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University of South Australia

Location

City West, Adelaide Australia

Ranking

# =363QS World University Rankings

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159Undergraduate programs

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71Postgraduate programs

stars

5+QS stars

About University of South Australia

The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university with industry-informed teaching and research that is inventive and adventurous.

Ranked in the world’s top 50 under 50^ and with 100% of assessed research rated at or above world-class*, the University is young, innovative and offers students the chance to gain real-world experience. 

Focused on life beyond the classroom, the University of South Australia offers a practical approach to teaching and learning. Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, giving students opportunities to gain practical skills and graduate career ready.

^Ranked in the World’s Top 50 Under 50 - Ranked #29, 2021 QS Top 50 Universities Aged Under 50 and Ranked #46, 2022 THE Young University Rankings 

*2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), 4-digit Fields of Research


About University of South Australia

The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university with industry-informed teaching and research that is inventive and adventurous.

Ranked in the world’s top 50 under 50^ and with 100% of assessed research rated at or above world-class*, the University is young, innovative and offers students the chance to gain real-world experience. 

Focused on life beyond the classroom, the University of South Australia offers a practical approach to teaching and learning. Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, giving students opportunities to gain practical skills and graduate career ready.

^Ranked in the World’s Top 50 Under 50 - Ranked #29, 2021 QS Top 50 Universities Aged Under 50 and Ranked #46, 2022 THE Young University Rankings 

*2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), 4-digit Fields of Research


University information

General

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Bachelor

1030+
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4,629
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1,538
51%
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Rankings & ratings

University of South Australia is one of the top public universities in Magill, Australia. It is ranked #=363 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #293
  • 2014
    #=341
  • 2015
    #333
  • 2016
    #288
  • 2017
    #=288
  • 2018
    #=279
  • 2019
    #=264
  • 2020
    #274
  • 2021
    #295
  • 2022
    #=326
  • 2023
    #=363

Ranking criteria

30.2
Overall
21.7
Academic Reputation
12.7
Employer Reputation
20.8
Faculty Student Ratio
38.2
Citations per Faculty
99.9
International Faculty Ratio
65.2
International Students Ratio
76
International Research Network
19.1
Employment Outcomes
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

Available programs

  The University of South Australia offers more than 200 degrees across four academic divisions.

Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, giving students opportunities to gain practical skills and graduate career ready. The University collaborates with over 2,500 companies worldwide to bring students valuable networking and work opportunities including placements, internships and projects.

 

The University’s academic structure is comprised of seven Academic Units. Each Academic Unit is focused on the quality of its teaching, research and the student experience, ensuring that   students are equipped to meet the future needs of industry and society.

 

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Focused on shaping community wellbeing, UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance educates future health professionals and delivers solutions-based research that addresses global health needs.

 

UniSA Business

Recognised and respected for our quality education, career outcomes and research expertise, UniSA Business creates leaders for change and transforms modern business practice.

 

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences is addressing society’s most critical and emerging health needs through quality teaching, learning and research excellence.

 

UniSA Creative

UniSA Creative explores the creative, cultural and artistic complexities of our world, producing industry-ready professionals and conducting inspired cross-disciplinary research.

 

UniSA Education Futures

Focused on developing education professionals, UniSA Education Futures contributes to innovation in education practice through quality teaching, learning and research excellence.

 

UniSA Justice & Society

UniSA Justice and Society innovates for change and addresses areas of critical social need through world-class research, teaching and learning.

 

UniSA STEM

Harnessing connections across science, technology, engineering and mathematics, UniSA STEM creates innovative solutions and ground-breaking developments across teaching, learning and research.

Bachelor of Arts

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Postgraduate qualifications from the University of South Australia provide the advanced experience, skills and expertise students need to enhance their career and progress into roles in management, research and more. The University of South Australia offers the ideal environment to grow careers through a commitment to industry and enterprise,  state-of-the-art facilities and internationally-recognised teaching and learning.


The University collaborates with over 2,500 companies worldwide to bring students valuable networking and work opportunities including placements, internships and projects. A range of research degrees are offered, including Masters by Research, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Professional Doctorate. Research degrees are focused on producing new knowledge, providing solutions to global challenges and preparing candidates for competitive careers.


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