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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 2022

Employability Rankings

The University of Sydney is ranked number 1 in Australia and 4th in the world for graduate employability in the 2022 QS Employability Rankings.

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 that matter

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  Rank
Nursing 10
Clinical Medicine 27
Public Health  34
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 50

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