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WHY CHOOSE SYDNEY? We help you develop the skills, knowledge and values to become a leader in a rapidly changing world. Whether you’re finishing high school or continuing your undergraduate studies or looking to advance your career or pursue a passion, we have a wide range of courses to suit your interests, strengths and career goals. 1. Q S Graduate Employability Rankings 2020 2. Q S World University Rankings 2020 3. A ustralian Universities International Directors’ Forum Learning Abroad Benchmarking 2018 (in 2019)
1st in Australia and 4th in the world for graduate employability1 42nd 1st 100+ in world university in Australia and 2nd globally majors and minors to rankings2 in the Times Higher Education combine your interests Impact Rankings 2020 across disciplines 200+ 250+ 360,000 clubs and societies to international partners alumni to connect enrich your student and the largest student mobility you with a experience program in Australia3 worldwide network
CONTENTS Join us Undergraduate courses Find out why we’re ranked 1st in Australia A full list of our undergraduate courses, and 4th in the world for graduate with assumed knowledge, prerequisites employability.1 and career possibilities. – – What will you start here?................................. 2 The Sydney Undergraduate Experience ..... 18 Our campuses .................................................. 4 A degree designed by you ............................ 19 University life..................................................... 6 Follow your interests. All of them............... 20 Prepare for a global career............................. 7 Tackle real-world issues............................... 22 Student support services............................... 8 Advance your study ...................................... 23 Scholarships and student loans.................... 9 Centre for English Teaching...........................10 Areas of study sydney.edu.au Campus map.................................................... 12 Architecture, design and planning ............. 26 Accommodation.............................................. 14 Arts and social sciences .............................. 28 Business ........................................................... 32 Education and social work ............................ 34 Engineering and computer science............. 38 Law.................................................................... 46 Medicine and health...................................... 50 Music................................................................. 56 Science.............................................................. 58 Bachelor of Advanced Studies .................... 63 1. QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020 2021 guide to admission criteria for international students ............................ 64 Table notes ...................................................... 72 How to apply .................................................... 76 Application advice .......................................... 78 Important dates for 2021.............................. 79 Fees and costs................................................ 80 The University of Sydney Preparation Programs.................................... 81 2021 guide to admission criteria for domestic students................................... 82
Postgraduate courses A full list of our postgraduate courses, including course information and tuition fees. – Postgraduate study......................................... 86 Course index.................................................... 88 Coursework courses available for full-time study onshore...........................90 Research courses available for full-time study onshore......................... 105 Additional information..................................108 How to apply - coursework ........................ 110 How to apply - research .............................. 112 Application advice ......................................... 114 Important dates for 2021.............................. 115 Fees and costs................................................ 116 We acknowledge the tradition of Glossary ........................................................... 117 custodianship and law of the Country on which the University of Sydney campuses stand. We pay our respects to those who have cared and continue to care for Country.
WHAT WILL YOU START HERE? Our students continue from university on unique paths. Below are just a few examples. sydney.edu.au Jeevesh Kumar Phuong Thao Nguyen Phyoe Kyaw Thu Bachelor of Engineering Master of International Business Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (Software) graduate; Co-founder, graduate; Project Officer, GIZ graduate; Defence Cooperation Greenscape Eco Management Home country: Vietnam Scholarship Program scholar; Home country: India Major, Defence Services Medical Academy, Myanmar Home country: Myanmar “Studying at the University of “After nearly a decade serving “At the University of Sydney, Sydney gave me the opportunity the country as a diplomat I didn’t just study. I ran the to learn from students specialising in ASEAN City2Surf, supported charities, from various cultures, and cooperation, I found myself played beach soccer with other strengthened my sense of purpose taking up another role in the international students and and ambition. As part of my Vietnam Energy Partnership the NSW Police Force, and degree, I developed complex Group Secretariat working volunteered to help with the 2019 problem-solving skills through towards a sustainable energy Sydney Peace Prize event. I have group work and leadership future for my country. I’m living met people from diverse cultures opportunities, which have my dream of making positive and learnt from lecturers who are helped my work as co-founder of change in my country with experts within their discipline. The University of Sydney Greenscape Eco Management, every step of my career.” My study and experiences have India’s leading e-waste recycling broadened my perspective and led service. I’m currently working me to become a critical thinker on recovering material from and a more creative student. It electronic devices and scaling gave me the confidence to handle the process to reduce our conflict-related issues back home, carbon footprint.” and I am ready to contribute to the peace process in my country.” Page 2
