Why choose science at ANU?
When you join ANU as a student, you join our community of world-leading researchers and academics. We count more Nobel Prize Laureates than any other university in Australia, five of which come from the sciences. This includes our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Brian Schmidt, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2011 for his discovery that the expansion of our Universe is accelerating.
As an ANU student you will learn from research as it happens, in state-of-the-art facilities. This includes:
- Our multi-million dollar biology and chemistry laboratories
- The fastest super computer in the southern hemisphere
- Australia’s largest optical observatory
- Australia’s national medical research institute
- Australia’s only experimental nuclear physics program
Take a virtual tour of our facilities here.
Join Australia’s highest ranked university and watch breakthroughs that will change the world, and will definitely change yours.
What to choose
You may even get credit for previous study. We have various credit arrangements with institutions around the world to ensure international students are recognised for previous study. If your university does not have a credit arrangement with us, you may still be eligible for credit, simply visit the course credit page on the main ANU website or contact Science Central.
How to apply
Depending on your circumstances, international students must apply through the University Admissions Centre (UAC) or direct to ANU. You can find further details about how to apply for different programs below:
You may even get credit for previous study. We have various credit arrangements with institutions around the world to ensure international students are recognised for previous study.
The Dean's International Science Excellence Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship awarded to the very best international students from our institutional partners. Find out more.