About us

About us

The Faculty of Science at Monash University is at the forefront of innovation and discovery in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and earth, atmospheric and environmental sciences.

Key Faculty Metrics 2017

Revenue $155M$155M


Direct expenses$127M

Direct expenses

Research income$26M

Research income

Student fees and Commercial income$30M

Student fees and Commercial income

Undergraduate and Postgraduate student enrolments6,500

Undergraduate and Postgraduate student enrolments

Monash in the top one per cent of world universities540

Higher degree by research
student enrolments

As one of the premier Science faculties in Australia and in the world, Monash Science has an outstanding reputation for both teaching and research.

Monash Science is ranked the best university in Australia for Chemistry. *

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings has ranked our Schools of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy within the top 100.

And our academics’ high-impact research has contributed to Monash University’s Number 1 ranking in the prestigious Nature Index.

* Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2015, QS World Rankings 2017