School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences


Bachelor of Science

The primary undergraduate teaching role of the School is in the Bachelor of Science degree. Majors are offered in all disciplines. Undergraduate programs at UNSW Canberra and PEMS Courses by Subject Area can be found in the UNSW online handbook.

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Postgraduate Research Programs

At the postgraduate level, UNSW Canberra offers research programs leading to MPhil, MSc, MA and PhD degrees. Research is conducted in the School of PEMS in a range of research fields with well-equipped research laboratories and infrastructure in all discipline areas.


Postgraduate Coursework Programs

The School also contributes to postgraduate coursework programs in Engineering Science, Management Studies and Operations Research and Statistics. The School of PEMS list of Postgraduate Courses by Subject Area can be found in the UNSW on-line handbook.



Scholarships are available for postgraduate research study in the School. Our postgraduate student directory provides links to current students and descriptions of postgraduate research currently being undertaken in the School. Learn how to apply for admission to a research degree program.