The University of Western Australia Faculty of Science
UWA is a science-focused university, and our faculty is internationally renowned for our excellence in teaching and research. As a Faculty of Science student, you will be part of a community of researchers and fellow students working on science that makes a difference. At UWA, you’ll gain a high quality education from a world top 100 university and gain the skills, knowledge and networks to transform your career.
Ranked 1st in Australia
UWA's Faculty of Science is ranked 1st in Australia for Life and Agricultural Sciences and 2nd for Chemistry by the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015.UWA is the only Western Australian university to belong to the Group of Eight – a coalition of the top research universities in Australia – and is one of only two Australian universities to belong to the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), a partnership of 18 research-led universities from Europe, Africa, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific.
Our students and staff
Our teaching and research attracts researchers of international standing,including world class research leaders and winners of numerous national and international science awards, who pass on their knowledge and excite their students. With such talented staff and one of the best staff-to-student ratios in Australia, classes are designed to ensure that all students receive an outstanding education.
Whether in the lecture theatre, laboratory or field, our academics challenge students to think critically and push boundaries.
Beautiful campus and sunny weather
Situated on the Swan River in Crawley, UWA is one of Australia’s most picturesque campuses. At UWA, you are surrounded by leafy green spaces with open courtyards and plenty of room to study, catch up with friends or relax outdoors in Perth’s moderate climate. A unique learning experience!
While the standard time frame for completion of these degrees is two years (full time), if you have previously completed an undergraduate degree in a cognate area, it may be possible to complete the master's in 18 months.
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