Faculty of Science

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About the school

The Faculty of Science at Monash University spearheads innovation and discovery in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. Known for its strong reputation for research, the institute encompasses six schools: the School of Biological Sciences, the School of Chemistry, the School of Earth, the School of Atmosphere and Environment, the School of Mathematics, and the School of Physics and Astronomy. The university prioritises small classes, exclusive science-support services, state-of-the-art facilities, all aimed at enhancing academic excellence. Students at Monash are learning from world-class faculty who are influencing the future with their research. The institute believes that a dynamic and stimulating environment, coupled with intelligent minds and exceptional facilities, enables students to develop academically and personally.

Where is the school located?

The school is located at 1/14 Rainforest Walk, Clayton campus Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne, Australia.

Life at Faculty of Science

To foster scientific research the school features a number of state-of-the art buildings and science labs, and even virtual reality environments. However, the jewel in the school’s crown is the Science Precinct, a research hub which is dedicated to astronomy, physics, chemistry. The precinct is equipped for student comfort with meeting rooms, computers, and kitchen facilities. The Green Chemicals Futures Building is dedicated to chemistry and features a laboratory for conducting experiments. The Jock Marshall Reserve- the only on-campus teaching wetland and bushland complex in Australia, allows students to undertake field investigations and experiments and later analyse their findings in the on-site biological sciences lab. The institute also offers residential services on its campus.

Additional benefits of studying at Faculty of Science

  • Networking Opportunities: The Faculty of Science arranges several events beneficial to the students such as tours, seminars, and information sessions.
  • Academic Support: The university offers Monash Seminars which upskill and prepare students for exams.
  • Monash Organic Spectroscopy Symposium (MOSS): This event helps students develop skills to apply advanced tools and techniques to analyse and interpret data.
  • Skills Development: Students can develop their leadership skills by participating in leadership programmes such as the Science Peer Mentoring Program, the Science Student Ambassador Program, and the Science Future Leaders Program.
  • Cross-cultural Collaboration: Students can participate in several social activities and form lifelong friendships with fellow students from diverse cultures across the globe.

Faculty of Science campus


Clayton, Melbourne

City Population



Eastern Australia


Mild temperate

Nearest Airport

Melbourne Airport

Time Zone

Australian Eastern Standard Time (GMT+10)

Fast facts

  • Largest university in Australia
  • Academic Staff: 332
  • Graduate Research Students: 710
  • Alumni: 43,000+ in 113 countries -Ranked as the best university in Australia for Chemistry according to the 2023 QS World University Rankings -Ranked in the top 100 for Life Sciences and Physical Sciences in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023

Admissions criteria

Students must meet the following requirements and submit the mentioned documents for admission:

  • An Australian bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a cognate science discipline.
  • Minimum 65% average in the intended Master's discipline. or
  • Equivalent qualifications and experience approved by the faculty.
  • All applicants must mandatorily undergo the 'Australian Criminal History Check'.
  • Submit an Expression of Interest International students have to meet the following requirements additionally:
  • Proof of English proficiency: You must obtain the minimum score in the following exams to be eligible- TOEFL Internet-Based exam: 79, IELTS: 6.5, and Pearson Test of Academic English: 58. -Applicants must pass The International Student Admissions (ISAT) Exam. -Applicant must mandatorily undergo the 'International Criminal History Check'.

Job placements

The institutes offers extensive career support in the following ways: - Expert Career Services: Personalised guidance, practical training and engagement with industry partners, results in students being job ready immediately after graduation. - Practical Experience: The institute hosts several career programmes to improve students’ employability. These include the Science Industry Week, held in August every year, which exposes students to employers, industry guests, and alumni.

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Source: Monash University - Faculty of Science

Last updated: 11 Oct 2023

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