About Us

Study with Us

The School of Science and Technology comprises of a broad range of disciplines. These include study areas in Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Computer Science, Exercise Science, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Pharmacy, Physics and Electronics and Statistics.

The School conducts teaching and research through an exciting range of undergraduate, honours, postgraduate taught courses and research degrees by dissertation within these disciplines.

There are a number of scholarships open to students who choose to study with UNE ranging from small to large scholarships, or one-off bursaries. For information on the scholarships available to you as a science student please visit Scholarships.

Undergraduate Study

We offer an undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Animal Science and Veterinary Studies, Applied Physics, Archaeology, Biochemistry/Biotechnology, Biodiversity, Botany, Chemistry, Computational Science, Forensic Science, Genetics, Geography, Geoscience, Mathematics, Medicinal Chemistry, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Palaeobiology, Physiology, Psychology and Zoology.

The School of Science and Technology also offers undergraduate degrees in Bachelor Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Exercise  and Sports Science, Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology and Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours. We also offer the Diploma in Science, Bachelor of Science with Honours.

Further information for prospective undergraduate students

Postgraduate Study

We offer postgraduate study in the Master of Science, Graduate Certificate in Science, Graduate Diploma in Science and Master of Scientific Studies. Our Computer Science discipline offers the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology, Graduate Diploma in Information Technology, Master of Information Technology, Master of Information Technology (Business) and Master of Computer Science. Graduates who achieve the appropriate level of results also have the option of applying for entry into a science based Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Further information for prospective postgraduate students

Our Research

We are proud of the research achievements across our disciplines, often supported by internal and external grants and Australian Research Council funding. Staff within our disciplines have consistently received formidable results in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) report. Research in the School encompasses a number areas including Bioactive Discovery in Health and Ageing, Brain Behaviour, Chemistry Research, Free Radical and Oxidative Stress, Industrial and Environmental Process Technology, Mathematical Analysis and Modelling, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience and Animal Behaviour, Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals, Precision Agriculture, Smart Farm and X-ray Physics and Imaging.

Further information on our research activity.