THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY - International Guide 2019

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THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY - International Guide 2019
Guide 2019
1800 SYD UNI (1800 793 864)
+61 2 8627 1444 (outside Australia)
THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY - International Guide 2019
                                                     farms     Camden/
                                                   Southern    Cobbitty
                                                   Highlands    60km ^--
                 Surry Hills         Camperdown/    150km ↑


   of Music
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Cumberland             Westmead                  Orange     Narrabri
                                  Broken Hill   250km ^--   500km →
             Rozelle               1150km ^--    Dubbo      Lismore
                                                400km^--    750km→

              WELCOME TO
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                                                                  WELCOME TO SYDNEY
                           Join us                                                                               Areas of study
                           Discover why our graduates                                                            With 400+ study areas available,
                           are ranked first in Australia and                                                     you'll be able to customise a
                           fourth in the world for graduate                                                      degree to perfectly match your
                           employability.*                                                                       goals and interests.

                           –                                                                                     –

                           2019 key dates..................................... 3                                 Architecture, design
                           Why choose Sydney?......................... 4                                         and planning....................................... 21
                           Sydney - your number one                                                              Arts and social sciences ................ 22
                           destination........................................... 6                              Business ............................................. 23
                           Camperdown/Darlington                                                                 Education and social work ............. 24
                           Campus map ...................................... 8                                   Engineering and
                           Research excellence ........................10                                        information technologies............... 25

                           Global opportunities........................ 12                                       Law...................................................... 26
                           Campus life......................................... 14                               Medicine and health........................ 27
                           Student support services................ 15                                           Music................................................... 28
                           Accommodation................................ 16                                      Science, agriculture, environment
                                                                                                                 and veterinary science .................. 29
The University of Sydney

                                                                                                                        We acknowledge the tradition
                                                                                      Vice-Chancellor's Garden

                                                                                                                        of 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.
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                                                                                                                             * QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2018
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Undergraduate courses                                    Postgraduate courses                                     How to apply
A full list of our undergraduate                         A full list of our postgraduate                          The next steps. Find out how to
course offerings, with assumed                           course offerings, including course                       apply for your dream course and
knowledge, prerequisites and                             information and tuition fees.                            begin your journey to Sydney.
career possibilities.

–                                                        –                                                        –

The Sydney Undergraduate                                 Postgraduate study.......................... 90          Application advice ..........................120
Experience ........................................ 32   Postgraduate course index............ 92                 How to apply - undergraduate
A degree designed for you ............ 34                Postgraduate courses                                     and postgraduate coursework..... 121
The combined Bachelor of                                 – table notes ..................................... 95   How to apply - research............... 122
Advanced Studies ............................ 38         Postgraduate courses                                     Academic and English
Become a Dalyell Scholar............... 40               – available full time onshore.......... 96               language requirements................. 124
Follow your interests........................42          Postgraduate courses – not                               Additional admission criteria ....... 126
Broaden your skills .......................... 44        available full time onshore ............115              Fees and costs................................. 128
Tackle today’s issues ....................... 45                                                                  Scholarships and student loans... 129
                                                                                                                  Centre for English Teaching ........ 130
2019 guide to admission criteria                                                                                  The University of Sydney
for international students .............. 46                                                                      preparation programs................... 132
Undergraduate courses................. 54
Table notes........................................ 56                                                            Glossary ............................................133
Undergraduate courses A-Z........... 60
2019 guide to admission criteria
for domestic students..................... 86

                                                                                                                                                                             International Guide 2018

                                                                                                                                               Sydney Nanoscience Hub
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Abercrombie Building
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                                                2019 KEY DATES
 February 2018 - January 2019               Application deadlines vary and for some courses can be a year in advance.
                                            Visit our course website for course-specific dates:
                                            UAC applicants, check:

 August 2018                                Open Day in Sydney - 25 August.

                                            For Open Days and events around the world, visit

 December 2018                              Info Day in Sydney

                                            Australian Year 12 results released and UAC offers made in rounds from
                                            December to February.

 January – February 2019                    Orientation takes place the week before semester starts – it’s a great way to get to
                                            know your faculty, teaching staff and fellow students before classes begin. Some
                                            faculties and University schools host orientation events in the week before the start
                                            of lectures.

                                                                                                                                        Join us
                                            Semester 1 begins on 25 February 2019. Some courses have an earlier start.
                                            Check the start date for your course at

                                            Once classes start, you have two weeks to try out different subjects (depending on
                                            the flexibility within your degree), as long as you finalise your enrolment no later than
                                            the Friday of Week 2.

                                            Research period 1 begins

 March 2019                                 If you change your mind about a unit of study, you can still withdraw without
                                            academic or financial penalty. This usually falls on the last day of March.*

                                            Research period 2 begins

 June 2019                                  Study vacation, 2 week exam period (from early June) and end of Semester 1

 July 2019                                  Research period 3 begins

 August 2019                                Semester 2 begins on 5 August 2019. Some courses have an earlier start.
                                            Check the start date for your course at
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                                            Some faculties and University schools host orientation events in the week before the
                                            start of lectures.

                                            You can try out different units of study before finalising your enrolment at the end of
                                            the second week of semester.

