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University of Technology, Sydney Admissions 2024: Acceptance Rate, Application Deadline, Fees

Dark Clock Icon Last updated on 18 Jan '24, by Akanksha Malhotra (Study Abroad Expert)

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What’s new at UTS? For the Summer Session  Aug 30, 2024 the UTS application deadline for students based outside Australia is Aug 30, 2024 (tentative).  

The University of Technology Sydney acceptance rate is around 19% as per various unofficial sources. This means that the university is highly selective and competitive when it comes to admissions. So, the applicants who are aiming to get admission to UTS must have an outstanding academic record. In general, for the University of Technology Sydney admissions, the applicants are required to have completed Class 12 for admission to the bachelor’s degree and a bachelor’s degree for admission to master’s degree.

Also Read: Study Guide to Australia for Indian Students 

UTS Admissions 2024 Highlights

Study areas at UTS include Business, Analytics and Data Science, Engineering, Health, Law, Information Technology, Science and Mathematics, etc. Check the University of Technology admissions highlights from the table given below:

Particulars

Details

Application portal

UTS Online Application Systems or Hard copy

Application fee

AUD 100 (Around INR 5,400)

Standardized test scores accepted (PG)

GMAT / GRE (if applicable – requirement varies as per courses)

English language proficiency tests accepted

IELTS / TOEFL / PTE

University of Technology, Sydney acceptance rate

Around 19%

International student application deadline

  • Autumn Session: Nov 30, 2023
  • Summer Session: Aug 30, 2024

    (Exceptions applicable)

(Note: The Currency Conversion Rate of AUD to INR is as per 1 AUD = INR 53.41)

University of Technology Sydney Fees & Courses 2024

At the undergraduate level, UTS offers over 200 degrees. Various postgraduate courses are also offered by UTS. Some of the popular courses of this university among international students are MBA, Master of Business Analytics, and Master of Information Technology. Check the table given below to know about the University of Technology fees for some of its offered programs:

Courses 1st Year Tuition Fees Duration & Eligibility
MS (31 courses)
INR 14 L - 32 L
Duration: 1 year-3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7TOEFL: 79 - 94PTE: 58 - 65
MBA/PGDM (2 courses)
INR 26 L - 27 L
Duration: 2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7.5TOEFL: 79 - 102PTE: 58 - 73
MIM (21 courses)
INR 19 L - 36 L
Duration: 1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7.5TOEFL: 79 - 102PTE: 58 - 73
BE / BTech (42 courses)
INR 19 L - 29 L
Duration: 3 years-78 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7.5TOEFL: 79 - 102PTE: 58 - 73
MEng (30 courses)
INR 23 L - 36 L
Duration: 1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & AboveTOEFL: 79 & AbovePTE: 58 & Above
BSc (44 courses)
INR 19 L - 29 L
Duration: 3-5 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7.5TOEFL: 79 - 102PTE: 58 - 73
PG Certificate (44 courses)
INR 9 L - 14 L
Duration: 14 weeks-6 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7TOEFL: 79 & AbovePTE: 58 & Above
PG Diploma (32 courses)
INR 17 L - 27 L
Duration: 1 year-14 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7TOEFL: 79 & AbovePTE: 58 & Above
BBA (24 courses)
INR 19 L - 28 L
Duration: 3-5 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & AboveTOEFL: 79 & AbovePTE: 58 - 59
MA (4 courses)
INR 16 L - 24 L
Duration: 1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7TOEFL: 94 & AbovePTE: 65 & Above

UTS Application Deadline 2024

Admission intakes for international students UTS, Sydney are Spring, and Summer. UTS application deadlines for international students are given below:

Intakes

Application Closing Dates for applicants based outside Australia

Autumn Session (Feb / March start)

Nov 30, 2023

 

Summer Session (Nov start)

Aug 30, 2024

Note: For some of the courses, there is an exception to the above-given UTS application deadlines. These courses are Master of Clinical Psychology, Master of Physiotherapy, Master of Speech Pathology, Master of Genetic Counsellling. 

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MS Admissions 2024

31 courses 1 year - 3 years
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  • Accepting Exams: IELTS, TOEFL, PTE

University of Technology, Sydney Admissions 2024 FAQs

Q:   Does UTS require IELTS?

A: 

Yes, for UTS admissions, international applicants require IELTS or any other accepted English language tests. The details for the minimum required scores for admission to UTS are given below:

Tests

UG Courses

Postgraduate  Courses

IELTS

Overall 6.5

Overall 6.5

TOEFL

79 – 93

79 – 93

PTE

58 - 64

58 - 64

Note that even at the course level, the minimum scores requirement varies, hence, it is advised to check the respective course details.

 

Q:   How can I get admission to University of Technology, Sydney?

