School of Science

The School of Science undertakes high-quality teaching and research across the natural and physical sciences, mathematics, biological sciences and computer science and technology disciplines.

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Welcome to the School of Science 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.

Our teaching areas

RMIT's flexible and specialised programs give you plenty of options from biology to chemistry, maths and physics, to computer science, information technology and geospatial sciences. No other field has as much potential to make a difference and improve the way we live.


The School of Science is home to many outstanding research centres, including the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics, in which our students conduct scientific research. We are ranked in the top five Australian universities for excellence in key science research areas. Source: Australian Research Council 2015.

About Research in the School of Science

The School of Science attracts esteemed experts and researchers from around the world and has strong partnerships with industry and international collaborators.

Research Centres and Groups

RMIT researchers work together in research centres and groups to solve complex problems.

Research candidates

Find out how to manage your candidature from getting started to completion and to make the most of your research training experience.

Research facilities

RMIT’s focus as a global university of technology, design and enterprise is supported by a range of research hubs such as the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Facility and the MicroNano Research Facility.

Research news



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Meet our people

Our academics are experts working at the forefront of their fields who apply their research discoveries, industry judgement and specialist expertise to their teaching creating a world class learning experience. 

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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 Nation 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. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer