Why study science?

Welcome to the Faculty of Science

Hear Professor Troy Farrell, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science, discuss how pursuing studies in science, maths or IT will prepare you to be a lifelong learner, able to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Hands-on science experiences

Discover STEM at QUT

Webinar: Emerging and high-demand careers

Discover your future at QUT

Why STEM skills are important

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Your mathematics career starts here

Think about the future. What issues do we need to address, as a society, to ensure longevity? Climate change. Water scarcity. Food shortages. Species extinction. Affordable housing.

A predicted 75% of future occupations need STEM literacy, so a skilled STEM workforce is central to addressing these complex issues now and into the future.

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Mathematics

Master powerful mathematical analysis tools and develop specialist analytical skills to solve real industry problems.

Bachelor of Mathematics

Data science

Analyse and interrogate data to provide meaningful insights with Queensland’s only specialist data science undergraduate degree.

Bachelor of Data Science

Scholarship opportunities

Scholarships are not just about financial support; they provide leadership and engagement opportunities, giving you the edge professionally as you advance your data science or mathematics career.

Double your career opportunities

A double degree can help you develop a portfolio of skills and capabilities so you will be flexible, prepared for change and able to maximise your career opportunities. Create your own specialist career niche by combining your mathematics or data science degree with a complementary study area that interests you.

Karthik Thilakan, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Mathematics student

What does a data science career look like?

Discover what a job in data science is all about, meet real people working in the field and find out what you can do right now to set your career on the right path.

Virtual tours

Explore our cutting-edge science facilities with 360⁰ videos and 3D tours of our campus spaces.

Our experts

Find a supervisor to undertake a research degree, an industry expert for project specific advice, or a potential partner or collaborator.

Our research

Discover our research strengths, take the next step with our research degrees, or connect with our expertise, equipment and facilities.

Distinguished Professor Lidia Morawska

Our experts

Find a supervisor to undertake a research degree, an industry expert for project specific advice, or a potential partner or collaborator.

Our research

Discover our research strengths, take the next step with our research degrees, or connect with our expertise, equipment and facilities.

Ready STEM Go!

Tune in to hear from a great line-up of guest QUT alumni from around the world.

Hosted by current QUT STEM student, Mackenzi Oliver, the show welcomes our guests to share stories about the paths they’ve taken to get where they are in their STEM careers.

Watch all the episodes

QUT alumnus Dr Abigail Allwood is at the cutting-edge of space exploration

Women in STEM

With only one in four STEM workers being women, we recognise the importance of supporting and celebrating women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and maths.

We're tackling this gender divide through a number of programs and initiatives, including #STEMtheTide.

Let's STEM the tide

News and events

23 May 2022

Brisbane scientists awarded US funding to help fight new viruses like COVID & Monkeypox

A team of Brisbane scientists led by QUT’s Dr Nathan Boase has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense global grant to investigate a new method to prevent emerging viruses like COVID-19 and Monkeypox from being able to spread through human cells during new pandemics.

23 May 2022

QUT and Hastings Deering dig deep on new data partnership

QUT and heavy equipment supplier Hastings Deering have joined forces to advance emerging data science technologies to build better returns for customers, partners, and investors alike.

19 May 2022

Environmental devastation and the power of microbes given artistic expression

A large installation made of sugar will be the centrepiece of a new exhibition focussed on the hidden connections between people and their environment opening at QUT Art Museum on July 5.

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