Swinburne is a world-class, world-ranked institution leading the way in science, technology, business, design and innovation. Established in 1908, Swinburne is committed to providing students with access to high-quality teaching, exposure to high-impact global research, and active engagement with both industry and the community.
Swinburne has an international reputation for quality research that connects science and technology with business and the community. Our commitment to high-quality teaching and research is reflected in a number of prestigious world academic ranking lists.In 2016, QS and Times Higher Education ranked Swinburne amongst the top 100 young universities in the world. Swinburne has also received accolades for its work in physics and design. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2015 named Swinburne amongst the world’s top 100 universities in the field of physics, and the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 recognised Swinburne’s design school as one of the top 100 in the world. Additionally, Swinburne has been consistently ranked in ARWU’s top 400 in the world.
Swinburne believes that students should be equipped with career-ready skills and a wide breadth of knowledge. Work-integrated learning opportunities are available to all of our students. Undergraduate students can apply to undertake professional placements and internships, participate in real-life industry or community projects, and go on industry study tours that will expand their knowledge, sharpen their skills, and increase their professional capabilities. Postgraduate students can choose to undertake one of our professional master degrees, which include an executive career-coaching program and a guaranteed professional project.
Swinburne offers courses across a number of study levels from pathway and bachelor programs to master degrees and PhDs.
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