Pure and Applied Sciences
Science is about understanding, reasoning and improving the natural world through systematic observation, experimentation, modelling and calculation. Studying pure and applied science at UNE can provide you with the opportunity to harness the skills and knowledge necessary to make a real contribution to the challenges facing the world today.
A quality education in pure and applied science will equip you with attributes that are highly valued and sought after by a wide range of employers opening the door to diverse and exciting careers options.
Study areas included under pure and applied sciences include:
Chemistry 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.
Computer 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.
Mathematics 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).
Physics 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.
Discover the latest developments in Precision Agriculture, gaining hands on experience in the technologies that are revolutionising the way we farm.
Regulatory 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.
Statistics 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.
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.