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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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  • Stellar Astrophysics

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    Understand the properties and principles that underpin Stellar Astrophysics through this online unit from Swinburne University.
  • Bachelor of Science (Physics and Nanotechnology)

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    Complete the Bachelor of Science (Physics and Nanotechnology) course online or on campus and take your specialist skills to any number of professional fields, from communication to space exploration.

  • Tools of Modern Astronomy

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    Tools of Modern Astronomy is a comprehensive unit covering the different techniques employed in observational astronomy, delivered online by Swinburne University.
  • 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.
  • Graduate Certificate in Science

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    The Graduate Certificate in Science enables you to expand on your undergraduate study program in a specific field of study: biochemistry, biodiversity, biomedical science, chemistry, genetics, mathematics, physical sciences, statistics or zoology.

  • Graduate Diploma of Science (Astronomy)

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    The Graduate Diploma of Science (Astronomy) online course by Swinburne University will provide an education in fundamental concepts and theories in astronomy.

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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