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Study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)

A career in STEM is a way to truly change the world you live in. Our specialised courses in science, technology, engineering and maths give you hands-on learning in a practical field, with amazing real-world applications and outcomes.

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OP and selection rank thresholds are only a guide, based on the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2018. Courses may be harder or easier to get into each year, depending on their popularity and how many places we have available - it's about supply and demand.

Overview

Study at the heart of technology

You've got ideas that can help shape the world? Our courses will give you the tools, equipment and technology to bring your concepts to life.

We're a university of technology, future-focused and always exploring emerging disciplines and equipment. We'll teach you to push the boundaries of scientific development using cutting-edge facilities housed in our specialist precincts, labs and workspaces.

We will prepare you for the real world

Throughout your course you’ll get out in the field and learn how things work, right from your first semester. Join exciting projects and competitions with your fellow students to test your skills, and complete design projects and lab work with a real-world focus.

Many of our courses include work placement opportunities, which will give you invaluable first-hand industry experience. You'll see what it's like to work in STEM out in the real world, including worksite visits, internships and placements.

We also offer specialisations in project management, which will give you alternative pathways to use your STEM skills out in the real world.

Learn from the best

Our lecturers, teachers and researchers are at the forefront of their fields, and have had their expertise recognised with numerous awards and achievements. They've got years of experience both in the lab and in industry, so you’ll benefit from their first-hand know-how. You'll also learn from prestigious guest lecturers who will share their experience and specialised knowledge.

Graduate work-ready

You'll graduate from most of our courses fully accredited and ready to work anywhere in the world. You'll have the theoretical foundations, practical skills and industry networks you need to take your first steps into you career in STEM.

Women in STEM

We're committed to gender equity and equal representation in our students, graduates and staff. We run programs for females in STEM to build important networks, collaborate and build relationships with other women, and collaborate on world-leading programs.

Pathways to research

If you’re planning a career in research and innovation, we have pathways from honours degrees through to PhDs where you can explore your interests, work on a dedicated project, and make a real difference at the leading edge in your field.

Ben's engineering double degree took him to Berlin

"My double degree allowed me to study in areas I love while still having a life outside of uni. It even took me to Berlin for 6 months to study alongside some of the best machine learning and cognitive algorithm experts in the world."
Ben McGhee - Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Information Technology

Study at the heart of technology

Staying ahead of the curve depends on knowledge, experience and being future-focused. Our postgraduate courses are intertwined with current industry practices and the latest research outcomes.

We're committed to delivering coursework programs and research outcomes that contribute to the National Government's push for greater depth STEM.

Expert staff

QUT students learn from the best. Our teaching staff and research supervisors offer an intellectual community that supports the generation of new knowledge and ideas.

Working closely with research facilities enables us to deliver programs that incorporate current research outcomes.

Supportive learning environment

We provide extensive support services to help you succeed in your studies. Our staff can help you devise a course of study that meets your professional development goals and fits alongside your work and family commitments.

World-class research

Our key research capabilities in big data, biomedical engineering, materials science and plant biotechnology are developing high-impact solutions to transform society, as well as how industry and government practise.

QUT's Science and Engineering Faculty hosts, or is a partner in, a number of leading research institutes, centres, and facilities that bring together experts from diverse fields of STEM.

Women in STEM

We're committed to gender equity and equal representation in our students, graduates and staff. We run programs for females in STEM to build important networks, collaborate and build relationships with other women, and collaborate on world-leading programs.

Realise your potential

"I chose QUT because working in the city it suited me to go to classes after work. The guest lecturers from industry offered real-world insights that I found valuable. Studying at QUT has helped me to move on to managing more complex and more interesting projects. One of my career highlights has been working on a hybrid operating theatre at St Andrews Hospital in Brisbane."
Lavinia Buckley - Master of Project Management

Coding, computers and technology

If you're passionate about computers and technology, you can harness that passion and turn it into a stellar future in information technology. Focus on what makes technology work, and explore how to design and develop new systems and software. You'll work with and learn from information technology professionals who will help you develop creative software solutions for complex problems.

Undergraduate courses

Diplomas

Diploma in IT helps you meet the academic and English language requirements to enter the second year of QUT Bachelor of Information Technology degree.

