The University of Sydney Courses
Faculty of Engineering
The faculty of Engineering offers technical courses that focus on industries such as healthcare, food, infrastructure, and the environment. They aim to train students to solve the engineering and technological challenges in the world. The department has strong industry collaboration to provide students with real-life practical work expertise.
They have partnered with more than 1200+ industries including:
- Lend Lease
- Rio Tinto,
- GE Australia
- Commonwealth Bank and Westpac.
They offer employment opportunities, internships, work experience, and graduate apprenticeships.
The University of Sydney offers high-class study resources that equip students with the technical skills needed to make an impact in their chosen field of study and industry. The degrees are recognized by the professional body Engineers Australia. This enables the students to acquire a globally accredited degree and enable them to work anywhere in the world.
The undergraduate degrees offered by the University includes:
- Bachelor of Advanced Computing
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Aeronautical)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Biomedical)
- Bachelor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Electrical)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Mechanical)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Mechatronic)
- Bachelor of Project Management
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Software)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Project Management
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Science (Medical Science)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Science (Health)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Laws
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Arts.
1. School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (AMME)
The School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (AMME) dates back to 130+ years and offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in aerospace design and modeling, mechanical engineering and electronics engineering.
They offer world-class teaching and research facilities. They have various research facilities tied up with them. The research facilities include the Sydney Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (SIRIS), Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR), and the Centre for Advanced Materials and Technology (CAMT).
- Masters of Professional Engineering (Aerospace) is a master’s specialization course in aerospace that includes spacecraft and satellite design, aircraft design analysis, aerodynamics, and smart materials. This course is suitable for students who have a bachelor’s degree in mathematics or any other engineering discipline. This course aims to provide the practical skills necessary to be recognized as an Australian graduate engineer. The credit points required to complete the course is 144. The course can be taken either full time for 3 years or part-time for 5 or 6 years. The part-time options are not available for international students.
- Master of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) seeks to impart specialized mechanical engineering master skills. The course covers the design of mechanical components, mechanical systems, whole machines, and mechanical processes. It requires a total of 72 credit points. The course can be pursued either full time for 1.5 years or part-time for 2 or 3 years. The part-time options are not available for international students.
- Master of Professional Engineering (Mechanical) covers the major mechanical engineering topics such as the design of mechanical systems, mechanical components, whole machines, and mechanical processes. The credit points required for the course are 144. The course can be taken either full time for 3 years or part-time for 5 or 6 years. However, the part-time options are available only for domestic students.
- Master of Engineering (Automation and Manufacturing Systems) is a master’s degree that focuses primarily on automation and manufacturing systems. This enables students to understand, modify and control the manufacture, delivery, and maintenance of technology components. The course requires a total of 72 credit points. It can be studied either full time for 1.5 years or part-time for 2 or 3 years. However, the part-time options are not available for international students.
2. School of Biomedical Engineering
The School of Biomedical Engineering aims to revolutionize the Healthcare industry. The core subjects offered by the school are tissue and neural engineering, nanomaterials and chronic disease. These also happen to be the school’s areas of expertise.
- Master of Engineering (Biomedical) is a specialized masters program that builds on the basic engineering skills. They offer the skills needed to develop and monitor technologies for the diagnosis and treatment of patients. The course requires a total of 72 credit points.
- Master of Professional Engineering (Biomedical) is a master's degree that specializes in biomedical engineering and covers applied tissue engineering, computational fluid dynamics and advanced engineering materials. The course requires a total of 144 credit points.
- Master of Professional Engineering (Accelerated) (Biomedical) is an accelerated master's degree that offers deep technical skills in biomedical engineering along with professional skills such as communication, resource and time management, and leadership. The course requires a total of 96 credit points.
3. School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
The School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering boasts of offering Australia's first program in Chemical engineering. The school focuses on solving problems related to industries such as food, health, water, and the environment. It offers courses that cover chemical engineering, energy and environment, biochemical engineering and biotechnology, minerals processing, green product and process design, process systems engineering and sustainability.
