We’re renowned for our expertise in science across astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, physics and statistics. In a world more dependent on science than ever before, our highly regarded science graduates stand at the forefront of change and innovation. Our science staff are internationally recognised for their excellence in teaching and research, which ensures you’re taught the most up-to-date scientific knowledge.

Career outcomes: astronomer, astrophysicist, biotechnologist, chemist, mathematician, medical researcher.


Featured events

Interested in science? Open Day is running a range of lectures, activities and academic advice sessions that will help you learn more. We’ve picked some of the best for you to check out.

Speak with science staff

If you’d like further information or guidance about studying science, you can speak with our academic advisers throughout the day.



Several of our science research areas received a rating of 5 out 5 – well above world average – in the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation.

Our campus is home to the Macquarie University Observatory, putting you at the forefront of research into our universe.

We offer a wide range of study options with a focus on practical learning, including field trips to New Zealand and across Australia.



My course is fantastic because it has given me the flexibility to pursue my interests, guided by leading academics. I've had the opportunity to intern within laboratories, work as a research assistant and go on some amazing field trips alongside my peers.


Bachelor of Advanced Science


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