A: 

The applicants willing to study at UTS are required to meet the specified minimum requirements. For admission to undergraduate courses, they must have completed an equivalent Australian Year 12 qualification. While for PG courses, the applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree. The detailed University of Technology Sydney admission requirements for international students are given below:

Undergraduate

  • The applicants need a competitive pass in a recognised matriculation examination, equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification
  • Applications for some courses also need the submission of a personal statement or portfolio

Postgraduate Coursework

  • For admission to UTS postgraduate coursework courses, the applicants are required to hold a recognised bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree
  • In some cases, the applicants are also required to have relevant work experience and / or research experience

Postgraduate Research

  • For admission to doctoral programs, the applicants will be generally required to have an equivalent of a relevant master’s or bachelor’s degree with first or second class honors (Division 1) or an equivalent higher qualification. The applicants must also showcase the potential to undertake research and submit a brief research proposal after the discussion with a demonstrated UTS staff member
  • For admission to master’s research programs, the applicants are required to have an equivalent of a relevant bachelor’s degree. Furthermore, the applicants must also demonstrate the potential to undertake research and submit a brief research proposal after the discussion with a demonstrated UTS staff member
 

Q:   How expensive is MBA in UTS?

A: 

The University of Technology Sydney MBA tuition fees is AUD 24,035 (Around INR 13 lakh) per session. So, the first-year MBA at UTS tuition fees will be above INR 24 lakh. In addition to the tuition fees, the applicants will also be required the amount for the cost of living. This will be around INR 11 lakh.

 

Q:   What are the best things for the UTS students to do on weekends?

A: 

UTS is located right in the Central Business District of Sydney and students can do the following activities over the weekends:

  • Shopping
  • Go to Cinemas
  • Enjoy the nightlife
  • Enjoy visiting the Easter suburbs beaches

Also Read: Why Indian Aspirants Prefer Australia as a Study Destination?

 

Q:   Is UTS Sydney a good choice?

A: 

According to student reviews on an unofficial source, here’s what makes UTS a good university to study:

  • UTS focuses on practice-oriented education. It has strong connections with the industries
  • Over 200 undergraduate degrees and various postgraduate programs are offered by UTS
  • The buildings of UTS are easily accessible by public transport. The main building is just across the road from Central Station of Sydney
  • The clubs and society experience at UTS Sydney is quite decent
 

Q:   How long is the Masters of Business Analytics at UTS?

A: 

The duration of MBA at UTS is 1.5 years. The tuition fees for Masters of Business Analytics course is AUD 24,035 per session. This will be around INR 25 Lacs for the first-year. Besides the tuition fees, the applicants are required to pay the cost of living which will be approximately above INR 10 lakh.

 

Q:   Is the University of Technology, Sydney hard to get into?

A: 

UTS acceptance rate is around 19% - 20% as cited by various unofficial sources. This means that taking admissions at UTS is very challenging. Looking at the acceptance rate, it can be said that UTS is very selective in the context of admissions. So, to study at UTS, the applicants must have an excellent academic record. Furthermore, UTS has a minimum standard that an applicant must satisfy in order to be considered. For some of the particular courses, there may be some other admissions criteria that the applicant must meet.

Factors considered by UTS for Admissions

Note that all the offers made by the University of Technology, Sydney are competitive and are based on the following factors:

  • Number of places
  • Number of applicants
  • Quality of the applicants

Also Read: Why Study in Australia?

 

Q:   Does UTS require GMAT for MBA?

A: 

All those applicants who do not meet the specified University of Technology Sydney admission requirements can submit GMAT score or show at least four years of full-time work experience. In such a case, the overall minimum score required is 550. Given below is the University of Technology, Sydney admission requirements for MBA:

  • The applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent or higher qualification or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications which show the potential to study graduate courses at UTS
  • Minimum academic requirement: At least 5.25 GPA out of 7, with less than 10% fail grades
  • English language proficiency score: IELTS with overall score of 6.5 with a writing score of 6.0 / TOEFL iBT score of 79-93 with a Writing score of 21 / PTE score of 58-64 with a writing score of 50
 

Q:   Can I apply to UTS directly?

A: 

Yes, international students can apply to UTS via UTS online application system. Another option to submit the application is through the submission of hard copy of the application form to the university. The UTS application process is given below:

Step 1: First of all, begin the application form

Step 2: Then, arrange the supporting documents

Step 3: Next, pay the application fee

Step 4: After this, submit the application with proper documents and application fee

Step 5: Receive an acknowledgement letter

Step 6: Next, accept the offer

Also Read: How to Apply to UG & PG Courses in Australia?

 

Q:   What are the benefits of studying Engineering at the University of Technology, Sydney for students from India?

