Seminar schedule

Audience in lecture room

General

Your postgraduate options

11.30am to 12pm, New Law Building Annex, Lecture Theatre 026 and
12pm to 12.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Lecture Theatre 026
Now that you’ve completed your undergraduate degree, you probably have lots of questions. What postgraduate opportunities are available? Why would you choose one over another? How much does it cost? What scholarships are available? Find out the answers to these questions and much more at this informative lecture.

Keynote seminar – Brand You: Projects of the Future

12.30pm to 1.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Lecture Theatre 026
Creative Director and founder of Thinque consultancy, Anders Sorman-Nilsson shares foresights and insights into the future nature of careers, and areas of future demand for graduates. These long-term trends are curated to give you a sense for the kind of skills, requirements, and aptitudes needed for a future which places less focus on tradition, and more focus on well-developed personal brands.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

2pm to 3.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Lecture Theatre 026
3MT is a competition for postgraduate research students to present their research topic to an intelligent, non-specialist audience in an engaging way. They have just three minutes to present a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance. Join us for the University of Sydney finals. The winner will go on to represent the University at the Trans Tasman 3MT competition in October 2013.


General health and medical

The health workforce of the future

10am to 10.30am, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 107
For anyone considering a career in health, it is important to have an eye on the future. An ageing population, new technology and chronic disease on the rise are among the factors driving major changes in health – and in the health workforce. Come and hear how the roles played by different health professions are changing, how care is provided by health teams, and how students in medicine, nursing, pharmacy and allied health, increasingly learn and work together to improve the health of our community.

Graduate entry Master’s – your course for professional preparation

11am to 11.30am, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 107
Did you know you could become an accredited health professional in just two years? Whether you are looking for a career change or want to become a practicing health professional now that you’ve completed your undergraduate course, our graduate entry master’s (GEM’s) degree can help you get there.

Careers with a difference – Master of Public Health

11am to 11.30am, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 022
Want to influence and improve community health outcomes? Would you like to develop and implement programs to reduce smoking, understand cancer clusters, combat obesity, or manage health expenditure wisely? Find out how graduates of our Master of Public Health program are making a difference.

Master of Pharmacy – graduate entry program

12pm to 12.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 107
Are you considering a career in pharmacy, and have already completed an undergraduate degree? Find out more about our Master of Pharmacy degree, including entry requirements and prerequisite subjects, course content and potential career options.

Master of Nursing – graduate entry program

1pm to 1.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 107
Are you looking for a really rewarding career change? The Master of Nursing graduate entry program will prepare you to become a registered nurse and ready to work anywhere in Australia. Hear from our current Master of Nursing students who have been introduced to the profession of nursing through clinical practice and theory and learning in the vibrant environment at Sydney Nursing School.

Master of Primary Health Care: a new degree for nurses in 2014

2pm to 2.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 107
Nurses who are working in primary health care today are at the front line in caring for people with increasingly complex health needs. As a registered nurse working or intending to work in primary health care Sydney Nursing School’s new primary health care program will give you the specialist knowledge and skills required to practise effectively within complex primary health care settings. Designed specifically for registered nurses this program will be delivered by a team of educators and clinicians with extensive expertise in primary health care.

Sydney Medical School: moving from MBBS to the MD

2pm to 2.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 440
Sydney Medical School is moving to change its graduate entry medical degree, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) to Doctor of Medicine (or MD). What does this mean for people wishing to study medicine? How different will the program be?

Master of Physiotherapy and Master of Exercise Physiology

3pm to 3.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 107
Physiotherapists evaluate physical impairments, mobilise joints and retrain normal movement in patients with injury or disease. Exercise physiologists assess and provide clinical exercise prescription for people at high risk of developing chronic disease, or those with existing conditions. Join us to learn more about these two professions.


International management, leadership and the law

Master of International Relations

9.30am to 10am, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 340
International relations applies a diverse set of theories to help understand and address the world’s most pressing challenges: war and peace; social and economic justice; poverty, development, and environmental sustainability. This talk outlines the structure of the Master of International Relations degree and introduces some of the core units of study. Come along to hear about independent research and career opportunities, and ask any questions you may have about the course.

Master of International Security

10am to 10.30am, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 340
The Master of International Security is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills relevant to understanding both traditional and contemporary security challenges. At this session you will learn about the structure of the degree, core units of study, independent research and career opportunities. You can also ask questions.

