University of South Australia Research Profile

The University of South Australia is the only university in South Australia to have all of its assessed research above world-class and is also number 1 in South Australia for Engineering research.

Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) Rankings

Ranked at ‘well above world standard’

  • Engineering
  • Mathematical Science
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Science and Management
  • Human Movement and Sports Science
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Physiology
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Psychology
  • Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy

Ranked at ‘above world standard’

  • Business and Mangement
  • Marketing
  • Law
  • Cultural Studies
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Language, Communication and Culture

All Research Areas

Division of IT, Engineering and the Environment

  • Applied Physics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Building
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical and Information Engineering
  • Environmental Remediation and Public Health
  • Environmental Science
  • Geoinformatics
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical and Industry Engineering
  • Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Minerals and Materials
  • Planning
  • Project Management
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Environments
  • Systems Engineering
  • Transport Engineering
  • Water Engineering

Division of Health Sciences

  • Health Sciences
  • Human Movement
  • Medical Radiation
  • Medical Science
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Public Health

Division of Business and Management

  • Accounting
  • Applied Economics
  • Business and Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Tourism Management

Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences

  • Architecture
  • Australian Studies/Indigenous Studies
  • Communication
  • Design (Industrial)
  • Design (Visual Communication)
  • Education
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Studies
  • Languages and Linguistics
  • Psychology
  • Social Work and Social Policy
  • Sociology
  • Visual Arts

Available Funding Options

A detailed overview of all available scholarships can be found on the UniSA website.