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About the Faculty

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

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Our research

Our world-leading research is changing lives for the better.

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Dean's Science Scholarships

New PhD scholarships for academically outstanding students pursuing a doctorate in science.

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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.

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.

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Institutes and Initiatives

Spotlight on our courses:


Master of Environmental Science: Dinah Yunitawati

Dinah Yunitawati talks about her career pathway and the UWA experience.


Master of Biotechnology

Biotechnology is rapidly becoming central to our lives. This course offers a thorough grounding in state-of-the-art biotechnology in combination with training in enterprise, commercialisation and intellectual property (IP) protection.


Master of Ecotourism

The Master of Ecotourism is the only postgraduate course of its kind offered in Western Australia. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to participate in the growing ecotourism (or nature-based) industry, and is delivered at UWA's Albany campus, in one of the most environmentally rich regions in Australia.

We are ranked in the world's top 40: