The University of Western Sydney (UWS) is one of the leading universities in New South Wales (Australia) with campuses located in Greater Western Sydney (GWS). It is a member of the Australian Vice Chancellors Committee and a member of the Commonwealth Association of Universities.

Sydney Graduate School of Management (SGSM) offers business programs of the highest academic quality, including the Business Administration (MBA); Accounting; Economics and Finance; International Business; Marketing; Management. The MBA degree can be completed in one year full-time or two to three years part-time study. It offers the Master of Professional Accounting degree for applicants with a degree in any discipline, other than an accredited accounting major, to complete the pre-entry education requirements for CPA Australia, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) and The National Institute of Accountants (NIA).

University of Western Sydney has a number of research centres including the Centre for Cultural Research, Centre for Citizenship and Public Policy, Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Centre for Educational Research, etc. It has active links with institutions throughout Asia, the Pacific, Europe and the USA.

Ratings and Rankings:

- University of Western Sydney is ranked among the world top 600 universities by the Times Higher Education (QS World University Rankings 2009).

- 21st in Australia and ahead of other leading institutions like Griffith and Murdoch (Ranking Web of Universities by Country, July 2009).

- The School of Education at UWS was identified in the top 10 education faculties in Australia by Melbourne University’s ‘Melbourne Institute’, and in the same study was ranked 2nd in NSW on the basis of research performance and student satisfaction with program and teaching quality.

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America - US News and World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek, Forbes
Australia - Good Universities Guide, Graduate Management Association of Australia
Canada - Maclean's Guide, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, THES, Webometrics, Newsweek
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