Undergraduate Guide - The University of Sydney

 
Undergraduate Guide - The University of Sydney
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Undergraduate Guide - The University of Sydney
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                minds of students
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                change the world as
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                Dr Michael Spence AC            our respects to those who have cared and
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WELCOME TO SYDNEY
                Join us                                                                    Areas of study                                                                  Courses A-Z                                                                 How to apply
                Discover why our graduates are ranked                                      With 400+ study areas available, discover                                       A full list of our course offerings, including                              The next steps. Find out how to apply for
                first in Australia and fifth in the world for                              what our world-class faculties and schools                                      the ATAR or IB you need to achieve                                          your dream course and begin your journey
                graduate employability.*                                                   have to offer.                                                                  for admission.                                                              to Sydney.

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                Why choose Sydney?.......................................... 2             Architecture, design and planning ................ 28                           2020 Guide to admission criteria                                            Timeline for 2020 entry ................................... 83
                The Sydney Undergraduate Experience ........ 4                             Arts and social sciences ................................. 30                   for domestic students .................................... 48               How to apply: domestic students ................. 84
                A degree designed for you ............................... 6                Business .............................................................. 32      Courses A-Z ...................................................... 50       Admission pathways ......................................... 86
                Bachelor of Advanced Studies ....................... 10                    Education and social work .............................. 34                     Table notes ........................................................ 78     Aboriginal and Torres Strait
                Become a Dalyell Scholar ................................ 12               Engineering and computer science .............. 36                                                                                                          Islander students .............................................. 87
                                                                                           Law ...................................................................... 38                                                                               Fees and costs: domestic students .............. 88
                Follow your interests. All of them................... 14                   Medicine and health ........................................ 40                                                                                             Scholarships ...................................................... 90

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Welcome to Sydney
                Broaden your skills............................................. 16        Music ................................................................... 42                                                                                Additional admission criteria ......................... 92
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                Tackle real-world issues................................... 17             Science ............................................................... 44
                Set yourself up for a global career................. 18                                                                                                                                                                                How to apply: international students ........... 96
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2020 Guide to admission criteria
                University life ..................................................... 22                                                                                                                                                               for international students ............................... 98
                Student support services................................ 23                                                                                                                                                                            Fees and costs: international students ...... 100
                Accommodation ............................................... 24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Glossary ............................................................. 102

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     IMPORTANT                                       2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Open Day

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     EVENTS AND                                      31 August 2019
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     DATES                                           Info Day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     December 2019
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2020
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Welcome Week
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     17–21 February 2020

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lectures begin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     24 February 2020

                * QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2019                                                                                                                 Dates are subject to change. For the latest information, please check sydney.edu.au/dates
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WHY CHOOSE
                                                                                                          100+                          200+                         250+
                                                                                                    majors and minors to          clubs and societies to       international partners
                                                                                                   combine your interests          enrich your student            to combine study

                                    SYDNEY?
                                                                                                     across disciplines                experience                     and travel

                               We aim to instil the skills, knowledge and values you                $84 million                      320,000                         400+
                              need to become a leader in a rapidly changing world.                in scholarships offered to   alumni to connect you with a   study areas to design the
                                                                                                   our students every year         worldwide network             right degree for you
                            You can choose from our range of professional, specialist,
                               liberal studies, and combined and double degrees.

                                           1st                           Top 50
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                      in Australia and ranked 5th in the world   in world university rankings**

                                                                                                                                                                                          Join us
                            for graduate employability*

                * QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2019
                ** Q
                   S World University Rankings, 2019
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THE SYDNEY
                         UNDERGRADUATE
                           EXPERIENCE
                We offer a new level of flexibility in our undergraduate
                degrees to prepare you for a future full of possibilities.
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                                                       Become a Dalyell Scholar and          Explore other fields of study in the

                                                                                                                                         us
                We recognise that the future of

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                work will be very different, so it’s   extend your academic abilities        Open Learning Environment (OLE)

                                                                                                                                    
                our ambition that every University     As a Dalyell Scholar, you will have   Build diverse skill combinations
                of Sydney student will complete        access to a range of enrichment       and boost your personal and
                their degree with the confidence       opportunities. See pages 12 and 13.   professional development with
                and ability to think critically,                                             our short, on-demand OLE units.
                collaborate productively and           Follow your interests. All of them.   See page 16.
                influence the world. By studying       Combine your interests with
                one of our undergraduate courses,      more than 100 study areas in          Work on real-world projects and
                you’ll have the opportunity to:        a shared pool of majors and           tackle complex global challenges
                                                       minors. This means you can            Deepen your expertise and
                Choose the right study path            sharpen your broader skills (eg,      develop skills in interdisciplinary
                for you                                communication, critical thinking      collaboration through
                Gain expertise in your primary field   and problem-solving) and acquire      real-world industry, community,
                of study and learn from industry       multidisciplinary expertise in        entrepreneurship and research
                leaders by choosing from our range     a second field that sits outside      projects. See page 17.
                of professional, specialist, liberal   your primary degree. See pages
                studies, and combined and double       14 and 15.                            Gain international experience
                degrees. See pages 6 to 9.                                                   Our placement and exchange
                                                                                             opportunities will set you up for
                Design your own degree with the                                              a global career as you develop
                Bachelor of Advanced Studies                                                 the capability and confidence to
                The Bachelor of Advanced Studies                                             work across cultural boundaries,
                gives you the flexibility to design                                          in Australia and around the world.
                your own degree, from advanced                                               See pages 18 and 19.
                coursework to major projects.
                See pages 10 and 11.
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A DEGREE DESIGNED
                                    FOR YOU
                                                                                                               “My course gives me the breadth to learn                “The University of Sydney offers some of
                                                                                                                valuable skills in areas such as finance                the best opportunities both in and out
                                                                                                                and anthropology.                                       of the classroom. I have access to many
                     Whether you’ve had your career path mapped out since                                          This exposure was valuable when I                    professional and social clubs and societies
                childhood or you’re convinced that your dream job doesn’t exist                                 worked on a social entrepreneurship venture             which have helped with the transition from
                                                                                                                in Cambodia as part of the University’s                 high school to university.
                yet, one of our degree types – professional, specialist and liberal                             Community Placement Program.                                Being a student here is about so much
                             studies – will prepare you for the future.                                            My understanding of people and culture               more than just studying. The on-campus life
                                                                                                                enabled me to better communicate and my                 means there’s never a boring day – a familiar
                                                                                                                analytical learnings helped me drive our food           and friendly face is around every corner.”
                                                                                                                and security project effectively.”
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                                     sydney.edu.au/plan-your-degree                                                                                                    Adam Herman
                                                                                                               Ada Yin                                                 Study areas: law; media studies

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                                                                                                               Study areas: business information systems;

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                                                    Professional degrees
                                                    If you’re already sure of the career path you’d like       Combined and double professional degrees
                                                    to take, follow a specific study pattern that leads to     Combined and double professional degrees will
                                                    professional accreditation and registration.               prepare you for a diverse range of careers by
                                                    −− Gain practical experience during work placements        developing your expertise alongside the skills to
                                                       and internships, which are compulsory in most           adapt and drive change and innovation.
                                                       professional degrees.                                   −− Cultivate a diverse skill set and breadth of
                                                    −− Complement your expertise with interdisciplinary           knowledge, alongside expertise in a professionally
                                                       experiences.                                               accredited field, by combining your professional
                                                                                                                  degree with a liberal studies degree.
                                                    −− Professional degrees are available in areas including
                                                       advanced computing; architecture; dentistry;            −− Take your professional degree in combination
                                                       education and social work; engineering and                 with a liberal studies or specialist degree,
                                                       computer science; health sciences (for example:            or another professional degree (see pages
                                                       diagnostic radiography, physiotherapy and speech           8 and 9) to develop expert knowledge and
                                                       pathology); law; medicine; music (education);              effectiveness in a given field or profession.
                                                       nursing; nutrition and dietetics; pharmacy; project     −− Degree examples include combined engineering;
                                                       management; psychology; and veterinary medicine.           combined law; double degree dentistry and
                                                                                                                  medicine; nursing; nutrition and dietetics;
                                                                                                                  veterinary medicine; and the Bachelor of Design in
                                                                                                                  Architecture (Honours)/Master of Architecture.

