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Befitting the University’s place among the top universities on the planet, our academics produce research which changes lives, and life as we know it. We are committed to solving problems through big picture and applied scientific research, to better health, and to the sustainable, secure and equitable use of resources around the world.

Our students learn from these world-class researchers, as do Australia’s policy-makers ­— with our expertise and influence extending to our Canberra neighbours, leaders in government and industry, and beyond.

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Undergraduate degrees

We offer a vast range of undergraduate programs and courses to spark whatever interest you have in science.

Start with a contemporary science degree

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Postgraduate coursework degrees

Extend your scientific knowledge with a masters degree to become an advanced professional in your field.

Gain a competitive edge in your career

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Research degrees

Explore a research topic in depth in a Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy or professional doctorate. 

Join our vibrant research community

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  • Visit the Coral Reef

    If you like your education to involve a healthy dose of adventure, the Coral Reef Field Studies course is for you.

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  • Even scientists can join the circus

    Lisa Stojanovski never thought she would be setting her hands on fire for a university degree.

    See her other circus tricks

  • Master of Biotechnology

    Study alongside our leading researchers, working on issues of global importance.

    Find out what you'll learn

Student experience

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Global learning

Go on short courses overseas or a 12 month exchange. You’ll return with an awareness of global issues to become a well-rounded graduate.

Take on the experience of a lifetime

Field trips

Develop practical research skils on-site at our field trips in Australia and around the world.

Browse available trips

Student blog

Find out what studying science at ANU is about through first-hand accounts from our students.

Read our students' stories

Internships

An internship is your opportunity to work in an organisation on an agreed project for a semester.

Browse available opportunities