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The University of New South Wales is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities. It is situated in Kensington, New South Wales, and is ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide.  With more than 50,000 students from over 120 countries, it is one of Australia’s most cosmopolitan universities and is renowned for the quality of its graduates.

Undergraduate and postgraduate options in BABS

The School BABS offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in the modern life sciences to cater for the variety of career paths that students may wish to pursue. The exceptional standard of education within our degree programs is provided by dedicated and experienced staff, with access to the latest scientific equipment and technologies.

UNSW focuses on the interdisciplinary approach to research and training. BABS staff have an international reputation for research in biotechnology, genomics, proteomics, cell biology, genetics, bioinformatics, medical bacteriology, virology and bioprocess engineering, and have established collaborative links with industry in Australia and overseas.

Undergraduate degrees

  • Bachelor Degrees
    Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree programs are available to qualified students and cater for a wide array of interests and career paths.

  • Honours Degree
    Applications for the 4th Year Honours program may be made by students who have completed a 3 year degree with a credit or better average. This includes students from universities other than UNSW.

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Postgraduate degrees

The School of BABS offers qualified students combined research and coursework programs: Graduate Diploma and Master of Philosophy; and research-only programs: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Science (MSc) by research.

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Career Paths

UNSW is regularly ranked in the top group for all measures for graduate employment. BABS alumni exhibit enormous diversity in careers they have undertaken and the various industries they have ultimately worked in. Click here to review a list of possible career paths after obtaining a qualification from BABS.

Other Information

contact us

For undergraduate queries, please contact the Biosciences Student Office.

For postgraduate queries, please contact the Postgrad Admin Officer at the BABS School Office.