                                            You can withdraw from a unit of study without academic or financial penalty.
                                            This usually falls on the last day of August.*

 October 2019                               Research period 4 begins

 November 2019                              Study vacation, 2 week exam period (from mid November) and end of Semester 2

Dates are subject to change. For the latest                               * Withdrawal deadlines (census dates) vary for the
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information, please check                             research periods. To find out more, visit
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                                        WHY CHOOSE
                           As Australia's first university, we aim to instil
                           the skills, knowledge and values you need to
                                                                                We offer an exceptional range of
                                                                                disciplines – more than 400 areas
                                                                                of study. Enjoy the flexibility of
                           become a leader in a rapidly changing world.         choosing a degree that allows

                                                                                you to combine your strongest
                           Combining the highest quality teaching with          interests and gain real-world
                           practical, future‑focused learning, you can          experience through our internship
                                                                                and project‑based learning
                           gain the expertise and experience to solve           opportunities.
                           the most complex challenges - now and in
                                                                                Outside the classroom, you
                           the future.                                          can make lifelong friends
                                                                                and connections and enjoy
                                                                                unforgettable experiences.

                                      1st                     Top 50                       Top 50
                             in Australia and 4th in
                                                          in world university      in the world for many of
The University of Sydney

                             the world for graduate
                                                               rankings2                our disciplines3
                                                                                                             The Quadrangle
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≈300                           200+                      400+
    international partners,            clubs and societies to   areas to choose from,
      so you can combine                enrich your student      so you can find the
        study and travel                    experience           right degree to fulfil
                                                                      your goals

                                                                                          Join us
                                          320,000+                       #1
                                        alumni to connect            for student
                                       you with a worldwide         experience in
                                             network                  Australia4
                                                                                          International Guide 2019

  QS Graduate Employability
Rankings 2018
  QS World University Rankings 2018
  QS World University Rankings by
Subject 2018
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  National Union of Students survey,
2010, 2012, 2013, 2015
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                                 SYDNEY – YOUR
                                  NUMBER ONE

                                                                                                                                                 Bondi Beach. Image courtesy Tourism Australia

                           Our main campus is located                                                   “Sydney is a beautiful harbour city
                                                                                                         with a vibrant student life. I’ve had
                           in the heart of one of the                                                    uncountable cultural experiences
                                                                                                         since being here which have been
                           most popular cities in the                                                    some of the appealing features to
                                                                                                         me as an international student.”
                           world for international                                                      Agus Simahendra
                           university students.                                                         Master of Medicine
                                                                                                        (Infection and Immunity)
                                                                                                        Home country: Indonesia
The University of Sydney

                           Set around the world’s largest
                           natural harbour, Sydney is home to
                           beautiful golden beaches, world‑class
                                                                    Image courtesy: Tourism Australia

                           museums and art galleries, delicious
                           fresh food, and a calendar of exciting
                                                                    Sydney Harbour Bridge,

                           events and festivals.
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     We're voted one                                       Rozelle Campus                                                                                                              City
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                                                                                                                                                                                                     of Music Campus

    10 most beautiful                                                                                                                    Pyrmont
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                                                             Stanmore                             Campus                             Darlington         Redfern     Redfern
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                                                                                                Newtown                                               Australian
                                                                             Enmore                                                                                               Taylors College
                                                       0        250    500           1000                                             Erskineville

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Join us
The University of Sydney has a               We also have several faculty-                                                    More reasons to come here
network of campuses in the heart             specific campuses and teaching
of the city and beyond.                      locations, such as Health Sciences                                               −− One of the 15 best cities in the
                                             in Cumberland4, Dentistry in                                                        world for international students2
Our Camperdown/Darlington                    Surry Hills and Westmead, Sydney                                                 −− Ranked as one of the world’s top
Campus is close to Sydney’s                  Conservatorium of Music, Business                                                   10 safest cities by The Economist3
business district and sandy                  School and the Sydney Law School
                                                                                                                              −− Frequent winner of the
beaches. The surrounding areas               in the central business district,
                                                                                                                                 Condé Nast Traveler Readers
are both cosmopolitan and                    Agriculture and Veterinary Science
                                                                                                                                 Choice Award for Best City
multicultural, with the lively suburb        in Camden, and the Sydney College
of Newtown, laid-back Glebe Point            of the Arts in Rozelle.4 All are easily                                          −− One of the most multicultural
Road, and the bustling Central Park          reached by public transport.                                                        cities in the world – more than
precinct a short walk away.                                                                                                      a quarter of our residents speak
                                     Discover our campuses:                                                                      a language other than English
The campus is also easily accessible −−                                                                −− Australia’s economic capital
by Sydney’s public transport                                                                                                     and home to the Asia-Pacific
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       International Guide 2019

network, being located near Central Explore Sydney’s suburbs:                                                                    headquarters of more than
and Redfern train stations, and on                                                                                               600 multinational companies.
several major bus routes.

                                             Learn about public transport:
                                                                                                                                The Daily Telegraph (United Kingdom)
                                             Find your way around campus:                                                     and The Huffington Post (United States)
                                                                                                                                Mercer Quality of Living survey 2017;

                                                                                                                              QS Best Student Cities 2017; PwC Cities
                                                                                                                              of Opportunity report
                                                                                                                                  The Economist Safe Cities Index, 2017
                                                                                                                                The University intends to move these
                                                                                                                              campuses from their current location
                                                                                                                              to new facilities on the Camperdown/
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                                                                                                                              Darlington campus in 2020. For details,
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                                                                RESEARCH EXCELLENCE

                                 We are one of the world’s top research universities and a member
                               of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight1 network and the Association
                                of Pacific Rim Universities. As a student, you'll have the opportunity
                                to learn from and work alongside some of the world's brightest and
                                                   most accomplished academics.

