Ranking & Reputation

UNSW Engineering is the largest Engineering faculty in Australia and offers the widest range of Engineering degrees in the country. With eight schools and more than 70 years’ experience, our researchers are at the forefront of exciting technological developments, engaging in partnerships both here and overseas. Our consistently high global academic rankings across Engineering disciplines reflects the depth and breadth of our teaching and research. In the 2021 Times Higher Education rankings, we ranked 1st in Australia for both teaching and research in Engineering and Technology. UNSW Sydney’s study programs have been carefully designed to match global career opportunities.

That’s why Australia’s top employers prefer our graduates over any other university, and why we’re ranked 22nd in the world for employer reputation.

Subject rankings
Academic Ranking of World Universities/Shanghai Jiao Tong Ranking

Instruments Science & Technology - #1 in Australia

Water Resources - #1 in Australia

Remote Sensing - #1 in Australia

Civil Engineering - #1 in Australia

Water Resources - #6 in the world

Civil Engineering - #10 in the world

Mining & Mineral Engineering - #8 in the world

Marine/Ocean Engineering - #18 in the world

QS World University Rankings

Civil Engineering - #1 in Australia

Electrical and Electronic Engineering - #1 in Australia

Mineral & Mining Engineering - #3 in Australia

Mechanical Engineering - #2 in Australia

Chemical Engineering - #40 in the world

Civil Engineering - #11 in the world

Mineral & Mining Engineering - #4 in the world

National Taiwan University Ranking

Chemical Engineering - #1 in Australia

Mechanical Engineering - #1 in Australia

Civil Engineering - #1 in Australia

Civil Engineering - #22 in the world

Mechanical Engineering - #46 in the world

Computer Science - #64 in the world

Chemical Engineering - #13 in the world

Electrical and Electronic Engineering - #68 in the world