Domestic Undergraduate Student Guide 2022 - UNSW SYDNEY

Domestic Undergraduate Student Guide 2022 - UNSW SYDNEY
Domestic Undergraduate
         Student Guide
Domestic Undergraduate Student Guide 2022 - UNSW SYDNEY
It takes

          like you
          The world is changing, and now, more than ever, it needs people who
          want to make a difference. You may not know what, how or why yet,
          but you know you’re here for a reason.

          If your passion is connected to a purpose, if you believe that doing
          makes the thinking stronger, if you're hungry for change and value
          original thinking, then you're the person the world needs.

          Discover the difference you can make,
          with UNSW Sydney.

          UNSW is on Aboriginal land.
          UNSW acknowledges the Bedegal, Gadigal and
          Ngunnawal people who are the Traditional Custodians
          of the land upon which our campuses stand.

                Visit UNSW online,

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Choosing the                                       Let your interests guide you
                                                               It’s ok if you don’t know what to study. We can
                                                               suggest degrees broadly based on things that interest
                                                               you like being creative, protecting the environment,

            right degree
                                                               and working with digital technologies. Go to page 10
                                                               for inspiration.

                                                               Explore the different

            starts here                                        study areas
                                                               If you already know what you’re good at and what you
                                                               enjoy, see the degrees available in these areas:

                                                               Arts, Design & Architecture 		                p12

            Turn your interests into world-changing ideas      Business 				p30
            at UNSW. Regardless of what you want to
            study, you’ll build the skills, experience,        Engineering 				p38
            knowledge and connections to bring your
            ideas to reality. Get inspired to create the       Law & Justice 				                            p50
            best version of your future self, use this guide
            as your starting point.                            Medicine & Health 			                         p58

                                                               Science 				p66

                                                               Be supported along your path
                                                               From applying to study to starting your career; our
                                                               people, values and experiences will guide you to
                                                               become your best:

                                                               Discover your potential			                    p6

                                                               Plan for your future career 		                p8

                                                               See all the degrees         		                p84

                                                               How to preference and apply                   p88

                                                               Strengthen your application		                 p90

                                                               Meet the entry requirements		                 p92

                                                               Experience more at UNSW		                     p94

                                                               Come to events				p96

    Sir John Clancy Auditorium

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    your                                                                                         Top earners
                                                                                                 Highest graduate median
                                                                                                 salary of Sydney-based and
                                                                                                 Go8 universities
                                                                                                                                      Most employable
                                                                                                                                      Highest number of students
                                                                                                                                      in Australia’s top 100 Most
                                                                                                                                                                                   #1 for full-time
                                                                                                                                                                                   Highest graduate full-time
                                                                                                                                                                                   employment rate of Sydney-based

                                                                                                                                      Employable list                              and Go8 universities
                                                                                                 QILT Graduate Outcome Survey, 2020

                                                                                                                                      AFR Top100 Future Leaders Awards, 2020       QILT Graduate Outcome Survey, 2020

    From social clubs to the classrooms, you’ll
    uncover your strengths through life-changing
    experiences and inspirational mentoring from
    renowned academics.
                                                                                                 Young Rich Listers                   World-leading research                       Most responsible
    Now, more than ever, the world needs people             Top 50                               UNSW educated four of                Excellence in Research in Australia          #1 University for meeting the
    committed to making a difference. People ready to                                            the top 5 young rich listers         Report & National Engagement and             UN's Sustainable Development
                                                            Ranked 44th university globally
    explore, question, research, challenge and lead.                                             in Australia                         Impact Assessment, 2018/19                   Goal for Responsible Consumption
                                                            QS World University Rankings, 2021                                                                                     and Production
                                                                                                 AFR Young Rich List, 2019
    Join us as we focus on making a real-world                                                                                                                                     Times Higher Education University Impact
    impact. We’ve committed to using solar power and                                                                                                                               Rankings, 2020
    cutting investment from fossil fuel companies. We
    destroy barriers against physical abilities, cultural
    backgrounds and gender identities. Our research
    improves people’s lives worldwide.

