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Postgraduate Events

Find out about honours, research and master’s degrees

Whether you want to gain new professional qualifications, change your career direction or pursue a personal ambition, our courses will steer you to places you never imagined.

Upcoming events

(Post)graduation Game Plan Week 

8–12 April 2019

Interested in finding out more about your postgraduate study options?

Join us for a series of information sessions, online webinars and taster classes, including:

Information sessions and panels

Presented by the Careers Centre

What's life like after uni? Not sure what the future holds for you? Get a head start on what you could spend the rest of the year wondering. If the idea of staying on to study is playing on your mind, you'll also learn how to select the right postgraduate degree to meet your career objectives - whether that's a 6 month graduate certificate for a skills boost, or pursuing a new vocation. 

Tue 9 April, 12-1pm
New Law School
Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney

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To PhD or not to PhD? That is not the only question when it comes to deciding if postgraduate research or coursework is right for you. You might also consider questions like: are you curious? Do you like a more structured approach or are you comfortable with not knowing where the path may lead? What do you want to gain?

Join our Honours, PhD and coursework students as they share the benefits and drawbacks of their experience from each study path. 

Wed 10 April, 12-1pm
New Law School
Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney

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Should I stay or should I go? When it comes to continuing on with further study, is it easier to continue on to postgraduate study straight after your undergraduate degree? Or is there benefit to be had by taking a break to work for a few years and return down the track? Our postgraduate coordinators from a range of programs share their insights into the pros and cons of these two options. 

Thu 11 April, 12-1pm 
New Law School
Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney

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Learn vital skills for today's globalised economy. 

Ranked Number 1 in Australia by the Financial Times for six consecutive years - our Master of Management will dramatically increase your employment prospects. Specifically designed for recent graduates seeking a dynamic business career, you will develop the skills that businesses demand in their future leaders by working directly with companies and in highly interactive learning environments.

Presented by Associate Professor Betina Szkudlarek, Program Director - Master of Management

Tue 9 April, 1-2pm
New Law School Annexe
Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney

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Webinars

Join us for our webinar series and meet leading academics and current students from the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies. Find out about our postgraduate study options, professionally accredited degrees, specialisations, capstone projects, scholarships and industry placement opportunities.

You can choose to join one or more of the following webinar sessions based on your interests:

Master of Professional Engineering
Tue 9 April, 6-7pm AEST

Find out how you can become an accredited engineer if you have previously completed studies in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, computing or statistics. If you are an engineer and want to move into a different field of engineering, the Master of Professional Engineering is for you. 

Register now

Master of Data Science
Wed 10 April, 6-7pm 

The Master of Data Science is a professional degree for people who are passionate about drawing meaningful knowledge from data to drive business decision-making or research output. It will develop your analytical and technical skills to use data science to guide strategic decisions in your area of expertise. It also offers the flexibility to tailor learning to your professional and personal interests.

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Masterclasses

Experience first-hand one of the classes that may form your future course at the University of Sydney. Postgraduate masterclasses are your opportunity to join a class from the actual course curriculum, delivered by a leading academic from the program. 

Learn to view economic questions in their social and political context, and from different perspectives through the Master of Political Economy. This masterclass turns your attention to the social embeddedness of modern capitalism by drawing together insights from Karl Marx on the spatial and geographical dynamics of capital accumulation and their inner contradictions. 

Presented by Professor Adam Morton

Mon 8 April, 12-1pm
New Law School Annexe
Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney

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Apply linguistic skills and know-how in today’s globalised professional and community settings. This new course has a special emphasis on diversity in the language of professional and social engagement. You will learn core concepts of language and culture, and gain skills in applying them in areas ranging from business to education, teaching English to speakers of other languages, community relations, media, medicine, and law.

Tue 9 April, 1-2pm
New Law School Annexe
Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney 

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Understand and address the world’s most pressing challenges, including war and peace, social and economic justice, poverty, development and environmental sustainability. Investigate relations among states and non-state actors, including the evolution of the international system. Develop sophisticated critical thinking through this intellectually rigorous, research-intensive program.

Wed 10 April, 1-2pm
New Law School Annexe
Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney 

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The JD program includes study of all the required areas of knowledge for admission to practice in Australia. The curriculum focuses on international, comparative and transnational aspects of law. You can also choose from a wide range of electives offering advanced learning and international perspectives, participate in our social justice program, go on exchange to similar law schools in Asia, Europe and North America, or experience other legal systems by completing one of our offshore units. 

Experience first-hand one of the classes that may form your future course.

Presented by Dr Penelope Crossley

Thu 11 April, 12-1pm
New Law School Annexe
Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney

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Have you ever wondered what is the value of literature? Come and find out in this Masterclass on literature’s power and relevance. Literature is one of the most important and enjoyable tools we have for understanding our world and our place in it. Literature brings together art and ideas in stories that have the power to illuminate our understanding, motivate our action and transform our world. To study literature is to become equipped with skills to interpret life and respond to its problems with creative solutions.

Presented by Professor Liam Semler

Thu 11 April, 1-2pm
New Law School Annexe
Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney 

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The Master of Complex Systems degree will provide you with the expertise to model, analyse and design resilient technological, socioeconomic and socioecological systems, as well as develop strategies for crisis forecasting and management. Smart cities, megaprojects, power and data grids, ecosystems, communication and transport networks are all complex systems. They generate rich interactions among components with interdependencies across systems. This interdependent behaviour creates challenges for designing and managing complex systems.

Thu 11 April, 1-2pm
New Law School Annexe
Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney 

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Your Path to the University of Sydney

Considering postgraduate study? Attend our mini-expo for information about the types of postgraduate qualifications including master's degrees, graduate diplomas and graduate certificates.

Open to professionals, parents, and high school students interested in learning more about undergraduate and postgraduate study options at the University of Sydney.

Wed 27 March, 6-8pm
Novotel Parramatta
350 Church St
Parramatta, NSW 

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Where will postgraduate study lead you?

Amira shares the amazing things that her master’s degree has led her to do.

Meeting course advisors, academics and current students gave me insight into the various dimensions of postgraduate studies and the wonderful opportunities available through the University of Sydney.
Anna McDougall, Master of Sustainability