IAU-020530

Australia

top General Information

Address

Street:Building A14

City:Sydney

Province:New South Wales

Post Code:2006

Tel.:+61(2) 9351-2222

Fax:+61(2) 9351-4596

WWW:http://www.usyd.edu.au

Other Sites

Also Teaching Hospitals and Study Abroad Programme

Institution Funding

Public

History

Founded 1850. The oldest University in Australia. Cumberland College of Health Sciences, Sydney College of the Arts, N.S.W. State Conservatorium of Music and two parts of Sydney College of Advanced Education, Institute of Nursing Studies, and Sydney Institute of Education (formerly Sydney Teachers' College) amalgamated with the University 1990.

Academic Year

February to December (February-June; July-December)

Admission Requirements

Secondary higher school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent, or previous tertiary study. Direct entrance to second year on completion of studies in another tertiary institution. Overseas students must show proficiency in English (6.5 IELTS or 577 TOEFL minimum with a test of written English minimum of 4.5)

Language(s)

English

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Michael Spence

Job title:Vice-Chancellor


Senior Administrative Officer : Stephen Garton

Job title:Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

top Divisions

Centre : Advanced Materials Technology

Fields of study:Polymer and Plastics Technology


Centre : Advanced Structural Engineering

Fields of study:Civil Engineering


Centre : Advanced Technologies in Animal Genetics

More details:Reprogen


Centre : Animal Immunology Research

Fields of study:Immunology, Zoology


Centre : Australian Mekong Resource Centre

More details:AMRC


Centre : Australian National Genomic Information Service

Fields of study:Biology, Genetics


Centre : Biological Information and Technology

Fields of study:Biotechnology

More details:SUBIT


Centre : Celtic Studies

Fields of study:Celtic Languages and Studies


Centre : Classical Civilizations

Fields of study:Ancient Civilizations, Classical Languages


Centre : Clinical Trials

Fields of study:Clinical Psychology

More details:National Health and Medical Council Centre of


Centre : Design Computing and Cognition

Fields of study:Computer Graphics, Design

More details:Key Centre


Centre : English Teaching

Fields of study:English


Centre : Environmental Law

More details:Australian Centre


Centre : European Studies


Centre : Finite Element Analysis

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering


Centre : Geotechnical Research

Fields of study:Civil Engineering


Centre : Health Economics Research and Evaluation

More details:CHERE


Centre : Health Promotion

Fields of study:Health Education

More details:Australian Centre


Centre : Heavy Metals Research

Fields of study:Chemistry


Centre : Human Aspects of Science and Technology


Centre : Industrial Relations Research and Teaching

Fields of study:Industrial Management, Labour and Industrial Relations

More details:ACIRRT


Centre : Innovation and International Competitiveness

Fields of study:International Business, Marketing


Centre : Mathematics Learning

Fields of study:Mathematics


Centre : Medieval Studies


Centre : Molonglo Observatory

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science


Centre : Nitrogen Fixation

More details:SUNfix; Syndey University Nitrogen Fixation Centre


Centre : Optical Fibre Technology

Fields of study:Information Technology, Optical Technology


Centre : Organic Synthesis

Fields of study:Organic Chemistry


Centre : Peace and Conflict Studies

Fields of study:Peace and Disarmament


Centre : Polymer Colloids

Fields of study:Polymer and Plastics Technology

More details:Key Centre


Centre : Precision Agriculture

Fields of study:Agricultural Management, Agriculture, Crop Production

More details:Australian Centre


Centre : Risk, Envrionment, Systems Technology and Analysis

Fields of study:Chemical Engineering


Centre : Rural Sustainability


Centre : Salinity Assessment and Management

Fields of study:Soil Science, Water Science


Centre : Visualisation Lab

Fields of study:Computer Graphics, Computer Networks, Data Processing

More details:VISLAB


College : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Dentistry, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Surgery, Treatment Techniques


