Study Areas

The School of Science and Technology offers flexible and rewarding teaching programs that give you the advantage in achieving your personal and professional goals. Our academic staff have won awards in recognition of the high quality of their teaching and enrolling in our courses allows you access to this expertise. We offer innovative and relevant courses in the following areas:

Allied Health

Biomedical Science

Biomedical ScienceBiomedical Science is a continually changing, dynamic profession with long-term career prospects including management, research, education and specialised laboratory work

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Disability Studies

Disability SupportUNE has developed two new postgraduate courses in response to the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Our disability management courses are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to understand the principles of disability and how to implement best practice when working in this specific setting.

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Exercise and Sports Science

Exercise and Sports ScienceExercise and sports science concentrates on the study of human movement from developmental, mechanical, motor control, psychosocial, psychological, historical, pathological, and physiological perspectives

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NeuroscienceThe study of the brain and nervous system, including  molecular neuroscience, cellular neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, psychophysics, computational modelling and diseases of the nervous system.

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Pure and Applied Sciences


ChemistryChemistry is the science of matter. This may sound simple, but chemistry is a complex and broad topic that broaches a wide variety of fields. From the core of the earth to the farthest reaches of the universe, chemistry is everything and everywhere.

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Computer Science

Computer ScienceComputer science is the study of the storage, transformation and transfer of information. The field encompasses both the theoretical study of algorithms (including their design, efficiency and application) and the practical problems involved in implementing them in terms of computer software and hardware.

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MathematicsMathematics is the abstract science of number, quantity, and space, either as abstract concepts (pure mathematics), or as applied to other disciplines such as physics and engineering (applied mathematics).

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Physics and Electronics

PhysicsPhysics is the natural science that involves the study of matter and its motion through space and time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. One of the most fundamental scientific disciplines, the main goal of physics is to understand how the universe behaves.

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Precision Agriculture

Study Precision Agriculture at UNEDiscover the latest developments in Precision Agriculture, gaining hands on experience in the technologies that are revolutionising the way we farm.

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Regulatory Science

Regulatory ScienceRegulatory science focusses on how to  make risk-informed and evidence-based decisions, whenever new drugs, medical devices, pesticides, genetically modified organisms, foods, veterinary medicines and fine chemicals have been developed for the market.

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StatisticsStatistics is the study of how to collect, organise, analyze, and interpret numerical information from data. Statistics forms the basis for quantitative reasoning necessary for making important advances in the sciences.

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Data Science

Digital data crosses all business sectors, every economy, every organization and user of digital technology. The growth in data collected has expanded exponentially. As a consequence data scientists expertise is in high demand.

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Contact Us

For further information on science course structures and admission requirements please contact the Student Centre on 1800 818 865 or via askUNE

For specific information in regard to science units and course specifics please contact the discipline convenor for your particular area of interest.