                                                                                                               See pages 48 and 49 to find a list of professional
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“I will be travelling to Cambodia to work            “I’m fascinated by how mathematics enables                “We live in a technology-driven world and
                                                                 with the Phnom Penh Animal Welfare                   us to understand how the world functions,                 with the rapid progression of innovation,
                                                                 Society. I’ll be doing one of my final year          and the academics I’ve encountered during                 new issues that are unprecedented are
                                                                 rotations in their clinic assisting the vets         my Bachelor of Science have really helped                 coming into existence; from AI to the rise
                                                                 there to care for animals that have been             me to grow my passion.                                    of environmental refugees. This is where
                                                                 rescued by monks and local people.                      The University is focused on preparing                 the intersection of law and engineering
                                                                    It’s amazing how with this degree I can           industry-ready science graduates, with a                  will become increasingly important in the
                                                                 travel the world and do these amazing                wide range of work placement opportunities.               future. I wanted to take two disciplines
                                                                 things. I’ve spent weeks on a sheep farm             I’m sure I’ll be able to apply my quantitative            I knew I was passionate about and equip
                                                                 near Tamworth, milked goats in Nowra and             and problem-solving skills to a career in the             myself to face the exciting and uncertain
                                                                 helped clean horses’ teeth in Moruya.”               financial sector.”                                        opportunities ahead.”
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                                                                Study area: veterinary medicine                      Study areas: mathematics; financial mathematics           Study areas: engineering; law

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                Specialist degrees                                                                                   Liberal studies degrees
                Know where you want to start your career?       Combined specialist degrees                          A liberal studies degree is ideal if you want to follow   Combined and double liberal studies degrees
                A specialist degree might be for you.           You can supercharge your studies by combining        your interests and study what you enjoy most.             Supercharge your liberal studies degree by combining
                −− Study a set of defined fields that develop   your specialist degree with the Bachelor of          −−   Build your depth of knowledge in one or more areas. it with the Bachelor of Advanced Studies or enhance
                   your expertise in a specific area.           Advanced Studies.                                                                                              your knowledge and skills as you complete a combined
                                                                                                                     −−   Design your own degree by combining studies from
                                                                −− Deepen your learning and extend your                                                                        or double degree professional course.
                −− Take electives from other faculties                                                                    a broad range of disciplines.
                   to broaden your learning.                       knowledge through advanced coursework                                                                       −− Extend your knowledge and deepen your critical
                                                                                                                     −−   Liberal studies degrees are available in areas
                                                                   and a major project.                                                                                           thinking skills through advanced coursework and
                −− Specialist degrees are available in                                                                    including arts and social sciences; business;
                                                                −− Cultivate expertise in your area of interest                                                                   a major project in the Bachelor of Advanced
                   areas including design computing,                                                                      and science.
                                                                   alongside critical thinking and problem‑solving                                                                Studies. See pages 10 and 11 for more information.
                   economics, music, and visual arts.                                                                −−   Focus on a specific field by applying for a liberal
                                                                   skills to excel in your future field.                                                                       −− Some liberal studies degrees can be taken
                                                                                                                          studies stream such as agriculture, animal and
                                                                −− Degrees include the Bachelor of Design                                                                         with professional degrees, enabling you to
                                                                                                                          veterinary bioscience, food and agribusiness,
                                                                   Computing/Bachelor of Advanced Studies,                                                                        develop knowledge across disciplines and
                                                                                                                          health, international and global studies, languages,
                                                                   Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of                                                                              expertise in a professionally accredited field.
                                                                                                                          media and communications, medical science,
                                                                   Advanced Studies, and Bachelor of Visual               or politics and international relations.
                                                                   Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.                                                                          See pages 48 and 49 to find a list of liberal studies
                                                                                                                                                                               degrees, including combined and double degrees.
                                                                See pages 48 and 49 for a list of specialist and
                                                                combined degrees.
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BACHELOR OF ADVANCED STUDIES                                                                                    Bachelor’s degree

                                                                                                                                                3 years
                                                                                                                                                                               Degree

                                                                                                                                                                              Duration
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Combined Bachelor
                                                                                                                                                                                                     of Advanced Studies

                                                                                                                                                                                                             4 years

                                                                                                                                                                            Components

                                                                                                                                                                               Major
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Double major*

                                                                                                                                                                                 Minor
                                                                                                                                                                        (or for some courses,
                                                                                                                                                                           a second major)

                                                                                                                                                                           Open Learning
                                                                                                                                                                            Environment

                                                                                                                                                                              Electives

                                                                                                                                                                      Exchange (by application)

                                                                                                                                                                         Third-year project
                                                                                                                                                                             (per major)

                                                                                                                                                                       Advanced coursework
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                                                                                                                                                                            Substantial
                                                                                                                                                                        fourth-year project

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                                                                                                                                                                       Honours by application

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                                       The above table applies to studies in the Bachelor of
                                                                                                                                                      Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science), Bachelor
                                                                                                                                                       of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Design
                                                                                                                                                     Computing, Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Science,
                                                                                                                                                                   and Bachelor of Visual Arts.

                The Bachelor of Advanced Studies      The Bachelor of Advanced Studies can be taken
                                                      in combination with a three‑year liberal studies,
                gives you the flexibility to design   professional or specialist bachelor's degree,         Indicative course structure: combined three-year degree and Bachelor of Advanced Studies**
                your own degree. Challenge            including the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise
                                                                                                                Year   Semester     Units of study
                                                      and Sport Science), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of
                yourself through advanced             Commerce, Bachelor of Design Computing, Bachelor                     1        Major 1                      Core/elective                  Core/elective              Major 2
                coursework and a major project,       of Economics, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of         1
                                                                                                                           2        Major 1                      Core/elective                  Core/elective              Major 2
                                                      Visual Arts. Over four years, you can:
                and make the most of exchange         −− design your own degree by combining                               1        Major 1                      OLE                            Elective                   Major 2
                                                                                                                 2
                and internship opportunities.            majors from a range of disciplines                                2        Major 1                      OLE                            Elective                   Major 2

                                                      −− complete a second major* from either                              1        Major 1                      Major 1                        Major 2                    Major 2
                                                         your primary study area or the shared                   3
                                                                                                                           2        Major 1                      Major 1                        Major 2                    Major 2
                                                         pool of majors and minors
                                                                                                                           1
                                                      −− complete advanced coursework to build                   4
                                                                                                                                              Advanced coursework including a research, community, industry or entrepreneurship project
                                                                                                                                                                    or honours coursework and honours project
                                                         on your expertise and leadership skills,                          2
                                                         or complete an honours project                          Major 1           Major 2            Core/elective           Elective            Open Learning Environment (OLE)
                                                                                                            ¡                  ¡                 ¡                                         ¡
                                                      −− work on real-world industry, community and         ¡    Advanced coursework (4000-level units and above)

                                                         research challenges across disciplines.
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                                                                                                            * A second/double major is not available in Design Computing.
                                                      −− sydney.edu.au/bachelor-advanced-studies            ** Please note that all of the course structures in this guide are indicative only and subject to change.
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Courses available to Dalyell Scholars by UAC preference
                                                                                                                          To study as a Dalyell Scholar in the following courses, you will need to apply via UAC preference.