College : Humanities and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Economics, Education, Fine Arts, Information Sciences, Law, Music, Social Sciences, Social Work, Vocational Counselling


College : Sciences and Technology

Fields of study:Agriculture, Architecture, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Rural Planning, Science Education, Technology, Veterinary Science


Faculty : Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Agrobiology, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Crop Production, Food Science, Plant and Crop Protection, Soil Science, Water Science


Faculty : Architecture

Fields of study:Architectural Restoration, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Regional Planning, Structural Architecture, Town Planning


Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Archaeology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Celtic Languages and Studies, Chinese, Classical Languages, Contemporary History, English, Fine Arts, French, German, Grammar, Greek, Hebrew, History, Indic Languages, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Modern Languages, Music, Philology, Philosophy, Phonetics, Prehistory, Russian, South and Southeast Asian Languages, Spanish, Speech Studies, Statistics, Terminology, Thai Languages, Translation and Interpretation, Writing


Faculty : Dentistry

Fields of study:Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Radiology


Faculty : Economics and Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Administration, Banking, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Econometrics, Economic History, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Industrial Management, Institutional Administration, International Business, Labour and Industrial Relations, Law, Management, Management Systems, Marketing, Public Administration, Transport Economics


Faculty : Education and Social Work

Fields of study:Curriculum, Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Higher Education Teacher Training, Literacy Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Social Policy, Special Education


Faculty : Engineering

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering


Faculty : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Community Health, Dietetics, Health Sciences, Hygiene, Occupational Health, Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Sports Medicine


Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Human Rights, International Law, Labour Law, Law, Public Law


Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Cardiology, Community Health, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Gastroenterology, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Parasitology, Pathology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Urology, Venereology, Virology


Faculty : Nursing

Fields of study:Anatomy, Chemistry, Community Health, Dietetics, Hygiene, Microbiology, Nursing, Pharmacology, Physics, Physiology, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology


Faculty : Pharmacy

Fields of study:Pharmacology, Pharmacy

More details:Orange Campus


Faculty : Rural Management

Fields of study:Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Farm Management, Horticulture, Management, Rural Planning

More details:Orange College


Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Applied Physics, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biophysics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Entomology, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Immunology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Microbiology, Natural Sciences, Neurosciences, Nuclear Physics, Nutrition, Optics, Pharmacy, Physics, Psychology, Soil Science, Solid State Physics, Statistics, Thermal Physics, Zoology


Faculty : Sydney College of Arts


Faculty : Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Fields of study:Conducting, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Performing Arts, Singing


Faculty : Veterinary Science

Fields of study:Animal Husbandry, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Veterinary Science


