Faculty of Science

Faculty of Science

About us

We are ranked 1st in Australia for Life and Agricultural Sciences (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015)

Our schools in focus

In the School of Animal Biology students undertake field studies across Western Australia's marine, freshwater and terrestrial environments, and many of our postgraduates study animals overseas. Our graduates are renowned for their exceptionally high quality and excellent employment prospects.

UWA Science Global

World-class research.

World-changing science.

Read about our research, projects and collaborations spanning the scientific spectrum, from astronomy to zoology.

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PhD opportunities in the Faculty of Science

A selection of current PhD projects are described on our website, with all the information you need to contact a potential supervisor. You can search within our schools and centres, or by one of our six overarching research themes.

Science has the power to change our world for the better. UWA’s Faculty of Science is harnessing this power to improve society, save lives and protect our environment. 

Ranked 1st in Australia for Life and Agricultural Sciences, our world-renowned scientists are collaborating with international and industry partners to make discoveries of global significance.

Providing the very best experience is a priority for the Faculty; we successfully equip our students with the skills needed to compete in an increasingly competitive employment market.

We are ranked in the top 40:

  • 30th Earth and Marine Sciences
  • 34th Psychology
  • 38th Agriculture and Forestry

(Source: QS 2016)

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