                                                                                                                                      To prepare for your future, plan to set yourself up
                                                            A Group of                           #1                                   for success. At UNSW, we are incredibly proud of
                                                            Eight university                     Institution attended by              the recognised career outcomes for our students,
                                                            UNSW is a member of the              Australian startup founders          with more of our graduates finding employment
                                                            prestigious coalition of                                                  and earning higher salaries than any other
                                                                                                 Startup Muster, 2018
                                                            Australia’s leading research-                                             Sydney-based or Go8 university.
                                                            intensive universities
                                                                                                                                      The combination of your ambition and our
                                                                                                                                      expertise won’t just help shape your future, it can
                                                                                                                                      help you to create a positive impact and make a
                                                                                                                                      difference. The world needs dreamers, explorers,
                                                                                                                                      researchers, leaders and thinkers.

                                                                                                                                      The world needs U

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Turn your                                                We will help bring your
                                                             ideas to life with new

    ambition into                                            career-building skills.

    a career
    Anyone can have ideas. Not everyone will realise them.   Develop your flexible,                                      Make an impact with employers
    The future might seem ages away, but when you know       lifelong career plan                                        Your knowledge, skills and experience combine to
    how to prepare for and recognise opportunities, you’ll   From day one, you can turn to our experts                   demonstrate why a company should hire you or invest
    be best placed to seize every good thing that comes      for professional advice and learn how to grab               in your idea. We can guide you on how to express your
    your way.                                                opportunities throughout your career.                       professional best with:
                                                             We will help you:                                           • Internships and practical experiences integrated

                                                             • Recognise and build upon your                               with your studies
                                                               professional strengths                                    • Strong online presence, resumé and cover letter

                                                             • Identify your opportunities and plan a                      writing skills
                                                               career path                                               • The ability to understand and respond to complex

                                                             • Think critically and creatively for lifelong                interview questions
                                                               career success

                                                             Connect with mentors to                                     You can make this happen
                                                             support your success                                        UNSW Careers supports you with expert
                                                             It’s who you know! With professional development            personalised career planning, mentoring, and job-
                                                             woven into your studies you’ll be inspired by influential   seeking skill development.
                                                             people and future employers. Take advantage of:
                                                             • Personalised career mentoring that offers                 Visit
                                                               connections, support and insights
                                                             • Introductions to exciting companies at industry           Work Integrated Learning at UNSW builds practical
                                                               networking events                                         work experience opportunities like internships into
                                                             • Internships and experiences that build your               your degree.
                                                               confidence and reputation

                                                                                                                         UNSW Founders develops lifelong career adaptability
                                                                                                                         through creativity and collaboration on your own
                                                                                                                         startup projects.


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Let your
     interests                                                                                                      Step 2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Health & Wellbeing
                                                                                                                    Find your interests in the table below and see how they match up with

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Business Progress
                                                                                                                    our most popular degrees.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Social Progress
     guide you

                                                                                                                     Popular UNSW degrees
     As you're considering the degree choices available, let your                                                    Arts
     interests guide you. We have hundreds of different degree                                                       Hone your interests and dive into the social sciences, arts and
     and double degree combinations that will prepare you to                                                         humanities fields you’re compelled by. Bring your passion for culture
     tackle challenges and make an impact, no matter which                                                           and activism.
     direction you choose. So, you can unlock the unique path to
     your future with confidence.                                                                                    Architectural Studies
                                                                                                                     Design with purpose. Bring ideas together to solve challenges
                                                                                                                     for individuals, communities and the environment. Build on your
                                                                                                                     design and model-making skills.

     Step 1                                                                                                          Design
     Think about what’s most important to you in these areas of interest:                                            Look at the issues from your unique perspective. Question the
                                                                                                                     status quo and defend your ideas. Bring your sharp eye and
                                                                                                                     appreciation for form.

                                                                                                                     Don't dream about success – work for it. The value of an idea
                                                                                                                     is in how you put it to use. Bring your knack for problem-solving
                                                                                                                     and innovation.

                  Data                              Creativity                        Environment                    Engineering
     Find insights hidden in numbers        Innovate with new solutions        Understand and protect what is        Take a hands-on approach to design. Build tangible solutions
       and calculations which could         – be they products, services,      most vital for our survival: there    for the good of people and the environment. Put your maths and
        solve some of the greatest         buildings, insightful artworks or           is no Plan(et) B.             tech skills to excellent use.
     problems facing our world today.              powerful stories.
                                                                                                                     Fight the good fight. Sharpen your thinking, debate tomorrow’s big
                                                                                                                     challenges and seek justice for all. Apply your love of social science,
                                                                                                                     history, debate and English.