They are home to research centres, namely: Centre for Advanced Food Ergonomics, Centre for Sustainable Energy Development, Waste Transformation Research Hub and ARC Training Centre for the Australian Food Processing Industry.
- Master of Engineering (Chemical and Biomolecular) is a master’s degree that focuses on specializing in skills related to the field of chemical engineering and biomolecular engineering. The course requires 72 credit points.
- Master of Professional Engineering (Chemical and Biomolecular) is a master’s degree that focuses on the physical and chemical changes that the substances go through in an industrial process. The course requires 144 credit points.
- Master of Professional Engineering (Accelerated) (Chemical and Biomolecular) is an accelerated professional master's course that aims at building advanced technical skills. The course requires 96 credit points.
4. School of Civil Engineering
The School of Civil Engineering aims to give rise to future civil engineers by providing world-class education and research facilities. The major focus is on the areas of structural engineering, wind and environmental engineering, geomechanics, complex systems, project management and transportation. The school has 130+ years of experience in civil engineering education and has partnered with Council for Civil Engineers Sydney.
- Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering) specializes in civil engineering subjects and imparts advanced education in designing and building systems. This course requires 72 credit points.
- Master of Professional Engineering (Civil) is an accredited master's degree that aims to equip students with advanced techniques of planning, designing and testing buildings and structures.
- Master of Project and Program Management is a master’s program that equips students with program management skills that help them to flourish as the best managers. The programme requires the applicants to have at least 2 years of work experience in the related fields. It needs 48 credit points.
5. School of Computer Science
The School of Computer Science is a national leader in research-based teaching. They offer courses that cover the dynamic aspects of the field of computer science, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, health informatics, algorithms and visualization, networking platforms and security, human-centred technology, and information systems. The courses are accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). The industry collaborations include Microsoft, IBM, and CISCO. The school offers advanced facilities such as access to Dell EMC's Artemis 3 supercomputer.
- Master of Data Science and Graduate Certificate in Data Science offers skills related to data science and enables students to draw insights from data to help businesses make decisions. They require 48 credit points.
- Master of Health Technology Innovation and Graduate Diploma in Health Technology Innovation offers skills that can bridge the gap between technical and clinical area requirements. They require 96 credit points.
- Master of Information Technology, Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and Graduate Diploma in Information Technology are designed for IT professionals who are striving to learn advanced computational concepts. It provides 25 IT specialist units of study and requires 72 credit points.
- Master of Information Technology Management, Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management and Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management offer core computer science and management subjects. along with many electives to choose from.
6. School of Electrical and Information Engineering
The School of Electrical and Information Engineering strives to provide both theoretical and practical knowledge with strong industry collaborations. They focus on research areas across a range of electrical engineering topics. The primary emphasis is on future energy networks and wireless communications. The specializations also include power engineering, the Internet of Things (IoT) and telecommunications engineering.
They offer state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities namely: Computer and Audio Laboratory (CARlab), Computer Engineering Lab (CEL), Electrical Engineering and Energy Laboratories and Sir William Tyree Power Engineering Laboratory.
- Master of Engineering (Electrical) offers specialized technical skills related to electrical engineering. It provides training in designing and building systems that deal with electrical energy. This course requires 72 credit points.
- Master of Professional Engineering (Electrical) offers engineering professional skills and research skills. This course requires 144 credit points.
- Master of Engineering (Software) is a master’s degree that aims at building the specialized skills acquired from undergraduate years. It covers all the aspects related to software engineering that range from design to coding and management of software. It requires 72 credit points.
- Master of Professional Engineering (Software) is a universally accredited qualification that enables the graduates to work both in Australia and overseas.
7. Arts and Social Sciences
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is ranked amongst the top schools in the world according to the QS World Rankings for Arts and humanities and social sciences. Established in 1852, it has 6 schools functioning under its curriculum, namely, Economics; Education and Social Work; Languages and Cultures; Literature, Art and Media; Philosophical and Historical Inquiry; Social and Political Sciences. The faculty of Arts and Social science offers 20 undergraduate degrees in areas such as economics, international and global studies, languages, education, politics, media and communications, social work and visual art.
