Macquarie University Faculty of Science and Engineering

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Address: Sydney NSW 2109, Australia
Tel: +61 02 9850 6000
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The Faculty of Science and Engineering at Macquarie University consists of nine academic departments plus the School of Engineering and the faculty’s associated research centres. Here, you’ll find passionate staff and an engaged student body from around the world, dedicated to the advancement of science and engineering in the 21st century.


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We are committed to excellence in our research, teaching, innovation and engagement in science and engineering. Our vision is to make significant and valued contributions in these areas as we address the opportunities and challenges of our time.

Our Departments and areas of study include:

  • Biology
  • Chiropractic
  • Computing
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Molecular Sciences
  • Physics and Astronomy


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The Faculty of Science and Engineering boasts a number of cutting-edge research and teaching facilities, including a flora and fauna park, an active astronomical observatory, a Simulation Hub and Virtual Reality Laboratory, and a new glasshouse and seawater facility.

Located in Sydney’s North Ryde, Macquarie University is home to over 42 000 students from more than 100 countries. Macquarie students and staff enjoy a lush, greenfields campus, situated next to one of Australia’s most prominent high-tech business precincts where opportunities abound to engage with some of the world’s most high-profile corporations.


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The faculty provide research training pathways for students from Australia and around the globe. We supervise and progress higher degree research students undertaking their masters and PhDs across a wide range of specialist discipline areas. Importantly, we conduct world-leading research across the breadth of science and technology disciplines.

That’s why we’re here – to devise creative, evidence-based solutions to tomorrow’s problems.

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