Join us Felisa Zen Kyusik Mav Kim Yosua Kristianto Master of Commerce (Business Bachelor of Commerce (Business Master of Project Management graduate; Analytics and Business Information Information Systems and Marketing) Project Manager, Samakta Mitra Systems) graduate; Analytics and graduate; Head of Advanced Analytics Home country: Indonesia Cognitive Analyst, Deloitte and AI, Westpac Banking Corporation Home country: Indonesia Home country: South Korea “My postgraduate degree at the “Choosing to study at the “Reflecting on my time at University of Sydney has not only University of Sydney opened up the University of Sydney, equipped me with preliminary many opportunities and was one I discovered that not only has foundational technical skills, of the best decisions I have made. my knowledge been upgraded but has also taught me how to As part of my degree, I gained with the latest research and think critically, solve problems industry-specific knowledge and insights, but the experiences strategically, and work in an multicultural understanding, helped to shape my personality agile manner. The most valuable which has helped me work in in such a way to enable me skill I can take away from my many countries across different to embrace a leadership role experience is perseverance, industries. I’m currently working in the workplace. I currently dedication and persistence.” at Westpac Banking Corporation manage IT projects, train International Guide 2021 as the Head of Advanced colleagues to become effective Analytics and AI.” project managers, and am also a strategist planning smart city initiatives in Indonesia.” Page 3
OUR CAMPUSES Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus sydney.edu.au Westmead Campus Cumberland Campus1 Southern The University of Sydney Highlands research farms 150 km -^ Camden/ Cobbitty Campus and farms 60 km --^ Page 4
The University of Sydney has a network of The campus is easily accessible by public transport, campuses in the heart of the city and beyond. being located near Central and Redfern train stations, and on several major bus routes. Our Camperdown/Darlington Campus is close − sydney.edu.au/campuses to Sydney’s business district and iconic Sydney Harbour. The surrounding areas are cosmopolitan 1. T he Sydney School of Health Sciences is currently located and multicultural, with the lively suburb of Newtown, at Cumberland Campus but has transitioned some teaching to the Camperdown/Darlington Campus ahead of its scheduled laid‑back Glebe and the bustling Central Park move to Camperdown in 2021. For the latest updates, visit sydney.edu.au/campuses precinct a short walk away. Sydney CBD, with the University of Sydney Camperdown Campus in foreground. © Mark Merton Photography CBD Campus Surry Hills Campus (Dentistry) Camperdown/ Darlington Campus Broken Hill 1150 km --^ International Guide 2021 Orange 250 km --^ Dubbo 400 km --^ Narrabri 500 km
UNIVERSITY LIFE University is more than what Our clubs and societies provide opportunities for networking, fun and leadership. In our diverse happens in the classroom. Make community of students, comprising more than 32 the most of it by getting involved cultural groups and 130 nationalities, you’ll be able to make friends from all around the world. There are also in campus culture: join one of our numerous facilities, programs and events to keep you 200+ student clubs or societies, healthy and active during your time at university. connect with others and find To find out more about our clubs and societies, visit support to help you succeed. − www.usu.edu.au To find out more about sport and fitness, visit − www.susf.com.au sydney.edu.au @usuaccess @we.are.astar The University of Sydney @artss_sydney @conwherrett “My time in Australia has been unforgettable – I’ve made so many memories over the past four years that I have called Sydney ‘home’. I had the opportunity to study my dream course and made lifelong friends from all over the world.” Sharon Suia Lesa Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Page 6 Australia Awards Scholar Home country: Samoa
PREPARE FOR A GLOBAL CAREER We have the largest student Our global opportunities will bring a new perspective to your academic experience and enable you to mobility program in Australia.1 develop the confidence and cultural competence We’ve partnered with over for a global career. Our aim is for 50 percent of our students to take an 250 universities in more than international experience as part of their studies, with 40 countries to give you access scholarship funding also available for eligible students. to global opportunities that will broaden your horizons. Develop a global perspective. We offer financial support for Opportunities include: eligible students through global − 130 partner universities that are mobility scholarships for semester- Join us ranked in the top 200 worldwide2 long and short-term programs. − short-term (2–6 weeks), semester Make the most of your time and year-long program options abroad via the Global Citizenship − overseas field schools where Award – an extracurricular, you can tackle real-world internationally focused leadership problems in South-East Asia development program. − intensive in-country Open Learning Environment units Learn more on our website. where you study language and culture at a partner Our study abroad and university overseas exchange programs − short-term summer programs − sydney.edu.au/sydney-abroad at prestigious universities like Harvard, Yale and the Our exchange scholarships “Take the chance to explore the London School of Economics − sydney.edu.au/ world and make friends. What’s − global professional placements scholarships/exchange better than to choose a place International Guide 2021 that give you the opportunity you’ve never been to and are not to work and study in China, The Global Citizenship Award familiar with. This will very likely the United States, France or push you out of your comfort zone − sydney.edu.au/ Chile during semester breaks. and also teach you more.” sydney-abroad/gca Yuqian Lin Bachelor of Architecture and Environments University College London, UK 1. A ustralian Universities International Directors’ Forum Learning Abroad Benchmarking 2018 (in 2019) 2. Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 Page 7 Note: Partner university figures are indicative only. For the most current list of partners, visit sydney.edu.au/study/overseas-exchange
