University of Sydney
The University of Sydney (USYD, or informally Sydney Uni) is an Australian public online research university in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it is Australia’s first university and is regarded as one of the world’s leading universities. The university is known as one of Australia’s 6 sandstone universities. Its campus is ranked in the top 10 of the world’s most beautiful universities by the British Daily Telegraph and The Huffington Post, spreading across the inner-city suburbs of Camperdown and Darlington. The university comprises nine faculties and university schools, through which it offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees.
In 2018–19, the QS World University Rankings ranked Sydney as one of the world’s top 25 most reputable universities,and its graduates as the top 5 most employable in the world and first in Australia.
Five Nobel and two Crafoord laureates have been affiliated with the university as graduates and faculty. The university has educated seven Australian prime ministers, two governors-general of Australia, nine state governors and territory administrators, and 24 justices of the High Court of Australia, including four chief justices. Sydney has produced 110 Rhodes Scholars and 19 Gates Scholars.
The University of Sydney is a member of the Group of Eight, CEMS, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), the Association of Commonwealth Universities and the Worldwide Universities Network.
Whether you’ve had your career path mapped out since childhood or you’re convinced that your dream job doesn’t exist yet, you will be able to gain expertise in more than one field of study by choosing from our range of professional, specialist, liberal studies, and combined and double degrees. Build diverse skill combinations and boost your personal and professional development with our short, on-demand OLE units.Deepen your expertise and develop skills in interdisciplinary collaboration through real-world industry, community, entrepreneurship and research projects.
Postgraduate coursework degrees are taught similarly to undergraduate courses, but with the additional scope to develop a higher level of expertise.
Our postgraduate courses are open to all graduates with a bachelor’s degree or, in some cases, equivalent work experience. Learn more about the admission criteria for postgraduate coursework.
With more than 450 courses on offer, we make it easy for you to tailor a degree to your needs – short or long-term study.
The university comprises five faculties and three university schools:
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- University of Sydney Business School
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Medicine and Health
- Faculty of Science
- Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning
- Sydney Conservatorium of Music
- Sydney Law School