Established in 1988, University of Technology Sydney (UTS) currently offers admission to a total of 514 courses. There were 46,159 students enrolled in the university in 2019, and international students formed nearly 33% of the entire student population on campus.
UTS has an international reputation for its high research outputs across a broad range of subjects; 100% of UTS researches has been rated ‘world standard’ or above. Currently, bachelor’s, master’s and research programs across more than 2,400 subject areas are offered at University of Technology Sydney.
|Application Portal for UG Programs||Domestic - UAC|
International - UAC * or UTS Online Application System or
UTS International Undergraduate Application Form
|Application Portal for PG Programs||Domestic - UTS Online Application System|
International - International Students Application Form or
UTS International Postgraduate Application Form
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||International - 100 AUD|
|Payment mode||Credit card/ paypal/ bank draft|
|Test Scores Accepted||TOEFL/IELTS/PTE|
|Intake Seasons||Autumn/ Spring|
|International Admissions||International Students | Email UTS|
*Note- International applicants can apply through UAC only if they have any one of the following qualifications:
Applicants may apply to UTS at any time. The application deadlines are common for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The application window for UTS courses commencing in 2021, is expected to be open from August 2020.
The application deadline for each teaching session is given below:
|Autumn||February/ March||December 15||November 30|
|Spring||July||May 31||April 30|
|Summer||November||September 30||August 31|
Note: Late applications are not accepted.
International applicants must apply through a different application form for admission to the University of Technology Sydney. The requirements to be fulfilled by international applications for admission are described below:
International applicants can apply through two options,
Application Fee : 100 AUD
All applications require supporting documents to be submitted to UTS.
Admission to all courses requires English language proficiency. There are two couple of modes to fulfill this requirement, based on whether the candidate previously studied with English as a medium of instruction.
Case I - Previously Studied in English
Candidates may satisfy the UTS English language requirements in one of several ways:
Case II - Previous Education not in English
Applicants are required to demonstrate their English proficiency by submitting the test scores of any English language test recognized by UTS. The minimum test score range is given below :
|Test||Score for UG and PG|
|TOEFL - IBT||Overall 79-93|
Note: Applicants must check the specific program details to know the exact score. These requirements may apply even to domestic applicants.
Student visa (subclass 500) is required to study in Australia. This is a temporary visa that allows students to study for up to 5 years. This visa allows students to travel in and out of Australia. The step by step visa application process is given below-
Note: Students under the age of 18 must satisfy extra requirements before a student visa can be granted to them.
*For example, an international applicant from India needs to submit the following documents:
If the applicant is unable to commence their studies at UTS for the intake specified in the offer letter, they can request for deferment. Candidates may request to defer the offer up to 12 months.
The request of deferment must be sent within the deadline mentioned in the offer letter. A new offer letter will be sent if the deferment is approved.
For any queries, candidates can contact UTS international admissions.
With 11 faculties offering undergraduate programs across different academic schools, the University of Technology Sydney has over 200 degrees to offer.
Admission applicants for undergraduate programs at UTS can be classified in two categories - recent school leavers and non-recent school leavers. The qualifications required for both is given below:
Majority of courses will assess you on the basis of your selection rank, which is a combination of your ATAR(Australian Tertiary Admission Rank)/ IB (International Baccalaureate) and adjustment points you may be eligible through an admission scheme.
The eligibility qualification may include NSW high school certificate or equivalent, TAFE studies or degree studies from an Australian university or equivalent
Matriculation is the name given to the minimum standard that an application must satisfy to be eligible for consideration to study a course. To be eligible to matriculate at UTS, an applicant must satisfy at least one of the following:
If you’re eligible for matriculation, your application will be considered for admission.
There are alternate admission pathways other than the ATAR. Given below are some of the alternate admission pathways to UTS:
If you have not met the lowest ATAR, consider taking the STAT. Applicants must be 20 years of age to take STAT.
Work experience is considered for admission to Engineering, Information Sciences and Science courses.
The Jumbunna Pathways Programs offers applicants to illustrate their capability for higher education via testing, interview and assessments.
Candidates may also be required to meet course-specific additional criteria, such as an interview, test or personal statement. Details on what additional criteria may apply, can be found under the individual UTS course descriptions.
The general admission requirement for admission to graduate programs at University of Technology Sydney is the Australian bachelor’s degree or its overseas equivalent. The specific requirements of some courses is given below.
|Requirements||MBA||Master of Engineering Management of Business Administration||Master of Architecture|
|GPA||Not Required||2.75||2.50 or more|
|GMAT||Not Required||Overall 550 (for GPA less than 2.75)||Not Required|
|CV||Required||Required(Optional if GPA is less than 2.75 and no GMAT)||Required|
|Statement of Purpose||Not Required||Not Required||Required|
|Work Experience||Required||Required(Optional if GPA is less than 2.75 and no GMAT)||Required|
|Portfolio||Not Required||Not Required||Required|
|English Language Proficiency||IELTS: overall 6.5 Or|
TOEFL (IBT) : 79-93 Or
|IELTS: overall 6.5 Or|
TOEFL (IBT) : 79-93 Or
|IELTS: overall 6.5 Or|
TOEFL (IBT) : 79-93 Or
Admission to the University of Technology Sydney courses is competitive. Applicants must note that the application is not an enrolment form, nor does it guarantee admission to UTS. An incomplete application will result in delays in processing. Therefore, applicants must submit completely filled applications on time to be considered for admission.
Once the application has been submitted, the candidate will receive a letter acknowledging the receipt of their application about two weeks later.
Admission decisions are usually notified through mail if the application is successful. This takes about four to six weeks.