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

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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

1 Aug 2022

Hydrogen production policy critical to net-zero-emissions

Hydrogen production should be carefully regulated and consumers informed about emissions credentials if Australia is to achieve a sustainable energy economy and net zero emissions by 2050, QUT experts warn.

1 Aug 2022

QUT awarded AIS grant to research how data boosts sporting strategy

QUT’s expertise in predictive analytics and using data to improve sport strategy and performance of athletes is the focus of a new 12-month research grant awarded by the Australian Institute of Sport.

25 Jul 2022

New grad creates amazing worlds with global games company

QUT animation and marketing graduate Holly Noble has always dreamed of amazing worlds. She originally wanted to be an astrophysicist and study space, but now she has the qualifications and skills – and an exciting new job – to create 3D worlds for gamers.

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