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Prepare yourself for a future-focused career that impacts lives

Engineers, project managers and computing professionals develop innovative, creative and sustainable solutions that promote positive change worldwide. If you’re passionate about meeting these challenges, start your journey here.

A career in engineering or computing will enable you to redefine what's possible

At the University of Sydney, we have a vision to make a tangible and lasting impact on the world around us through research and education. By choosing to study engineering, project management or information technology, you’ll have the opportunity to do the same, by pursuing a challenging and creative career in which you can personally succeed while improving the lives of others.

As one of our students, you can choose from a broad range of engineering, project management and computing degrees, all of which combine technical expertise with practical, hands-on experience.

Through an industry placement, internship or exchange, you can also make valuable professional connections within our network of more than 1200 industry, not-for-profit and government organisations.

Join the ranks of our successful graduates who’ve made an indelible mark on the world, from the invention of wi-fi to an injectable hydrogel that could make open surgery a thing of the past.   

If you’re a budding entrepreneur, we’ll get you started through programs such as the Sydney Accelerator Network and Incubate.

Our scholarships are some of the most generous in Australia and will develop your leadership potential, supporting your goals financially and personally.

The Faculty of Engineering has 16 multidisciplinary research centres, leading innovation in areas such as robotics and intelligent systems, biomedical engineering technology and food industry transformation.

You can also broaden your skills to meet the complex challenges facing industry today by taking a second degree in another discipline such as arts, business, commerce, science, health or law. 

About us: facts and figures

  • 1st in Australia and 5th in the world for graduate employability
  • 1st in Australia and 28th globally for research innovation
  • 1st for student experience in Australia
  • 4th in Australia and 56th globally for engineering and technology
  • $10 million in scholarships offered every year
  • Industry connections with more than 1200 engineering, technology and government organisations
  • More than double the national average of women study engineering, computing and project management with us (33%)
  • Largest biomedical engineering program of its kind in the southern hemisphere
  • Network of 25,550+ alumni from engineering, computer science and project management.


  1. QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019
  2. Thomson Reuters’ Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities 2016
  3. National Union of Students Quality Survey 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015
  4. QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019
  5. Across all engineering, computer science and project management degrees both undergraduate and postgraduate