University of Sydney reviews

(4.07) 106 reviews

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Positives: social life!

Negatives: the people

My advice to future students is: do not take it unless you are good at maths

Completed in 2019

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Positives: Flexibility to study what you want, lots of electives.
Lots of opportunity for industry engagement and leadership experience
Lots of opportunity to study abroad and do short term programs

Negatives: Some tutors and lectures aren’t that great. Content can be repetitive in some units

My advice to future students is: Always take every opportunity to get involved as the uni has lots and lots of things for you to do aside from your degree

Completed in 2018

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Positives: Good teachers
Relevant information
High employability
Heavy focus on analysis rather than theory

Negatives: Limited majors
English proficiency among teachers
Information is not always engaging

My advice to future students is: Research the Job market and how it relates to your degree more.
Do more math.

Completed in 2019

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Positive: The lectures are a mix of theory and practice, meaning that there is an application of theories using case studies, discussions and presentations in every lecture. Lecturers try to teach students how to critically analyze circumstances and ask critical questions. Thus, active involvement of students is very much expected throughout the course.

Negative: In some classes assignments were unclear and students did not know about what the professor expected the assignment to look like as no example was given.

My advice to future students is: Prospective students ought to be active in class and engage in the discussions as well as be familiar with the weekly academic readings.

Completed in 2019

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Positives: Some interesting subjects and content and overall generally good teaching

Negatives: Group assignments are a joke and the institution makes certain aspects of enrolment etc unclear and difficult

My advice to future students is: Be organised from the beginning of your course re: majors and subjects- plan out every semester

Completing in 2020

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Positives: Quality of teaching staff was great. As well as the quality of your peers. Most people that attend this course are highly competitive, which helps to push you further. Good base to branch off into other more specialised fields.

Negatives: Not enough support given in regards to career options. Not enough information given to new students starting the degree on what units mean, and how to choose them. The course overall is very vanilla.

My advice to future students is: Don't skip/miss any statistics tutorials or lectures.

Completed in 2009

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Positives: My major was marketing. The course is very practical - involves lots of team work, presentation, conduct real market research etc.

Negatives: There are lots of theory works involved... I feel like I don't really need to apply those theories to the workplace.

My advice to future students is: I would suggest potential future students to work for 1-2 years before going to university - to find out what they are passionate about and what they good at.

Completed in 2013

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Positives: Engaging, fun, and relatable to real life

Negatives: Certain units are long winded and not very engaging poor lecturer engagement

My advice to future students is: To do core units first then choose electives that give you depth and breadth

Completed in 2019

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Positives: Insights information about business operations around the world

Negatives: Accepts a lot of Chinese students which reduce the diversity of nationalities among groups (group assignment)

My advice to future students is: Try to form a group consisting of different nationalities so that you can broaden your horizon from different experience

Completed in 2019

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Positives: Competent course teachers and tutors, ability to network with individuals for future job prospects and well regarded university

Negatives: Nothing in particular. Didn't encourage exchange which i think is a part of university everyone should experience

My advice to future students is: Network and join as many societies as possible

Completed in 2014

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