Biological Science


Biological Science is the study of life and living organisms. It brings together and makes use of many areas of science and encompasses all aspects of plant and animal biology including how they interrelate with each other and interact in and with the environment. The importance of the study of Biological Science cannot be overemphasised in a world where the environments, on which plants and animals depend, are under constant threat.

People with training in the biological sciences work in many areas related to the conservation and understanding of the environment and natural resources. Biologists are employed in industries, companies and government departments involved in areas such as agriculture, animal care, horticulture, land and water conservation, fire management, aquaculture and pollution control. Other roles include policy advisors, journalists, waste managers and environment consultants.

Studying Biological Science at UNSW

The study of Biological Science at UNSW is primarily through the School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences ( Please refer to the table below for a list of research programs available at UNSW.

Biological Science can be studied in the following Programs 

Program Code & Name At the Level of Stream
1435 Biological Science Research BIOSBR1435
1499 PhD Research (Life Sciences) Research BIOSBR1499
2475 Science Research BIOSBR2475
2485 Biological Science Research BIOSBR2485

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