The University of Queensland

Science & Mathematics

Australia Australia

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THE World Ranking: 66

The University of Queensland (UQ) is ranked 77th in the world for natural science, according to the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

  • UQ’s Faculty of Science is one of the largest in Australia
  • Offers one of the widest choices of disciplines in Australia
  • Students can tailor their studies to suit their goals
  • Access to 2,300+ teaching and research labs
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Overview

The Science and Mathematics programs at The University of Queensland (UQ), cover the A to Z of science and maths, from algebra and archaeological science to Zeno’s paradox and zoology.

Students can explore the breadth of science or maths in a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Mathematics, or pursue something specialised with options including computer science, biomedical science and wildlife science. A range of postgraduate coursework and research higher degree programs can also open students’ careers to new possibilities.

Global ranking

UQ is ranked 77th in the world for natural science, according to the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject. Its Faculty of Science is also one of the largest in Australia, with around 1,070 staff and 8,840 students.

More choice, more opportunity

The Faculty offers one of the widest choices of science disciplines in Australia, so students can tailor their studies to suit their goals.

Innovative facilities

Science students have access to more than 2,300 teaching and research labs.

The Science Learning Centre and Interactive Learning Centre offer informal learning and collaborative spaces, with group study rooms, study pods, digital projectors and more.

Global recognition

“UQ is a highly ranked university in Australia, is well known in Taiwan and recognised internationally. The university is known to produce cutting-edge research, especially in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines.”

- Dr Jade Hsu, Bachelor of Biotechnology and Doctor of Biotechnology

Project Manager, Medigen Biotechnology Corporation, Taiwan

Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Biological Sciences

Chemistry and Nanotechnology

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Mathematics and Physics

Student speak

English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.5

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

87

Undergraduate

87

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Key facts and figures at The University of Queensland

Rankings

Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

134 International student nationalities at this university

4.76% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019
Source: THE

66

OVERALL SCORE

67.4%

TEACHING

49.3%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

92.5%

INDUSTRY INCOME

80.9%

RESEARCH

58.7%

CITATIONS

86.8%
QS World University Rankings 2020
Source: QS

47

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019
Source: ARWU

54

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
LIVING COSTS

A$29,250

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

A$19,240

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

A$39,670

POSTGRADUATE

A$36,350

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

CRICOS

Provider code:00025B

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Anonymous, Singapore 4

Supportive Learning Environment

“I’ve always had a passion for marine life and felt this course with a major in marine science would help me better understand the issues threatening marine biodiversity. 

As a marine science major student, I chose this university for my bachelor degree as UQ is known for its exceptional research facil read full review

“I’ve always had a passion for marine life and felt this course with a major in marine science would help me better understand the issues threatening marine biodiversity. As a marine science major student, I chose this university for my bachelor degree as UQ is known for its exceptional research facilities and supportive advisors who can offer insights into various areas of interest in the science field. Furthermore, with research stations located on North Stradbroke Island and Heron Island near the Great Barrier Reef, students can visit a wide range of places to carry out research projects and to gain valuable skills and experiences.” show less

Anonymous, Malaysia 4

Brisbane - Warm and Friendly City

“UQ has had an excellent global reputation in the area of agriculture for a long time. The four year Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours) program is structured in a way that equips students with substantial knowledge in different disciplines of agricultural science. 

Brisbane is a really warm and read full review

“UQ has had an excellent global reputation in the area of agriculture for a long time. The four year Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours) program is structured in a way that equips students with substantial knowledge in different disciplines of agricultural science. Brisbane is a really warm and pleasant city with plenty of friendly and helpful people. As an agriculture student, I spent my first three years at the Gatton campus - a peaceful and stimulating place. Living in Gatton has provided me with many opportunities to explore, enjoy and appreciate the nature around campus (especially bird watching). Now I am in my final year at the main St Lucia campus. St Lucia offers me a very different study environment to Gatton; there are more students here and it is closer to the city. However, both campuses offer an excellent quality of teaching and facilities. Most of the lecturers and staff are very friendly and approachable. I also really enjoyed doing some of the genetics courses. If prospective students are interested in doing genetics related programs, UQ is definitely the place to be.” show less

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