                                     In the top 50
                                                                                                All our research        Ranked 1st in
                                     of the world’s
                                                                                               is ranked at world   Australia for research
                                     best research
                                                                                              standard or above3          impact.4
                                                                           Centre for Carbon Food and Water
The University of Sydney

                             The Group of Eight (Go8) is a coalition of leading Australian universities,
                           intensive in research and comprehensive in general and professional education
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                             QS World University Rankings 2018
                             Excellence in Research for Australia report 2015
                             CWTS Leiden Rankings 2017
Charles Perkins Centre Research and Education Hub

                                                                                                     Join us
Our research is driven by the big picture.       −− the Brain and Mind Centre, a leader
We provide a hub for industry, government           in research, education and treatment
and community groups to collaborate                 of a range of diseases from autism
with us and connect with our researchers            to schizophrenia, depression,
and students. The development of major              dementia and Parkinson’s disease
innovations, such as an intelligent robot that   −− the Australian Institute for Nanoscale
automates many farming processes and a              Science and Technology, which is
squirtable elastic glue that surgeons can use       transforming Sydney into a global
to heal wounds, started here.                       hub for discovering and harnessing
                                                    new science at the nanoscale.
We are also home to 90 world-renowned
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multidisciplinary research and teaching          We invest in research that changes the way
centres that tackle some of the world’s          we think about the world, and collaborate
biggest challenges, such as health,              with other universities, including Stanford,
climate change and food security.                UCLA, the University of Edinburgh, Utrecht
These centres include:                           University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and
−− the Charles Perkins Centre, which is          the University of Hong Kong. Find out more
   dedicated to easing the global burden         about our research:
   of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular          −−
   disease and related conditions
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                                                                 GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES
                                       We partner with close to 300 universities
                                      in 42 countries to give you access to global
                                     opportunities that will broaden your horizons.

                           Get a global education                  −− global professional placements        Global Citizenship Award
                                                                      such as the University of Sydney      The Global Citizenship Award
                           Our placement and exchange
                                                                      Business School’s Industry            (GCA) is an extra-curricular
                           opportunities will set you up for
                                                                      Placement Program provide you         program providing you with

                           a global career as you develop
                                                                      with the opportunity to work and      distinctive international and
                           the cultural competencies and
                                                                      study in the US, China, France or     leadership opportunities to
                           confidence to work effectively
                                                                      Chile during semester breaks.         prepare you for your future as a
                           across borders.
                                                                                                            global citizen. Through the GCA
                                                                                                            you’ll receive support to make the
                           Opportunities include:                  Choose a program
                                                                                                            most of overseas and local student
                           −− 128 partner universities that are You can use our global mobility             programs such as international
                              ranked in the top 200 worldwide* database to search by location or            exchange, faculty‑led programs,
                           −− short-term, semester and          institution name and filter your            international internships
                              year-long program options         search results by ranking, level            and volunteering.
                           −− overseas field schools such       of study, duration, language of             −−
                              as the Sydney Southeast Asia      instruction and subject areas.                 sydney-abroad/gca
                             Centre’s multidisciplinary            −−
                             schools, where you
                             could tackle real-world               Funding
                             problems in Cambodia,                 By 2020, we aim for 50 percent
                             Indonesia, Laos, Singapore,           of our students to have an
                             Timor‑Leste and Vietnam               international experience as part
The University of Sydney

                           −− intensive in-country Open            of their studies, with scholarship
                              Learning Environment units           funding available for at least half of
                              where you study language             this group. Scholarships are offered
                              and culture at a partner             by Sydney Abroad, faculties and
                              university in Asia, the Pacific,     external groups such as community
                              Europe or North Africa               organisations, exchange partners
                                                                   and foreign governments.
                           −− short-term summer programs
                              at prestigious universities          −−
                              like Harvard, Yale and the              current/exchange
                              London School of Economics
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“As someone who wants to work in advertising,
                                                 spending a semester in Toronto was especially cool.
                                                 There are incredible agencies and startups in Toronto,
                                                 and I was able to take some advertising and media
                                                 courses while on exchange. It gave me a fresh new
                                                 outlook on my career, something I could never have
                                                 achieved without going on exchange.”

                                                 Margot Alais
                                                 Bachelor of Arts
                                                 Exchange to University of Toronto, Canada
                                                 Dual citizen: USA and Australia

Non-award programs
If you are not sure about studying     Study abroad                              Study abroad indicative semester
a full degree at the University of     If your home university does not          tuition fees for 2018**
Sydney, you can study for one or       have an exchange partnership              A$12,300 flat rate study abroad
two semesters on a non-award           with us, you can still apply for          tuition fee

                                                                                                                             Join us
basis. You will have more than 2500    non-award study as a study abroad
units of study to choose from and      student. You can come for one             Short-term indicative
will receive an official academic      or two semesters and tuition              tuition fees for 2018**
transcript at the end of your study    fees will apply. If you are looking       1 unit of study – A$3075
period. You can use that transcript    for something shorter, we have            2 units of study – A$6150
to request credit at your home         short‑term programs that run              −−
institution. Depending on your         from late May to mid-August.
home institution’s relationship
                                                                                 * Times Higher Education World University
with the University of Sydney, you     We also offer programs for                Rankings 2018
can apply as a study abroad or an      those just finishing secondary            ** Tuition fees are quoted in Australian
                                                                                 dollars and correct at the time of
exchange student.                      school, interested in a gap year          publication. All tuition fees are subject
                                                                                 to an annual review by the University and
                                       or semester, or in their first year       subject to increase each year, effective
Exchange                               of university study.                      at the beginning of each calendar year.

If you’re enrolled at one of our
international partner universities,
you may be eligible to apply
for exchange. When you join us
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as an exchange student, your
tuition fees are paid to your
home university while you study
at Sydney. You need to apply to
your home university’s international
exchange program first.

