Science and Engineering

Why science and engineering at QUT?

Our international accreditation, unique courses, and strong industry and research partnerships ensure that we are one of the most highly sought after faculties in Australia. We prepare you to become part of a sought-after global workforce.

Cutting-edge courses

We work closely with industry when designing our courses to ensure we meet changing industry trends and demands, and so our students are eligible for admission to professional associations when they graduate.

Our courses

World-standard research

We're helping to provide global solutions to significant challenges in our research areas, and have been recognised for our world-standard research in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015 report.

Our strong collaborative partnerships with industry and government include Bechtel, Brisbane Airport Corporation, CSIRO, Schlumberger and Woolworths, and our research students work alongside world-class experts in some of Australia's key cooperative research centres and institutions.

Work experience opportunities

Our innovative Work Integrated Learning program ensures our students engage with workplaces while gaining credit towards their degree. We have student-run activities in areas including:

  • formula racing
  • aerospace
  • international aid
  • transportation
  • women in engineering.

Work experience opportunities

Leading industry connections

We offer strategic partnerships across research, including consultancy and expert services, professional development and student programs. We have longstanding relationships with industry partners like Brisbane Airport Corporation, Boeing, Shell and SAP.

Industry and community

State-of-the-art facilities

We house the latest high-tech equipment and software in our laboratories and workshops, including our mechatronics lab and design fabrication lab, to provide our students with an excellent hands-on learning experience.

The QUT Science and Engineering Centre is the university's largest investment in science and engineering infrastructure. The centre's dynamic design features collaborative and innovative learning and research environments, including The Cube, one of the world's largest one of the world's largest digital labs and interactive learning and display spaces.

High-level learning support

Our support groups, staff and networks are here to help with your studies, and provide learning support throughout your course. Our staff are highly awarded for teaching excellence, outstanding contributions to student learning, and programs that enhance learning.

International outlook

Take advantage of our international internships, exchange programs and short study tours to make global connections in an international industry.

We've forged links with key universities in Europe Asia and the Americas and over 15% of our students are international students from 52 countries.

Study overseas and exchange