Each year, the School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences teaches around 8,000 individual students and produces nearly 300 graduates from programs it administers. It employs around 110 staff on continuing appointments and close to another 110 (mostly research) staff on fixed-term contracts.  Its budget exceeds $35M.

Students 2017 (at 31 August) Enrolments (Headcount) Equivalent Full-Time Student Load (EFTSL) % International (EFTSL)
Undergraduate (incl Honours and MD) 7,376 1,297 19
Postgraduate by coursework 353 185 84
Research higher degree 203 130 47
Totals 7,932 1,612 29

 

Graduates 2017
Graduates (Coursework) 293
University Medallists

7 (2016 graduates)

PhDs and MPhils awarded 37

 

EFTSL trends (full year) 31 August 2016 31 August 2017 % change
Undergraduate (incl Honours and MD) 1,314 1,297 -1.3
Postgraduate by coursework 133 185 +39.1
Research higher degree 124 130 +4.8
International 431 468 +8.6
Total 1,571 1,612 +2.7

  

Staff 2017 (at December) (excludes casuals) Headcount

Full Time Equivalent (FTE)

Professor 25 22.1
Associate Professor 18

16.4

Adjunct Professor/Associate Professor 10 -
Senior Lecturer 9 9.0
Lecturer 3 3.0
Associate Lecturer 2 2.0
Research only (academic) 84 80.6
Research only (professional) 15 13.4
Honorary/Emeritus 36 -
Administrative 20 15.3
Technical 25 23.9
Total staff on payroll
201 185.7

 

Income and Research

              Year as indicated

University grant (incl tuiton fees)

$17.522m (2017)

Research income (grants, industry, CRCs)

$14.643m (2016)

Total income (all sources)

$36.997m (2016)

Refereed publications

304 (68.4 HERDC points; 98.3 ERA points) (2015)

Average research income  per FTE academic staff member (Level B and above)

$205,330 (2016)

RHD student staff ratio (EFTSL to FTE academic staff member Level B and above)

1.91 (2016)

 

Average h-index for staff with an SCMB appointment
56 (at mid-2017)