The postgraduate degrees offered by the institute include a lot many varieties to offer to the students, the coursework offers far more than knowledge and helps you gain a competitive edge in the field you are!
8. Health Sciences
The Faculty of Health Sciences is a world leader in health science research and education. The faculty of health sciences provides a student-centred environment which is engaging and intuitive and involves students nationally and internationally. The Faculty of Health Sciences offers undergraduate and master’s courses and three majors across seven disciplines.
The undergraduate courses of health and science in the University of Sydney will prepare a person to play a leading role in the health sciences across the world. The undergraduate courses are offered in dentistry, health sciences and allied health, medicine, nursing, pharmacy and science.
The postgraduate courses provide a world-class and leading cutting-edge environment to the students pursuing it. The courses are taught by experts in their field and will give you the skills and knowledge to work at a high level in the healthcare industry.
The postgraduate courses are offered in the following:
- Health Sciences
- Public Health
9. Architecture, Design and Planning
The QS world ranking ranks University of Sydney’s School of Architecture, Design and Planning as 1st in Australia and 15th in the world for architecture and built-in environment.
The school of Architecture, Design and Planning offers undergraduate, postgraduate as well as research degrees in architecture, design and planning.
The postgraduate degrees will equip you with creative thinking and specialist skills to enable you to develop sustainable and future-focused solutions to the contemporary concerns facing the built environment sector.
10. Conservatorium of Music
The Sydney Conservatorium of Music provides extensive musical education, giving the necessary knowledge, aesthetic, and skills to students.
The Sydney Conservatorium of Music provides undergraduate, masters and research degrees in the field of music. The conservatorium provides access to world-class instruments, facilities and performance spaces.
The postgraduate course work is designed to prepare the student for the music profession and seeks to perfect his/her professional performance skills.
The Sydney Law School is one of the best schools in the world for teaching and researching in Law. Ranked as 12th in the whole world by the QS World University rankings, the School of Law aims to be the top School for Law in the World! The students here learn from world-class globally recognized professional practitioners and highly respected legal educators. The internationally renowned researchers of the University are working continuously to deliver real-world change in Australia and overseas.
Being one of the best law schools in the world, it provides a wide range of degrees from undergraduate combined law program to postgraduate Juris Doctor and master’s degree. The law degrees deliver depth, breadth, and a distinguished legal education from one of the world’s best law schools.
The Master of Laws (LLM) is a flagship postgraduate degree and provides lawyers with an expert in-depth legal knowledge, internationally recognised postgraduate qualification and the option to tailor the program to suit individual needs.
Moreover, students are provided with specialist coursework degrees to offers to students without a legal background.
The University of Sydney business school is one of the top-ranked business schools all over the world and one of the oldest schools established in 1920. It is ranked 15th in Asia-Pacfic and 1st in Australia for MBA, Executive MBA and Master of Management.
The business schools offer undergraduate degrees such as:
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Advanced Studies
- Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws
- Bachelor of Advanced Computing/Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours/Bachelor of Commerce.
The business school also offers masters and doctorate degrees, such as:
- Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
- Master of Commerce
- Master of International Business
- Master of Management
- Master of Management (CEMS)
- Master of Professional Accounting
- Master of Logistics
- Supply Chain Management
- Master of Transport
The faculty of science at the University of Sydney is one of the most excellent and top-ranking University, providing a wide range of courses in various different topics.
The undergraduate course provides an exclusive range of degrees one can choose from to pursue their career, be it flexible science courses like Bachelor of Science to Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science or specialist science courses like Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of advanced studies to Bachelor of Science (Health).
Moreover, the faculty of Science also provides masters and doctorate degrees such as:
- Master of Agriculture and Environment
- Master of Environmental Science
- Master of Environmental Science and Law
- Master of Marine Science and Management
- Master of Medical Physics
- Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
- Master of Mathematical Sciences
- Master of Clinical Psychology
- Master of Clinical Psychology/PhD
- Master of Science in Coaching Psychology
- Master of Sustainability