The Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences course is taught at the university.
In the Bachelor of Science, the University of Melbourne utilises the expertise of teachers from a broad range of backgrounds, including technology and engineering areas. The scientific thought process is just as important as the principles that are studied, and graduates have many career options open them upon graduation, including in manufacturing, construction, mining, banking and finance, health and scientific research.
After completing Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences, there are career opportunities in the atmospheric and marine environment, in government roles such as with the Bureau of Meteorology or with the CSIRO, as well as in environmental management and the aerospace industry. Life science employment is growing, with good job prospects predicated for 2014-15.
The average wage for a scientist in Austraila per annum is $76,058, and after this it varies depending on the area of specialisation.