The university of Sydney is one of Australia’s largest and most prestigious universities and isranked in the top 100 globally in all the leading world university rankings, including QS, Times Higher Education, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Among the top 20 in the world in a range of areas including: accounting, architecture, civil engineering, education, english & literature, law, medicine, nursing, veterinary Science.
There are many types of courses you can study at the University of Sydney, whether you’re starting out, looking to improve your career prospects, or pursuing a passion.
Advance your career, pursue your passion and gain a higher qualification with one of our postgraduate courses.
You may be looking to gain highly specialised knowledge or seeking the formal credentials to practise a profession such as accounting or law. Either way, postgraduate study can enhance the skills and knowledge you bring to your career.
Unlike a research degree, postgraduate coursework consist of units of study that are taught in a similar format to undergraduate learning, such as lectures, tutorials, assignments and exams. It gives you the scope to dig deeper and develop subject matter expertise in an area you’re passionate about. You’ll be taught by world-class scholars, and enjoy the benefit of a curriculum that is continually reviewed and refreshed to stay relevant in today’s changing job market.
Whether you’re an aspiring academic, seeking a competitive edge in your career or want to explore your passion, a PhD or master’s by research is the ideal choice.
As a researcher at Sydney, you will work alongside some of the worlds brightest and most accomplished academics. You will have access to high-calibre facilities and all the support you need, from day one through to the end of your studies. From communication and project management skills to career development opportunities, we will give you what you need to thrive while enjoying the freedom offered by a research degree.
Postgraduate research degrees include:
- Masters degree by research and Master of Philosophy
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- Professional Doctorate