The University of Sydney

Postgraduate options at Sydney

Whether you are seeking to take your career to the next level or change your professional direction, we have over 450 courses to choose from. We offer part time, evening, full time and intensive study modes so you can fit postgraduate study around your life. Through FEE-HELP you can study your postgraduate coursework degree now and pay later.

Join our vibrant and international community of 18,000 postgraduate students, 7000 academic staff and 280,000 alumni and learn with the brightest.

Research & Insights

  • THE FUTURE OF WORK

    Watch Anders Sorman-Nilsson discuss trends impacting industry today and how students can gain a competitive edge in the work place of the future.

  • DEFINE YOUR ARCHITECTURAL IDENTITY

    The Master of Architecture at the University of Sydney will help define your identity as an architect. You will be immersed in the most rigorous architecture program in Australia. Leading academics Lee Stickells, Michael Tawa and Dagmar Reinhardt explain why the Master of Architecture at the University of Sydney is the best decision for your career. Find out more about this degree

  • CONTROLLING THE NATION’S WEIGHT

    Does controlling our weight matter to you? Professor Stephen Simpson's unconventional research has led to new insights into the global obesity epidemic. Learn more about our multidisciplinary research into obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease at sydney.edu.au/perkins

  • IMPROVING CHILDREN’S LITERACY

    Does improving children's literacy matter to you? Professor Robyn Ewing's School Drama Project uses drama techniques in the classroom to improve children's literacy and life skills. Learn more about our research by visiting our Faculty of Education and Social Work website.

Young Researchers

Our young researchers are brave enough to ask the big questions. The breakthroughs in knowledge they uncover make a real difference to our understanding of today’s and tomorrow's world and how we live in it.

David

Literary archaeologist

David

Literary archaeologist
"My research investigates the early work of the Modernist author and poet Malcolm Lowry, who was famous for writing ‘Under the Volcano’. He had this 'magpie' like quality of taking from others, like getting a glimmering phrase from someone and putting it straight into his own work."
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Marc

Coastal advisor

Marc

Coastal advisor
"In keeping with my childhood dreams, I am a coastal advisor for the NSW government and provide advice on managing the impacts of hazards on NSW coasts, beaches and estuaries."
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Rebecca

Australian Laureate Fellow

Rebecca

Australian Laureate Fellow
"I had thought it’d be interesting to look at why we teach the way we do today, but then I just found myself working back through history."
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Rosie

Fashademic

Rosie

Fashademic
“People find it quite interesting that you would have something to say about fashion that would have any substance to it.”
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Dominick

Fulbright scholar

Dominick

Fulbright scholar
"Communication is vitally important – if you can’t explain your work, people won’t understand its potential. You could miss opportunities to collaborate with and inspire people in and out of your field."
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James

Night owl

James

Night owl
“I'm kind of nocturnal. The flexibility of a PhD program means I can have my own rhythm. If I want to rock up at 10.30pm, I can.”
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Entry requirements

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