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Western Sydney University

Location

Bankstown campus, Milperra Australia

Ranking

# 384QS World University Rankings

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449Undergraduate programs

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126Postgraduate programs

stars

5QS stars

About Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is a world-class university with a growing international reach and reputation for academic excellence and impact-driven research.

Ranked amongst the Top 2 percent of universities in the world, we are globally focused, research-led and committed to making a positive impact – at a regional, national and international level.

At Western Sydney University we are unlocking the potential of the next generation of global citizens, leaders and change-makers.

With a focus on equipping our graduates to be workplace ready, our curriculum reflects the needs of the world we live in. We acknowledge that in today’s fast-paced and changing world universities don’t have the monopoly on knowledge or education. In pioneering a model of co-created learning that treats our strategic partners as co-creators in education, we work with business and industry leaders to develop course content that meets the needs of employers, the jobs of the future and responds to the challenges of a global workplace.

Our approach recognises that learning doesn’t just happen in the classroom. Instead, we offer a combination of on-campus, online and clinical learning environments, with real-life work experience in professional and community settings.

About Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is a world-class university with a growing international reach and reputation for academic excellence and impact-driven research.

Ranked amongst the Top 2 percent of universities in the world, we are globally focused, research-led and committed to making a positive impact – at a regional, national and international level.

At Western Sydney University we are unlocking the potential of the next generation of global citizens, leaders and change-makers.

With a focus on equipping our graduates to be workplace ready, our curriculum reflects the needs of the world we live in. We acknowledge that in today’s fast-paced and changing world universities don’t have the monopoly on knowledge or education. In pioneering a model of co-created learning that treats our strategic partners as co-creators in education, we work with business and industry leaders to develop course content that meets the needs of employers, the jobs of the future and responds to the challenges of a global workplace.

Our approach recognises that learning doesn’t just happen in the classroom. Instead, we offer a combination of on-campus, online and clinical learning environments, with real-life work experience in professional and community settings.

Available programs

Ranked in Top 2 percent of universities worldwide, Western Sydney University offers unlimited potential for students with the drive and determination to succeed.

With one of the most comprehensive range of courses in Australia, our curriculum and approach to flexible learning is designed to be a springboard for a successful career.

To ensure that students in the Western Sydney region and across Australia have access to a greater range of quality undergraduate opportunities, we invest in providing new study options and support services – such as The College, Advantage Entry Programs and scholarships – as pathways for entry and academic success.

The Academy at Western Sydney University offers advanced degrees that prepare you to thrive in the face of change and seize success at every opportunity. Whether your dream is to achieve as a professional, an entrepreneur or as an academic, you will learn to think differently and creatively.

With our growing international reach and reputation, we also provide our students with unlimited opportunity to learn, travel and work in more than 300 destinations across the globe.

Bachelor of Arts

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Bachelor of Arts

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Bachelor of Music

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Bachelor of Music

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We live in a fast-paced and ever-changing world. That’s why Western Sydney University consults with business and industry to develop postgraduate programs that respond to the challenges of a global workplace – with a focus on practical skills, critical thinking and professional accreditation so you graduate with marketable qualifications. We also offer you flexible study options, with variable entry and exit points, to suit your work and life commitments.

With a focus on equipping our graduates to be workplace ready, our curriculum reflects the needs of the world we live in. We acknowledge that in today’s changing world universities don’t have the monopoly on knowledge or education. In pioneering a model of co-created learning that treats our strategic partners as co-creators in education, we work with business and industry leaders to develop course content that meets the needs of employers, the jobs of the future and responds to the challenges of a global workplace.

Our approach recognises that learning doesn’t just happen in the classroom. Instead, we offer a combination of on-campus, online and clinical learning environments, with real-life work experience in professional and community settings.

Master of Finance

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Master of Finance

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Master of Nursing

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Master of Nursing

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Master of Laws

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Master of Laws

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University information

Bachelor

980+
60+
6+
82+

Master

5+
6+
82+
30,382
80%
20%
6,251
51%
49%
1,498
42%
58%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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.

In this guide you will find:
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Where to look for scholarship opportunities

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A list of available scholarships around the world

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Rankings & ratings

Western Sydney University is one of the top universities in Milperra, Australia. It is ranked #384 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #601+
  • 2014
    #651-700
  • 2015
    #651-700
  • 2016
    #651-700
  • 2017
    #551-600
  • 2018
    #551-600
  • 2019
    #=498
  • 2020
    #468
  • 2021
    #474
  • 2022
    #=494
  • 2023
    #501-510
  • 2024
    #=375
  • 2025
    #384
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.

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