The University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, the University of Adelaide is Australia’s third oldest university and an iconic Adelaide institution, contributing significantly to the health, wealth and wellbeing of the State and a vital part of the cultural, social and intellectual life of the community.

The University has a strong reputation for research and teaching excellence and producing graduates that make an impact on the world. The University has produced over 100 Rhodes Scholars, including Australia’s first Indigenous winner with five Nobel Laureates among its alumni community.

In the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia process, 60 of the University’s research areas were rated at or above world class. The University of Adelaide is a comprehensive university, offering a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs underpinned by world-class research and placing high priority on the student learning experience. There are more than 25,000 students with 30 per cent of them international students from more than 90 countries, all participating in a vibrant campus life.

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (3)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Humanities (2)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at University of Adelaide!


Support Services

The University of Adelaide provides wide range of support services for international students:

  • § International Student Centre
  • § Health Services
  • § Academic Support
  • § Counselling Service
  • § Disability Service
  • § Employment Service
  • § Careers Service
Campus Life

Life on campus at the University of Adelaide is friendly and relaxed, making it easy to socialise and fit in:

  • · International Orientation Week (known as O'Week) is the perfect introduction to campus life: held prior to the official beginning of the university year, you get to meet lots of new people and do lots of fun things!
  • · Students have access to our modern Hub Central complex, a space designed for students with 24 weekday access to computers, meeting rooms, cafes and restaurants and an excellent opportunity to interact with other University students.
  • · No matter what your sport or other interests are, chances are we have a club or group to match! Check out our Sports and Clubs Associations!
  • · Our large international student contingent means you can mix with students from your home country and others, and easily make new friends.

There are many places to study quietly but there are also plenty of opportunities to socialise with your peers and get the most out of your university experience.

Student Life

There's so much to love about Adelaide! The city was founded in 1836 and is the state capital of South Australia, with a current population of about 1.2 million people.

Adelaide offers:

  • § Affordable cost-of-living - Adelaide is the most affordable mainland capital city in which to live, including food, transportation and accommodation.
  • § Lifestyle - Adelaide is friendly and offers a real sense of community while also offering a wide range of attractions and entertainment.
  • § Climate - Adelaide enjoys a Mediterranean climate: ranging from 16°C average maximum in winter to 22°C in autumn and spring and 29°C during summer.
  • § Study environment - Adelaide is the safest, cleanest, greenest and most affordable Australian city in which to study. Its size and sense of comfort means it provides an atmosphere conducive to study.

You want beaches? Festivals? Proximity to beautiful Australian nature and the Outback? Adelaide has all of this - and more!

Visit studyadelaide.com and southaustralia.com to find out more.

The Global Study Awards

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Other Degrees

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