                                                                                                                     Exercise Physiology
                                                                                                                     Explore a holistic way of improving life for all through rehabilitation,
                                                                                                                     exercise and sports science. Complement your sport skills for the
          Social Progress                     Business Progress                  Health & Wellbeing                  good of your community.
       Create a world with equality,        Make the decisions that lead       Have a real impact on individual
     fairness and justice woven into         social and environmental          lives and our collective society      Science
     every thread of our social fabric.    accountability in the influential    by supporting healthy bodies         Discover new possibilities. Explore different disciplines as great
                                                world of business.                       and minds.                                                                                             70
                                                                                                                     discoveries are made where paths merge. Upgrade your math skills
                                                                                                                     with research and experimentation.

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Thrive in an open, supportive and inclusive                       Our community will support your career success as much
                      community where you’ll push the boundaries on how                 as your academic performance. Take inspiration from
                      we think about people, place and culture. Develop                 and connect with our leading practitioners, makers and
                      unique, career-ready skills and work together to create           thinkers. You’ll earn the trust and recognition of future
                      real-life solutions.                                              employers with our real-world professional experiences
                                                                                        from a choice of thousands of industry partners.

                              With more than 40 disciplines ranging across
                              the arts, built environment, design, education,           We’re a vibrant faculty where you’ll immerse yourself
                              humanities, media and social sciences to choose           in diverse communities and a busy calendar of events
                              from, you’ll not only become a problem-solver but         and opportunities. Our inclusive spaces encourage
                              a problem seeker who understands the complexity           relationships that will empower you to thrive, personally
                              of today’s world. You’ll develop the creativity and       and professionally. Best of all, you’ll feel supported
                              critical thinking skills to confidently pursue the life   and inspired by students – past and present – and the
                              you want.                                                 learning community around you.

                                                                                        For more information, visit
     & Architecture
     Arts, Design

                                                                                                                                     Rochelle Haley, Marquetry Score 2018.
                                                                                                                                        Installation view: UNSW Galleries.
                                                                                                                                        Performer: Angela Goh. Photograph:
                                                                                                                                 Silversalt. Image courtesy of the artist.

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Esme Timbery Creative Practice Lab                                                                                                Industry experience and
                                                                                                                                       career connections
                                                                                                                                       Your career success is as important to us as your
                                                                                                                                       academic performance. We take the time to understand
                                                                                                                                       your goals, connect you with the right people and organise
                                                                                                                                       practical industry experience.

                                                                                                                                       Work Integrated Learning
                                                                                                                                       Get real-world experience and industry connections as part
                                                                                                                                       of your degree. Our dedicated Work Integrated Learning
                                                                                                                                       team will work with you to find the right professional
                                                                                                                                       placements and internships.

                                                                                                                                       Industry networks
                                                                                                                                       Get invaluable hands-on experience while you study. Take
                                                                                                                                       advantage of our links to thousands of industry partners.

                                                                                                                                       Career Ready Mentoring Program
                                                                                                                                       In your final year, this program will connect you with
                                                                                                                                       leading professionals in your field who will support your
                                                                                                                                       career development as you transition into work.

                                                                                                                                       Launch a career with difference
                                                                                                                                       UNSW graduates succeed. They’re earning the highest
                                                                                                                                       median salaries of Sydney-based and Go8 universities*.
                                                                                                                                       Many are making contributions to the world’s most
                                                                                                                                       admired enterprises and organisations. Others are
                                                                                                                                       disrupting the status quo, launching brands and startups
                                                                                                                                       that make a real difference.

                                                                                                                                       Build the foundations of a career that you’re passionate
                                                                                                                                       about with support from our diverse, experienced and
                                                                                                                                       innovative community.

                                                                                                                                       Global perspective for global challenges
                                                                                                                                       Our future challenges go beyond borders and international
                                                                                                                                       experience is embedded into our culture. You’ll build a
                                                                                                                                       global network, supported by a diverse community of
                                                                                                                                       students, staff and alumni from around the world.

