University of Western Sydney (Australia)

University of Western Sydney (UWS) is one of the largest universities in Australia, with strong reputation for teaching and research. All courses offered are fully government accredited and recognised internationally by higher education institutions and professional bodies.

UWS has the following Colleges and Schools: College of Arts; School of Communication Arts; School of Education; School of Humanities and Languages; School of Psychology; School of Social Sciences; College of Business; School of Accounting; School of Economics and Finance; School of Law; School of Management; School of Marketing; Sydney Graduate School of Management; College of Health and Science; School of Biomedical and Health Sciences; School of Computing and Mathematics; School of Engineering; School of Medicine; School of Natural Sciences; School of Nursing and Midwifery.

A large number of UWS degrees have Professional Accreditation by peak professional and industry bodies. The School of Management has successfully maintained the AHRI accreditation for its Employment Relations (ER) qualifications. The Bachelor of Laws degree is accredited with the Supreme Court of New South Wales as satisfying the academic requirements for admission to practice in New South Wales, and offers accredited professional legal training (PLT) to UWS law students. The UWS Social Work degree is professionally accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). The Bachelor of Business & Commerce (Accounting) degree satisfies the accreditation requirements for membership of CPA Australia and for entry into their CPA program, and for entry into the Chartered Accountants program of ICAA.

Ranking Profile:

- University of Western Sydney is ranked 33rd among top universities in Oceania by Webometrics (July 2010).

- It is rated as one of the global top 600 institutions according to THE-QS World University Rankings 2009.

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