University of Sydney
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's or specialized degrees (3-5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper half of Second Class, Division 2.
Minimum level for UW Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1850. The oldest university in Australia. Excellent school with high academic standards. Cumberland College of Health Sciences, Sydney College of the Arts, N.S.W. State Conservatorium of Music and two parts of Sydney College of Advanced Education, Institute of Nursing Studies, and Sydney Institiute of Education (formerly Sydney Teachers' college) consolidated with the University in 1990. The usual admission requirement is the New South Wales Higher School Certificate (grade 12).
|High distinction||85 - 100|
|Distinction||75 - 84|
|Credit||65 - 74|
|Pass||50 - 64|
|Second Class Division 1||75-79|
|Second Class Division 2||70-74|
|Honours not awarded||<65|
Language of instruction: English.
Master's: 1-2 years.
Ph.D.: 3-5 years beyond master's.
Last updated: Jul 14, 2005