More information
To check if your home university is
one of our exchange partners, visit
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                                                                                     CAMPUS LIFE
                                               We have a packed calendar of events and celebrations
                                              for you to enjoy. With more than 200 clubs and societies,
                                                including 26 cultural groups, and 130+ nationalities on
                                                       campus, there’s something for everyone.
                                             Our clubs and societies provide endless opportunities for networking, fun and leadership.
                                              Cultural groups include the Ekansh Indian Cultural Society, Sydney University Sikh Society
                                            and the South Asian Business Society (SABS). There is also a huge range of facilities, programs
                                                  and campus events to keep you healthy and active during your time at university.

                                                                                      The University of Sydney
                                               200+                                    Union is a student-led
                                             clubs and societies,                      organisation that runs
                                      4 live performance spaces and                  many activities and invests
                                             12 cafés on campus                        all funds back into the
The University of Sydney

                                                                                        student experience.

                                                                                     Excellent sporting facilities,
                                                                                      including 2 fitness centres
                                                                                           and a 50-metre
                                                                                            swimming pool
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                             STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

When you get to the University of
Sydney, you’ll have plenty of help.
Here are just a few of the ways we                              Disability services           Multifaith chaplaincy
support your health, wellbeing and                             Assistive technology               Chaplains from
academic achievement.                                            Lecture support                 15 faith groups for
                                                               Building access and
                                                               accessible facilities
                                                                                             Dedicated prayer rooms
                                                             Academic adjustments
                                                              Accessible formatting

Academic, language and            Career support                Financial support                Orientation and

                                                                                                                         Join us
   learning support            International student        Help with essential living           arrival sessions
  Accelerated learning          career development          costs and study-related           Welcome to university
   Transition/bridging               program                       expenses                     Settling into Sydney
        courses                 Employability skills                                            Arrival sessions for
Online learning resources          workshops                                                  international students
Practical skills workshops   Transition support to the                                        Information on support
                               Australian workplace                                                  services
                                  Resume writing,            Health and wellbeing*             Meet fellow students
                             interview skills and career                                             and staff
                                  planning advice
 Academic enrichment                                               Pharmacists                 Adjusting to study life
                                Meet employers at
    Bridging courses                                                  Dentists
                              careers fairs and events
Online learning resources                                          Optometrists
                                Sydney CareerHub,
    Drop-in support                                                                         For more information and
                              an online jobs database            Physiotherapists
                                                                                              to access our student
  Mathematics learning                                             Psychologists             support services, visit:
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    Accommodation             Childcare information               Mental health
  On-campus student          Advice about childcare on        Clinical psychologists
       housing                   and near campus                 and counsellors
  Residential colleges                                        Mental health support
    Off-campus living                                        Workshops for success
  Thriving communities                                          Resilience training
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                                      * These services may involve fees for services and retail costs for goods.
                             Living on or close to campus can enhance your university experience.

                           There are several accommodation options to choose       University residences (self-catered)
                           from, including University residences, residential      The University manages three residences on the
                           colleges and independently-run student housing.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus: Queen Mary
                                                                                   Building, Abercrombie Student Accommodation and
                           Our Accommodation Services website is a great           the Regiment. Together, they provide rooms for up to
                           place to get started. You’ll find advice on where to    1600 students.
                           live, expected costs, and accommodation options
                           on and off campus. This service also allows you to      These residences provide modern single-study rooms
                           register for University‑owned housing. On-campus        with large common living, learning and study spaces,
                           accommodation is limited and we advise you to           and host student-led arts, cultural, sporting, academic,
                           apply well in advance to secure a place.                leadership and social programs.
                                                                                   The University also provides apartments and shared
                           Temporary arrival accommodation                         housing around the Camperdown/Darlington, Camden
                           Before you move to Sydney, we recommend you book        and Cumberland* campuses.
                           a temporary place to stay. Once you get here, you can
                           look for longer‑term accommodation.                     Private providers offer furnished rooms in shared or
                                                                                   self-contained apartments in residential buildings,
The University of Sydney

                                                                                   usually within walking distance of the University.

                           On-campus – residential colleges (fully catered)
                                                                                   Off-campus living
                           The University has eight residential colleges on
                                                                                   More than 90 percent of our students live off
                           the Camperdown/Darlington Campus, including
                                                                                   campus. The University is close to many vibrant and
                           International House, a residential community of
                                                                                   multicultural suburbs such as Annandale, Newtown,
                           global scholars. Colleges provide comfortable,
                                                                                   Chippendale and Glebe. A great place to start
                           fully furnished single rooms and daily meals, along
                                                                                   searching for accommodation is our large online
                           with sporting, cultural, leadership and social
                                                                                   database of properties.
                           programs. They also include on-site tutorials and
                           campus-based classes.                                   −−

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                                                                                   Images (left to right): Queen Mary Building, Abercrombie,
                                                                                   St John's College
Camperdown/Darlington Campus

University residences (A$205–$431 per week)
University residences are on campus and managed by University Accommodation Services. They are available to undergraduate and
postgraduate students. Note: Selle House is for postgraduate students only.

                            Places             Gender            Phone                 Website

Abercrombie                 200
Darlington House            54
Queen Mary Building         799
                                               F, M                  +61 2 9351 3322
Regiment                    600

Selle House                 14 (PG only)
Terraces                    78

Residential colleges (A$397–$687 per week)
These residential colleges on campus are managed by external providers.