                     BECOME A DALYELL SCHOLAR                                                                             −− B Arts/B Advanced
                                                                                                                             Studies (Dalyell
                                                                                                                             Scholars)
                                                                                                                             UAC 513222
                                                                                                                                                           −− B Commerce/
                                                                                                                                                              B Advanced Studies
                                                                                                                                                              (Dalyell Scholars)
                                                                                                                                                              UAC 513310
                                                                                                                                                                                             −− B Engineering Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                (Dalyell Scholars)
                                                                                                                                                                                                UAC 513571
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              −− B Science/B Advanced
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Studies (Dalyell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Scholars including
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mathematical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sciences)**
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 UAC 513911

                                                                                                                          Courses available to Dalyell Scholars by invitation
                                                                                                                          You will be invited to become a Dalyell Scholar if you apply for, and are made an offer to,
                For high-achieving students with an ATAR (or equivalent) of                                               one of the degrees listed and have achieved an ATAR or equivalent of 98+.*

                98+*, Dalyell Scholars have access to a range of enrichment
                                                                                                                               rchitecture, design
                                                                                                                              A                                           Engineering and                             Medicine and health
                    opportunities that will challenge you alongside your                                                      and planning
                                                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                                                          computer science                         −− B Arts/D Medicine
                                       talented peers.                                                                     −− B Design Computing/                      −− B Advanced Computing                     −− B Arts/M Nursing
                                                                                                                              B Advanced Studies
                                                                                                                                                                       −− B Advanced Computing/                    −− B Science/D Dental Medicine
                                                                                                                                                                          B Commerce
                                                                                                                              Arts and social sciences                                                             −− B Science/D Medicine
                                                                                                                                                                       −− B Advanced Computing/
                                                                                                                           −− B Arts                                                                               −− B Science/M Nursing
                                                                                                                                                                          B Science
                                                                                                                           −− B Arts/B Advanced Studies                                                            −− B Science (Health)/M Nursing
                                                                                                                                                                       −− B Advanced Computing/
                                                                                                                           −− B Arts/B Advanced                           B Science (Health)
                As a Dalyell Scholar you will engage in              In addition to completing distinctive Dalyell            Studies (International and                                                              Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
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                experiences that will extend your academic           units of study, you will have access to                                                           −− B Advanced Computing/
                                                                                                                              Global Studies)                                                                      −− B Psychology
                abilities, develop your leadership capabilities      enrichment opportunities, including:                                                                 B Science (Medical Science)

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                                                                                                                           −− B Arts/B Advanced Studies                                                            −− B Science
                and expand your global network.                                                                                                                        −− B Engineering Honours with

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                                                                     −− accelerated learning options, such as                 (Languages)
                   Named after Elsie Jean Dalyell OBE                                                                                                                     Space Engineering major                  −− B Science (Health)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                        early access to advanced units of study
                (1881‑1948), a distinguished medical graduate                                                              −− B Arts/B Advanced Studies                                                            −− B Science (Medical Science)
                                                                        in your chosen field and enrichment                                                            −− B Engineering Honours/B Arts
                of the University, Dalyell Scholars will have                                                                 (Media and Communications)
                                                                        units outside of your discipline                                                               −− B Engineering Honours/                   −− B Science/B Advanced Studies
                the opportunity to collaborate and network                                                                 −− B Arts/B Advanced
                                                                     −− access to a specialised Mathematical                                                              B Commerce                               −− B Science/B Advanced Studies
                with like-minded world influencers.                                                                           Studies (Politics and
                                                                        Sciences (Science) program (optional)                                                          −− B Engineering Honours                       (Advanced)
                   To study as a Dalyell Scholar, admission is                                                                International Relations)
                by UAC preference or invitation, depending           −− tailored mentoring and professional                                                               (Civil)/B Design in Architecture         −− B Science/B Advanced Studies
                                                                                                                           −− B Economics
                on the course (see page 13).                            skills development                                                                             −− B Engineering Honours/                      (Agriculture)
                                                                                                                           −− B Economics/B Advanced Studies
                                                                     −− optional international experiences                                                                B Project Management                     −− B Science/B Advanced Studies
                                                                        to develop your global perspective,                                                            −− B Engineering Honours/                      (Animal and Veterinary Bioscience)
                                                                                                                              Business
                                                                        including access to a $2000                                                                       B Science                                −− B Science/B Advanced Studies
                                                                        global mobility scholarship.                       −− B Commerce
                * 90+ for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander                                                                                                        −− B Engineering Honours/                      (Food and Agribusiness)
                students admitted through Gadigal Program;                                                                 −− B Commerce/B Advanced Studies
                95+ for students admitted through the Early Offer                                                                                                         B Science (Health)                       −− B Science/B Advanced
                Year 12 Scheme (E12), Future Leaders Scheme and      −− sydney.edu.au/dalyell-scholars                                                                                                                Studies (Health)
                Broadway Scheme                                                                                               Education and social work                −− B Engineering Honours/
                                                                                                                                                                          B Science (Medical Science)              −− B Science/B Advanced Studies
                                                                                                                           −− B Education (Secondary:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Medical Science)
                                                                                                                              Humanities and Social
                                                                                                                                                                          Law                                      −− B Science/B Advanced Studies
                                      Who was Elsie Jean Dalyell?                                                             Sciences)/B Arts
                                                                                                                                                                       −− B Arts/B Laws                               (Taronga Wildlife Conservation)
                                      Elsie Jean Dalyell OBE (1881–1948) was the first full-time female academic in our    −− B Education (Secondary:
                                      Faculty of Medicine. She was a pioneer resident medical officer at Royal Prince         Mathematics)/B Science                   −− B Commerce/B Laws                        −− B Science/M Mathematical
                                      Alfred Hospital and worked as a senior clinician in a Vienna-based research team                                                 −− B Economics/B Laws                          Sciences
                                                                                                                           −− B Education (Secondary:
                                      studying childhood diseases. Her academic excellence and commitment to creating         Science)/B Science                       −− B Engineering Honours/B Laws             −− B Science/M Nutrition and
                                      her own path are hallmarks of our Dalyell Scholars stream.                                                                                                                      Dietetics
                                                                                                                           −− B Arts/B Social Work                     −− B Science/B Laws

                                                                                                                          Note: courses may change.
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                                      Image: Elsie Jean Dalyell. Courtesy of State Records NSW: New South                 B = ‘Bachelor of’, M = ‘Master of’, D = ‘Doctor of’
                                      Wales Medical Board; NRS 9873, Photographs of doctors, 1888‑1927.                   * 90+ for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students admitted through Gadigal Program
                                      [Digital ID 9873_a025_a025000062] Elsie Jean Dalyell, no date                          95+ for students admitted through the Early Offer Year 12 Scheme (E12)
                                                                                                                             95+ for students admitted through Future Leaders Scheme and Broadway Scheme (excluding double degree medicine and dentistry)
                                                                                                                          ** The Mathematical Sciences program is available in this course.
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FOLLOW YOUR INTERESTS.                                                           Shared pool of majors and minors
                                                                                                             Combine your primary major with a major or minor in one of the areas below.

