Study physics

Research and study in our $230 million Science and Engineering Centre.

Why study physics at QUT?

  • Get significant practical experience in our state-of-the-art laboratories.
  • Learn from lecturers with industry connections and experience.
  • Have the opportunity to experience working on a real research project as part of your undergraduate study with the Vacation Research Experience Scheme.
  • Work, learn, collaborate and research in our $230 million Science and Engineering Centre.

Short courses and professional development

Hands-on learning

Our courses have an emphasis on applied learning and practical experience. You'll spend a significant amount of time in our laboratories putting your theoretical learning into practice.

Learn from the best

Our lecturers work closely with industry through consultancy and research projects, ensuring that our courses are up-to-date and relevant to current industry demands.

Diverse research

Join our team of experienced researchers working in the field. Our research in physics focuses on five major programs, working in:

  • applied optics
  • lighting
  • environmental physics
  • medical physics
  • physics for materials.

Medical physics specialisation

Study a Graduate Diploma or Masters of Applied Science (Medical Physics) to help further your career in the medical and health physics discipline. Graduate ready to work as a medical physicist, health physicist or bioengineer.

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    2 George St
    Brisbane QLD
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    QUT Science and Engineering Faculty
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001