University of Sydney Faculty of Science
|Faculty of Science|
|Location||Camperdown / Darlington, Sydney, Australia|
|Affiliations||University of Sydney|
The Faculty of Science is a constituent body of the University of Sydney, Australia. It was established in 1882.
In 2011 the faculty had a total student enrolment of 6,077 (12.4% of all students), thus making it the university's third-largest.
At the undergraduate level, the faculty offers the degrees of Bachelor of Science (also in two additional streams: Advanced; Advanced Mathematics), Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Psychology, and Bachelor of Medical Science.
As of 2013, the Dean of the faculty is Professor Trevor Hambley.
Teaching of science at the university began in 1852 (university was established in 1850), however the first professors were based within the Faculty of Arts. The Faculty of Science itself was established in 1882.
The faculty is divided into 7 schools, 1 unit and 11 disciplines (also known as departments):
- School of Biological Sciences
- School of Chemistry
- School of Geosciences
- School of Mathematics and Statistics
- School of Molecular Bioscience
- School of Physics
- School of Psychology
- Discipline of Agricultural Chemistry
- Discipline of Anatomy and Histology
- Discipline of Information Technologies
- Discipline of Pathology
- Discipline of Pharmacology
- Discipline of Physiology
- Discipline of Environmental Science
- Discipline of Human Nutrition
- Discipline of Infectious Diseases and Immunology
- Discipline of Molecular Biotechnology
- Discipline of Soil Science
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