A: 

Some of the reasons to study Engineering at UTS for students from India are given below:

  • Quality Education: UTS has a reputation for providing high-quality education in Engineering. It is ranked in the Top 150 universities in the world for Engineering and Technology, according to QS World University Rankings
  • Cultural Diversity: There is a diverse population of students at UTS with students from all over the world, including India. This will provide students an opportunity to learn about different cultures and make new connections
  • Location: UTS is situated in Sydney, which is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Sydney provides a range of social, cultural, and recreational activities for students as well as thriving job markets for graduates
  •  Industry Connections: The University of Technology, Sydney has strong connections with industry partners. This provides students with opportunities for internships, work placements, and industry projects. Furthermore, this will help students gain valuable practical experience and enhance their employability after graduating
 

Q:   How much is UTS tuition fees for international students?

A: 

The University of Technology, Sydney fees for international students for some of the courses are given below:

Courses

1st Year Tuition Fees

MS (31 courses)

INR 13 L - 31 L

MIM (20 courses)

INR 18 L - 34 L

MEng (30 courses)

INR 22 L - 34 L

BE / BTech (42 courses)

INR 18 L - 28 L

BSc (44 courses)

INR 18 L - 28 L

PG Diploma (32 courses)

INR 16 L - 26 L

PG Certificate (44 courses)

INR 9 L - 13 L

BBA (24 courses)

INR 18 L - 27 L

MEM (4 courses)

INR 23 L - 34 L

BSN (3 courses)

INR 21 L - 27 L

Cost of Living in Sydney 

The annual living expenses in Sydney will be as follows:

Particulars

Annual Expenses

Rent per person in shared accommodation within a short commute to UTS

AUD 18,200 (Around INR 18 lakh)

Groceries

AUD 5,200 (Around INR 3 lakh)

Internet / Phone (Mobile)

AUD 1,560 (Around INR 84,000)

Gas / Electricity

AUD 1,040 (Around INR 56,000)

Books / Supplies

AUD 832 (Around INR 45,000)

Transport costs

AUD 1,820 (Around INR 98,000)

Also Read: Living Cost in Australia for International Students 

 

Q:   How much is the application fee for UTS?

A: 

International students are required to pay AUD 100 (Around INR 5,400) as an UTS application fee. The documents that have to be submitted may include the following:

  • Academic transcript
  • English language proficiency test score
  • Details of relevant work experience (if required)
  • Medical statement (if applicable)
  • Any other additional document (as required)

Note: The above given currency conversion of the application fee is as per 1 AUD = INR 53.41

 

Q:   What are the pre-requisites of Masters in Business Analytics programme at UTS?

A: 
  • The applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent or higher qualification or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications which show the potential to study graduate courses at UTS
  • Minimum academic requirement: The applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree in a related field i.e. within the Business or Information Technology Disciplines

English language proficiency score

Tests

Required Score

IELTS Academic

6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0

TOEFL iBT

79-93 with a Writing score of 21

PTE

58-64 with a writing score of 50

 

 

Q:   Does the University of Technology Sydney offer scholarships to international students?

A: 

Yes, the University of Technology, Sydney offers scholarships to international students. The details of the scholarships are given below:

Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Undergraduate Academic Excellence International Scholarship – 25% tuition fees scholarship for the duration
  • Vice-Chancellor’s International Undergraduate Scholarship – Full tuition scholarship for the standard duration of the course

Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Postgraduate Academic Excellence International Scholarship – 30% off tuition fees for the standard course duration
  • Vice-Chancellor’s International Postgraduate Scholarship - Full tuition scholarship for the standard duration of the course
  • Postgraduate International Scholarship – 20% of the standard duration of the course tuition fee

Also Read: Top Australia Scholarships for International Students 

 

Q:   Which is a better university to study Engineering: University of Wollongong or University of Technology, Sydney?

A: 

According to an unofficial source, both universities are good for Engineering courses and provide quality Engineering courses. UTS is situated right in the city of Sydney, whereas, the University of Wollongong is situated in the outskirts of Sydney in the city of Wollongong. The choice to study Engineering will be ultimately dependent of the choice of students, however, a brief description of both universities is given below:

  • The University of Wollongong Engineering programme has a distinct focus on building a strong foundation of Core Engineering principles and knowledge such as Physics, Mathematics and Engineering Design. For BE / BTech courses at UOW, the first-year tuition fee ranges between INR 18 L - 21 L, and for MEng courses, it is INR 20 L - 21 L
  • On the other hand, UTS has a more diverse course structure, with a wide range of electives available to students. The tuition fees for Undergraduate Engineering courses is INR 18 L - 28 L, and for MEng courses, it is INR 22 L - 34 L
 

Q:   How long is the Masters in IT in UTS?

A: 

The duration of UTS Master of Information Technology is 2 years. In order to apply to UTS Master if IT course, the applicants are required to meet the below-given admission requirements:

  • An Australian bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required
  • IELTS with a score of 6.5 / TOEFL with a score of 79-93 overall / PTE score of 58-64
 
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