                            Places             Gender            Phone                 Website

International House         200                F, M              +61 2 9950 9800
Mandelbaum House            36                 F, M              +61 2 9692 5200
Sancta Sophia College       170 (UG)           F (UG/PG)         +61 2 9577 2100
                            128 (PG)           M (PG)
St Andrew’s College         285                F, M              +61 2 9565 7300
St John’s College           252                F, M              +61 2 9394 5000
St Paul’s College           300                F (PG)            +61 2 9550 7444
                                               M (UG/PG)

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Wesley College              260                F, M              +61 2 9565 3333
The Women’s College         280                F                 +61 2 9517 5000

Independently run student housing (A$90–$649 per week)
Independently run accommodation close to campus provides residential options to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

                            Places             Gender            Phone                 Website
Sydney University Village   650                F, M              +61 2 9036 4000
Urbanest Cleveland          438                F, M              +61 2 8091 9959
Urbanest Darlington         464                F, M              +61 2 8091 9959
Urbanest Glebe              185                F, M              +61 2 8091 9959
Stucco                      40                 F, M              -           

Camden and Cumberland* campuses

University residences (A$140–$335 per week)
The Camden and Cumberland* campuses University residences are managed by the University Accommodation Services and are available to
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undergraduate and postgraduate students.

                            Places                 Gender        Phone                  Website
Nepean Hall (Camden)        43
Nepean Lodge (Camden)       98                     F, M          +61 2 9351 1645
Yannadah (Cumberland)       39

For information on approximate living costs in Sydney, including accommodation, transport and other living expenses, please visit:
Important fee information
The accommodation fees listed are quoted in Australian dollars. They are intended as a guide for students and are based on 2018
fees for new students. They are correct at the time of printing to the best of the University of Sydney’s knowledge. Students
should contact the individual accommodation providers for detailed and up-to-date information, including additional costs and
fees. Please note that some colleges charge non-refundable application fees. Students are also advised that some residences have
52-week contracts, while others only provide accommodation during semester.
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* The University intends to move the Faculty of Health Sciences from its current location in Cumberland to new facilities on the
Camperdown/Darlington Campus in 2020. For more information, visit
“I wanted to
                              come to a
                           place I had not
                            been before
                            and I love the

                               aspect of
                             Sydney and,
                           of course, the
The University of Sydney

                                        Bethan Rowsby
                               Exchange student: Faculty of Science
                                 Home country: United Kingdom
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                                     AREAS OF
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                                       The University of Sydney is consistently placed among the
                                        top 50 universities in the world. Our rankings reflect our
                                        achievements as one of the world's leading providers of
                                           research and education for more than 160 years.

                                1st in Australia and                                                                 1st in Australia and
                                                                           1st in Australia and
                               2nd in the world for                                                                 16th in the world for
                                                                          11th in the world for
                              sport, physical therapy                                                                architecture/built
                                                                          veterinary science*

                                and rehabilitation*

                                                                              1st in Australia
                                 1st in Australia for                        for mechanical,
                                                                                                                       12th in the world
                                our MBA and Master                          aeronautical and
                                                                                                                        for education*
                                 of Management**                              manufacturing
The University of Sydney

                                                                             15th in the world
                                  14th in the world                                                                 17th in the world for
                                                                             for life sciences
                                       for law*                                                                     arts and humanities*
                                                                              and medicine*

                           * QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
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                           ** Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017; The Economist
                           Masters in Management Rankings 2017; QS World University Master in Management Rankings 2018; Australian
                           Financial Review BOSS MBA Rankings 2017
                                     ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN
                                        AND PLANNING
Career options                                   Invent with intent. When you study here, you’ll
                                                 combine creative flair with finely-tuned technical
−− Architect
                                                 skills to shape the services, experiences and spaces
−− Building designer
                                                 in which we live, work and play.
−− Construction manager
−− Data visualisation specialist                 From designing a single house to master planning entire cities,
−− Design manager                                opportunities for architects and urban planners abound.
−− Front-end developer
                                                 As Australia's top-ranked school in the field of architecture and
−− Interaction designer
                                                 built environment subjects*, we strive for intellectual excellence,
−− Lighting designer                             and creative and critical thinking.
−− Property and real estate developer
−− Project manager                               Our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in interaction
                                                 design provide specialised training for the rapidly emerging fields
−− Service designer
                                                 of user experience (UX) and creative technologies. You’ll join

                                                                                                                       Areas of study
−− Sustainability manager                        the leading edge of interaction design through websites, mobile
−− Urban planner                                 applications and services for the internet of things.
−− User-experience (UX) designer
Why study here?
−− We have the only indoor
   environment quality (IEQ)
   laboratory in the southern
                                                     1st in Australia and              In a world of design
   hemisphere, an extensive research
                                                    16th in the world for            and digital culture, it’s
   lighting laboratory, and outstanding
                                                     architecture/built               a fantastic time for a
   audio and acoustic facilities.
                                                        environment*                     creative career
−− Our Bachelor of Design
   Computing combines creativity
   and code to prepare you for
   a career in interaction design
   and creative technologies.
−− We have one of the best-
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   equipped design, modelling                    “During my degree I had
   and fabrication labs in Australia              the chance to exhibit
   and provide dedicated studio                   some of my projects at
   spaces for students.                           the faculty’s Tin Sheds
−− Our Master of Architecture,                    Gallery. This helped me to
   Master of Urban and Regional                   find an internship, which
   Planning and Master of Illumination            has resulted in ongoing
   Design degrees are each                        employment.”
   accredited and recognised by the              Armando Bretón Olguín
   relevant societies and institutes             Master of Interaction Design
   (subject to practical experience).            and Electronic Arts
                                                 Senior UX designer, Fairfax Media
                                                 Home country: Mexico
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* QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
                                                           ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
                           Career options                                   In the arts and social sciences we’re all about
                                                                            ideas. Whether in the classroom, on an industry
                           −− Anthropologist
                                                                            placement or overseas exchange, you will bring your
                           −− Archaeologist
                                                                            intellectual curiosity to bear on some of the most
                           −− Artist
                                                                            complex issues and questions of the 21st century.
                           −− Business administrator or manager
                           −− Economist                                     At Sydney, you'll develop the skills to think rigorously, assess
                           −− Editor or publisher                           assumptions, develop strategies and test ideas against evidence.
                           −− Foreign affairs and trade officer             You will learn from outstanding scholars across more than
                                                                            45 subject areas of your choosing, from anthropology, digital
                           −− Government policy officer
                                                                            cultures and economics to languages, linguistics and sociology.
                           −− Heritage specialist
                           −− Journalist                                    −−
                           −− Museum or gallery curator

