The UQ Faculty of Science offers study, research and partnership opportunities across a large and diverse range of disciplines.

We foster strong links between the enabling and applied sciences, and underpin all our activities with world-class facilities and a vibrant and supportive academic environment.

  #20 in the world

We are ranked #20 for environmental sciences, according to the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

  #4 in the world

We are ranked #4 for agriculture (NTU Ranking by Field 2022).

  #10 in the world

We are ranked #10 for biotechnology (ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects).

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The UQ Faculty of Science is one of Australia’s largest and most successful groups of tertiary science and mathematics teachers and researchers.

Experts in our research-intensive schools and centres educate and inspire some 7858* undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students, and collaborate with industry, government and international partners to ensure the greatest impact of our research. Our continued success is measured by the exceptional quality of our graduates, who leave UQ ready to lead, create, innovate and solve complex problems in areas of agriculture, health, business, security and environmental management. 

- Professor Melissa Brown, Executive Dean

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*As at January 2023