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Faculties and schools

Leadership through excellence in teaching and research.

We offer the widest range of academic programs of any university in Australia, with nine disciplines ranked among the top 20 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016. 

Our teachers, researchers and leading thinkers are paving the way for solutions to complex global issues impacting upon our health, environment, technology and culture.

Across 16 faculties, we have research teams working on creating cleaner fuels, faster internet, treatment for chronic illness, and more sustainable ways of living.

Explore our schools and disciplines and discover why we’re consistently named among the top three universities in Australia by QS World University Rankings.

Agriculture and Environment

Architecture, Design and Planning

Arts and Social Sciences

Business (The University of Sydney Business School)


Education and Social Work 

Engineering and Information Technologies

Health Sciences

Law (The University of Sydney Law School)

Medicine (The University of Sydney Medical School)



Nursing and Midwifery (Sydney Nursing School)




Sydney College of the Arts

Sydney Conservatorium of Music