The School of Science offers bachelor and postgraduate programs and undertakes world-class research in a broad range of disciplines.

About Science and Technology at RMIT

Our science programs combine theory, project–based learning, laboratory work, work-integrated learning and other practical experiences to ensure that our graduates are highly sought after by employers, both here in Australia, and overseas.

Learning and teaching

High-quality programs and excellent teaching staff inspire our students to pursue careers in a range of industries, including materials technology, food science, geospatial and surveying, environmental analysis, banking and commerce, and computing and IT.

Students are equipped with the skills and concepts necessary to excel in their chosen field.

Our programs combine theory and laboratory work with work integrated learning to ensure graduates are highly sought-after by employers in Australia and overseas.

Excellence in research

We focus on research that addresses the questions essential to Australia's innovation agenda as well as current global challenges.

The recent Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) report ranked RMIT Physical Sciences, Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Environmental Science and Management, and Microbiology as ‘well above standard’ – the highest possible ranking available.

Other areas within the School, including Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing, Distributed Computing and Data Format were ranked ‘above world standard’.

[source: ERA 2018 Institution Report]

The School is home to outstanding research centres, including the Centre for Advanced Materials and Industrial Chemistry, the Information Security and Network Science Research Group, and the Satellite Positioning for Atmosphere, Climate and Environment (SPACE) Research Centre.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.

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