The Brandeis science departments combine world-class research with a first-rate liberal arts university. Many departments that make up the Division of Science have a tradition of innovation and excellence in teaching and research, offering students a world-class education in an intimate setting where faculty and students work closely.
The hallmark of an undergraduate science education at Brandeis is it’s focus upon undergraduate research. Students are strongly encouraged to get involved in research projects oftentimes resulting in a senior theses. The close collaboration between faculty and students in research carries over into the classroom.
Some programs within the Division of Science offer a dual Bachelor’s/Master’s degree alternative. This program is designed to enable the exceptional or gifts undergraduate the opportunity to earn two degrees simultaneously during their time at Brandeis. Participating programs are biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and neuroscience.
Additionally, Mathematics offers a postbaccalaureate program for students with a bachelor’s degree in a different field who wish to prepare for graduate school or a career requiring enhanced mathematical skills.