OP 14

Selection rank 68

Duration
1 years full-time

Campus
Kelvin Grove

CRICOS 081616G

Single degrees

Gain a background in electrical engineering with an embedded systems specialisation, and software design and implementation skills.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084921G

Learn both the creative and technical aspects of game development. You’ll study current and emerging animation techniques and develop your skills with practice-based projects.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
3 years full-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092648J

Learn both the creative and technical aspects of game development. You’ll gain hands-on game design skills to create interesting and unique game worlds.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
3 years full-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092648J

Learn both the creative and technical aspects of game development with a focus on the technology such as graphics programming, games engine technology and AI.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
3 years full-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092648J

Collect, maintain and manage data to improve health services. Queensland’s only health information management course offers industry placements during your study.

OP 12

Selection rank 73

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Kelvin Grove

CRICOS 077705G

Customise your degree to your interest, such as software development, networked systems, information security, intelligent systems, user experience and more.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 012656E

Develop expertise in working with people, data, business processes and technology to find innovative solutions.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 012656E

Double degrees

Combine business with games and interactive environments for a competitive advantage. Work in roles such as producer, project manager, content manager or marketer.

OP 9

Selection rank 81

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092651C

Combine business and IT for diverse career opportunities such as technical consultant, chief information officer, systems analyst or brand strategist.

OP 9

Selection rank 81

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 059595C

Combine digital media and IT for careers in web design, graphic design, illustration, project management, web application design or social media management.

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Kelvin Grove
Gardens Point

CRICOS 096583M

Merge your creative and IT skills for opportunities in content production, communications, graphic design and games development.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Kelvin Grove
Gardens Point

CRICOS 059227E

Combine interaction design and IT for roles including interactive media designer, usability specialist, information architect or graphic designer.

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove

CRICOS 096570E

Combine education and IT to work as a secondary teacher with IT as one of your two teaching areas, or in roles applying new technologies to business or education enterprises.

Duration
4.5 years full-time
9 years part-time
4.5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove

Develop the skills to become an engineer and an IT professional, working in the development of consumer electronics, and computer and electrical systems.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
5 years full-time
5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084923F

Combine games and interactive environments with maths and use your problem-solving skills and expertise in mathematics to develop realistic scenes in gaming environments.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092653A

Combine IT and law for careers in cyberlaw, intellectual property, regulation of the internet, software developer, business analyst or e-commerce developer.

OP 6

Selection rank 89

Duration
5.5 years full-time
5.5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 083025D

Combine IT and mathematics to fields such as programming, data communications, business process management, software engineering and telecommunications.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 059226F

Combine science with games and interactive environments, and use virtual reality and gaming technology to tackle issues such as the environmental impacts of mining.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092649G

Combine science and IT for roles including scientific modeller, software developer, scientific programmer and computational scientist.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
4 years full-time
8 years part-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 080489G

As one of the most requested transdisciplinary skills, a postgraduate course in coding, computers and technology will ensure you're up to date and in demand in your industry. Have your learning opportunities tailored to your experience and career goals through our real world and project based programs. Focus on Business Process Management (BPM) and user experience throughout multiple IT-related fields.

Postgraduate courses

Honours

Duration
1 years full-time
1 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 017323G

Graduate certificates

Duration
1 years part-time
1 years part-time

Campus
Gardens Point

This Graduate Certificate helps you meet the English language requirements to enter the QUT Master of Information Technology program.

Duration
6 months full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove

CRICOS 086328J

Masters

Duration
1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time
1.5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 062622A
Duration
2 years full-time
4 years part-time
2 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 083059E
Duration
1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time
1.5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 083059E
Duration
1.5 - 2 years full-time
4 years part-time
2 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove
External

CRICOS 095410G

Doctoral

Duration
3 - 4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 006367J

Engineering

Our engineering courses are flexible, diverse and up-to-the-minute with emerging technologies and research. Learn from the best, develop your skills in real industry settings, and create your future as an engineer. With pathways into research and development, and amazing undergraduate career outcomes, our engineering courses help you build the world you want to live in.

Undergraduate courses

Diplomas

Diploma in Engineering helps you meet the academic and English language requirements to enter the second year of QUT Bachelor of Engineering degree.

