Students who excel in Life Sciences can undertake an honours research year in a related field after completing their degree. This is a useful pathway to postgraduate study, especially in health and medical fields.
Learn With the Best
UNSW Faculty of Science is at the forefront of exciting new scientific developments. We are renowned for our exciting research and teaching excellence.
Our mission is to provide innovative academic programs that are relevant to Australian and International students.
The Life Sciences degree is taught on UNSW’s Sydney campus. Here you’ll find state-of-the-art facilities in the new Biological Sciences building, which houses flexible research laboratories and advanced specialised equipment.
You can choose from the following majors to specialise within a specific subject area:
Kickstart Your Career
Studying a Bachelor of Life Sciences opens a wide range of rewarding career opportunities. Our graduates are working in higher education, conservation and government roles. They’re also employed in commercial enterprises across medical, pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetics, food and beverage industries.
What Our Students Say
“The great thing about coming to UNSW is first-of-all, the atmosphere. People are friendly and really supportive, you have great facilities, the weather’s great, and you can’t beat that”
- Karl Shamlaye, Science student alumnus
Find Out More
You can find more information on this degree including entry requirements on the UNSW Degree Finder.