                                                                                                                                       Experience an exchange, internship, international studio or
                                                                                                                                       overseas project within your new network, which includes
     Authentic experience                                                                                                              more than 300 UNSW partner universities worldwide.
     We’re dedicated to helping you shape a uni experience that      Design Futures Lab
     aligns with your values and goals. We’ll listen to and work     Purpose-built to inspire exploration and innovation in
     with you, supporting you to expand your opportunities           architecture, design and the built environment using              Portfolio Entry – boost your application
     through our community, campus life and hands-on                 emerging technologies.
                                                                                                                                       Our community thrives on diverse talents and
     experiences. We invest in facilities across our entire range
                                                                                                                                       everyone expresses creative potential in different ways.
     of disciplines to ensure you learn, explore and create with     Esme Timbery Creative Practice Lab                                That’s why many of our degrees offer you the opportunity
     the same tools you’ll use as a professional.                    Our multi-arts production and performance hub contains            to submit a portfolio of your best creative work alongside
                                                                     the latest digital production technology to facilitate creative   your application.
     Build your professional confidence and bring ideas to life in   collaboration across media and the arts.
     our purpose-built facilities. These include:
                                                                                                                                       Portfolio Entry is an easy online process and can only
                                                                                                                                       boost your chances of admission. To find out more, visit
     Paddington Campus
     Our renowned Art & Design campus has creative
     community at its heart. It’s home to an unmatched array
                                                                                                                                       *2020 QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey
     of studio, workshop and gallery spaces, as well as state-of-
     the-art digital production technology.

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Arts and Social Sciences                                                                                                                         Bachelor of International Studies
     Bachelor of Arts                                                                                                                                   Program code 3447                 Critically examine how the world is                 Minors
                                                                                                                                                                                          changing around you with a focus on                 Your choice of minor:
                                                                                                                                                        Duration 4 years
                                                                                                                                                                                          exploring contemporary global issues                • Asian Studies            • Japanese Studies
       Program code 3409                 Shape your degree around your interests              Minors                                                    2021 lowest selection             from a variety of different perspectives            • Chinese Studies          • Korean Studies
                                         and gain in-depth knowledge in the fields            The following subject areas are only available as                                           including international relations, foreign          • Environmental            • Politics and
       Duration 3 years (+ 1 year                                                                                                                       rank1 85.00
                                                                                              Minors.                                                                                     affairs, human rights and foreign policy.             Humanities                 International
       Honours option)                   you’re passionate about with our flexible
                                                                                              • Art History and         • Italian Studies               2021 lowest ATAR2 72.45*                                                              • European Studies           Relations
                                         and rigorous Bachelor of Arts degree. With                                                                                                       Our degree responds to a growing demand
       2021 lowest selection                                                                    Theory                  • Modern Greek Studies                                                                                                • French Studies           • Sociology and
                                         over 35 subject areas to choose from,                                                                          Assumed knowledge None            for graduates who are equipped to meet
       rank1 80.00                                                                            • Australian Studies      • Psychology (Science)                                                                                                • German Studies             Anthropology
                                         you’ll interrogate the complexities facing                                                                                                       the challenges of a rapidly changing global         • Global Development       • Spanish and Latin
                                                                                              • Geography (Science)     • Gender Studies
       2021 lowest ATAR2 66.40*          today’s world and be equipped with a                                                                                                             environment including language proficiency,         • International Business     American Studies
                                                                                              • Indonesian Studies                                    Structure
       Assumed knowledge None            career-ready skill set so you can channel                                                                                                        intellectual flexibility and interpersonal            (Business)
                                                                                                                                                      International Studies Core          skills. You will also learn through experience
                                         your passion into action and make a                  Career opportunities                                    (4 courses)
                                         genuine impact on society.                           You’ll have sought after skills that ensure your
                                                                                                                                                                                          by undertaking a year long Overseas Study           Career opportunities
     Structure                                                                                                                                        +
                                                                                              adaptability in today’s fast-paced world. Our                                               Program in your third year.                         Be challenged by the dynamics of global and
     Major (10 courses)                                                                                                                               Language Studies Core
                                         Majors                                               graduates can be found all over the globe in a                                                                                                  regional change, explore key developments in
     +                                                                                                                                                (4 courses)
                                         The following subject areas are also available       range of industries including diplomacy, social                                             Majors                                              international politics and economics and evaluate
     Minor (4 courses)                                                                                                                                +
                                         as Minors.                                           justice, publishing, international affairs, media,                                          • International Studies                             why the world is changing around us. You will
     +                                                                                                                                                Regional and Specialist
                                         • Asian Studies           • International Business   politics, business and entrepreneurship, the arts                                           • Language Studies                                  develop the skills you need for a career in today’s
     Electives & General Education                                                                                                                    Electives (4 courses)
                                         • Chinese Studies           (Business)               and creative industries, education, journalism,                                             • International Business (Optional)                 global market including working in international
     (10 courses)                                                                                                                                     +
                                         • Creative Writing        • Japanese Studies         university and public administration, advocacy                                                                                                  business, government agencies (including foreign
                                                                                                                                                      Minor (4 courses)
                                         • Criminology (Law)       • Korean Studies           and campaign strategy, research and academia.                                                                                                   affairs), investment banks and other financial
     OR                                                                                                                                               +                                   Language studies                                    institutions, United Nations agencies, journalism
                                         • Economics (Business) • Linguistics                                                                         Electives & General Education       Your choice of language stream:
                                         • English                 • Media, Culture and                                                                                                                                                       and media, tourism and trade, humanitarian aid
     Major (10 courses)                                                                       Double degree options                                   (8 courses)                         • Chinese                  • Italian                and human rights organisations and international
                                         • Environmental             Technology                                                                       +                                   • French                   • Japanese
     +                                                                                        • Advanced                   • Law                                                                                                              development agencies.
                                           Humanities              • Music Studies                                                                    Overseas Study Program              • German                   • Korean
     Major (10 courses)                                                                         Mathematics (Hons)         • Media
                                         • European Studies        • Philosophy                                                                                                           • Greek                    • Spanish
     +                                                                                        • Advanced Science             (Communication &
     Electives & General Education
                                         • Film Studies            • Politics and
                                                                                                (Hons)                       Journalism)                                                  • Indonesian                                        Double degree options
                                         • French Studies            International                                                                                                                                                            •   Law
     (4 courses)                                                                              • Commerce                   • Media (PR &
                                         • Geographical Studies      Relations                                                                                                                                                                •   Media (Communication & Journalism)
                                         • German Studies          • Spanish and Latin
                                                                                              • Computer Science             Advertising)                                                 International studies core
                                                                                              • Economics                  • Media (Screen &                                              Core courses will provide a grounding in world      •   Media (PR & Advertising)
                                         • Global Development        American Studies                                                                                                                                                         •   Media (Screen & Sound Production)
                                                                                              • Education                    Sound Production)                                            events, specialist regional knowledge and career-
                                         • History                 • Sociology and
                                                                                                (Secondary)                • Medical Studies/                                             enhancing electives.
                                         • Human Resource            Anthropology
     * The Lowest ATAR to which an                                                            • Engineering (Hons)           Doctor of Medicine
                                           Management              • Studies in Psychology
     offer was made, for this program,                                                        • Environmental              • Music                                                        Overseas Study Program
                                           (Business)                (Science)                                                                        * The Lowest ATAR to which an
     is based on a UNSW Gateway Early                                                           Management                 • Science                                                      The Overseas Study Program is a unique
                                         • Indigenous Studies      • Theatre and                                                                      offer was made, for this program,
                                                                                              • Fine Arts                  • Social Work (Hons)                                           way for students to experience new cultures,
     Conditional Offer.                    (Nura Gili)               Performance Studies
                                                                                                                                                      is based on a UNSW Gateway Early    build new skills and networks, and form
                                                                                                                                                      Conditional Offer.                  lasting friendships.