OP 14

Selection rank 68

Duration
1 years full-time

Campus
Kelvin Grove

CRICOS 086329G

Single degrees

Develop industrial processes to turn raw materials into useful products. You’ll gain real experience with site visits, work integrated learning and research projects.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084921G

Design, construct and maintain infrastructure such as roads or harbours. Be in demand and well paid with a professional civil engineering qualification.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084921G

Gain a background in electrical engineering with an embedded systems specialisation, and software design and implementation skills.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084921G

Focus on the electronic systems of aircraft and related systems. You’ll benefit from QUT’s national avionics research and partnerships with government and industry.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084921G

Design and maintain cutting-edge products for the information and communication industries. Develop practical skills through design projects and industry placements.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084921G

Create and maintain systems and machinery spanning multiple industries. This program is strongly oriented towards industry needs and you’ll graduate fully prepared for your career.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084921G

Mechatronics is a growth industry combining mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering, and computing. Benefit from QUT’s close links with industry.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084921G

Integrate engineering principles with human physiology to design systems and equipment. Undertake professional experience as well as site visits and industry-based projects.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084921G

Double degrees

Combine business and engineering for careers in planning, designing, constructing or managing engineering projects, or in management, finance or consulting.

OP 9

Selection rank 81

Duration
5 years full-time
5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084925D

Combine architecture and engineering for careers in a range of fields including architecture, project management, property development, construction or civil engineering.

Duration
5.5 years full-time
5.5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 096574A

Combine industrial design and engineering to create innovative, sustainable and user-friendly products and systems.

Duration
5 years full-time
5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 096569J

Combine interaction design and engineering to work in the fields of product design, product development, structural engineering, transport engineering and consultancy.

Duration
5 years full-time
5 years full-time

Campus
Kelvin Grove
Gardens Point

CRICOS 096569J

Combine landscape architecture and engineering to work in roles such as structural engineer, geotechnical engineer, landscape architect and environmental engineer.

Duration
5 years full-time
5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 096569J

Develop the skills to become an engineer and an IT professional, working in the development of consumer electronics, and computer and electrical systems.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
5 years full-time
5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084923F

Enhance your engineering capabilities with skills in mathematical modelling, analysis and design to help solve complex problems.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
5 years full-time
5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084922G

Combine engineering and science for roles in energy consultancy, environmental engineering, medical engineering or natural resource management.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
5 years full-time
5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084924E

Continue your studies and tailor your postgraduate degree to your experience and career goals. A postgraduate degree in engineering offers you a wider choice of discipline unit options and will advance your capabilities in a range of strategies and practices used in organisations. Develop your real world skills and gain opportunities for professional advancement through our practical and hands-on courses.

Postgraduate courses

Graduate certificates

This Graduate Certificate helps you meet the English language requirements to enter the QUT Master of Professional Engineering program.

Duration
6 months full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove

CRICOS 096755G
Duration
6 months full-time
6 months full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
External

CRICOS 084926C

Masters

Duration
1 years full-time
2 years part-time
1 years full-time
2 years part-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 060811A
Duration
1 years full-time
2 years part-time
1 years full-time
2 years part-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 006368G
Duration
1.5 - 2 years full-time
4 years part-time
2 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove
External

CRICOS 095410G
Duration
2 years full-time
4 years part-time
2 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 096754G
Duration
1.5 years full-time
1.5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084927B

Doctoral

Duration
3 - 4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 006367J

Games and design

Take your raw ideas to full design concepts, and then bring your products to life with technology skills like games programming, graphics programming and game artificial intelligence. Join our exciting interactive development hub, where you'll produce games for a worldwide audience. And, importantly, build important connections with developers and designers working in the games industry.

Undergraduate courses

Single degrees

Learn both the creative and technical aspects of game development. You’ll study current and emerging animation techniques and develop your skills with practice-based projects.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
3 years full-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092648J

Learn both the creative and technical aspects of game development. You’ll gain hands-on game design skills to create interesting and unique game worlds.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
3 years full-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092648J

Learn both the creative and technical aspects of game development with a focus on the technology such as graphics programming, games engine technology and AI.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
3 years full-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092648J

Double degrees

Combine business with games and interactive environments for a competitive advantage. Work in roles such as producer, project manager, content manager or marketer.

OP 9

Selection rank 81

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092651C

Combine games and interactive environments with maths and use your problem-solving skills and expertise in mathematics to develop realistic scenes in gaming environments.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092653A

Combine science with games and interactive environments, and use virtual reality and gaming technology to tackle issues such as the environmental impacts of mining.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092649G

Develop your skills further in one of our games and design postgraduate research degrees. Produce research in your chosen specialisation and have access to university scholarly events and activities. Our research opportunities are designed to build onto your skills and background experiences while providing you with opportunities for career advancement.