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES When you get to the University of Sydney, you’ll have plenty of Arrival and orientation Health and wellbeing1 help. Here are just a Welcome Week Doctors few of the ways we Settling into Sydney Pharmacists Arrival sessions for Dentists support your health, international students Optometrists wellbeing and academic Information on support services Physiotherapists achievement. Meet fellow students and staff Psychologists Adjusting to student life Childcare sydney.edu.au Accommodation Career support Mental health On-campus student housing International student career Clinical psychologists Residential colleges development program and counsellors Off-campus living Employability skills workshops Mental health support Support for transition to One-on-one counselling the Australian workplace Resume writing, interview skills and career-planning advice Careers fairs and events where Academic, language and you can meet employers Multifaith chaplaincy learning support Sydney CareerHub, an Chaplains from 12 faith groups Accelerated learning options online jobs database for on-campus consultations Transition/bridging courses Dedicated prayer rooms Online learning resources Practical skills workshops The University of Sydney Mathematics learning support Disability services/ Drop-in support assistive technology Lecture support Timetabling adjustments For more information Academic adjustments and to access our student Accessible formatting support services, visit of study materials sydney.edu.au/campus-life Page 8 1. These may involve fees for services and retail costs for goods.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND STUDENT LOANS A number of scholarships and student loans are specifically designed for international students. Scholarships Other funding options Whether you are an undergraduate, We offer additional scholarships We encourage you to look for postgraduate coursework student to high-achieving international funding from sources outside the or a postgraduate researcher, students to undertake research University. For example, you may be we offer a range of university and projects at the University. These able to apply for scholarships from faculty scholarships to support may cover tuition fees and provide companies or universities in your you throughout your studies. a living allowance. Some faculties home country. offer further scholarships for Vice-Chancellor’s international research students. Australia Awards International Scholarship − sydney.edu.au/scholarships/ This scholarship attracts scholars This is a prestigious scholarship international-research of the highest calibre from awarded on academic merit to countries that have a development Join us exceptional international students Browse the full list of scholarships: partnership with Australia. It covers to pursue coursework studies. full tuition fees and provides a − sydney.edu.au/scholarships/ Up to $40,000 value can be offered living allowance. international based on your ranking against − sydney.edu.au/students/ academic selection criteria. australia-awards Student loans and − sydney.edu.au/scholarships/ vc-int-scholarship funding options As an international student, Sydney Scholars India you may be eligible for student Scholarship Program loans or benefits from your This is an undergraduate and home government. postgraduate coursework The University of Sydney scholarship program offered to administers United States Federal commencing Indian students, to Student Aid (FAFSA) and funding foster our engagement with India. from private United States lenders. 28 scholarships worth $500,000 The University is also in total are available. accredited to administer International Guide 2021 − sydney.edu.au/scholarships/ benefits from the United States sydney-scholars-india Department of Veteran Affairs. We can support citizens of “The Sydney Scholars India Canada, Norway, Sweden and Scholarship has given me the Postgraduate research some other European nations opportunity to interact with scholarships with the administration of their people from all over the world and Many high-achieving students student loans and tuition fee study at this exceptional faculty apply for a scholarship and a place tax credits. with state-of-the-art facilities. It in a research degree at the same has truly been a dream come true.” time. Research Training Program − sydney.edu.au/study/int-loans International Scholarships, funded Aryan Bhatia by the Australian Government, Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Software Engineering) student cover tuition fees, Overseas Home country: India Student Health Cover, relocation Page 9 costs and a living allowance.
CENTRE FOR ENGLISH TEACHING The Centre for English Teaching (CET) offers English language courses and academic skills programs to prepare you for university. sydney.edu.au/cet Why study with CET? Our unique learning model, co-curricular engagement, highly qualified teaching Unique 4-2-1 learning model Co-curricular activities staff, academic and wellbeing − 4 hours interactive CET offers a great range of activities support services all assist learning in class to support you both inside and you on the path to success. outside of the classroom, including − 2 hours personalised sydney.edu.au You can also package your a free social app, weekly study online learning university degree studies workshops, peer support network, − 1 hour engagement opportunity monthly calendar of social, sports with a CET Direct Entry to develop language skills and arts activities, and much more. Course so you can develop outside the classroom. your English and academic skills to ensure your success at university. You can obtain a student visa to cover the full duration of your CET course and degree studies. Highly qualified teaching staff Academic and wellbeing support For information, visit All CET courses are taught by highly You’ll have access to a range of qualified instructors who have support services such as academic − sydney.edu.au/cet/ extensive experience teaching counselling, wellbeing workshops, direct-entry-course English at universities in Australia peer-to-peer program and online and internationally. self-study resources. All are free of charge and easy to access. “CET helped me develop academic writing The University of Sydney skills and the ability to analyse problems and synthesise information, which will be very useful in my future study at the University of Sydney. During this process, I have not only adapted to real life in an English‑speaking country but also met many friendly mentors and made new friends.” Shenyun (Estelle) Zhang Home country: China Page 10
Our programs If English is not your first language, Graduate Academic Skills Develop professionally our courses will equip you with the CRICOS: 086047G and 042448J English Language Teacher language and learning skills you This course is for students who Training Online need to succeed at university. have an unconditional offer to This is an innovative professional Depending on your starting level study at university. This high-level development course that covers in English and the target level for five-week course provides an the latest theories and approaches admission into your chosen course introduction to the expectations to Teaching English to Speakers of at the University of Sydney, you and values of academic culture Other Languages (TESOL). may need to take a combination in an Australian university. of university preparation courses. English for Academic Purposes These are some of your options. Communicate across cultures Teacher Training Online Global English Offered online or face-to-face, Study at university CRICOS: 086060K and 055143G this course extends your teaching Intensive Test Preparation This is a new and unique course skills and knowledge into the field CRICOS: 085557D and 055142J that builds communication and of English for Academic Purposes to This intensive course is designed employability skills, such as digital enhance your career prospects as a for students who wish to undertake literacy. It helps you develop language teaching professional. a language exam, such as IELTS. confidence for successful social You will learn effective test-taking and professional communication Learn online skills and strategies to maximise in Australia and abroad. Academic Skills for University your test results, increase your Success Specialisation English language proficiency and Customised programs for This series of five Massive Open confidence level, and improve study tour groups Online Courses (MOOCs) provide your study practices. These are courses specifically an introduction to academic Join us designed to meet the needs of culture and prepare you for study Direct Entry Course learners coming to Australia as a at an English-medium university. CRICOS: 083314F group for two to 12 weeks, with a They help you develop a deep This is an English language program mix of core classes and optional understanding of the graduate for students who have a conditional activities, such as lectures, qualities essential for academic offer at the University of Sydney. workshops and cultural activities. success: information and digital It is designed to improve your literacy, problem solving, critical academic English and develop the thinking, and communication. academic skills needed to study − sydney.edu.au/cet/advanced- at an Australian university. skills-for-university-success- moocs.html “During the Global English course, we International Guide 2021 learned the basics as well as the most complex structures in English to communicate in real life. I gained the confidence to go outside the classroom and express myself in the Australian workforce.” Evelyn Herrera Global English student Home country: Mexico Page 11 CRICOS provider codes University of Sydney: 00026A Centre for English Teaching: 01019C
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Broadway Shopping Centre Harbour Bridge Opera House GL (supermarkets) EB BAY ST RE ET 5 km ↗ 5 km ↗ EP OI CATHERINE STREET NT RO DE RW Glebe AD Margaret KU Laurel Tree House Glebe Urbanest EN Telfer T Childcare Centre AY B RO A D W Building ST RE ET ARUNDEL STREET Parramatta Road Footbridge PARR AMAT TA ROAD Footbridge Theatre Botany Baxter’s Lodge The Union Lawn Refectory Edgeworth OAD Macleay Building Chau Chak Wing David Holme Building Museum ence Building (opening in 2020) Y R Science Road The Great Hall Cottage D N C E RO A CIT AV EN U E U N IV ER SI SSELL PLACE Pharmacy Information Centre U N IV ER SI TY Badham and Bank Clocktower Building The Building WIL KIN SO N AX T Y P LA C E Quadrangle B A R F F RO lley King George VI g Swimming Pool TECHNOLOGY LANE Brennan MacCallum Fisher Griffith Taylor Library IS Building Building MacLaurin AD OA D Hall Sydney RO A D Conservatorium Education M A N N IN G Fisher Library Stack of Music chers’ ge Building Manning House Squash Victoria Park 4 km ↗ courts SUSU CBD Campus Education Building ↗ Tennis Annex Pavillion 3 km Anderson Stuart Building Camperdown New Law Surry Hills Campus Lawn RC Mills tennis courts New Law Building The Square Building (Dentistry) Chemistry Building Annex Arena orts Lecture 2 km ↗ Hall ntre CLEVE LAND S RO A D TREE T P H YS IC S F IS H E R R Eastern Avenue BARF F R Auditorium and Edward Ford International Theatre Complex Computer Science Physics Building Building Chemistry Building House Building OAD OAD WH Maze Shepherd Street Carslaw Carpark Building Building Sydney Aeronautical Nanoscience Hub Engineering Seymour Madsen Life, Earth and A D Tin Sheds Centre Building RO Environmental Sciences St Paul’s College Building Gallery B L AC Building (LEES1) K WA St Paul’s T Y Wilkinson T TL E CI College CREE Building K LA NE Urbanest Engineering and Mechanical Verge Technology Engineering Gallery NT CE ENT ey Precinct Building ege R ES (under construction) EC CRESC ET