scientific knowledge

You’ve never been good at accepting ‘because’ for an answer. Curious minds aren’t satisfied by assumptions. Complex issues raise new questions and keep life interesting. Study at UOW will help you reach your own evidence-based conclusions that advance scientific knowledge and propel the human race forward. Review your study options below.

How will you advance scientific knowledge?

Maths student working out formula on transparent board Maths, physics & chemistry
Medical science student conducting lab experiment holding test samples Medical Science
Engineering student works in a laboratory Engineering
Mooting law Law

Meet Siobhan

When I started my degree I expected to be taught to do certain things but instead it taught me a way of thinking, and to be more focussed on problem solving. Siobhan Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) (Dean’s Scholar) – Bachelor of Exercise Science. Current PhD Candidate.

Stories to inspire you

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Crowd protesting against lockout laws Evidence-based law making
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Meet Jordan

Medical science provides the strong foundation to be able to help people in whatever medical career I’d like to follow. Jordan Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences (Honours) (Dean's Scholar)

See where your degree could take you

Your interest in advancing scientific knowledge and expanding our understanding of the world around us could lead to a fullfilling and productive career, with opportunities across the public and private sectors, and in commercial as well as academic applications.

No matter your path, your UOW degree is appreciated by employers; UOW is consistently rated in the world's top 200 by global employers (QS Graduate Employability rankings). Here are just some of the careers you could pursue:

  • Architectural engineer
  • Barrister
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Biomedical researcher
  • Computer scientist
  • Computer systems engineer
  • Civil engineer
  • Construction manager
  • Criminal defence lawyer
  • Data analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Dietitian
  • Electronics engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Environmental lawyer
  • Exercise scientist / physiologist
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Health worker
  • In-house legal adviser
  • Industry health worker
  • Intellectual property lawyer
  • Laboratory technician
  • Legal consultant
  • Magistrate
  • Materials scientist
  • Mathematic modeller
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Metallurgist
  • Mining engineer
  • Network engineer
  • Nutritionist
  • Production engineer
  • Prosecutor
  • Registered nurse
  • Research officer
  • Rehabilitation specialist
  • Risk manager
  • Software engineer
  • Solicitor
  • Sports rehabilitator
  • Sports scientist
  • Statistician
  • Structural engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Telecommunications engineer
  • Transport engineer
  • Water quality manager
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