SDN is home to postgraduate research students studying a range of topics in the University of Sydney’s School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS). SSPS is one of the most prestigious centres for research in the social sciences in Australasia. Social science at Sydney is currently rated in the world’s top 30 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University is ranked third in Australia and remains in the top ten universities in the Asia-Pacific region in the 2010 Shanghai Jiao Tong World Rankings of Universities, regarded as the most reliable indicator for research excellence available. To find out more about postgraduate research degrees at the University of Sydney, visit the School of Social and Political Sciences website.


Expressions of Interest to complete postgraduate study at the SDN should be sent to


postgraduate students