Postgraduate courses

Masters

Duration
1.5 - 2 years full-time
4 years part-time
2 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove
External

CRICOS 095410G

Doctoral

Duration
3 - 4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 006367J

Information management

As the world becomes more reliant on information literacy and data management, we need to learn to collate, interpret and use that data. Learn to design, develop, manage and evaluate information services to meet the needs of a technology-driven, information-rich world.

Undergraduate courses

Diplomas

Diploma in IT helps you meet the academic and English language requirements to enter the second year of QUT Bachelor of Information Technology degree.

OP 14

Selection rank 68

Duration
1 years full-time

Campus
Kelvin Grove

CRICOS 081616G

Single degrees

Collect, maintain and manage data to improve health services. Queensland’s only health information management course offers industry placements during your study.

OP 12

Selection rank 73

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Kelvin Grove

CRICOS 077705G

Develop expertise in working with people, data, business processes and technology to find innovative solutions.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 012656E

Double degrees

Combine business and IT for diverse career opportunities such as technical consultant, chief information officer, systems analyst or brand strategist.

OP 9

Selection rank 81

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 059595C

Merge your creative and IT skills for opportunities in content production, communications, graphic design and games development.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Kelvin Grove
Gardens Point

CRICOS 059227E

Develop the skills to become an engineer and an IT professional, working in the development of consumer electronics, and computer and electrical systems.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
5 years full-time
5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084923F

Enhance your engineering capabilities with skills in mathematical modelling, analysis and design to help solve complex problems.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
5 years full-time
5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084922G

Combine IT and law for careers in cyberlaw, intellectual property, regulation of the internet, software developer, business analyst or e-commerce developer.

OP 6

Selection rank 89

Duration
5.5 years full-time
5.5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 083025D

Combine IT and mathematics to fields such as programming, data communications, business process management, software engineering and telecommunications.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 059226F

Combine science and IT for roles including scientific modeller, software developer, scientific programmer and computational scientist.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
4 years full-time
8 years part-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 080489G

Develop specialist knowledge and skills to take your career further with an information management post graduate degree. Our postgraduate degrees are designed to deepen your transdisciplinary understanding through analysing operational performance and, or information technology. Learn through project-based units and research-inspired problems to gain knowledge needed in a progressively technology-driven and information-rich world.

Postgraduate courses

Honours

Duration
1 years full-time
1 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 017323G

Graduate certificates

This Graduate Certificate helps you meet the English language requirements to enter the QUT Master of Information Technology program.

Duration
6 months full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove

CRICOS 086328J

Masters

Duration
1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time
1.5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 062622A
Duration
2 years full-time
4 years part-time
2 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 083059E
Duration
1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time
1.5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 083059E
Duration
1.5 - 2 years full-time
4 years part-time
2 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove
External

CRICOS 095410G

Doctoral

Duration
3 - 4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 006367J

Mathematics

Mathematics provides powerful tools for analysis of today's complex world and gives an insight into many significant real-world problems. It lies at the core of logical thinking, problem solving, and data analysis. It helps businesses to run better, identifies patterns in nature and optimises manufacturing processes. Mathematics requires us to think logically and clearly about problems involving numbers, space and relationships. At QUT, you'll learn to apply mathematics to real-world situations using the latest computer technologies, and work with award-winning teaching staff.

Undergraduate courses

Single degrees

Be at the frontline of scientific and technological advancement. Apply theory to real-world issues in the physical and chemical sciences, engineering and social sciences.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 049433D

Design, operate and predict behaviour of complex systems, using operations research, stochastic and mathematical modelling and optimisation.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 049433D

Develop advanced statistical and analytical skills. You’ll use applications and datasets from the real world providing links between theory and application.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 049433D

Double degrees

Combine business and mathematics for roles in finance, investment, economics, environmental management, health, marketing, logistics, defence and research.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 059601K

Enhance your engineering capabilities with skills in mathematical modelling, analysis and design to help solve complex problems.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
5 years full-time
5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084922G

Combine games and interactive environments with maths and use your problem-solving skills and expertise in mathematics to develop realistic scenes in gaming environments.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092653A

Combine IT and mathematics to fields such as programming, data communications, business process management, software engineering and telecommunications.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 059226F

Combine science and mathematics for roles in natural resources, genetics, infection and disease control, bioinformatics, or physical measuring and imaging techniques.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 078353G

Combine research and advanced units to pursue specialised studies in a postgraduate mathematics course. A postgraduate course enables you to develop advanced skills and gain a competitive advantage in the workplace. Additionally, use your analytical skills to conduct research and solve problems facing the real world. With a shortage of highly trained mathematical scientists in the world, this course will provide you with modern and personalised training for your career.