                                 ALL OF THEM.                                                                    Architecture, design
                                                                                                                  and planning
                                                                                                              −− Biological Design
                                                                                                                                             −− Hebrew (Modern)
                                                                                                                                             −− History
                                                                                                                                             −− Indigenous Studies
                                                                                                                                                                          −− Finance**
                                                                                                                                                                          −− Industrial Relations
                                                                                                                                                                             and Human Resource
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                      −− Animal Health, Disease
                                                                                                                                                                                                         and Welfare
                                                                                                              −− Design                                                      Management               −− Animal Production
                                                                                                                                             −− Indonesian Studies
                                                                                                                                                                          −− International Business   −− Biochemistry and
                                                                                                                                             −− International and
                                                                                                                 Arts and social               Comparative Literary      −− Management                  Molecular Biology
                                                                                                                  sciences
                                                                                                                                                Studies                   −− Marketing                −− Biology
                   With more than 100 options to choose from, the shared                                      −− American Studies
                                                                                                                                             −− International Relations                               −− Cell and
                                                                                                              −− Ancient Greek                                              Education
                                                                                                                                                                                     and                Developmental
                   pool of majors and minors allows you to explore a wide                                     −− Ancient History
                                                                                                                                             −− Italian Studies
                                                                                                                                                                            social work                  Biology
                                                                                                                                             −− Japanese Studies
                          range of study areas within your degree.                                            −− Anthropology                                             −− Education                −− Chemistry
                                                                                                                                             −− Jewish Civilisation,
                                                                                                              −− Arabic Language and            Thought                                               −− Data Science
                                                                                                                 Cultures                                                   Engineering and
                                                                                                                                                and Culture                  computer science         −− Ecology and
                                                                                                              −− Archaeology                 −− Korean Studies                                           Evolutionary Biology**
                The shared pool allows you to develop        The shared pool of majors and minors is                                                                      −− Computer Science
                                                                                                              −− Art History                 −− Latin                                                 −− Environmental Studies
                expertise in a second field of study and     available to all students studying one of the                                                                −− Information Systems
                build interdisciplinary knowledge from       following degrees:                               −− Asian Studies               −− Linguistics                                           −− Financial Mathematics
                                                                                                                                                                          −− Project Management
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                a wide range of study areas outside your                                                      −− Biblical Studies and                                                                    and Statistics
                                                             −− Bachelor of Advanced Computing                                               −− Modern Greek Studies      −− Software
                primary degree.                                                                                  Classical Hebrew                                                                     −− Food Science

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                                                             −− Bachelor of Applied Science                                                  −− Philosophy                   Development
                   For example, enjoy studying science                                                        −− Celtic Studies*                                                                      −− Genetics and

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Join
                                                                (Exercise and Sport Science)                                                 −− Political Economy
                while continuing your interest in history;                                                                                                                                               Genomics

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
                                                             −− Bachelor of Arts                              −− Chinese Studies                                            Medicine and health
                or combine your major in marketing with                                                                                      −− Politics
                                                                                                              −− Criminology                                              −− Anatomy and              −− Geography
                the study of digital cultures.               −− Bachelor of Commerce                                                         −− Sanskrit*
                                                                                                              −− Cultural Studies                                            Histology                −− Geology and
                                                             −− Bachelor of Economics                                                        −− Social Policy*
                                                                                                                                                                          −− Applied Medical             Geophysics
                                                             −− Bachelor of Music                             −− Digital Cultures
                                                                                                                                             −− Socio-legal Studies          Science                  −− History and Philosophy
                                                             −− Bachelor of Project Management                −− Diversity Studies*
                                                                                                                                             −− Sociology                 −− Disability and              of Science
                                                             −− Bachelor of Psychology (minor only)           −− Economic Policy#
                                                                                                                                             −− Spanish and Latin            Participation            −− Marine Science
                                                             −− Bachelor of Science                           −− Economics                      American Studies          −− Health                   −− Mathematics
                                                             −− Bachelor of Visual Arts                       −− Econometrics                −− Studies in Religion       −− Hearing and Speech       −− Medicinal Chemistry
                                                             −− All combined Bachelor of Advanced             −− English                     −− Theatre and               −− Immunology*              −− Microbiology
                                                                Studies degrees, including the combined       −− Environmental,                 Performance Studies
                                                                                                                                                                          −− Immunology and           −− Nutrition Science
                                                                Bachelor of Design Computing.                    Agricultural and            −− Visual Arts                  Pathology**              −− Physics
                                                                                                                 Resource Economics
                                                                                                                                             −− Writing Studies*          −− Infectious Diseases
                                                                                                              −− European Studies                                                                     −− Plant Production
                                                                                                                                                                          −− Neuroscience             −− Plant Science*
                                                                                                              −− Film Studies                   Business
                                                                                                                                                                          −− Pathology*               −− Psychological Science
                                                                                                              −− Financial Economics         −− Accounting
                                                                                                                                                                          −− Pharmacology             −− Quantitative Life
                                                                                                              −− French and                  −− Banking**
                                                                                                                 Francophone Studies                                      −− Physical Activity           Sciences
                                                                                                                                             −− Business Analytics
                                                                                                                                                                             and Health               −− Soil Science and
                                                                                                              −− Gender Studies              −− Business Information
                                                                                                                                                                          −− Physiology                  Hydrology
                                                                                                              −− Germanic Studies               Systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                      −− Statistics
                                                                                                                                             −− Business Law                Music
                                                                                                                                                                                                      −− Virology*
                                                                                                                                                                          −− Music
                                                                                                                                                                                                      −− Wildlife Conservation*
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                                                                                                             * Available as a minor only
                                                                                                             ** Available as a major only
                                                                                                             # Not available for Bachelor of Economics students
BROADEN YOUR SKILLS                                                                             TACKLE REAL-WORLD ISSUES
                          Build diverse skill combinations and boost your                                                Collaborate with businesses, community organisations and
                          personal and professional development through                                                   government bodies on interdisciplinary projects that will
                                 our Open Learning Environment.                                                           develop your networks and deepen your critical thinking,
                                                                                                                                problem‑solving and communication skills.

                                                                                                              A snapshot of our 2019 projects                          Some of our business partners in 2019
                                                                                                              Projects are open to third and fourth-year               We have partnerships with almost 30 leading
                                                                                                              students who meet the eligibility criteria.              organisations, across industry, community and
                                                                                                                                                                       government sectors. These include but are not
                                                                                                              ANZ Bank – digital disruption                            limited to:
                                                                                                              This project looks at technological
sydney.edu.au

                                                                                                                                                                       −− Accenture                −− PwC
                                                                                                              opportunities for collaboration across
                                                                                                                                                                       −− Adobe                    −− QBE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  us
                                                                                                              institutional banking. You may consider things
                                                                                                                                                                       −− ANZ Bank                 −− Telstra

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Join
                                                                                                              like open banking, artificial intelligence, cyber

