University of Melbourne English Language Bridging Program (UMELBP)||This varies depending on the University of Melbourne faculty.||Certain coursUpper-Intermediatethe es at University of Melbourne|
|English for Business||Upper-Intermediate to Advanced level English||English in a professional or business environment.|
3- Packaged offers
The packaged offer requires you to complete a 10 or 20-week course at Hawthorn-Melbourne (depending on your IELTS score) before commencing your undergraduate degree.
One of the following:
Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English/English Language/ Literature or at least 30 in EAL, and at least 25 in Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics, and in one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics; OR
A study score of at least 25 in English/English. Language/Literature or at least 30 in EAL, and at least 25 in both Mathematical Methods and Specialist Mathematics.
CBSE All India Senior School Certificate (AISSC) / CISCE Indian School Certificate (ISC) 75%
Indian State Board Examinations 80%
English, Mathematics and one Biology, Chemistry or Physics
As a guide, a minimum average of 70% or equivalent is required for entry based on a study completed at the university level.
You can satisfy subject prerequisites by taking some studies or tests through the University of Melbourne's Community Access Program (CAP).
The University of Melbourne accepts many foundation studies programs as entry pathways to its undergraduate courses.
Trinity College Foundation Studies (TCFS) has helped students successfully transition from school in their home country to the University of Melbourne.
Graduates of Trinity College Foundation Studies are guaranteed a place in the University of Melbourne course of their choice if they satisfy the prerequisites and meet the required scores.
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