Postgraduate courses

Honours

Duration
1 years full-time
1 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 080486K

Masters

Duration
1.5 - 2 years full-time
4 years part-time
2 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove
External

CRICOS 095410G

Doctoral

Duration
3 - 4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 006367J

Science

When you study a science degree, you'll learn how to solve the big problems facing the world, from food security to biotechnology, renewable energy to geosystems, climate change to exploring our expanding universe. Get real experience and practical learning with the most up-to-date technology, and explore the limitless possibilities of the world around you.

Undergraduate courses

Single degrees

Contribute to solutions for global challenges such as food security, energy and species extinction. Learn in advanced laboratories alongside staff at the top of their research fields.

OP 13

Selection rank 71

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 077696D

Our chemistry degree is known and respected. Study analytical, physical, organic and inorganic chemistry with a focus on nanotechnology, analytical chemistry and spectroscopy.

OP 13

Selection rank 71

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 077696D

Gain the knowledge for careers in the resource, environmental or research sectors through a blend of current research issues, theory and hands-on field, lab and industry work.

OP 13

Selection rank 71

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 077696D

Develop the skills to undertake environmental planning and management, and tackle global issues such as climate change.

OP 13

Selection rank 71

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 077696D

Spend significant time doing lab experimental work and undertake research in your final year. Study options include lasers and optics, medical physics, astrophysics and more.

OP 13

Selection rank 71

Duration
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
3 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 077696D

Double degrees

Combine journalism with science and use your skills as a science communicator, a field of growing demand with opportunities in the public and private sector.

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove

CRICOS 096584K

Combine communication and science for a career communicating scientific concepts, research and outcomes across corporate, policy and government sectors.

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Kelvin Grove
Gardens Point

CRICOS 096584K

Combine landscape architecture with science to enhance your understanding of environmental impacts of mining, tourism and urban development.

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 096575M

Combine engineering and science for roles in energy consultancy, environmental engineering, medical engineering or natural resource management.

OP 10

Selection rank 78

Duration
5 years full-time
5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 084924E

Combine science and business for roles such as a laboratory manager, venture capitalist financier, or project manager for a firm taking scientific research to the marketplace.

OP 9

Selection rank 81

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 078352J

Combine science with games and interactive environments, and use virtual reality and gaming technology to tackle issues such as the environmental impacts of mining.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 092649G

Combine science and IT for roles including scientific modeller, software developer, scientific programmer and computational scientist.

OP 11

Selection rank 76

Duration
4 years full-time
8 years part-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 080489G

Combine science and law to work as a barrister, intellectual property lawyer or inventor, or in areas including trade secrets, genetic modification and environmental law disputes.

OP 6

Selection rank 89

Duration
5.5 years full-time
5.5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 083029M

Combine science and mathematics for roles in natural resources, genetics, infection and disease control, bioinformatics, or physical measuring and imaging techniques.

OP 7

Selection rank 86

Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 078353G

A postgraduate science course offers you the opportunity to further your knowledge in well-established and emerging areas in the field. Postgraduate courses provide a practical foundation for both research and professional employment opportunities. Your course will gain you access to personal research mentors and high level skills in your discipline area. Personalise your course by designing and undertaking advanced course work units and experimental programs to ultimately demonstrate your advanced capabilities.

Postgraduate courses

Honours

Duration
1 years full-time
1 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 080487J

Graduate diplomas

Duration
1 years full-time
2 years part-time
1 years full-time
2 years part-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 020315D

Masters

Duration
1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time
1.5 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 043548G
Duration
1.5 - 2 years full-time
4 years part-time
2 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove
External

CRICOS 095410G

Doctoral

Duration
3 - 4 years full-time
4 years full-time

Campus
Gardens Point

CRICOS 006367J