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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 women 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 women 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

Computer science and information 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

Not sure what to study in information technology?

The Bachelor of Information Technology is designed so you can explore each of the core majors in your first year. This will help you make an informed decision about which major to study from your second year. If you already know what you want to study, you can explore our majors.

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

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

Not sure what to study in engineering?

The Bachelor of Engineering is designed so you can explore each of the core majors in your first year. This will help you make an informed decision about which major to study from your second year. If you already know what you want to study, you can explore our majors.

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

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

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

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

Not sure what to study in information technology?

The Bachelor of Information Technology is designed so you can explore each of the core majors in your first year. This will help you make an informed decision about which major to study from your second year. If you already know what you want to study, you can explore our majors.

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

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

Not sure what to study in mathematics?

The Bachelor of Mathematics is designed so you can explore each of the core majors in your first year. This will help you make an informed decision about which major to study from your second year. If you already know what you want to study, you can explore our majors.

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

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

Not sure what to study in science?

The Bachelor of Science is designed so you can explore each of the core majors in your first year. This will help you make an informed decision about which major to study from your second year. If you already know what you want to study, you can explore our majors.


Are you a high-achieving science student ready for a research career?

The Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours) is designed for students, like you, who know what they want. You'll bypass general science units and get straight into your area of passion, with real-world research projects in authentic research environments.

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

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