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Welcome to the Faculty of Science. Here you will find a variety of resources to help support you throughout your postgraduate journey and enrich your studies.

If you're enrolling for the first time, please go to New Students: Postgraduate for information to help you enrol.


Welcome back! You must re-enrol online through studentConnect. Make sure you enrol in units for both semesters of the academic year. It will help to refer to your study plan or revisit the UWA Handbook for unit codes and availability.

Don’t forget to check your timetable before enrolling!

Your timetable is important because you will need to attend a number of lectures, tutorials, labs, and workshops for each unit. The timetable website lets you see how your potential unit choices could be scheduled; it does not register you for classes. After enrolment you will use the online Class Allocation System to register for classes. If you are unable to find information for your unit on CAS or the timetable, contact the Science Student Office.

If you need a refresher on how to register for classes you may find the CAS information and video guide provided by Student Services helpful.

Does your unit show as invalid? Need to change your enrolment? Defer you studies? We have enrolment information to help you.

Online services

Here are a range of online services that you will require throughout your time at UWA:

Student support

There are many different ways UWA can support you.

Student learning

In the Faculty of Science our teaching is informed by research; the Science Global website showcases the Faculty's world-class research.

There are many ways to enrich your academic studies.

Research and coursework

Postgraduate student research forms for students enrolled in a master's by thesis and coursework can be found online.

Student life and opportunities

The Faculty of Science has a dedicated Senior Student Experience Advisor, Dr Keal Byrne. Keal actively seeks feedback from students, implements a broad range of projects or helps other faculty members to implement student-focused projects aimed to enhance the student experience, and constantly evaluates the student lifecycle. Tell Keal about your Student Experience(s).

Student clubs and societies
The Faculty of Science is host to a wide variety of student-run clubs and societies. Getting involved in such clubs can greatly enrich your UWA student experience, and puts you in contact with people that share common interests and are going through a similar experience. Student clubs and societies are an excellent support network.
Local volunteering
Volunteering is a great way to gain valuable experience, meet new people and expand your professional networks. Guild volunteering coordinates a wide range of volunteering opportunities in the local community and on UWA campus. On-campus experiences are also advertised via Current Students: Volunteering. Of particular interest, consider being a Postgraduate UniMentor.
Global volunteering
Take your volunteering potential to the next level with organisations such as AIESEC or Enactus. You can travel overseas to complete a global internship, or you may choose to work on a global initiative from UWA campus.
Global learning
There are a wide range of global learning opportunities available to you. These include student exchange programs, independent study abroad, short term programs specific to Faculty of Science students and UWA overseas units. Further information on study abroad programs and study abroad scholarships can be found via the UWA Global Studio. Check your study abroad plans are compatible with your course structure by contacting the Science Student Office.

Scholarships and awards

Policies, assessments and exams

Information regarding policies, assessments and exams can be found online.


Congratulations! If you are reading this, it is probably because you have completed, or are about to complete, your course. To receive your award certificate from the University you must apply to graduate.

If you have any queries regarding course completion please contact the Science Student Office.

What’s next?

Thinking about your next steps? There are many opportunities available for postgraduate science students.