Master of Law and International Development

10.30am to 11am, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 340
This new degree recognises the importance of law in international development while building on Sydney Law School’s reputation as Australia’s leading educator in international, global and transnational law. Find out how the degree will prepare you for work in international development, including in specialist law and justice areas.

Master of Human Rights and Democratisation

11am to 11.30am, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 340
The focus of this degree is the sociological, legal, philosophical and political contexts that undergird and drive human rights and democratisation challenges globally. This talk covers the structure of the course, core units of study, opportunities to study at international universities, and potential career options. You will have the chance to ask questions.

Business administration programs for experienced professionals

11.30am to 12pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 340
Flexible, focussed, tailored. The University of Sydney Business School’s MBA is an innovative and focused degree, designed specifically to give our graduates the critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills needed to turn them into leaders in their chosen professions. Associate Professor Nigel Finch will give a short presentation about the programs and answer any questions you may have.

Sydney Law School's Postgraduate Coursework Programs

12pm to 12.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 340
The Sydney Law School is a market leader in postgraduate legal education in Australia. In addition to our ever-popular Master of Laws (LLM) by coursework, we offer 22 specialist qualifications in law.

Whether full-time or part-time, Sydney offers you a flexible program that includes units offered by intensive or evening seminar format, all taught with web support by national and international experts in their fields. Professor Roger Magnusson, Associate Dean (Postgraduate Coursework) will host this session and cover aspects of the postgraduate law programs at Sydney with addition information on Health Law.

Postgraduate business professional programs

12.30pm to 1pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 340
The University of Sydney Business School offers a variety of postgraduate business programs with a broad range of learning options, to enable you to acquire knowledge and key skills that are directly applicable to the modern business environment. This session will feature a presentation by Professor John Shields, Associate Dean (Postgraduate Coursework), and current students and will cover aspects of the Master of Commerce, Master of International Business, Master of Professional Accounting.

Master of China Studies

1pm to 1.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 340
Designed for those with a keen interest in China who may not have previously studied this diverse country, our unique degree covers the breadth of China’s society and culture, as well as its history and development. The course also offers the opportunity to specialise in a range of areas including business, health, history (ancient and modern), law, society, and politics, while acquiring or improving language skills.

The pre-experience fast track to mastering management

2pm to 2.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 340
Our Business School’s pre-experience management programs are purpose built for recent graduates who want to move straight into a fast-paced career in business or management. If you are seeking a broad-based, internationally focused management education, the Master of Management will equip you with the skills and experience necessary for a management career within your chosen field. This session will feature a presentation from Dr Kristine Dery and a current student.


Architecture, engineering and IT

Define yourself as an architect: Master of Architecture

10am to 10.30am and 1pm to 1.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 342
Studying the Master of Architecture at the University of Sydney prepares you for the next step of your career and challenges you to assert your identity as an architect. Learn how this course will refine and build upon your design skills and understanding of architecture.

Architectural sciences at the University of Sydney

10.30am to 11am and 1.30pm to 2pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 342
Fast track your career or move into built environment industries by studying our architectural sciences degrees: audio and acoustics, building services, facilities management, illumination design and sustainable design. Find out about the opportunities and career paths this exciting discipline can offer.

Engineering and professional engineering

11am to 11.30am, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 342
Our Master of Engineering and Master of Professional Engineering programs can help you transition into a different engineering field, move into a management role or even change careers and become a professional engineer. Find out how we can help you achieve your goals.

Our unique approach to project management and project leadership

11.30am to 12pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 342
Sydney’s innovative approach to managing and leading projects includes all the traditional elements of this discipline as well as an additional focus on the key interdependencies that operate in today’s complex project management and leadership frameworks. Learn where this dynamic area of study can take you with either our Master of Project Management or Master of Project Leadership.

Careers in urban and regional planning and design

12.30pm to 1pm and 2pm to 2.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 342
With the world moving to an increasingly urbanised existence, the demand for professionals in the growing fields of urban planning and design is increasing. Find out how you can accelerate your career or make the move into this exciting industry.

Careers in heritage conservation

2.30pm to 3pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 342
Society’s relationship with heritage buildings and sites and their conservation is constantly evolving. With the growing recognition of the preservation of such sites, our heritage conservation course prepares you for a career in this expanding field.