     Bachelor of Arts and Business
       Program code 3444                 Learn to think critically, creatively and            Minors
                                                                                                                                                      Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics
                                         strategically while gaining expertise in             The following subject areas are only available as
       Duration 3 years
                                         key areas of business studies including              Minors.
       (+1 year Honours option)
                                         marketing, management and business law.              • Art History and         • Modern Greek Studies          Program code 3478                 Explore current global issues in this               Career opportunities
       2021 lowest selection             This broad knowledge and skill base will               Theory                  • Studies in Psychology                                           exciting degree which draws together                See yourself working in industries worldwide
       rank1 85.00                                                                            • Australian Studies        (Science)                     Duration 3 years                                                                      including government agencies (including foreign
                                         give you a unique advantage as you enter                                                                                                         perspectives of three critical yet varied
                                                                                              • Indonesian Studies      • Gender Studies                (+ 1 year Honours option)                                                             affairs), political parties and lobby groups, public
       2021 lowest ATAR2 75.45           the professional world, where diverse                                                                                                            disciplines. UNSW is the only university in
                                                                                              • Italian Studies                                                                                                                               services, NGOs and social activist organisations.
                                         interdisciplinary skills are increasingly                                                                      2021 lowest selection             Sydney and one of a handful in Australia
       Assumed knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and
                                         in demand. Combine your passion for                                                                            rank1 90.00                       to offer this degree, which prepares you
       Mathematics Advanced                                                                   Business component                                                                                                                              Economics is a world-renowned degree that
                                         the arts, social sciences and humanities                                                                                                         to make social change on a global scale.            carries considerable recognition among various
                                                                                              •   Business Decision Making                              2021 lowest ATAR2 79.60
                                         with an understanding of business in this                                                                                                        You’ll be taught by leading experts from            organisations and potential employers. Graduates
                                                                                              •   Financial Management
     Structure                           unique degree.                                       •   Global Business Environments                                                            UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture and                become globally recognised leaders and
                                                                                                                                                        Assumed knowledge
     Major (10 courses)                                                                       •   Organisational Resources                                                                UNSW Business School and make valuable              commentators in all aspects of public life.
                                                                                                                                                        Mathematics Advanced
     +                                                                                            *Additional electives available in Business, Law,                                       local, regional and global contacts through
     Business Component (8 courses)      Majors
                                                                                                  Marketing and/or Management                                                             hands-on learning opportunities.
     +                                   The following subject areas are also available as                                                            Structure                                                                               Double degree options
     Minor (4 courses)                   Minors.
                                                                                                                                                      Core                                                                                    • Law
     +                                   • Asian Studies           • Japanese Studies         Career opportunities                                                                        Majors
                                                                                              Gain the tools you need to work in business             (16 courses)
     Electives (2 courses)               • Chinese Studies         • Korean Studies                                                                                                       •   Economics
                                                                                              consulting, management, marketing and strategy          +
                                         • Creative Writing        • Linguistics                                                                                                          •   Philosophy
                                                                                              roles in a range of industries and organisations.       Prescribed Electives
                                         • Criminology (Law)       • Media, Culture and                                                                                                   •   Politics and International Relations
                                                                                              Your choice of major will help to shape your            (6 courses)
                                         • English                   Technology                                                                                                           •   Politics, Philosophy and Economics
                                                                                              career options. Our graduates succeed in various        +
                                         • Environmental           • Music Studies
                                                                                              careers through their understanding of business         Free Electives (2 courses)
                                           Humanities              • Philosophy
                                         • European Studies        • Politics and             as well as human culture and society.
                                         • Film Studies              International
                                         • French Studies            Relations                Double degree options
                                         • Geographical Studies • Sociology and
                                                                                              • Law
                                         • German Studies            Anthropology
                                         • Global Development      • Spanish and Latin
                                         • History                   American Studies
                                         • Indigenous Studies      • Theatre and
                                           (Nura Gili)               Performance Studies