Administration Jane Foss Z Building (F23) Russell MA Electrical RE Building Engineering ST Wentworth RY MAZE Building A Gatekeeper’s Building Engineering ND St Paul’s Link Building U Lodge BO College St Paul’s College Oval (City Road) Cadigal Old School Rose Street Green Building Building Darlington PNR Building BU Molecular D RO A DER ET TL Bioscience Merewether CAL IN Building ST RE Building AV Gordon EN Women’s Yu-Hoi Chiu H ERD Chemical UE College Building Engineering Institute Building Civil Engineering SHEP Building Building Storie Civil ET ST RE Moore Theological Noel Martin Sports Engineering Dixson D & Aquatic Cente DER RO A College Wing Workshop LAN N G TO Tennis KU Union LIN courts Children’s Moore DAR T Centre RE E Theological Regiment Building E ST EET RO S ST R COD Darlington Road Terraces DER College LAN Codrington Building L IT T (under construction) ANE RI N N L G TO EET R AG TR LE Q LIN R IE S G TO D A MB LAN C RO UEE Services R A B E316 Abercrombie N S ST R Darlington Building ICT EET N House TRE ST R Abercrombie Street IXL Building ET EET Garage N E N LA WIL SO RE ET GOL Mandelbaum SO N ST WIL DEN House EET Abercrombie Institute of Transport G RO Student Accommodation and Logistics Studies VE ST RE ET Page 13 Australian Taylors Technology College Eveleigh Park 2 km ↓ 3 km ↘
ACCOMMODATION There are many accommodation options for you to New to Sydney? choose from, including: We recommend you book a temporary place to stay before committing to longer-term accommodation. Living on campus Living off campus Our Accommodation Services website is a great University residences The University is close to place to get started. You will find helpful advice on Single-study rooms with many vibrant and multicultural where to live, expected costs, and accommodation shared living, learning and suburbs. You can choose options. This service also allows you to register for a study spaces to live in independently run student housing or rent a place in University‑owned housing. Residential colleges Fully furnished single rooms place privately. − sydney.edu.au/accommodation and daily meals provided For information on approximate living costs in Sydney, including accommodation, transport and other living expenses, please visit − sydney.edu.au/study/living-costs sydney.edu.au Page 14 Top: St John’s College Bottom left: St Andrew’s College Bottom right: St Paul’s College
Living on campus: Camperdown/Darlington Regiment Building Queen Mary Building Abercrombie Student Accommodation University-owned residences ($220–571 per week) University residences are located on or very near to campus and are managed by University Accommodation Services. All are available to male and female students, at undergraduate and postgraduate level, except Selle House, which is for postgraduate students only. Places Phone Website Abercrombie 200 Darlington House 54 Queen Mary Building 801 +61 2 9351 3322 sydney.edu.au/accommodation Regiment Building 620 Selle House 14 Terraces 193 Join us International House* 200 +61 2 9950 9800 sydney.edu.au/international-house * International House will have a new location, to be announced in 2020. Visit the website for details. St John’s College Wesley College St Andrew’s College International Guide 2021 Residential colleges ($397–687 per week) Residential colleges are located on campus and externally managed to provide options to suit your needs. Places Gender Phone Website Mandelbaum House 36 F, M +61 2 9692 5200 mandelbaum.usyd.edu.au Sancta Sophia College 172 F (UG) +61 2 9577 2100 sanctasophiacollege.edu.au 128 F, M (PG) St Andrew’s College 285 F, M +61 2 9565 7300 standrewscollege.edu.au St John’s College 252 F, M +61 2 9394 5000 stjohnscollege.edu.au St Paul’s College 300 F (PG) +61 2 9550 7444 stpauls.edu.au M (UG/PG) Wesley College 260 F, M +61 2 9565 3333 wesleycollege-usyd.edu.au The Women’s College 280 F +61 2 9517 5000 thewomenscollege.com.au Page 15 F = Female M = Male UG = undergraduate student PG = postgraduate student PGR = postgraduate research student All details in these tables are subject to change. For current information, see sydney.edu.au/accommodation
Living on campus: Camperdown/Darlington (continued) Urbanest Darlington Sydney University Village Sydney University Village Independently run student housing (Up to $700 per week) The following accommodation is located close to campus and available to undergraduate and postgraduate students, male or female. Places Phone Website Sydney University Village 650 +61 2 9036 4000 sydneyuv.com.au Urbanest Cleveland 438 +61 2 8091 9959 urbanest.com.au/sydney/cleveland-st Urbanest Darlington 464 +61 2 8091 9959 urbanest.com.au/sydney/darlington Urbanest Glebe 185 +61 2 8091 9959 urbanest.com.au/sydney/glebe sydney.edu.au Stucco 40 - stucco.org.au UniLodge 570 +61 2 9338 5000 unilodge.com.au/unilodge-on-broadway-sydney Iglu Broadway 271 +61 2 8024 8640 iglu.com.au/properties/sydney/broadway Iglu Central 98 +61 2 8024 8640 iglu.com.au/properties/sydney/central Iglu Central Park 770 +61 2 8024 8640 iglu.com.au/properties/sydney/central-park Iglu Redfern 370 +61 2 8024 8640 iglu.com.au/properties/sydney/redfern Scape 40 +61 3 9977 8088 scape.com/en-au/student-accommodation/sydney Accommodation at Camden The University of Sydney Living on campus: Camden University residences ($155-355 per week) The University residences on our Camden and Cumberland campuses are managed by University Accommodation Services and are available to undergraduate and postgraduate students, male or female. Places Phone Website Nepean Hall (Camden) 43 +61 2 9351 1622 sydney.edu.au/accommodation Nepean Lodge (Camden) 98 Important fee information: All accommodation fees listed here are in Australian dollars. They are intended as a guide and are based on 2020 fees for new students. These fees are correct at the time of printing to the best of the University’s knowledge. Students should contact the individual accommodation providers for detailed and up-to-date information, including additional costs and fees. Note that some colleges charge non-refundable application fees. Also note that some residences have 52-week Page 16 contracts, while others only provide accommodation during semester.