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                              security, ecosystem creation or blockchain               −− Commonwealth Bank        −− Western Sydney Local
                                                                                                              to prevent fraud, minimise risk and help                 −− CSIRO’s Data61              Health District
                                                                                                              transform businesses.                                                                −− Westmead Precinct
                                                                                                                                                                       −− NSW Farmers
                                                                                                                                                                          Association                 and NSW Health
                                                                                                              Adobe – The future of education: closing                                                (at Westmead)
                                                                                                              the digital skills gap                                   −− Public Service
                                                                                                                                                                          Commission               −− Westpac.
                                                                                                              This project investigates the future of
                                                                                                              education, looking to formulate creative and
                Combining online learning with workshops          Examples of OLE units on offer in           innovative ways to address the lag between               We also have partners outside Australia,
                and masterclasses, the Open Learning              2019 include:                               education and disruptive technological                   including two in Hong Kong. Learn more
                Environment (OLE) is a collection of units        −− Analysing and plotting data: Python      change within the industry. You will provide             about our 2019 projects and partners:
                that offers you the opportunity to broaden                                                    tangible suggestions and solutions to harness            −− sydney.edu.au/students/
                                                                  −− Community engagement for change
                your skill set and extend your knowledge by                                                   the full potential of this change so human                  industry-and-community-projects
                exploring other fields of study.                  −− Digital influence through social media   talent aligns with technological advancement.
                   All students have access to zero credit        −− Experience China
                point OLE units and you can take as many          −− Student leadership: peer mentoring       CareerSeekers – settling refugees better
                                                                                                                                                                      “This interdisciplinary experience is a
                of these units as you want. In many degrees,                                                  CareerSeekers is a non-profit social
                                                                  −− Presentation skills: speaking in class                                                            key stepping stone in preparing you for
                including all liberal studies courses, you will                                               enterprise that aims to reconnect asylum
                also undertake for-credit OLE units as part       −− The science of health and wellbeing      seekers and refugees with their preferred                the workplace and gives you an insight
                of your study.                                    −− Understanding web skeletons and skins.   careers in Australia. This project helps                 into what life is like beyond the doors of
                                                                                                              to highlight the untapped talent sitting in
                                                                                                                                                                       the University.”
                                                                                                              these communities and assesses the social,
                                                                                                              financial and economic impact in speeding                 Vincent Giannini
                                                                                                              up the resettlement process.                              Study area: commerce
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                                               sydney.edu.au/students/ole-units                                                                    sydney.edu.au/interdisciplinary-projects
“My exchange at the University of Edinburgh has
                                                                                                                                                                                            definitely been a highlight of my university studies.

                                          SET YOURSELF UP FOR
                                                                                                                                                                                            In addition to the life-changing experiences I had in
                                                                                                                                                                                            Scotland, studying at another world-class institution
                                                                                                                                                                                            has helped strengthen my appreciation for the global

                                            A GLOBAL CAREER
                                                                                                                                                                                            nature of science, and the experience helped develop
                                                                                                                                                                                            my independence and confidence.”

                                                                                                                                                                                            Adam Kaplan
                                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
                                                                                                                                                                                            University of Edinburgh

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                                        We have the largest student
                                       mobility program in Australia.*
                                        We’ve partnered with over                                                                            partners in                         partners in the                             partners in
                                       250 universities in more than                                                                        North America                        United Kingdom
                                                                                                                                                                                   and Ireland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Europe

                                      40 countries to give you access
sydney.edu.au

                                      to global opportunities that will

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Join us
                                          broaden your horizons.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                              partners in                         partners in the                        partners in the
                                                                                                                                             Latin America                         Middle East                         Asia-Pacific region

                Our international opportunities       Develop a global perspective.         −− intensive in-country Open            −− global professional placements,    We offer financial support for your    Our study abroad and
                will broaden your academic            Opportunities include:                   Learning Environment units              such as the University of Sydney   overseas experience through travel     exchange programs
                experience and develop confidence     −− 131 partner universities              where you study language                Business School’s Industry         scholarships and grants, as well as    −− sydney.edu.au/sydney-abroad
                and perspective to set you up for        that are ranked in the                and culture at a partner                Placement Program, provide         government funded OS-HELP loans.
                a global career.                         top 200 worldwide**                   university in Asia, the Pacific,        you with the opportunity to           Make the most of your time          Our exchange scholarships
                   By 2020 we aim to have 50                                                   Europe or North Africa                  work and study in the United       abroad via the Global Citizenship
                                                      −− short-term (2–6 weeks), semester                                                                                                                        −− sydney.edu.au/
                percent of our students undertake                                         −− short-term summer programs                States, China, France or Chile     Award – an extracurricular,
                                                         and year-long program options                                                                                                                              scholarships/exchange
                an international experience as part                                          at prestigious universities like          during semester breaks.            internationally focused leadership
                of their studies, with scholarship    −− overseas field schools such                                                                                      development program. Visit our
                                                                                             Harvard, Yale and London                                                                                            The Global Citizenship Award
                funding being made available for         as the Sydney Southeast Asia                                                                                     website to learn more.
                                                                                             School of Economics
                at least half of these students.         Centre’s multidisciplinary                                                                                                                              −− sydney.edu.au/
                                                         schools, where you                                                                                                                                         sydney-abroad/gca
                                                         could tackle real-world
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Note: Partner university figures are
                                                         problems in Cambodia,            * 
                                                                                            ‘Learning Abroad 2017’, Australian                                                                                   indicative only. For the most up-to-date
                                                         Indonesia, Laos, Singapore,        Universities International Directors’                                                                                list of partner universities, visit
                                                                                            Forum report, October 2018                                                                                           sydney.edu.au/study/overseas-exchange
                                                         Timor‑Leste and Vietnam
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                                                                                            ** 
                                                                                               Times Higher Education World
                                                                                               University Rankings, 2019
MY SYDNEY EXPERIENCE                                “A degree at Sydney prepares you for industry by
                                                                         finding a healthy balance between theory and
                                                                         practical application. These practical skills are
                                                                         highly beneficial when you’re building systems that
                                                                         have to work reliably in the real world.”
                                                                        Dr Daniel Wilson
                                                                        University of Sydney graduate – Bachelor of Engineering Honours
                                                                        (Mechatronic), PhD (Aerospace Engineering). One of Australia’s top 50
                                                                        engineering innovators 2017. Flight Controls Engineer, Vahana – A³ by Airbus
sydney.edu.au

                                                                                                                                                       Join us
                “As someone who juggles many interests, Sydney
                 was the clear choice for me to pursue two distinctly
                 different fields of study. I enjoy the challenges
                 of balancing my music studies with my study of
                 theoretical sciences, anatomy and patient care.”
                Sarah Li
                Study areas: music; medicine
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UNIVERSITY LIFE                                                                    STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
                University is more than what              We have a huge range of facilities, programs and        When you get to the
                                                          campus events to keep you healthy and active during     University of Sydney,
                happens in the classroom. With            your time at University. Get involved in athletics,
                                                                                                                you’ll have plenty of help.         Accommodation                        Health and wellbeing
                over 200 clubs and societies,             swimming, tennis, soccer, rugby union and more.
                                                                                                                Here are just a few of the      On-campus student housing                      Doctors
                including 26 cultural groups, and         To find out more about clubs and societies, visit       ways we support your              Residential colleges                     Pharmacists
                130+ nationalities represented on         −− www.usu.edu.au                                       health, wellbeing and              Off-campus living                          Dentists

                campus, there’s something for                                                                    academic achievement.             Thriving communities                      Optometrists
                                                          To find out more about sport and fitness, visit
                                                                                                                                                                                           Physiotherapists
                everyone. Make the most of it.            −− www.susf.com.au
                                                                                                                                                                                             Psychologists