                           −− Policy adviser
                           −− Public relations manager
                           −− Researcher
                           −− Sociologist                                                                    Learn from leading
                                                                              17th in the world for         international experts
                           −− Teacher
                                                                             arts and humanities.*            across more than
                           −− Translator                                                                         45 subjects.

                           Why study here?
                           −− Our alumni include five
                              prime ministers, one Nobel
                              laureate, one Pulitzer Prize
                              winner, and one astronaut.
                                                                                                                  “The University of
                           −− We have more than 450
                                                                                                                   Sydney was my first
                              academic staff who are active
                                                                                                                   choice because it’s one
                              researchers, educators and
                                                                                                                   of the highest ranking
                              practitioners in their fields.
                                                                                                                   universities in the world,
                           −− We offer one of Australia's most
The University of Sydney

                                                                                                                   and, as Australia’s first
                              comprehensive ranges of arts                                                         university, it has a rich
                              and social sciences subjects.                                                        cultural heritage. It
                           −− We are ranked in the top 30                                                          also offered a degree in
                              in the world for anthropology,                                                       international relations
                              archaeology, development                                                             taught by internationally
                              studies, education, English                                                          acclaimed specialists,
                              language and literature, history,                                                    which is what I was
                              modern languages, politics and                                                       looking for in my
                              international studies, social policy                                                 postgraduate studies.”
                              and administration, and social
                                                                                                                   Melvin Bandua
                              sciences and management.*                                                            Master of International
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                                                                                                                   Home country: Ghana
                           * QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
Career options                                        At Sydney, you can look forward to a wealth of
                                                      opportunities across diverse industries. You’ll gain
−− Accountant
                                                      the skills to succeed in business or build your own
−− Big data specialist
                                                      startup, and you’ll graduate equipped to become a
−− Business analyst
                                                      leader and drive change with social, environmental
−− Corporate/government
   relations officer                                  and commercial impact.
−− Customer relationship manager
                                                      Meet the future demands of business with one of our degrees,
−− Enterprise architect                               developed in partnership with industry leaders. You can choose
−− Entrepreneur                                       from a large range of business majors including accounting,
−− Financial dealer and broker                        banking, business law, data analysis and information systems,
                                                      entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, international
−− Human resources specialist
                                                      business, management and marketing.
−− International business consultant

                                                                                                                         Areas of study
−− Investment banker                                  Postgraduate students can choose from an MBA, Master of
−− Management consultant                              Management, Master of Commerce, Master of Professional
                                                      Accounting and a full suite of specialised postgraduate degrees
−− Marketing/advertising executive
                                                      and professional development programs.
−− Policy adviser
−− Project manager                                    −−
−− Stock trader
−− Tax adviser

Why study here?                                            18th in the world
                                                            for accounting             1st in Australia for
−− We are ranked No. 12 in
                                                         and finance, and top        our MBA and Master of
   the Financial Times 2017
                                                          40 in business and             Management**
   Top 20 Business Schools
   in the Asia-Pacific.
−− We have international
   accreditation with
   AACSB and EQUIS.                                                                        “When I left Norway I
−− We're the only business school                                                           didn’t know which career
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   in Australia with membership                                                             I wanted to pursue and
   to CEMS – the Global Alliance                                                            the opportunity to tailor
   in Management Education.                                                                 my degree towards my
                                                                                            passions in the Bachelor
−− Study in our ultra-modern
                                                                                            of Commerce was
   building, equipped with the latest
                                                                                            appealing. I also knew
   technology and learning spaces.
                                                                                            the Business School had
−− We offer placements with leading                                                         a great reputation for
   companies in Sydney, Southeast                                                           teaching excellence, so it
   Asia, the United States and Europe.                                                      was the ideal choice.”

* QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018                                              Jenny Stokkevag Berg
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** Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017;
The Economist Masters in Management Rankings 2017; QS World University Master in
                                                                                            Bachelor of Commerce
Management Rankings 2018; Australian Financial Review BOSS MBA Rankings 2017                Home country: Norway
                                                         EDUCATION AND SOCIAL WORK
                           Career options                                   Make a world of difference through teaching or
                                                                            social work. At Sydney, you’ll explore ideas and
                           −− Careers adviser
                                                                            issues in your field to become a highly informed
                           −− Community liaison officer
                                                                            practitioner and lifelong learner.
                           −− Corporate trainer
                           −− Counsellor                                    Engage minds and ignite the creativity of the next generation.
                           −− Curriculum developer                          Become an accredited teacher in either early childhood,
                           −− Early childhood teacher                       primary or secondary teaching through our Bachelor of
                                                                            Education or Master of Teaching degrees. We offer the
                           −− Human rights advocate
                                                                            opportunity to obtain teaching qualifications in a diverse range
                           −− International aid worker                      of areas including economics, English, health and physical
                           −− Primary teacher                               education, languages, mathematics, science, teaching English to
                           −− Secondary teacher                             speakers of other languages (TESOL) and many more.