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THE SYDNEY UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE We offer flexibility across our undergraduate degrees to prepare you for a future full of possibilities. sydney.edu.au Choose the right study Explore other fields of study in the Gain international experience path for you Open Learning Environment (OLE) Our placement and exchange Gain expertise in your primary field Build diverse skill combinations opportunities will set you up for of study and learn from industry and boost your personal and a global career as you develop leaders by choosing from our professional development with our the capability and confidence to range of professional, specialist, short, on-demand OLE units. work across cultural boundaries, liberal studies, and combined in Australia and around the world. and double degrees. Follow your interests. All of them. Work on real-world projects and Design your own degree with the Combine your interests with tackle complex global challenges Bachelor of Advanced Studies more than 100 study areas from a Deepen your expertise and The Bachelor of Advanced Studies shared pool of majors and minors. develop skills in interdisciplinary gives you the flexibility to design This means you can sharpen collaboration through your own degree, from advanced your broader skills (for example, real-world industry, community, coursework to major projects. The University of Sydney communication, critical thinking entrepreneurship and and problem-solving) and acquire research projects. multidisciplinary expertise in a second field that sits outside your primary degree. Become a Dalyell Scholar and extend your academic abilities As a Dalyell Scholar, you will have access to a range of enrichment opportunities. Page 18 Explore our undergraduate degrees: sydney.edu.au/ug-experience
A DEGREE DESIGNED BY YOU Whether you’re sure of your career path or want to follow your passions and discover your future career, you can find a degree that suits you. Join us “Since moving here on my own “The University of Sydney offers “The Sydney Conservatorium to attend the University of Sydney, some of the best international of Music is a great choice for I have been fortunate to enjoy a opportunities in the world. students who wish to pursue a rich university experience. The From studying at another career in music teaching. The flexibility of my degree structure world-class institution like the comprehensive training program allowed me to sample from a London School of Economics to enabled me to work with many breadth of academic disciplines interning at a major international inspiring and passionate people, in my first year, incorporating organisation, the OECD, in while professional placement units my new-found interest in the Washington DC, the experiences gave me first‑hand experience of sciences. The vibrancy of student I’ve had as a University of Sydney teaching in Australia, allowing me life emboldened me to explore a student have been amazing!” to apply my knowledge, passion disparate range of opportunities; and musical ability to real world Pavel Grozdov from launching a musical jamming Bachelor of Economics practice. Overall, my course has society to selling Thai milk tea on Home country: Russia prepared me to become a well- Eastern Avenue, and attending equipped, professional music International Guide 2021 a humanitarian engineering teacher in the future.” workshop in Pune, India. The vast Man Long Lai opportunities on offer both inside Bachelor of Music (Music Education) and outside the classroom really Home country: Macau SAR allow you to explore your passions.” Charles Christopher Hyland Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics) (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce Home country: Thailand Page 19
FOLLOW YOUR INTERESTS. ALL OF THEM. With more than 100 options to choose from, the shared pool of majors and minors allows you to explore a wide range of study areas that usually sit outside your degree. The shared pool allows you to develop The shared pool of majors and minors expertise in a second field of study and is available to all students who are studying build interdisciplinary knowledge and one of the following degrees: complementary skills, preparing you sydney.edu.au − Bachelor of Advanced Computing for your future careers. − Bachelor of Applied Science For example, you can enjoy studying (Exercise and Sport Science) science while continuing your interest in art; or combine your major in marketing − Bachelor of Arts with the study of digital cultures. − Bachelor of Commerce − Bachelor of Economics − Bachelor of Music − Bachelor of Project Management − Bachelor of Psychology (minor only) − Bachelor of Science − Bachelor of Visual Arts − All combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies degrees. The University of Sydney Page 20
Shared pool of majors and minors Combine your primary major with a major or minor in one of the areas below. Architecture, design − Hebrew (Modern) − Finance2 Science and planning − History − Industrial Relations − Animal Health, Disease − Biological Design − Indigenous Studies and Human Resource and Welfare − Design Management − Animal Production − Indonesian Studies − Urban Studies − International Business − Biochemistry and − International and Comparative − Management Molecular Biology Arts and social Literary Studies − Marketing − Biology sciences − International Relations − Cell and − American Studies Education and Developmental − Italian Studies − Ancient Greek social work Biology − Japanese Studies − Ancient History − Education − Chemistry − Jewish Civilisation, − Anthropology Thought and Culture − Data Science Engineering and − Arabic Language − Korean Studies computer science − Ecology and and Cultures Evolutionary Biology2 − Latin − Computer Science − Archaeology − Environmental Studies − Linguistics − Information Systems − Art History − Financial Mathematics − Modern Greek Studies − Project Management − Asian Studies and Statistics − Philosophy − Software − Biblical Studies and − Food Science − Political Economy Development Join us Classical Hebrew − Genetics and − Politics Genomics − Chinese Studies Medicine − Sanskrit1 and health − Geography − Criminology − Social Policy1 − Anatomy and − Geology and − Cultural Studies − Socio-legal Studies Histology Geophysics − Digital Cultures − Sociology − Applied Medical − History and Philosophy − Diversity Studies1 − Spanish and Latin Science of Science − Economic Policy3 American Studies − Disability and − Marine Science − Economics Participation − Studies in Religion − Mathematics − Econometrics − Health − Theatre and − Medicinal Chemistry − English Performance Studies − Hearing and Speech − Microbiology − Environmental, − Visual Arts − Immunology1 − Nutrition Science Agricultural and − Writing Studies1 − Immunology and − Physics International Guide 2021 Resource Economics Pathology2 − European Studies − Plant Production Business − Infectious Diseases − Film Studies − Plant Science1 − Accounting − Neuroscience − Financial Economics − Psychological Science − Banking 2 − Pathology1 − French and − Quantitative Life − Business Analytics − Pharmacology Francophone Studies Sciences − Business Information − Physical Activity − Gender Studies − Soil Science and Systems and Health Hydrology − Germanic Studies − Business Law − Physiology − Statistics − Virology1 Music − Wildlife Conservation1 Page 21 1. Available as a minor only − Music 2. Available as a major only 3. Not available to Bachelor of Economics students
TACKLE REAL-WORLD ISSUES Collaborate with businesses, community organisations and government bodies on interdisciplinary projects that will develop your networks and deepen your critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills. A snapshot of our 2020 projects PwC – The Future of Healthcare Our international projects offer you the The Australian health system is underpinned by a opportunity to work on complex problems in commitment to universal care. Significant services global markets such as China, India, Italy and provided by the private sector play a large role in the United Kingdom. improving the wellbeing of the community. Students Projects are open to students who meet will seek to generate perspectives on what are sydney.edu.au the eligibility criteria and can be taken as a considered to be the main issues impacting the health semester-long unit or in intensive mode. of Australians over the next two to five years and where the private sector should invest to address the health KPMG – Data Security and the concerns of the community as part of Australia’s Future of Privacy mixed public-private health system. Privacy is a fundamental human right, and yet each year Australia faces thousands of data Some of our business partners in 2019 breaches involving confidential or sensitive − Accenture − Randstad information. Banks, retailers, government departments, social media platforms and − Adobe − Subaru universities have all been affected. In this − AGL − Telstra project, students will look at the impact of − Allianz − Westpac emerging technologies on privacy rights, or − ANZ Bank − Tech Mahindra India explore current privacy laws and policies to ascertain if they are fit for purpose. − Ernst & Young − Telstra − Herbert Smith Freehills − Thales Qantas – Minimising Customer Disruption − MS Research − Westpac In aviation, disruption to flight schedules is − PwC − WPP common, and unpredictable global events The University of Sydney require a real-time and decisive approach Learn more about our projects and partners: to minimise customer impact during the day of operations. In this project, students will − sydney.edu.au/students/icpu consider a variety of competing factors such as customer experience, commercial and operational factors, and design principles, rationale and methodology to solve customer disruptions. Page 22
ADVANCE YOUR STUDY Deepen your knowledge and develop advanced skills with our range of enrichment opportunities, combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies, and honours degree options. Undertake a combined Become a Dalyell Scholar Bachelor of Advanced Studies As a high-achieving student with an ATAR (or equivalent) The combined Bachelor of Advanced of 98+, our Dalyell Scholars stream will give you access Studies will set you apart when you enter to a range of enrichment opportunities that will the competitive job market. Through an challenge you alongside your talented peers, enhance additional year of study, you will graduate your academic abilities, develop your leadership with two degrees. The Bachelor of capabilities and expand your global network. Advanced Studies can be combined with You will have access to enrichment a range of liberal studies, professional opportunities, including: or specialist degrees. − distinctive Dalyell units of study − accelerated learning options, such as early access Choose from two distinct pathways: to units of study outside of your discipline and advanced units of study in your chosen field Coursework − a specialised Mathematical Sciences Through an additional year of intensive study (Science) program (optional) that complements your prior undergraduate studies, you can increase your employability − tailored mentoring and professional through challenging coursework and skills development real‑world projects in a professional, − optional international experiences to develop community or entrepreneurial setting. your global perspective, with access to a − sydney.edu.au/bachelor-advanced-studies $2000 global mobility scholarship. Honours − sydney.edu.au/dalyell-scholars The honours pathway opens the door to International Guide 2021 further study and research. Honours provides opportunities to engage in a research topic, complemented by honours coursework. − sydney.edu.au/honours For honours study options outside those available in the Bachelor of Advanced Studies, visit − sydney.edu.au/courses Admission into the honours program is subject to meeting the required academic Page 23 standards for honours.
