Swinburne University of Technology

Why choose Swinburne?

At Swinburne, students are at the centre of everything we do.

That's why we're ranked among the top three Victorian universities for student satisfaction by the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (2017).

Producing career-ready graduates informs what we teach and how we teach it. Our commitment to high-quality teaching, over our 110-year history, is what makes us educational leaders in science, technology, innovation, business and design.

The Swinburne Advantage

Getting you job-ready is at the heart of what we do.

Learn from experienced teachers who remain connected to their industries. Make contacts, receive valuable career advice and become immediately competitive in the global job market.

Top-ranked research with impact

Swinburne produces outstanding internationally recognised research.  

We are ranked among the world’s top 400 research-intensive universities by the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2018. We were also ranked number 45 in the 2019 QS Top 50 Under 50, an index of the world's top universities under 50 years old. These rankings prove the success of our focus on and investment in targeted research and research infrastructure.

Cutting-edge facilities that enhance learning

Swinburne has made significant investments in major refurbishments and new infrastructure at all of our campuses.

New buildings include a $100 million Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre and an Advanced Technologies Centre, which includes a state-of-the-art Smart Structures Laboratory for research into structural engineering – the only one of its kind in Australia.

Opportunities for overseas study

Broaden your horizons and immerse yourself in another culture for one or two semesters, through an overseas exchange program. Or internationalise your course through one of our short-term study abroad programs.

We have exchange arrangements with more than 100 international partner institutions in more than 20 countries. The university’s campus in Sarawak, Malaysia even provides the benefits of cross-cultural learning without leaving Swinburne.

Accessible and flexible study options

At Swinburne, there’s a course and a pathway for everyone. Choose from a wide range of study options to get to where you want to go.

Build your technical expertise with a vocational education (TAFE) course, and receive credits to accelerate your entry into a degree course. Or prepare rapidly for the workforce with a two-year associate degree. Tailor an undergraduate degree to suit your interests. Or take that next step in your career with a postgraduate coursework program.

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