                                                                                                                                                      Career support
                                                                                                                                               Career advice and development
                                                                                                                                               Employability skills workshops                Mental health
                                                                                                                                               Meet employers at careers fairs         Clinical psychologists and
                                                                                                                Aboriginal and Torres Strait            and events                            counsellors
sydney.edu.au

                                                                                                                     Islander support           Sydney CareerHub, an online             Mental health support
                                                                                                                   Admission pathways                  jobs database                    Workshops for success

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             us
                                                                                                                 Academic enrichment and

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Join
                                                                                                                                                                                          Resilience training
                                                                                                                   orientation program

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                    Peer mentor support
                                                                                                                     Tutorial assistance
                                                                                                                                                   Childcare information
                                                                                                                    Cultural support and       Advice about child care on and
                                                                                                                        safe spaces                     near campus                     Multifaith chaplaincy
                                                                                                                                                                                   Chaplains from 12 faith groups for
                                                                                                                                                                                      on-campus consultations
                                                                                                                                                                                       Dedicated prayer rooms
                                                                                                                   Academic enrichment               Disability services
                                                                                                                     Bridging courses               Assistive technology
                                                                                                                  Online learning resources
                                                                          @we.are.astar

                                                                                                                                                      Lecture support
                                                                                                                      Drop-in support               Building access and            Orientation and arrival sessions
                                                                                                                Mathematics learning support        accessible facilities               Welcome to university
                                                                                                                                                   Academic adjustments                   Settling into Sydney
                                                                                                                                                   Accessible formatting           Information on support services
                                                                                                                                                                                     Meet fellow students and staff
                                                                                                                                                                                         Adjusting to study life
                                                                                                                  Academic, language and
                                                                                                                     learning support
                                                                                                                                                     Financial support
                                                                                                                    Accelerated learning
                                                                                                                                                        Bursaries and
                                                                                                                 Transition/bridging courses         interest-free loans          For more information and to access
                                     @carlosshiralipour

                                                                                                                  Online learning resources    Help with essential living costs   our student support services, visit
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                                                                                                                  Practical skills workshops    and study-related expenses        sydney.edu.au/campus-life
                                                                        @davidals
ACCOMMODATION                                                                                                    Camperdown/Darlington Campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                        University residences ($220–571 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Key                                Places            Gender             Phone                      Website

                                                                                                                                                                                                   1      Abercrombie                 200

                                                                                                                                                                                                   2      Darlington House            54

                                                                                                                                                                                                   3      Queen Mary Building         799
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           +61 2 9351 3322            sydney.edu.au/accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                   4      Regiment Building           620               F, M
                           Living on or close to                                                                       There are a number of accommodation options for you                         5      Selle House                 14 (PG only)
                                                                                                                       to choose from, including:
                           campus can enhance your                                                                                                                                                 6      Terraces                    193
                                                                                                                       −− University residences                                                    7      International House         200                                  +61 2 9950 9800            sydney.edu.au/international-house
                           university experience.                                                                      −− residential colleges
                                                                                                                       −− independently run student housing.                                            Residential colleges ($397–687 per week)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Residential colleges are on campus but externally managed to provide options to suit your needs.
                                                                                                                       Our Accommodation Services website is a great place                         Key                                Places            Gender             Phone                      Website
                                                                                                                       to get started. You will find helpful advice on where to
                                                                                                                                                                                                   8      Mandelbaum House            36                F, M               +61 2 9692 5200            mandelbaum.usyd.edu.au
                                                                                                                       live, expected costs, and accommodation options on
                                                                                                                                                                                                   9      Sancta Sophia College       172               F (UG)             +61 2 9577 2100            sanctasophiacollege.edu.au
                                                                                                                       and off campus. This service also allows you to register                                                       128               F, M (PG)
                                                                                                                       for University‑owned housing.                                               10     St Andrew’s College         285               F, M               +61 2 9565 7300            standrewscollege.edu.au
                                                                                                                       −− sydney.edu.au/accommodation                                              11     St John’s College           252               F, M               +61 2 9394 5000            stjohnscollege.edu.au

                                                                                                                                                                                                   12     St Paul’s College           300               F (PG)             +61 2 9550 7444            stpauls.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        M (UG/PG)

                                                                                                                                                                                                   13     Wesley College              260               F, M               +61 2 9565 3333            wesleycollege-usyd.edu.au
       sydney.edu.au

                                                                                                                                                                                                   14     The Women’s College         280               F                  +61 2 9517 5000            thewomenscollege.com.au

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    us
                                                                  Forest Lodge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Join
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Independently run student housing (Up to $689 per week)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Independently run accommodation close to campus provides options to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                Glebe            To CBD
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Key                                Places            Gender             Phone                      Website
                                                                                  6                                                    18                                        (2.4km)
                                                                              5                                                                                                                    15     Sydney University Village   650               F, M               +61 2 9036 4000            sydneyuv.com.au
                                                                                                                                                                        Central train station
                                                                                                           Parramatta Road                                                                         16*    Urbanest Cleveland          438               F, M               +61 2 8091 9959            urbanest.com.au/sydney/cleveland-st

                                                                                                                                                                                                   17     Urbanest Darlington         464               F, M               +61 2 8091 9959            urbanest.com.au/sydney/darlington

                                                                                                                                                                                                   18     Urbanest Glebe              185               F, M               +61 2 8091 9959            urbanest.com.au/sydney/glebe

                                                                                                                                                                                                   19*    Stucco                      40                F, M               -                          stucco.org.au

                                                                                                                                                                                Chippendale
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Camden and Cumberland campuses
                       9
                                                                     Camperdown                                                                                                                    University residences ($155-355 per week)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   The University residences on our Camden and Cumberland campuses are managed by the University Accommodation Services and are available to

                                                                       Campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                   undergraduate and postgraduate students.

                           11                                                                                                                                                                                                         Places                Gender         Phone                      Website
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                                                                                                                                                         yR                                        *      Nepean Hall (Camden)        43
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                                                                                                                                                                                            16*    *      Nepean Lodge (Camden)       98                    F, M           +61 2 9351 1622            sydney.edu.au/accommodation
                                   Royal Prince                                                                                                          17
                                                                                      13                                                                                                           *      Yannadah (Cumberland)**     39
3                                 Alfred Hospital
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                                       (RPA)                                                                                                                                                       For information on approximate living costs in Sydney, including accommodation, transport and other living expenses, please visit
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                                                                                                                                                                                     Darlington
                                                                                                                                                 Darlington
                                 n Ro

    Camperdown                                                                                                                                                                                     F = Female   M = Male                                                       Important fee information: All accommodation fees listed
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                                                                                                                                                                                                   * Located outside boundary of map.                                         guide and are based on 2019 fees for new students. These
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                                                                                                                                                                                                      he Faculty of Health Sciences is currently located at                   fees are correct at the time of printing to the best of
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cumberland Campus but will transition some teaching to                   the University’s knowledge. Students should contact the
                                                                   Carillon Avenue                                                                                                                    the Camperdown/Darlington Campus from 2019, ahead of                     individual accommodation providers for detailed and up-
                                                                                                                   4               6                                                                  the scheduled relocation of the Cumberland Campus to                     to-date information, including additional costs and fees.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Camperdown in 2021. At time of printing, Yannadah may                    Note that some colleges charge non-refundable application
                                                                                                                         2                                                                            remain open until the end of Semester 1 2020. For current                fees. Also note that some residences have 52-week contracts,
                                                    15                                                                                                                                                information, see sydney.edu.au/accommodation                             while others only provide accommodation during semester.
                                                                         on                                                                                                Redfern train station
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    Newtown                                       wn t                                          19*                                1                                                     (500m)
                                        N   ew to
“At Sydney we are
                 given the opportunity
                to make change. I have     AREAS
                the creative capacity
                 and the critical          OF
                thinking skills that
                will give me a real shot
                                           STUDY
sydney.edu.au

                                           →
                 at making my mark on

                                                                                            
                the world.”