                           −− Social policy analyst
                                                                            We also offer degrees for trained teachers, designed to

                           −− Social worker                                 enhance your practical skills and deepen your understanding
                                                                            of educational theory and research.
                           Why study here?
                                                                            Our social work degrees prepare you to change lives for
                           −− We’ve been delivering                         the better. Studying social work will engage you in policy
                              education degrees for more                    development, frontline social care, counselling, advocacy
                              than 100 years and social work                and community development.
                              degrees for nearly 80 years.
                           −− We offer undergraduate and                    −−
                              postgraduate teaching and
                              social work degrees that are
                              recognised in Australia.
                           −− Our students learn in real-world
                              settings and spend time in                        Develop versatile
                              professional practice placements.                skills that are widely        12th in the world
                                                                               sought after around            for education*
                                                                                     the world.
The University of Sydney

                           “As a social worker, you can have an impact on
                            every client relationship. In this career path,
                            technology can’t solve issues – it requires
                            professional problem‑solving skills. A degree in
                            social work will give me the opportunity to have
                            a life-changing impact on an intimate level and
                            on a larger scale by engaging with the public to
                            promote goals for human rights.”

                           Kasumi Higewake
                           Bachelor of Social Work
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                           Home country: Japan
                           * QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
                                   ENGINEERING AND
                              INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
Career options                          Make a powerful impact to improve the lives
                                        of people around the world with a degree in
−− Aircraft/aerospace engineer
                                        engineering, project management or advanced
−− Biomedical engineer
                                        computing at Sydney.
−− Chemical engineer
−− Civil engineer                       Our students have the opportunity to forge connections with
−− Computer programmer                  our network of more than 1200 industry, not-for-profit and
−− Computer systems analyst             government organisations. They're learning to create smarter
                                        ways of running our planet, combining technical expertise
−− Electrical engineer
                                        with hands-on experience to develop creative and sustainable
−− Mechanical engineer                  solutions. They help airlines to fly cleaner and farmers to
−− Mechatronics/robotics engineer       increase crop yields, explore deep under water or in outer
−− Project/events manager               space, and bring solar power to remote communities.

−− Software developer
                                        From AI to space travel, engineers, project managers

                                                                                                       Areas of study
−− Transport engineer                   and IT professionals are creating solutions to society’s
−− Web developer, including             greatest problems.
   user interface design
Why study here?
−− Largest biomedical engineering
   program of its kind in the
                                               1st in Australia
   southern hemisphere.
                                              for mechanical,              21st in the world for
−− Our engineering degrees are               aeronautical and              civil and structural
   accredited by Engineers Australia.          manufacturing                  engineering.**
−− 75 percent of the fastest                   engineering**
   growing occupations need
   STEM skills and knowledge.*
−− Our information technology
   degrees are accredited by the
   Australian Computer Society as
   professional-level courses.          “The experience of living and
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−− Our Master of Project Management      studying here has already
   is accredited by the Project          enhanced my skills and
   Management Institute’s Global         knowledge. My lecturers are
   Accreditation Center.                 renowned researchers and
                                         industry practitioners and my
                                         classmates come from a range of
                                         work and cultural backgrounds.
                                         With what I’ve learned, I hope to
                                         contribute a great deal to IT in
                                         the education sector.”

                                        Maria Clarisse Ligunas
                                        Master of Information Technology
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* Australian Industry Group Report      Management
** QS World University Rankings by      Home country: Philippines
Subject 2018
                           Career options                                   Studying law at Sydney will give you the skills in
                           Legal                                            research, analysis and persuasive communication
                           −− Barrister                                     that will qualify you to take on roles in many
                           −− Judge                                         fields, both within the legal profession and in
                           −− Magistrate                                    other contexts.
                           −− Solicitor
                                                                            The University of Sydney Law School has a 160-year tradition
                                                                            of academic strength and strong ties with the legal profession.
                                                                            As one of the world’s leading law schools, we're ranked 14th in
                           −− Diplomacy                                     law in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018.
                           −− Foreign affairs
                           −− Human rights                                  With flexible programs covering crime, constitutional law,
                                                                            contracts, banking and finance, media law, social justice and
                           −− International relations
                                                                            more, you will learn to apply various areas of law to real cases.
                           −− Investment banking                            From geopolitics in international law to global warming in

                           −− Journalism                                    environmental law, medicine in tort law and sociology in family
                           −− Management consultancy                        law, you will gain sharp social observation skills and a deep
                                                                            sense of ethics and community service.
                           −− Project management
                           −− Public policy
                           −− Research and development

                           Why study here?
                                                                                    With more
                           −− We're ranked 14th in
                                                                                  than 160 years             Our alumni can be
                              the world for law.*
                                                                                 of research-led             found in legal and
                           −− Our alumni include prime                          education, we’re           non-legal roles around
                              ministers, High Court judges and                  ranked 14th in the               the world.
                              a president of the World Bank.                      world for law.*
                           −− Sydney Law School is the
                              only law school in the world
                              to win the prestigious Philip
                              C. Jessup International Law
The University of Sydney

                              Moot Court Competition five                                                “I’m very happy I chose to
                              times, including in 2017.                                                   complete my Juris Doctor (JD) at
                           −− Our Bachelor of Laws (LLB) is                                               Sydney. It’s arguably one of the
                              accredited by the Legal Profession                                          most difficult JD programs in the
                              Admission Board (LPAB) and meets                                            country and getting through it is
                              the academic requirements to                                                very rewarding. The best thing
                              practise law in New South Wales.**                                          about the law school has been the
                                                                                                          brilliant teachers and academics
                                                                                                          who are always willing to help their
                                                                                                          hard-working students.”

