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Global leaders in medicine and health

With seven schools spanning all areas of health and medicine education and research, we're ranked as one of the top universities for medicine and health in Australia and around the world.

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023

QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022

The rankings considered over 700 universities, with the University of Sydney coming in ahead of leading institutions such as Harvard University, the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford for its effectiveness in preparing students for the workplace. 

Other rankings

Subject Area  Rank
Oncology 9
Endocrinology and Metabolism 15
Social Sciences and Public Health  22
Clinical Medicine  23
Infectious Diseases 31
Pharmacology and Toxicology 31
Public, Environmental and Occupational Health           31
Surgery 40
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 44
Neuroscience and Behaviour 47
Subject Area 
Nursing 7
Clinical Medicine                                                                 
Public Health 

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