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Physical science and mathematics

Embark upon new discoveries about the forces that shape our changing planet, solar system and molecular life, or learn industry-relevant mathematical skills.

Change is closer than you think

At Curtin, you can develop expertise in biochemistry, Earth sciences, industrial modelling, physics or surveying and apply your learning to real-world situations.

Depending on your course, you could visit industrial sites or plants, complete real projects in collaboration with industry or participate in laboratory work. You’ll gain insights into the impact of scientific research and graduate ready to work in an environment of pioneering research and discovery.

High world ranking

We’re ranked top 50 in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences.
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

Learn through work

Our work integrated learning program allows you to apply your knowledge and practical skills in real work environments.

Participate in research

You can participate in various citizen science projects including the award-winning Desert Fireball Network.