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Bachelor of Social Science                                                                                                             Creative Arts and Media
       Program code 3321             Gain the skills you need to impact                Career opportunities                                 Bachelor of Fine Arts
                                     policy, drive social change and make a            Social science skills can be applied in a range
       Duration 3 years                                                                of settings – government, non-government,
                                     real difference in the world. As a social
       (+ 1 year Honours option)                                                       not-for-profit, social enterprise and collectives.
                                     scientist, you will learn and develop the                                                                Program code 4821                               Develop your creative skills and knowledge          Double degree options
                                     knowledge and skills to analyse, challenge        Our graduates are highly successful in gaining
       2021 lowest selection                                                                                                                                                                  with the Bachelor of Fine Arts. Taught
                                                                                       employment in diverse roles and areas such             Duration 3 years                                                                                    •   Arts
       rank1 80.00                   and gain insight into complex social,                                                                                                                    by our internationally-recognised staff of
                                                                                       as community development, health, the                  (+ 1 year Honours option)                                                                           •   Advanced Science (Hons)
                                     environmental and political problems. As          environment, research and policy analysis,                                                             artists and scholars, you’ll develop your           •   Commerce
       2021 lowest ATAR2 73.60       part of your degree you will apply your                                                                  2021 lowest selection
                                                                                       political advising, organisational management,                                                         independent artistic practice in a rigorous         •   Education (Secondary)
                                     knowledge of social theory and research                                                                  rank1 80.00                                                                                         •   Law
       Assumed knowledge None                                                          marketing and market research, corporate affairs                                                       and supportive community of artists and
                                     to a practical Work Integrated Learning           management and private consulting.                     2021 lowest ATAR2 65.05*                        thinkers. Two distinct majors are available         •   Science
                                     experience and discover firsthand what it                                                                Assumed knowledge                               allowing you to focus on Studio Practice or
     Structure                       is like working in the field of social science.
     Core (9 courses)
                                                                                       Double degree options                                  Visual Arts                                     Art Theory.
     +                                                                                 •   Advanced Science (Hons)                            Campus Paddington
     Major (10 courses)
                                     Majors                                            •   Law
                                     •   Economics (Business)                          •   Science
                                     •   Environmental Humanities                      •   Social Work (Hons)
     Electives & General Education
                                     •   Global Development
     (5 courses)
                                     •   Human Resource Management (Business)
                                     •   Indigenous Studies                                                                                 Studio Practice Major                                                            Art Theory Major
                                     •   International Business (Business)
                                     •   Marketing (Business)
                                                                                                                                            Structure                                                                        Structure
                                     •   Media, Culture and Technology
                                                                                                                                            Core Studio (6 courses)                                                          Core (6 courses)
                                     •   Politics and International Relations
                                                                                                                                            +                                                                                +
                                     •   Sociology and Anthropology
                                                                                                                                            Studio Specialisation (6 courses)
                                                                                                                                            +                                                                                Art Theory Major (10 courses)
                                                                                                                                            History & Theory (4 courses)                                                     +
                                                                                                                                            +                                                                                Electives & General Education (8 courses)
                                                                                                                                            Electives & General Education (8 courses)

