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 STEM 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.

Science

Explore the full range of science majors in your first year before you choose your science career specialisation.

Bachelor of Science

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

Information technology

Build an IT qualification to suit your aspirations, with the option to specialise in computer science or information systems.

Bachelor of Information Technology

Games and interactive environments

Learn both the creative and technical aspects of game development by exploring current and emerging animation techniques.

Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments

Virtual tours

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

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

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.

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

24 Sep 2021

Cutting edge DNA technology to identify Australian fallen soldiers’ remains

Families of targeted missing Australian service members will be invited to help establish a DNA Biobank to aid in identifying recovered remains, funded by a new $2.2 million Department of Defence Innovation Hub contract undertaken by QUT in collaboration with Defence.

23 Sep 2021

New WHO Air Quality Guidelines: what they mean for Australia

QUT Distinguished Professor Lidia Morawska, co-chair of the Guidelines Development Group which developed  the new World Health Organisation Air Quality Guidelines released overnight, says the guidelines aim to reduce millions of premature deaths a year worldwide.

27 Sep 2021

New QUT regional STEM summits kick off in Townsville

QUT’s Future You STEM Summit is hitting the road for the first time to make it easier for regional Year 11 and 12 students to be part of the popular annual event and work together to solve real world challenges with a health focus.

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