Dream of making the next scientific discovery?

Download our study area guide and see where a science degree from Deakin can take you.

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You can confidently choose Deakin

Deakin’s online courses are recognised by industry, recommended by your peers and will make you a highly sought-after graduate.

250+

ONLINE COURSES

60,000+

ONLINE STUDENTS

Victoria’s #1

UNIVERSITY FOR COURSE SATISFACTION³

Top-ranking

UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICE⁴

Where could a Deakin degree take you?

Find out what science course is right for you.

Find your course

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+6,500 medical laboratory scientists
+4,000 environmental scientists
+2,700 science technicians
+1,500 food and wine chemists

Want a career of impact and discovery?

Jobs for natural and physical science professionals are in demand with roles expected to grow by 19.7% or 25,500 new jobs by 2033.⁵ Whether you’re examining evidence in our purpose-built crime scene house, or getting hands-on in our state-of-the-art labs, you’ll gain job-ready practical skills.

Our interactive learning platform brings the classroom to you

Study online and take full control over how you study.
You can study online and on-campus, too.

Flexible online learning

Our flexible degrees let you continue your career while you study. You can learn at your own pace, when and where it suits you, without compromising quality or support.

  • 80%

    of Deakin students found studying had a positive impact on their career.

  • 90%

    of graduates say they’d recommend studying at Deakin to family, friends or colleagues.⁷

Where could a science degree from Deakin take you?

Graduate ready for your future career through wide-ranging practical laboratory experiences. Plus, develop transferable soft skills such as communication, critical thinking, digital literacy and teamwork.

Savannah Stoiloudis 141X141

Savannah Stoiloudis

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Medical Scientist, Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

A great introduction into basic laboratory skills and techniques. I especially liked the opportunity to choose my majors and my own path.

Luchuan 141X141

Lu Chuan

Master of Science

Data Scientist, Insurance Australia Group

Deakin is a great place to learn, at a great location, with really helpful teachers. My favourite place was the PhD study room!

Lakshmi Vittal 141X141

Lakshmi Vittal

Doctor of Philosophy

Senior Quality Associate, Syntro Health

I work at an investigational medicinal product manufacturer and consulting company. Deakin provided strong research-oriented skill set, good communication and networking skills.

Graduate ready for the jobs of tomorrow

You can confidently choose Deakin — for the past 40 years we’ve been perfecting distance and online learning.

Ready to launch a career you love?

Download our study area guide and see where a science degree from Deakin can take you.

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Entry criteria

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 How to apply 

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