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The University of Sydney

Location

Camperdown/Darlington Campus, Sydney Australia

Ranking

# =19QS World University Rankings

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126Undergraduate programs

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263Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

14,630 AUDTuition Fee/year

About The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney was founded on the principle of giving everyone the opportunity to realise their potential through education and still holds that belief just as strongly today.

We're ranked = 19th in the 2024 QS World University Rankings.

With a reimagined undergraduate curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, world-class teaching and learning and a vibrant campus life, it is a place where students can attain widely recognised and respected qualifications.

The University offers Australia’s broadest range of disciplines and its research focuses on finding solutions to society’s biggest challenges. With more than 400 areas of study to choose from, students have the flexibility to follow their interests, broaden their skills, and pursue internship and global exchange opportunities.

Outside the classroom, students can make lifelong friends and connections, with more than 200 student-run clubs and societies bringing the campus to life. The University of Sydney community – which covers the world – includes more than 50,000 students, 3400 academic staff, and 320,000 alumni.

Investing in the future

The University has invested more than $1.5 billion in multidisciplinary initiatives in the last decade, to enable academic staff to improve the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

Research is driven by the big picture. From combating the world’s deadliest diseases to inventing tiny devices that make a super-sized difference to computing, the University of Sydney excels in innovative collaboration.

Supported by more than 90 research centres, researchers are finding solutions to the world’s greatest challenges – and many others – by changing the way they look at them. Find out more at sydney.edu.au/research-impact

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About The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney was founded on the principle of giving everyone the opportunity to realise their potential through education and still holds that belief just as strongly today.

We're ranked = 19th in the 2024 QS World University Rankings.

With a reimagined undergraduate curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, world-class teaching and learning and a vibrant campus life, it is a place where students can attain widely recognised and respected qualifications.

The University offers Australia’s broadest range of disciplines and its research focuses on finding solutions to society’s biggest challenges. With more than 400 areas of study to choose from, students have the flexibility to follow their interests, broaden their skills, and pursue internship and global exchange opportunities.

Outside the classroom, students can make lifelong friends and connections, with more than 200 student-run clubs and societies bringing the campus to life. The University of Sydney community – which covers the world – includes more than 50,000 students, 3400 academic staff, and 320,000 alumni.

Investing in the future

The University has invested more than $1.5 billion in multidisciplinary initiatives in the last decade, to enable academic staff to improve the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

Research is driven by the big picture. From combating the world’s deadliest diseases to inventing tiny devices that make a super-sized difference to computing, the University of Sydney excels in innovative collaboration.

Supported by more than 90 research centres, researchers are finding solutions to the world’s greatest challenges – and many others – by changing the way they look at them. Find out more at sydney.edu.au/research-impact

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Available programs

The world is changing, and university education needs to change too.

The University of Sydney has reimagined the Sydney Undergraduate Experience – the way it teaches and the way students will learn – to prepare them for a future full of possibilities. Every student will graduate with the confidence and ability to think critically, collaborate productively and influence the world.

Follow your interests

At the University of Sydney, the flexible structure of the undergraduate degrees means you can find the right study path for you. Offering more than 400 areas of study, you can choose majors and minors outside your primary degree, work on real-world projects, undertake an international experience, access advanced coursework or boost your personal development through online workshops.
 
You can also supercharge your experience with the combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies, and for high-achieving students, the University has introduced the Dalyell Scholars program.

With the largest global mobility program in Australia, including more than 250 partner universities in over 40 countries, you have the opportunity to combine study and travel and set yourself up for a global career.

All students are taught by world-class academics who look at problems from every angle, drawing on multidisciplinary expertise to find new solutions. Across a number of academic disciplines, the University is ranked the best in Australia and in the top 10 worldwide*.

The University’s disciplines span:

•    architecture, urbanism and interaction design
•    arts and social sciences
•    business
•    education and social work
•    engineering and information technologies
•    health, medicine and dentistry
•    law
•    music
•    science, agriculture, environment and veterinary science.

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* QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019


Bachelor of Arts

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Whether you want to take the next step in your career, gain a professional qualification for a new job, or pursue a personal ambition, the University of Sydney offers you the opportunity to tailor your experience and develop specialist skills.

Regularly ranked in the top 50 universities worldwide*, postgraduate students have access to leading lecturers, research supervisors, industry networks, and research and teaching staff from around the world.

The University’s cross-disciplinary approach means that students form part of a community that unites experts in fields as diverse as medicine, arts, social sciences, engineering, information technologies and science, with the shared goal of pioneering solutions to global challenges.

Postgraduate Coursework Degrees

Three-quarters of postgraduate students choose to take coursework-based degrees, and many add a real-world dimension to their studies by going overseas as an exchange student or participating in an internship, gaining hands-on experience to enhance their career prospects and build their networks.

Postgraduate Research Degrees

Consistently ranked among the best research universities in the world, the University of Sydney is home to many leading researchers and attracts generous funding in support of its research projects. PhD and master’s by research students at the University work alongside some of the world’s brightest and most accomplished academics, and have access to high-calibre facilities and international partnerships.

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*QS World University Rankings 2020


Master of Nursing

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University information

Admission criteria
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Applying to the University

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General

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6.5+
2.8+

Bachelor

6.5+
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1050+
85+

Master

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85+
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35+
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The University of Sydney offer the widest range of academic programs of any university in Australia.

The teachers, researchers and leading thinkers are paving the way for solutions to complex global issues impacting upon our health, environment, technology and culture.

Across our faculties, we have research teams working on creating cleaner fuels, faster internet, treatment for chronic illness, and more sustainable ways of living.

Faculties include:

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Student life

The University of Sydney draws students not only from all over Australia, but from all over the world, so not only are students learning their coursework, but more importantly, they are learning from each other. Every student has something to offer the community, and everybody’s path is unique.

Student experience at the University of Sydney has consistently been ranked among the best in Australia. Striving to ensure that students have every opportunity to live up to their potential from day one, graduates of the University go on to be leaders in their chosen fields.

The University of Sydney Union (USU) run more than 200 clubs and societies, including 26 cultural groups. You can meet a variety of people, team up and make new friends, share your ideas and learn new skills through performances, sports and leadership opportunities.

The USU also run the Clubs and Societies Program, which has more than 200 campus clubs – from calligraphy to photography, Pokemon to handball, there's something for everyone.

Sydney Uni Sport and Fitness
offers a huge range of facilities, programs and events to keep you healthy and active. You can get involved in athletics, swimming, tennis, golf, hockey, soccer, rugby union, rowing, scuba diving, skiing and more.

The University’s facilities are also home to performance spaces, museums, on-campus bars, cafes and even a heritage-listed graffiti tunnel.



The Careers Centre will offer Career advice and thousands of student jobs their database. Right from your first year at university, you have access to an abundance of career counselling services and resources to help put you in the best career position by the end of your degree.

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

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International Students

14,630 AUD
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One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

The University of Sydney is one of the top public universities in Sydney, Australia. It is ranked #=19 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #39
  • 2014
    #38
  • 2015
    #=37
  • 2016
    #45
  • 2017
    #=46
  • 2018
    #50
  • 2019
    #42
  • 2020
    #42
  • 2021
    #40
  • 2022
    #38
  • 2023
    #41
  • 2024
    #=19

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