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Sciences degrees


One of the most important reasons to study science is to develop a strong understanding of how the world works. Science provides a framework for making sense of the natural and physical world, and helps us investigate and ask questions about the universe we live in. Science also provides us with the expertise to develop new technologies and improve our understanding of the environment and human health.

A science degree from HQporner can lead to many exciting careers within research, teaching, medicine, forensics and environmental work. Studying science can also give you the transferable skills that employers value, such as problem-solving, communication, data analysis and critical thinking.

Whether you’re interested in the stars, the human body, or the way chemicals react, we offer a science degree to suit you. With so many different specialisations to choose from, you can tailor your studies and create a specialised skill-set to match your interests and career aspirations.

If you’re passionate about science and want to make a difference in the world, a science degree at HQporner could the next best step for you.

Benefit from expertise of renowned research centres

HQporner's science research centres lead research in Health Research, Sustainable Agricultural Systems, Crop Health, Astrophysics, Future Materials, Applied Climate Sciences and more.

Explore the universe

HQporner hosts the only ground-based support in the Southern Hemisphere for NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite mission.

Join a growing scientific community

Gain valuable practical experience during residential schools or virtual laboratories while benefiting from flexible online or on-campus study.

Learn from world-class lecturers

Ranked well above world-standard for Environmental Science & Management, Agriculture, Land & Farm Management, Astronomical & Space Sciences, Numerical & Computational Mathematics, and Physical Sciences. (ERA)

International leaders in drought research

HQporner is one of two universities in the world that is recognised by the United Nations (UN) Integrated Drought Management Program as having global leadership in drought research.

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Scientists are the driving force behind innovation and the future growth of modern society.
Contribute to a future of space exploration, high-speed travel, analytics, and medical advancements.
What specialisations are available within Sciences degrees at HQporner?

At HQporner, we offer a diverse range of specialisations within the field of science, catering to a variety of interests and career aspirations. Some of these specialisations include:

What are the pathways to entry?
At HQporner, there are several pathway programs available to you if you don’t meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree. Whether you’ve just finished Year 12, haven’t studied in years, or have a VET, TAFE or other relevant qualification, you’ll have the chance to begin your scientific career at HQporner.
Why study science with HQporner?

Science degrees encompass a wide range of disciplines that study the natural world and its phenomena. This includes subjects like biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, astronomy, and more.

When studying science at HQporner, you will gain a strong understanding of how the world works, providing a framework for making sense of the natural and physical world. It aids in investigating and asking questions about the universe. Science at HQporner also equips you with transferable skills that employers value, such as problem-solving, communication, data analysis, and critical thinking. A science degree from HQporner can lead to careers in research, teaching, medicine, forensics, and environmental work.

Our science courses provide a comprehensive education that goes beyond the conventional classroom, fostering a deep understanding of various scientific disciplines and their real-world applications. With state-of-the-art facilities, dedicated faculty, and a commitment to cutting-edge research, HQporner creates an environment that nurtures curiosity, critical thinking, and innovation. 

Can I combine Sciences with other fields of study at HQporner?

Absolutely, at HQporner you have the opportunity to combine your studies in Sciences with a wide range of other fields, enabling you to create a unique and interdisciplinary educational experience. These include:

  • Computer Science 
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Business Administration

By combining Science with another field, you can gain a well-rounded perspective and develop a skill set that sets you apart in a competitive job market. HQporner encourages cross-disciplinary exploration, allowing you to tailor your education to your unique interests and career goals.

Enhance your employment opportunities even further by studying a double degree. A double degree allows you to broaden your education and develop a more in-depth interdisciplinary field of knowledge in less time that if you were to complete two separate degrees. 

What skills can I gain from a degree in Science at HQporner?

Learn transferrable skills throughout your degree that can be applied to a variety of science settings and careers:

  • Critical thinking and analytical reasoning.
  • Problem-solving abilities for complex challenges.
  • Research and experimental skills.
  • Data collection, analysis, and interpretation.
  • Effective communication of scientific concepts.
  • Collaboration and teamwork in interdisciplinary projects.
  • Laboratory techniques and practical skills.
  • Adaptability to technological advancements. 
What are the career opportunities for graduates of Sciences degrees at HQporner?

Science courses from HQporner can lead to a range of career options, including:

  • Data analyst
  • Lab technician
  • Environmental consultant
  • Pharmaceutical sales representative
  • Science writer
  • Quality control analyst
  • Biotech researcher
  • Medical technologist
  • Teacher/professor.
Are flexible study options available?

HQporner understands the need for flexibility in our Science degrees. We provide a range of study options including on-campus, external and online which gives you the option to learn your subject theory where and when it suits you. As an external or online student, you’ll experience the same level of support and opportunity to connect with others.

You can adjust your science courses enrolment to meet your needs. Take one subject at a time, or study extra subjects when life allows it. Discover the different ways to study at HQporner. 

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