Study with us

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Study chemistry, earth sciences or physics at the University of Adelaide and you'll spend a lot of time with world-class scientists from the School of Physical Sciences.

You will meet experts who teach into our undergraduate and postgraduate programs; and who supervise budding researchers undertaking honours and research higher degrees.

Student experiences

  • We prepare you for a career in science with extensive field experience and access to research equipment that’s used in pioneering research across the world.
  • We also offer study tours and overseas experiences which aim to boost your science knowledge, confidence and employability.

Explore student experiences

Career and study areas

Chemistry degrees

Start your career in chemistry with us and react to the world at an atomic and molecular level.

Study Chemistry

Earth science degrees

Your future career could be ground breaking as you unearth the secrets of geology, minerals and energy.

Study Earth Sciences

Physics degrees

Energise your career to mass proportions. Solve cutting-edge problems physics.

Study Physics


Career boosting study options

Increase your employability with our extended study options in science.

Summer Research Scholarships  Honours  Research degrees

Scholarships and prizes

The School of Physical Sciences recognises outstanding achievement of students through a range of scholarships and prizes.

We acknowledge the generosity of the many donors and industry partners that has made these awards available to our students.

Scholarships  Student Prizes