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Engineering and Computer Science consistently ranked best university in Australia

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A global leader in engineering and technology innovation

With seven schools spanning engineering, computer science and project management, the University of Sydney is consistently ranked as one of the best engineering universities in Australia and the world.

ARWU Global Rankings 2020

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1

in Australia for Transportation Science and Technology

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2

in Australia for Civil Engineering

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2

in Australia for Telecommunications Engineering

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3

in Australia for Computer Science & Engineering

THE Subject Rankings 2021

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2

in Australia for Engineering and Technology

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

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14

in the world for Civil and Structural Engineering

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50

in the world for Computer Science and Information Systems

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65

in the world for Engineering and Technology

US News Best Global Universities 2021

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22

in the world for Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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47

in the world for Computer Science

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31

in the world for Mechanical Engineering

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40

in the world for Engineering

Employability rankings

The University of Sydney is ranked number 1 in Australia and 4th in the world for graduate employability in the 2020 QS Employability Rankings. The rankings considered over 700 universities, with the University of Sydney coming in ahead of leading instituitions such as Harvard University, the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford for its effectiveness in preparing students for the workplace. 

Global top 100

The University of Sydney's rankings reflect its achievements in research and education for more than 160 years, consistently ranking in the top 100 globally in all leading world university rankings, including QS, Times Higher Education, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities.  Learn more about our university rankings.