Science is an important field that involves investigating, understanding, and explaining the natural, physical world and the universe. It progresses humanity towards new and extraordinary developments, from cures for disease to technological advances.
Scientific work involves exploring and analysing ideas and gathering evidence by way of observation, investigation, research and collaboration to develop scientific knowledge, understanding, and explanations.
Science is a diverse field, covering everything from the human body to animals, nature and the universe. You can study many subjects, from chemistry to biology, or specialise in one field such as human nutrition, marine life, forensic science and more.
Studying science helps you gain a better understanding of the world and promotes problem-solving and decision-making in many areas of life.