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    UTS:MCU / JOB 19678 / MAY 2016

    CONTACT UTS UTS International offers advice and support to international students during the application process and throughout their studies at UTS. We are located at the City campus. Contact us at:

    General enquiries: outside Australia: Tel: + 61 3 9627 4816 freecall within Australia: 1800 774 816

    Application enquiries: Tel: + 61 2 9514 1531 Fax: + 61 2 9514 1530

    Postal Address UTS International University of Technology Sydney PO Box 123 Broadway NSW 2007 Australia

    City campus address UTS International University of Technology Sydney Level 3A, UTS Tower Building 15 Broadway, Ultimo



    UTS CRICOS Provider Code: 00099F UTS:INSEARCH CRICOS Provider Code: 00859D

    The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has used its best efforts to ensure that the information contained in this guide was correct and current as at April 2016. The information is provided in good faith as a guide and resource for new students. UTS accepts no responsibility for any error or omission. Any information contained in this guide is subject to change from time to time. You are advised to check the accuracy and currency of the information with the relevant faculty or unit within UTS, or with the relevant external organisation, before acting upon the information.

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    Our global reputation is reflected in our university rankings, which is further evidence of UTS’s reputation for excellence and innovation in teaching and research. UTS ranks as Australia’s top young university in both the QS Top 50 Under 50 and the Times Higher Education’s Top 150 Under 50 ranking.

    WELCOME I’m pleased to introduce you to UTS: Australia’s number one young university.

    A world-class educational experience at UTS will provide you with opportunities to broaden your academic, personal and professional horizons.

    UTS warmly welcomes international students. With around 40,600 students from 120 different countries, including Australia, UTS is a reflection of Sydney’s cultural diversity.

    Our vibrant campus is in the heart of Sydney’s southern CBD, within Sydney’s dynamic creative and cultural precinct. You’ll be part of a thriving entrepreneurial community, with a growing number of start-ups located in the area surrounding the UTS campus.

    As Australia’s most innovative university campus, UTS offers state-of-the- art facilities for students, academics and the industry professionals that work with us – creating a dynamic world-class educational hub.

    Inside our facilities, you will learn in classrooms, study pods and social hubs that encourage student and staff collaboration. The design of these new spaces supports our innovative model of learning, where you will engage in activities that build your academic knowledge, develop your practical skills and encourage you to think critically.

    At UTS, you will also collaborate with industry throughout your degree. Our strong partnerships with companies and professional bodies provide opportunities for you to network with industry experts and gain valuable experiences.

    UTS has connections around the world, which ensures our students are well-equipped to operate in an international environment.

    Our global reputation is reflected in our university rankings, which is further evidence of UTS’s reputation for excellence and innovation in teaching and research. UTS ranks as Australia’s top young university in both the QS Top 50 Under 50 and the Times Higher Education’s Top 150 Under 50 ranking.

    At UTS, we believe a successful education should help foster personal growth. I encourage you to actively participate in the academic, social and cultural opportunities UTS offers in order to meet new people and make the most of university life. A variety of support services can also help you throughout your degree – from English language support, to career programs to improve your employability skills.

    Join the Community Connections program for a chance to mix with Australian and international students, and discover more about the wider Sydney community. You can also participate in our global leadership program BUiLD and our volunteering program SOUL to develop exciting new skills and experience.

    As you read through the 2017 Course Guide, you will discover the benefits of studying at UTS and living in Sydney – where you can enjoy a world-class education in the heart of one of the world’s most exciting cities.

    I look forward to seeing you on campus in the future.

    Professor William R. Purcell Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International and Advancement)

    Within the Australian Technology Network (ATN) agreement, UTS has committed to a 30 per cent reduction in greenhouse gases (from 2007 levels) by 2020/21.

    For more information, visit

    Cover Images: Thanks to our students for agreeing to be photographed: Rebecca Vogel (Australia), Mohammed Chowdry (Bangladesh), Paige Chiang (Taiwan) and Tushar Gupta (India). Photo: Anna Zhu

    UTS Science and Graduate School of Health Building. Photo: Anna Zhu

    Thank you to all our students for agreeing to be photographed for this publication.

    UTS is a member of the Australian Technology Network (ATN), an influential alliance of five distinctive and prominent Australian universities located in each mainland state. ATN is committed to forging partnerships with industry and government to deliver practical results through focused research. The Network educates graduates who are ready to enter their chosen profession, dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and eager to claim a stake in building sustainable societies of the future; and continues to champion the principles of access and equity that have ensured its members are the universities of first choice for more students.

  • About Sydney 2

    About UTS 4–7

    Choose UTS 8–15

    Support Services 16–20

    BUiLD 21

    Careers Service 22

    Scholarships 24

    Accommodation and Living Costs 26

    Course Information

    Business 28

    Communication 34

    Creative Intelligence and Innovation 42

    Design, Architecture and Building 46

    Education 58

    Engineering 62

    Health 76

    Information Technology 84

    International Studies 92

    Law 96

    Science 100


    Entry requirements and application information

    Admission requirements 126

    How to apply 130

    Fees, finances and credit recognition 132

    Course summary tables 134

    Glossary of terms 144

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    About Sydney

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    Sydney is an exciting cosmopolitan city. With its famous harbour and sandy beaches, national parks, and suburbs with their own unique identity, the city is in easy reach of places to explore.

    A mild climate allows Sydneysiders to enjoy the natural environment and outdoor leisure activities. To celebrate its cultural diversity, Sydney offers a rich calendar of cultural activities, festivals, entertainment and sporting events.

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    1. Cruise on Sydney Harbour – catch a ferry to Manly for fish and chips.

    2. Visit Sydney Opera House for a performance or just enjoy the spectacular view.

    3. Enjoy the restaurants, activities and fabulous fireworks displays at Darling Harbour.

    4. Explore the buzzing markets in and around Sydney – from gourmet food to fashion.

    5. Wander through the Royal Botanic Gardens and marvel at the view from Mrs Macquarie’s Chair.

    6. Catch a wave at the famous Bondi Beach (remember to swim between the flags!) or walk along the coastal track from Bondi to Coogee.

    7. Walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge and admire the breathtaking view (or climb the pylon or the arch if you dare!).

    8. Encounter unique Australian animals, and enjoy the views from Sydney’s Taronga Zoo.

    9. Watch a game of cricket or tennis, rugby league, AFL or soccer – for the best atmosphere, go with a fan.

    10. Venture to the Blue Mountains for bushwalking and spectacular scenery.