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A career in science can open up a fascinating world of research and discover for you. Science encompasses many disciplines, from biology to chemistry, astronomy, physics, meteorology, zoology, and much more. And check out our range of articles and other career resources to help you make your path to success as smooth as possible.

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  • Fundamentals of Mathematics

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    If you never studied mathematics in your senior high school years, this online unit will give you the fundamentals you need to take on maths subjects at university level.
  • Chemistry of Materials 1

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    Chemistry of Materials 1 is provided by RMIT University and will introduce you to the fundamental principles of university-level chemistry.
  • Statistical Practice 1

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    This online Statistical Practice 1 unit from Swinburne University of Technology concentrates predominantly on concepts rather than mathematical theory.
  • Research Design

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    Swinburne University’s Research Design unit delivers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary study of survey research and data collection.
  • Introduction to Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics

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    Introduction to Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics provides a comprehensive overview of these three fields of applied sciences.
  • Energy Studies Project

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    FEE-HELP

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    Energy Studies Project is an online unit provided by Murdoch University that consists of an in-depth research project into a specific area of interest.

Science news & views

Jobs Australia 2014: Where are the jobs in the ACT?

With a large number of public sector jobs set to get the chop, where will the jobs be in the ACT? The Jobs Australia 2014 report from the ABS investigates the opportunities won and lost for the nation’s most highly educated workforce.

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High school students abandoning maths and science

A recent Sydney University study has found that HSC students are losing interest in maths and science.

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Study to earn more in 2014

PayScale’s Wage Index has shown that, against all the odds, media and publishing employees can expect more in their pay packets.

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Three career lessons from Breaking Bad

We take a look at what career lessons you can learn from AMC's Breaking Bad, from meth to morality, and everything in between.

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Science sample resumes & cover letters

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