Explore biology at a school ranked top in New Zealand for its research quality.

Our world-class staff can introduce you to biomedical science, biotechnology, conservation biology, evolutionary genetics, marine biology, New Zealand’s endangered species, reproductive biology and more.

You will also be exposed to opportunities to engage in ground-breaking international research and discovery.

World-leading research

Join our vibrant postgraduate research community.

Biological Sciences

Biological Science is the study of how living organisms work. Learn to apply this knowledge of living things to make life better for humans, and help the environment.

Available subjects

  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Cell and Molecular Bioscience
  • Molecular Microbiology
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Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical science is about innovative research into human health. Be at the forefront of discovery—from researching genetics and reproduction, to understanding the cellular and molecular structure of a disease, to searching for a cure.

Available subjects

  • Clinical Research
  • Biomedical Science
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Pathology
  • Molecular Pharmacology and Medicinal Chemistry
  • Human Genetics
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Environmental Sciences

Take your passion for the state of the natural and human world to the next level. Study Environmental Sciences at Victoria and make a difference by helping solve some of the world's major problems.

Available subjects

  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecological Restoration
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Conservation
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