Foundation : Chemical Engineering

Fields of study:Chemical Engineering


Foundation : Chemistry

Fields of study:Chemistry

More details:Cornforth


Foundation : Civil Engineering


Foundation : Dairy Research


Foundation : Earth Resources

Fields of study:Natural Resources


Foundation : Electrical Engineering


Foundation : Information Technology

Fields of study:Information Technology

More details:Research Foundation


Foundation : Inorganic Chemistry


Foundation : Nutrition Research


Foundation : Physics

Fields of study:Physics

More details:Science Foundation


Foundation : Planning Research

Fields of study:Public Administration, Urban Studies


Foundation : Poultry Research

Fields of study:Food Science, Meat and Poultry


Foundation : Save Sight Institute

Fields of study:Ophthalmology


Foundation : Veterinary Science

Fields of study:Veterinary Science

More details:Postgraduate


Foundation : Veterinary Science

Fields of study:Veterinary Science


Foundation : Warren Centre of Advanced Engineering

Fields of study:Engineering


Graduate School : Government

Fields of study:Administration, Government

More details:Run jointly with the University of New South Wales


Graduate School : Government


Institute : Astronomy

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science


Institute : Marine Science

Fields of study:Marine Science and Oceanography


Institute : Medical Physics


Institute : Plant Breeding

Fields of study:Plant and Crop Protection


Institute : Teaching and Learning


Institute : Transport Studies

Fields of study:Transport and Communications, Transport Management


Institute : Wildlife Research

Fields of study:Wildlife


Research Division : Accountancy Foundation

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business and Commerce


Research Division : Advanced Composite Structures

Fields of study:Materials Engineering

More details:Australian Cooperative


Research Division : Asia and Pacific

Fields of study:Asian Studies, Pacific Area Studies


Research Division : Asian Agribusiness

Fields of study:Agricultural Business


Research Division : Asian and Pacific Law

Fields of study:Comparative Law, Law


Research Division : Australian Marine Mammal

Fields of study:Marine Biology


Research Division : Autonomous

More details:Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence


Research Division : Biological Control of Pest Animals

Fields of study:Pest Management

More details:Australian Cooperative Research Centre


Research Division : Biosecurity, Emerging Infectious Diseases

Fields of study:Immunology

More details:Australian Cooperative Research Centre


Research Division : Criminology

Fields of study:Criminology


Research Division : Ecological Impacts of Coastal Cities

Fields of study:Coastal Studies, Ecology, Environmental Studies


Research Division : Field Robotics

More details:Australian Key Research Centre(ACFR)


Research Division : Fruit Fly

Fields of study:Fruit Production, Pest Management


Research Division : Herbal Medicines

Fields of study:Alternative Medicine

More details:Research and Education Centre


Research Division : Humanities and Social Sciences

More details:RIHSS


Research Division : IA Watson Grains

Fields of study:Crop Production, Food Science


Research Division : Ian Buchan Fell Housing


Research Division : Innovation Dairy Products

Fields of study:Crop Production, Food Science

More details:Australian Cooperative Research Centre


Research Division : Innovative Grain Food Products

Fields of study:Crop Production, Food Science

More details:Australian Cooperative Research Centre


Research Division : Mining

Fields of study:Mining Engineering

More details:Australian Cooperative Research Centre


Research Division : Nursing

Fields of study:Midwifery, Nursing

More details:Sydney Nursing Research Centre


Research Division : One Tree Island

Fields of study:Biology, Marine Biology


Research Division : Photonics

Fields of study:Optical Technology

More details:Australian Cooperative Research Center


Research Division : Polymers

Fields of study:Polymer and Plastics Technology

More details:Australian Cooperative Research Centre


Research Division : Quaternary Dating

Fields of study:Archaeology, Prehistory


Research Division : Rehabilitation

Fields of study:Rehabilitation and Therapy


Research Division : Rural Management

Fields of study:Agricultural Management


Research Division : Structural Biology and Structural Chemistry

Fields of study:Biology, Chemistry


Research Division : Stuttering Research

Fields of study:Speech Therapy and Audiology


Research Division : Sustainable Cotton Production

Fields of study:Crop Production

More details:Australian Cooperative Research Centre


Research Division : Sustainable Resource Processing

Fields of study:Chemical Engineering

More details:Australian Cooperative Research Centre


Research Division : Sustainable Rice Production

Fields of study:Crop Production, Food Science

More details:Australian Cooperative Research Centre


Research Division : Technology Enabled Capital Markets

Fields of study:Electrical and Electronic Engineering

More details:Australian Cooperative Research Centre


Research Division : Theoretical Astrophysics

Fields of study:Astrophysics


Research Division : Ultrahigh-Bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems

Fields of study:Optical Technology

More details:Australian Cooperative Research Centre(CUDOS)


Research Division : Value-added Wheat Cooperative

Fields of study:Crop Production, Food Science


Research Division : Wave Physics


Unit : Electron Microscope

Fields of study:Atomic and Molecular Physics, Optical Technology


Unit : Spatial Science Innovation Unit

top Degrees

Bachelor Degree


Bachelor Honours Degree


Graduate Certificate/Diploma


Master Degree


Doctoral Degree

Note

Also postgraduate certificates and undergraduate and postgraduate diplomas

Updated on 27-03-2014