                Megan Fitzgerald
                Bachelor of Arts and
                Bachelor of Laws,          University study isn’t simply about gaining
                current student            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.
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ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN AND PLANNING

                Career pathways                           Invent with intent. When you study at                               Graduate ready for a global career
                −− Architect                              Sydney, you’ll combine creative flair                               We strive for intellectual excellence,
                                                                                                                              creative development and critical thinking.
                −− Building designer                      with finely tuned technical skills to shape                         As a student, you will refine and bring to
                −− Construction manager
                                                          the spaces, services and experiences                                life your designs in specialist facilities and
                −− Data visualisation specialist                                                                              experience 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC
                −− Design manager                         – both physical and digital – in which                              routers, wood-turning, model-making and
                                                                                                                                                                                                Why study architecture, design
                −− Front-end developer                    we live, work and play.                                             design workshops.
                                                                                                                                  You’ll have the opportunity to expand your                    and planning at Sydney?
                −− Interaction designer                                                                                       architectural and design education outside                        −− We’re ranked 1st in Australia and
                −− Lighting designer                      −− sydney.edu.au/courses/architecture                               the classroom with international experience                          16th in the world for architecture
                −− Property and real                                                                                          through placements and internships, and                              and the built environment.*
                   estate developer                                                                                           by engaging with our partners across the
                                                                                                                                                                                                −− We have some of the best equipped
                                                                                                                              built environment and interactive design
                −− Project manager                                                                          In an                                                                                  fabrication laboratories in Australia,
                                                                                                                              industries. By studying with us, you’ll develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                   providing a hub for experimentation,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Areas of study
                −− Service designer                                                                     increasingly
sydney.edu.au

                                                                We’re ranked                                                  big-picture thinking and work towards
                                                                                                     interlinked world                                                                             digital design and robotic processes.
                −− Sustainability manager                    1st in Australia and                                             answering global challenges. You’ll graduate
                                                            16th in the world for                  of design and digital      ready for a career that is creatively driven                      −− Our Bachelor of Design Computing is
                −− Urban planner
                                                             architecture/built                   culture, it’s a fantastic   and technically challenging.                                         one of the first courses of its kind in the
                −− User-experience (UX) designer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
                                                               environment.*                        time for a creative                                                                            world, combining creativity and code.
                                                                                                          career.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Refer to the A to Z course table on pages
                                                                                                                                                                                                50 to 77 to find out about our architecture,
                                                                                                                                                                                                design and planning courses.

                                                                                                                                                                                               * Q
                                                                                                                                                                                                 S World University Rankings by Subject, 2018

                “I was encouraged to
                apply for an internship                                                                                       Sample course structure: Bachelor of Architecture and Environments
                                                                                                                              Note: Course structure is indicative only. For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/courses/architecture
                at Google and I’m now a                                                                                        Year    Semester      Units of study
                user experience designer                                                                                                             Design Processes     Architectural         Sketching and        Architectural        Safety Induction
                in the Android Google                                                                                             1
                                                                                                                                              1      and Methods          History and           Drawing the Built    Communications 1     and Competency
                                                                                                                                                                          Theory 1              Environment                               Unit
                Maps team. We work with                                                                                                              Empirical Thinking   Architectural         Living Cities        Design in
                                                                                                                                              2
                researchers and engineers                                                                                                                                 Technologies 1                             Architecture
                                                                                                                                                     Design Integration   City Form and         Light and Sound      Designing with
                to design new products                                                                                                        1
                                                                                                                                                     Lab: Materials       Development                                Colour
                                                                                                                                  2
                and features. It’s heaps                                                                                                             Design Integration   Building              Algorithmic          Design for
                                                                                                                                              2
                of fun.”                                                                                                                             Lab: Energy          Technologies          Architecture         Innovation
                                                                                                                                                     Architectural        Design Integration    Designing for        City Design and
                Sophie Gardner                                                                                                                1      Technologies 3       Lab: Urban            Environmental        Urban Ecology
                Bachelor of Design Computing                                                                                                                                                    Quality
                                                                                                                                  3
                Scholarships and activities: internship
                with Google                                                                                                                          Property and the     Design Integration    Architectural
                                                                                                                                              2      Built Environment    Lab: Capstone         Professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                Practice
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                                                                                                                              ¡   Core unit          Elective
ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES                                                      Graduate equipped for
                                                                                                                          countless careers
                                                                                                                          At Sydney, you’ll develop the
                                                                                                                                                                                Why study arts and social
                                                                                                                                                                                sciences at Sydney?
                                                                                                                                                                                −− We are ranked 17th in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Do you have artistic talent?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sydney College of the Arts has been
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sydney’s premier training ground
                                                                                                                          skills to think rigorously, assess                                                                for contemporary visual artists for
                                                                                                                                                                                   world for studies in the
                                                                                                                          assumptions, develop strategies                                                                   more than 40 years. Our hands-on
                                                                                                                                                                                   arts and humanities.*
                                                                                                                          and test ideas against evidence.                                                                  degrees focus on developing
                                                                                                                                                                                −− We offer one of the most                 the conceptual, theoretical and
                                                                                                                          You will learn from outstanding
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehensive ranges of                  technical skills needed to succeed
                                                                                                                          scholars across more than 45
                                                                                                                                                                                   humanities and social sciences           as a practising artist.
                                                                                                                          subject areas of your choosing,
                                                                                                                                                                                   subjects in Australia.
                                                                                                                          from anthropology, digital cultures
                Career pathways                        In the arts and social sciences, we’re all                         and economics to languages,                           −− Our dual degrees with
                −− Anthropologist                      about ideas. Whether in the classroom,                             history and sociology.                                   Sciences Po in France provide
                                                                                                                             The strong communication and                          the opportunity to study at
                −− Archaeologist                       on an industry placement or overseas                               critical thinking skills you will gain                   two of the world’s leading
                −− Artist
                                                       exchange, you will bring your intellectual                         at Sydney can take you around the                        institutions for the humanities
                −− Business administrator                                                                                 world and to any workplace.                              and social sciences.
                   or manager                          curiosity to tackle some of the most                                  Through our placement
                −− Economist                           complex issues and questions of the                                opportunities with leading                            Refer to the A to Z course table on
                                                                                                                                                                                pages 50 to 77 to find out about our
                −− Editor or publisher                                                                                    organisations and our exchange
                                                       21st century.                                                      programs with 250+ partner                            arts and social sciences degrees.
                −− Foreign affairs and trade officer
                                                                                                                          universities, you can gain
                                                                                                                                                                                * Q
                                                                                                                                                                                  S World University Rankings by
                −− Government policy officer                                                                              international experience and build                      Subject, 2018
                                                       −− sydney.edu.au/courses/arts
                −− Heritage specialist                                                                                    your professional network while
                −− Journalist                                                                                             you study.
                                                                                                                             Our alumni have become leaders

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Areas of study
                −− Museum or gallery curator
sydney.edu.au

                                                                                                                          in their fields, including five prime
                −− Policy adviser                                                                                         ministers, one Nobel laureate,
                −− Public relations manager                                                                               one Pulitzer Prize winner and an
                                                             Learn from                             We’re ranked 17th     astronaut. What will you achieve?
                −− Researcher

