Bachelor of Biosecurity Science

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Combine your interests in Agriculture, Animals and Plants with Science in a rewarding and practical career in Biosecurity.  Become equipped with the knowledge to:

  • Protect our farms, livestock and crops from pests and disease
  • Help prevent the invasion of weeds and feral animals in the natural environment
  • Protect people and the community from animal diseases that can affect humans


Box Hill Institute offers the only dedicated undergraduate biosecurity course in Australia and it is run in association with Box Hill Institute’s Biosecurity Centre of Excellence.

The VCE prerequisites are: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English; and a study score of at least 20 in any Mathematics.

Find out more about the specialised subjects on offer, and more about the course in general at Bachelor of Biosecurity Science.