Faculty of Science, University of Sydney
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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 2018, the Dean of the faculty is Professor Iain Young.
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 8 schools and 9 disciplines:
- School of Chemistry
- School of Geosciences
- School of History and Philosophy of Science
- School of Life and Environmental Sciences
- School of Mathematics and Statistics
- School of Physics
- School of Psychology
- School of Veterinary Science
- Anatomy & Histology
- Information Technologies
- Environmental Science
- Human Nutrition
- Infectious Diseases & Immunology
- Molecular Biotechnology
- The University of Sydney Institute of Agriculture, previously known as the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.
- The University of Sydney Nano Institute (Sydney Nano), previously known as the Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology (AINST).
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