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                          renowned experts                            in the world for
                −− Sociologist                            across more than                          studies in the arts
                                                             45 subjects.                            and humanities.*

                                                                                                                          Sample course structure: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies, with majors in cultural studies
                                                                                                                          and Biology
                                                                                                                          Note: Course structure is indicative only. For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/courses/arts

                                                                                                                           Year      Semester       Units of Study
                                                                                                                              1             1       Introduction to Cultural       Global America             Life and Evolution        Cultural Difference: An
                                                                                                                                                    Studies                                                                             Introduction
                                                                                                                                            2       Screen Cultures and            Introduction to Film       From Molecules to         Design Theory and
                                                                                                                                                    Gender: Film to Apps           Studies                    Ecosystems                Culture
                                                               “I always wanted to build a business and
                                                                                                                              2             1       Animal & Human Cultures        Cultures of Food: Europe   Screening Europe: After   Biology Experimental
                                                               to create something new. Interestingly,                                                                                                        1989                      Design and Analysis
                                                               studying philosophy gave me the tools                                        2       Youth and Youth Culture        Science, Ethics and        Writing for the Digital   Botany
                                                                                                                                                                                   Society                    World
                                                               and mindset to build and manage a
                                                                                                                              3             1       Using Cultural Theory          Everyday Life: Theories    Genetics and Genomics     Ecology
                                                               business effectively. I don’t think I’d                                                                             and Practices
                                                               have the competence or wisdom to do                                          2       The Social Life of Policy      Interdisciplinary Impact   Developmental Genetics    Biology Interdisciplinary
                                                                                                                                                                                   in Cultural Studies                                  Project
                                                               what I’m doing now without my learning
                                                                                                                              4             1       Advanced Coursework/           Advanced Project Unit/     Advanced Coursework/      Advanced Coursework/
                                                               experience at the University of Sydney.”                                             Honours                        Honours                    Elective / Honours        Elective/Honours

                                                               Adam Jacobs                                                                  2       Advanced Coursework/           Advanced Project Unit/     Advanced Coursework/      Advanced Coursework/
                                                               Co-Founder and Managing Director,                                                    Honours                        Honours                    Elective/Honours          Elective/Honours
                                                               theiconic.com.au
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                                                               Arts and Social Sciences graduate (2007)                   ¡       Major 1       ¡   Major 2            Elective

                                                                                                                          ¡       Open Learning Environment (OLE)       ¡   Advanced coursework (4000-level units and above)
BUSINESS

                Career pathways                                         At the University of Sydney Business
                                                                                                                                             Graduate career-ready                                                    Why study business at Sydney?
                −− Accountant                                           School, you'll gain the skills to succeed
                                                                                                                                             Meet the future demands of business with one of our                      −− Choose from a range of majors (see page
                −− Big data specialist                                  in business or build your own start-up.                              degrees, developed in collaboration with our industry                       58 for a full list) to gain the technical
                −− Business analyst
                                                                        You will graduate equipped to become                                 partners. Gain advanced technical knowledge, as                             skills you’ll need in the workforce.
                −− Corporate/government                                                                                                      well as adaptability, resilience, and strong skills in
                   relations officer                                    a leader and drive change with social,                               communication, critical thinking and leadership, that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      −− Gain professional experience via industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         placement programs and by working with
                −− Customer relationship manager                        environmental and commercial impact.                                 will prepare you for a global career.
                                                                                                                                                These skills are developed by a case-based learning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         our partners on real business problems.
                −− Digital marketing/social
                   media specialist
                                                                        Your global business journey starts here.                            approach, where you'll work in cross-disciplinary                        −− Explore your career options, develop your
                                                                                                                                             teams and apply problem-solving skills.                                     networks and access recruiters and employers,
                −− Enterprise architect                                                                                                         Opportunities are also available to put your learning                    via our Careers and Employability Office,
                −− Entrepreneur                                         −− sydney.edu.au/courses/business                                    into practice by working for a leading organisation, with                   a dedicated service for business students.

                −− Financial dealer and broker                                                                                               industry placements available in Australia and around
                                                                                                                                             the world.                                                               This approach means you’ll be equipped and ready
                −− Human resources specialist

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of study
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to start a successful career upon graduation.
sydney.edu.au

                −− International business consultant                           Study in our                               Ranked in
                                                                              ultra-modern                             the world’s top                                                                                Refer to the A to Z course table on pages 50 to 77
                −− Investment banker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Areas
                                                                           building, equipped                         20 universities for                                                                             to find out about our business courses.
                −− Management consultant                                      with the latest                      accounting and finance,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
                −− Marketing/advertising executive                           technology and                         and top 40 in business
                −− Policy adviser                                           learning spaces.                         and management.*

                −− Project manager
                −− Regulation and                                                                                                            Sample course structure: Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Advanced Studies, Professional Accounting
                   compliance specialist                                                                                                     program with a major in Finance
                                                                                                                                             Note: Course structure is indicative only. For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/courses/business
                −− Stock trader                                         * QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2018

                                                                                                                                              Year      Semester       Units of study
                −− Tax adviser
                                                                                                                                                                       Future of Business          Quantitative Business        Accounting, Business        Introduction to
                                                                                                                                                               1
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Analysis                     and Society                 Project Management
                                                                                                                                                 1
                                                                                                                                                                       Writing for the             Accounting and Financial     Psychology 1001             Economics for Business
                                                                                                                                                               2
                                                                                                                                                                       Digital World               Management                                               Decision Making
                                                                                                                                                                       Leading and Influencing     Financial Accounting A       Business Law for            Corporate Finance I
                “Studying at the business school gave me                                                                                                       1
                                                                                                                                                                       in Business                                              Accountants
                                                                                                                                                 2
                the best possible foundation to secure                                                                                                         2
                                                                                                                                                                       Digital Influence through   Management Accounting        Marketing Principles        Corporate Finance II
                                                                                                                                                                       Social Media
                a competitive graduate position in the
                                                                                                                                                                       Financial Accounting B      Australian Taxation          Investments and             Real Estate Finance
                                                                                                                                                               1
                investment banking industry after                                                                                                                                                  System                       Portfolio Management
                                                                                                                                                 3
                graduating. I wouldn’t be where I am today                                                                                                     2
                                                                                                                                                                       Accounting and Auditing     Accounting Information       Derivative Securities       Finance in Practice
                                                                                                                                                                       in Practice                 Systems
                without the experience and education
                                                                                                                                                                       Advanced coursework         Advanced coursework          Project unit (12 credit points), such as Research
                I received at the University of Sydney.”                                                                                                       1       elective                    elective                     Project, Community Project, Industry Project or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Entrepreneurship Project
                Elicia McDonald                                                                                                                  4
                                                                                                                                                                       Project unit (12 credit points), such as Research        Entrepreneurship and        Hollywood: Art, Industry,
                Investment Associate, AirTree Ventures
                                                                                                                                                               2       Project, Community Project, Industry Project or          Innovation                  Entertainment
                Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) 2010
                                                                                                                                                                       Entrepreneurship Project
                Extracurricular activities: President of the Financial Management
                Association of Australia at the University of Sydney
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                                                                                                                                             ¡       Major 1       ¡     Major 2 or Minor          ¡    Degree core        ¡   Major 2 elective            Elective

                                                                                                                                             ¡       Open Learning Environment (OLE)		             ¡    Advanced coursework
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