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Science courses

Unearth a better future

Choose a speciality or career

Study science online and investigate innovative and evidence-based solutions to improve the world around you. Whether your passion lies in the environment, biology, chemistry or astronomy, studying a course in science will equip you with the tools to devise solutions and make a meaningful difference.

Grow an appreciation for laboratory, field research or explore the origins and evolution of life on Earth.

Make discoveries, devise solutions, forge breakthroughs, solve equations, challenge existing beliefs, save energy, experiment. Discover the undiscovered.

Peter studied biotechnology with RMIT University through Open Universities Australia

Science subjects

Plant the seeds for a budding career in a growing field

Study science and open up a world of opportunities across a range of industries.


Improve your career prospects when you study through OUA and get accreditation from some of Australia’s peak, reputable organisations.

Australian Institute of Biology (AIB)
The AIB represents biology professionals throughout Australia. They promote education and research in biology, and speak on behalf of biologists with government and other organisations.


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