2 0 2 1 AREAS OF sydney.edu.au STUDY The University of Sydney University study isn’t simply about gaining credentials – it’s about investing your time to discover what you really like doing. Start by thinking about which subjects interest you, as well as how you like to learn and what you want from your university experience. Page 24
Our rankings across many areas of study reflect our achievements as one of the world’s leading research and education providers. Architecture, design Engineering and and planning computer science Top 20 in the world 4th in Australia and 61st for architecture/built in the world for engineering environment and technology Arts and social sciences Law 22nd in the world for 13th in the world arts and humanities for law Business Medicine and health Top 1% of business Top 20 in the world schools in the world with for medicine, nursing and Triple Crown accreditation sports-related subjects (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS) Music Education 1st in Australia and 15th in 20th in the world the world for performing arts International Guide 2021 for education Science 1st in Australia and 12th in the world for veterinary science Source: QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020 Page 25
ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN AND PLANNING Invent with intent. When you study at Sydney, you’ll combine creative flair with finely tuned technical skills to shape the spaces, services Top 20 in the and experiences – both physical and digital – world for architecture/ in which we live, work and play. built environment* − sydney.edu.au/courses/architecture “I was encouraged to apply for an internship at Google and I’m now a sydney.edu.au user experience designer in the Android Google Maps team. We work with researchers and engineers to design new products and features. It’s heaps of fun.” Sophie Gardner Bachelor of Design Computing student; User Experience Design Intern, Google Sample course structure: Bachelor of Design in Architecture Year Semester Units of study Architectural Architecture Studio Safety Induction and Architectural Sketching 1 1 History/Theory 1 1A Competency Unit# and Drawing** Architectural Architecture Studio Elective 2 Technologies 1 1B The University of Sydney Architectural Architecture Studio Elective 1 2 Technologies 2 2A Art Processes Architecture Studio Elective 2 2B Architectural Architecture Studio Elective 1 History/Theory 3 3A 3 Architectural Architecture Studio Elective 2 Professional 3B Practice**^ ¡ Core unit ¡ Elective Note: Course structure is indicative only. Progression based on Semester 1 enrolment. * QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020 # Zero-credit-point unit (safety unit for workshop access) Page 26 ** These units are electives; you can choose other options ^ Prerequisite unit for entry into Master of Architecture
Architecture, design and planning courses B Architecture and Environments ATAR: 80 (or equivalent score) Course description Programs, majors and minors Career possibilities Duration (full time): 3 years This degree provides a broad Core areas of study include Architect (with additional CRICOS: 082879K overview of the built environment architectural and environmental study), property and real estate, Assumed knowledge: English through studies in design and design, architectural history and construction, project manager, Advanced and Mathematics architecture, urban planning, theory, architectural sciences urban designer, urban planner. Advanced sustainability, heritage, building and technologies, property systems and construction and and sustainability, urban design facilities management. and planning. The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning electives may include acoustics, lighting, structures and design computing. B Design Computing B Design Computing/B Advanced Studies ATAR: 80 (or equivalent score) in design thinking coupled with Programs, majors and minors B Design Computing/B Advanced Duration (full time): 3 years technical skills, including coding, Core areas of study include app Studies, you will also take a major (single)/4 years (combined) will make you highly sought design, creative technology, from the shared pool. CRICOS: 036730B/093745M after by a range of employers. design thinking, graphic design, Assumed knowledge: In the combined B Design information architecture, physical Career possibilities Mathematics Advanced Computing/B Advanced Studies, computing, sound design, user Interaction designer, UX designer, you will combine studies from a experience (UX) and user-centred creative director, business range of disciplines in the shared design. The four design studios development, marketing Course description pool, have access to the Open focus on user experience design, consultant, communications From websites and mobile apps Learning Environment, undertake interaction design, information adviser, project manager, design to Internet-of-Things products advanced coursework, and get visualisation, and interactive manager, web and multimedia and immersive environments, involved in cross-disciplinary product design. Related units designer, multimedia strategist, Areas of study you will be at the leading edge community, professional, research may be taken from arts and social creative technologist. of today’s user experience (UX) or entrepreneurial project work, sciences, business, engineering, design world when you study or complete an honours project. information technology, music with us. As a graduate, your skills and visual arts. In the combined sydney.edu.au B Design in Architecture ATAR: 90 (or equivalent score) Course description Programs, majors and minors Career possibilities Duration (full time): 3 years This degree introduces you to Core areas of study include Architect (with additional study), CRICOS: 052456D the rewarding profession of architectural design, architectural architectural technologist, Assumed knowledge: English architecture and is your fi rst history and theory, architectural interior and spatial designer, Advanced and Mathematics step to becoming a registered technologies, architecture urban designer, project manager, Advanced architect. In this degree, you workshops, environment and property developer. will learn to design for the sustainability, professional built environment through practice and architectural Combine this degree with a studio-based program that communications. You can take B Engineering Honours (Civil) involves working on real-world electives from the University of projects in and around Sydney. Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning as well as from other faculties and schools. B Design in Architecture (Honours)/M Architecture ATAR: 92 (or equivalent score) Course description Programs, majors and minors Career possibilities Duration (full time): 5 years If you are passionate about Core areas of study include Architect, design manager, CRICOS: 090781J learning and aspire to be a architectural design, history and academic. International Guide 2021 Assumed knowledge: English groundbreaking thinker in the theory, technologies, architecture Advanced and Mathematics practice of architecture, this workshops, environment and Advanced fi ve-year double degree is a fast sustainability, professional track to achieving your goals. It practice and architectural combines the undergraduate communications. You can take B Design in Architecture with electives from the University of the postgraduate M Architecture. Sydney School of Architecture, You will also attain undergraduate Design and Planning as well as honours, which otherwise from other faculties and schools. requires an additional full year of study. Dalyell Scholars Assumed knowledge ∆ ∆ Mathematics Table notes Page 27 courses and prerequisites prerequisite Pages Page 72 72-75 Page A Page 23 Pages Page 76-77 76-77 Page 76
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