School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Visionary solutions for complex problems
Responding to the demand for graduates with quantitative and analytical skills, the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MAPS) prepares students and researchers to be visionary thinkers, exploring tomorrow’s big challenges today.
With STEMM disciplines continuing to grow at a rapid pace, MAPS sits at a nexus of these fields of study, creating integrated solutions to global problems.
Study mathematics and physical sciences
The School provides a modern, relevant, and comprehensive learning experience, with graduates earning sought-after qualifications that lead to exciting career opportunities.
The School undertakes excellent and impactful research, with our consistently high rankings being one of the strongest contributors towards the University’s international success and recognition.
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Priority Research Centres
- Priority Research Centre for Complex Dynamic Systems and Control
- Priority Research Centre for Computer Assisted Research Mathematics and its Applications
- Priority Research Centre for Frontier Energy Technologies & Utilisation
- Priority Research Centre for Organic Electronics
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