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From nature to nanotechnology: Reasons to study science at Sydney

15 December 2016
Yes, our tree-lined campus is one of the reasons

Studying a science course has never been more important and choosing where to do it can be tough choice. Here's why we think you should join us at the University of Sydney.

Choice, flexibility and fun

Our Bachelor of Science courses offers a choice of possible 30 majors! Options range from food and agribusiness, animal and veterinary biosciencepsychology to nanosciencechemistry, and computer science.

Why not consider a Bachelor of Medical Science, Master of Nutrition and Dietetics or Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science?

We also offer international exchange opportunities, field work trips and there are loads of student clubs and activities to become part of!

Science is the degree of the future

International research indicates that 75 percent of the fastest growing occupations require scientific and mathematical skills and knowledge. This means that science degrees prepare you for jobs that don't even exist yet!

Our incredible prize-winning researchers

In the past few months alone, Faculty of Science researchers have had 15 major prize wins. You can learn and work alongside these amazing researchers.

Our vet school is #1 in Australia

And we're ranked 9 in the world! This means there's no better place in Australia better to study the veterinary sciences.

Industry loves our graduates

The University of Sydney was recently ranked #1 in Australia and 4th in the world for graduate employability. You read that right – number 4. In the world.

We love maths

We know how important mathematics and statistics is to the future. As such, we've got the best mathematics professors, and many of them are women

It's much more than lab work

Some of the best science is done in the real-world – but we also boast state-of-the-art laboratories. You’ll also develop highly valued skills in communication and teamwork, opening the door to an almost limitless range of employment opportunities.

We're a world-leading university

Our research was recently ranked 46 in the world by QS World University Rankings for research and education excellence, and our science research output is ranked #1 in Australia by SCImago 6 years in a row.

The Science Talented Student Program

If you’re a talented, high-achieving student, we have the best tailored program for you. It offers additional challenging material – including exposure to cutting-edge research – to enable you to maximise your intellectual growth and potential.

Have you seen our facilities?

Study and learn in our world-class facilities, including the Charles Perkins Centre for diabetes, obesity and cardio-vascular disease to the Centre for Carbon, Water and Food at Camden and Australia’s best veterinary teaching hospitals, to the world-leading laboratories of the Sydney Nanoscience Hub – the only facility of its type in the southern hemisphere.

Image: Aaron Xia

The campus

Our campus is spectacular and may secretly be HogwartsTake a tour.