Information technology and IT management

12pm to 12.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 342
We offer three distinct postgraduate coursework programs for specific stages in your professional career: the Graduate Diploma in Computing, the Master of Information Technology and the Master of Information Technology Management. Come along to this mini lecture and find out which is the right program for you.


Creative and digital industries

Begin a career in creative solutions

12pm to 12.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 346
Kickstart your career as a web designer, animator, creative director or media producer with the Master of Interactive and Digital Media (MIDM). Ideal for professionals looking for a career in the digital media sector, the MIDM is a one year program of intensive skill training and focused creative thinking, preparing you for roles in design, project development and delivery, and creative solutions.

Tell your story through film

12.30pm to 1pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 346
If you’re looking to for a way to tell your story and build a career in the film industry, the Master of Film & Digital Image (MFDI) can prepare the way. A professional degree focused on creative digital filmmaking, the MFDI will give you plenty of opportunities to learn industry standard practices and techniques in everything from script development, storyboarding, cinematography, directing and budgeting.

Make your mark as an artist

2.30pm to 3pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 346
The Master of Studio Art (MSA) is a dynamic program that supports the development of a career in contemporary art practice. It is the ideal degree if you’re looking to build on your undergraduate study or challenge and stretch an existing practice. Find out more about how the MSA can help you deepen or complement your current skills and knowledge.

Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts

10am to 10.30am, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 346
This course equips you with the skills to use emergent technologies and produce projects based on your interests, whether commercial, cultural or artistic. This cutting edge program infuses the latest technological innovation with human-centred design thinking.


Sciences and the environment

Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

12.30pm to 1pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 440
This combined degree program will provide the skills necessary for veterinary graduates to become leaders in animal health, welfare, sustainable management and clinical care. Students will develop advanced skills in leadership and communication in the context of issues of global significance to public health and food security; learn relevant and practical animal management skills in University farms and veterinary clinics from entry; engage with partners in veterinary practice; undertake research training; and achieve core veterinary science competencies in individual and population level health, wildlife, animal welfare and production.

Environment and sustainability

1pm to 1.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 346
Flexible course offerings in environmental sciences, agriculture and sustainability equip graduates with the skills to understand and address some of the world’s most pressing issues. The programs attract people from diverse backgrounds and present opportunities across a wide range of careers including policy, management, business, and research. This talk will broadly discuss the variety of postgraduate courses available in this area and will help you navigate your options in environmental science, environmental science and law, marine science, sustainability and agricultural science. Expert advice will be on hand to answer your questions.

Veterinary science postgraduate coursework

1pm to 1.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 440
A range of postgraduate coursework degree options are available through Veterinary Science which allow skills to be developed in a diverse array of areas such as veterinary public health, genetics, reproduction, nutrition, animal welfare and clinical residency training. Join us to hear about our postgraduate Wildlife Health and Population Management Program, which brings together the disciplines of animal health and wildlife population management to help enhance skills in conservation techniques for native fauna, diagnosis and management of wildlife health, and management of native and pest species populations.


Social sciences and teaching

Master of English Studies

10.30am to 11am, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 442
This talk will outline the structure of the new Master of English Studies program and introduce some key areas of study. Learn about how you can integrate creative writing units in contemporary poetry, fiction and screen writing to complement core units, and ask any questions you may have about the program.

Education and social work research

11am to 11.30am, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 442
This talk will discuss our research higher degree program for students in the Faculty of Education and Social Work. You will hear about some recent PhD projects, learn about the goals and structure of the program, and discover the broad range of research training supports.

Master of Art Curating

11.30am to 12pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 442
This talk will outline the structure of the new Master of Art Curating program and introduce some of the key study areas. Come and learn about the unique resources offered in this program and how it will help to equip budding curators, art writers and art gallery and museum staff for their future careers.

Master of Museum and Heritage Studies

12pm to 12.30pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 442
This session will provide an overview of why objects and places are important components of contemporary society and how the new Master of Museum and Heritage Studies will give you the skills and knowledge to engage with and work in the cultural sector.

Education and social work general coursework

12.30pm to 1pm, New Law Building Annex, Seminar Room 442
The Faculty of Education and Social Work offers several coursework options: the Master of Education, Master of Learning Sciences and Technology, Master of Policy Studies and Master of Social Work. The programs cater for students with professional and research interests. This talk will introduce each master’s degree, outline the choices offered to students, and the pathways into our PhD program.