University of Technology Sydney

Introduction

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is a contemporary university with an international outlook. UTS is ranked in the world’s top 400 universities in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014 and in the top 250 in the Times Higher Education World University rankings 2014. UTS is also placed 24th in the “100 most international universities in the world” according to Times Higher Education. UTS offers innovative and industry-relevant education in the heart of the global city of Sydney. The City campus is a short walk from Central Station, Sydney’s major train and bus station. With new state-of-the-art facilities, UTS provides a vibrant campus environment where students can collaborate, study and relax. The new Engineering and IT Building features an advanced data arena and software design studio. The Dr. Chau Chak Wing Building, Australia’s only Frank Gehry-designed building will be home to the UTS Business School in 2015 and, opening in 2015, the Science and Graduate School of Health Building will feature specialized advanced laboratories and a ‘super lab’. Other cutting-edge facilities include: One of the most technologically capable libraries in the southern hemisphere; a multi-purpose sports hall and fully-equipped fitness centre; study spaces with the latest technological equipment to facilitate collaborative learning; 24 hour-access computer labs At UTS, students place their knowledge in a real-world context through major projects, extensive group-work, and real-life case studies. More than 150 companies partner with UTS to provide resources, expertise and work placement opportunities. The UTS Model of Learning is a practice-oriented, globally relevant and research-focused approach used to develop highly valued graduates for the global workplace. Underpinned by this model, the design of the new campus spaces enable students to experience creative, integrated and collaborative learning supported through the use of contemporary technologies. UTS also provides comprehensive support services for international students, many of which are free. These include English language support, a multi-faith prayer room, careers counseling and health and housing services. More than 180 postgraduate courses are on offer as well as research programs in Business; Communication; Creative Intelligence and Innovation; Design, Architecture, and Building; Education; Engineering; Health; Information Technology; International Studies; Law; Pharmacy and Science.

Research at UTS

UTS is focused on applied, impact-driven research, providing relevant solutions to current national and international problems. Research at UTS is divided into six theme areas: Future services and industries; Communication and intelligent systems; Health futures; Sustainability and the built environment; Creative industries and civil societies; Business innovation. The university works with a range of industry partners to offer practical research solutions, access to a wide range of leading facilities, assets and the skills, expertise and innovative capacity of its talented researchers. UTS research is benchmarked at world standard or above by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2012.

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Programs

This school also offers:

Doctor of Education

Doctor of Education

Campus Full time Part time 4 - 8 years January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Doctor of Education is designed to meet the needs of practitioners and professionals who wish to research some aspect of their field of practice. Candidates embark on high-level, practice-based research into one of the areas of research strength in UTS: Education. [+]

The course caters not only for students committed to an academic path, but for senior practitioners from public and private sectors who wish to study and undertake research at the highest level.

The purpose of the course is to enhance the practitioner's capacity to question, analyse, critique and develop their profession and its practices. It is a research degree whose purpose is to assist professionals to develop a relationship between research and their professional activities, in areas such as policy development and appraisal, innovation and administration.

Career options include leadership roles in the education field as a principal, manager, planner, policy adviser, teacher or trainer, in a government, industrial, commercial or community setting.... [-]


PhD

Doctor of Creative Arts

Campus Full time Part time 4 - 8 years January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Doctor of Creative Arts (DCA) is for graduates who have a significant record of achievement in the media and/or creative arts, and who want to undertake substantial research in the areas of media and creative production. The degree is awarded to candidates who, through original investigation, make a distinct and significant contribution to knowledge in the creative arts. It provides an opportunity for those seeking advanced knowledge, research and creative practice relevant to emerging creative industries locally and internationally. [+]

The research degrees offered by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences are especially valuable for those wishing to pursue an academic career, a career in research or an advanced level of professional practice.

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Doctor of Philosophy

Campus Full time Part time 4 - 8 years January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The PhD is a University-wide degree that involves an intense period of supervised study and research. The degree of Doctor of Philosophy is awarded to successful candidates who have made a distinct contribution to knowledge, whether by original investigation, review or criticism. [+]

With accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, UTS Business School is one of a select few elite business schools worldwide. Many UTS Business School staff are leaders in their fields both academically and in industry, working as senior staff or consultants, or with strong links to major corporations.The UTS Business School PhD program recognises that certain core skills are critical to the successful completion of world-class research. The PhD program provides the opportunity for candidates to receive training in advanced disciplinary and cross-disciplinary methods which provide the basis on which candidates are able to build research capability. PhD students are supervised by a committee of three, with a chairperson normally located in the discipline most fundamental to the candidate's doctoral research. Interdisciplinary research is encouraged, and PhD committees can include researchers from cognate or other disciplines beyond where the candidate is located.... [-]


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Contact

University of Technology, Sydney

Address 15 Broadway Ultimo, Sydney
2007 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Website http://www.uts.edu.au/international
Phone +61 3 9627 4816