Faculty of ScienceFaculty of Science

Faculty of Science

75% of the fastest growing occupations now require Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths skills. 1

TOP 3 in Australia for cognitive sciences

TOP 150 in the world for geography and psychology

TOP 200 in the world for environmental science

TOP 250 in the world for mathematics and biological sciences 2

44% of STEM graduates earn in the top income bracket ($104,000 or above) 3

ERA 5 Well above world standards for research in biochemistry and cell biology, cognitive sciences, condensed matter physics, genetics, human movement and sports science, macromolecular and materials chemistry, neurosciences, physical chemistry (incl. structural), physical geography and environmental geoscience, plant biology and statistics 4


  1. PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2015
  2. QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017. The QS World University Rankings by Subject are based on survey responses from 74,651 academics and 40,643 graduate employers, alongside research citations and research impact. The rankings highlight the top universities in the world for 46 individual subjects. More information about QS is available at www.topuniversities.com.
  3. Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
  4. Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment 2015