About the Faculty of Science

Science at Melbourne is at the forefront of research and discovery, finding solutions to the issues that matter most.

Professor Moira O'Bryan
Professor Moira O'Bryan
Dean of Science

Message from the Dean

With more than 160 years' experience in pioneering scientific thinking and analysis, we are recognised internationally for our role in expanding the frontiers of knowledge for the advancement of society.

As Australia's most comprehensive Science faculty, we offer 43 research disciplines and 50 courses. We are dedicated to delivering transformative educational outcomes and offer a range of undergraduate, honours, graduate and research degrees, enrolling more than 15,000 students. We are dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and thinkers.

Working collaboratively with industry and governments, we are a leading teaching and research hub. We are custodians of:

Importantly, our vision is to continually bring scientific thinking and curiosity to the world around us – to share it with communities and engage in conversations that find the answers to the biggest questions we face today.

Excellence comes in many forms. Diversity of thought, perspectives and disciplines is essential to deliver a globally leading science experience. At the core of our success is our focus on an inclusive environment for all in our community.

Start your Science at Melbourne journey today.

Professor Moira O'Bryan
Dean of Science

Seven schools, one mission

Our seven schools are the heart of teaching in the Faculty of Science and the engine rooms driving our research. Find detailed information on the schools, their people, and the amazing breadth of research and teaching they're involved in.

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