                                                                                                         Sam Frouhar
                                                                                                         Juris Doctor
                           * QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
                                                                                                         Home country: Canada
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                           ** For details about professional recognition
                           and course accreditation interstate and
                           overseas, see
                                      MEDICINE AND HEALTH
Career options                                    Pursue your future in health and choose from the
                                                  largest range of health degrees of any Australian
−− Biomedical engineer
                                                  university. Our graduates go on to improve lives,
−− Dentist
                                                  for individuals and families as well as local and
−− Diagnostic radiographer
                                                  global communities.
−− Doctor
−− Exercise and sport scientist                   Health is one of the fastest-growing sectors in Australia and
−− Exercise physiologist                          around the world – doctors, dentists, nurses, pharmacists
−− Health policy                                  and health professionals of all kinds are in constant demand.
                                                  The study of health offers broad choice and clear career
−− Health management/educator
                                                  progression, with rewarding pathways, and at Sydney you’ll
−− Indigenous health                              develop a range of invaluable skills, from patient interaction
−− International aid and development              to teamwork, leadership and research.
−− Occupational therapist
                                                  Our graduates are globally aware, highly skilled and go on to

                                                                                                                   Areas of study
−− Oral health specialist
                                                  improve lives for individuals, families and communities across
−− Pharmaceutical representative                  the world.
−− Pharmacist
−− Physiotherapist                                −−
−− Registered nurse
−− Rehabilitation counsellor
−− Speech pathologist

Why study here?                                                                     1st in Australia
                                                       15th in the world            and 2nd in the
−− We're ranked 1st in the                             for life sciences           world for sport,
   Asia-Pacific and 18th in the                         and medicine*            physical therapy and
   world for public health.*                                                       rehabilitation.*
−− Ranked 15th in the world for
   nursing and 18th for pharmacy.**
−− We're investing in a new health
   precinct, uniting multiple health
                                                                                                                   International Guide 2019

   disciplines and supporting                     “I studied in Canada
   state-of-the-art clinical                       in a commerce degree
   simulation, a multi-service clinic              initially and decided to
   and team-based research.                        change paths. I thought
−− We offer the largest range                      that moving half way
   of health courses of any                        around the world
   Australian university.                          would be a pretty cool
                                                   adventure so I decided
−− Many of our degrees are
                                                   to come and study at the
   accredited internationally (visit
                                                   University of Sydney.”
   relevant course pages for details
   on international accreditation).               Sean Hassan
                                                  Doctor of Medicine
                                                  Home country: Canada
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*2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities
** QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
                           Career options                          The Sydney Conservatorium of Music has been at
                                                                   the centre of Sydney’s cultural history for more
                           −− Arts administrator
                                                                   than 100 years. Studying here will define your
                           −− Audio engineer
                                                                   career and shape you as a person.
                           −− Chamber/orchestral musician
                           −− Concert soloist                      As one of the most prestigious music schools in the Asia-Pacific
                           −− Conductor                            region, music is our life. We will challenge and engage your music
                           −− Contemporary or jazz musician        world, and give you the opportunity to be mentored by leaders
                                                                   across all areas of music. We also collaborate with many leading
                           −− Digital music composer
                                                                   international music conservatories and universities, providing
                           −− Event producer                       you with the opportunity for exchanges, and to engage with and
                           −− Film score composer                  learn from visiting international artists.
                           −− Interactive music designer
                                                                   Our flexible undergraduate degrees in composition,
                           −− Music journalist
                                                                   performance, contemporary music and musicology allow you to

                           −− Music producer                       combine your music studies with a range of other subjects from
                           −− Music researcher                     across the University. We also welcome postgraduate students
                           −− NSW accredited classroom             in diverse areas of research, particularly ethnomusicology and
                              music teacher                        Indigenous music.

                           −− Opera singer

                           Why study here?
                           −− Demand for musical excellence
                              has never been greater, from the
                              concert hall to the big screen,           Graduate with a
                                                                                                    The best facilities
                              orchestra pit to the smartphone,         music degree from
                                                                                                  to study music in the
                              or the Xbox to the opera theatre.         the University of
                                                                                                   Asia‑Pacific region.
                           −− The Conservatorium is located
                              in Sydney’s CBD and Botanic
                              Gardens; just a short stroll to
                              the Sydney Opera House.
                           −− Alumni include internationally
The University of Sydney

                              renowned musicians Richard           “The Con not only has incredibly
                              Bonyge, Simone Young, Richard         qualified pedagogues and
                              Tognetti, James Morrison,             performers in all areas of music,
                              and contemporary Australian           but also an amazing and creative
                              musicians Paul Mac, Iva Davis, The    environment for musicians
                              Presets and DJ Alison Wonderland.     of all ages. It provides a range
                                                                    of opportunities, including
                                                                    music industry internships,
                                                                    masterclasses with international
                                                                    soloists, and performing
                                                                    with ensembles.”

                                                                   Sofia Obando
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                                                                   Bachelor of Music – Bassoon
                                                                   Home country: Costa Rica
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