The University of NSW has become the world’s first tertiary institution to offer classes on understanding parking signs.

“Here at UNSW we’re all about innovation,” says the UNSW Dean of Parking Sciences, Prof. Richard Clearway.

“That’s why we’re excited to release our groundbreaking new field of study. It’s only for the best and brightest students.”

The comprehensive three year full-time degree will begin early next month.

It’s already fully enrolled by students keen to understand Sydney’s complex and convoluted parking signs.

“I was thinking of doing medicine, but this seems more challenging,” says student Jack Dyson.

“My end goal is to equip myself with the knowledge to interpret signs correctly and even avoid some parking fines.”

As part of the course, key councillors from the City of Sydney will attend lectures to speak to students.

“We’re also taking groups of students on walking tours through the CBD to analyse some of the most complex signs,” says Prof. Richard Clearway.

The first batch of graduates are expected in 2024.