                                                                                                                                            Studio specialisations                                                           Study themes
                                                                                                                                            Choose two of the following disciplines to specialise in:                        •   Art and Embodiment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             •   Art and Institutions
                                                                                                                                            Drawing | Learn the formal, material and conceptual possibilities of             •   Art, Science, and Technology
     UNSW Galleries, Paddington campus                                                                                                      contemporary drawing practice.                                                   •   Local and Global Art
                                                                                                                                            Painting | Engage with painting as a formal, material and conceptual
                                                                                                                                            practice.                                                                        Career opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             You’ll have the flexibility to work in a broad range of creative industry
                                                                                                                                            Printmaking | Gain diverse technical skills across etching, lithography,         roles including arts and cultural management, policymaking and
                                                                                                                                            relief-printing, screen-printing and digital imaging.                            administration, galleries, libraries, archives and museums, creative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             direction, planning and production, art and design criticism,
                                                                                                                                            Photography | Develop diverse and transferable photographic skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             communications and journalism, cultural and creative research and
                                                                                                                                            across digital and analogue processes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             scholarship, multi-platform publishing and distribution, curatorship,
                                                                                                                                            Sculpture | Engage with sculptural, spatial and social possibilities of          festival and event management, design thinking and management,
                                                                                                                                            contemporary art.                                                                public programming and engagement, entrepreneurship, strategy,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             creative social enterprise and startups.
                                                                                                                                            Moving Image | Explore contemporary approaches to video art, short film,
                                                                                                                                            audio-visual composition and installation.

                                                                                                                                            Career opportunities
                                                                                                                                            Gain specialist skills to work in contemporary art practice including
                                                                                                                                            commercial gallery representation, public funding and commissioned
                                                                                                                                            work, art direction and advertising, arts and cultural administration
                                                                                                                                            and policymaking, arts education and training, arts writing and
                                                                                                                                            publishing, commercial and news photography, curating and artistic
                                                                                                                                            program management, exhibition planning, design and installation,
                                                                                                                                            entertainment, digital media and technology industries, film and
                                                                                                                                            television production, site activation and public art.

                                                                                                                                            * The Lowest ATAR to which an
                                                                                                                                            offer was made, for this program,
                                                                                                                                            is based on a UNSW Gateway Early
                                                                                                                                            Conditional Offer.

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Bachelor of Media

                                                                                                                                                  Communication and                               Public Relations and                               Screen and
                                                                                                                                                  Journalism                                      Advertising                                        Sound Production

                                                                                                                                                      Program code 3454                               Program code 3453                                  Program code 3438

                                                                                                                                                      Duration 3 years                                Duration 3 years                                   Duration 3 years
                                                                                                                                                      (+ 1 year Honours option)                       (+ 1 year Honours option)                          (+ 1 year Honours option)

                                                                                                                                                      2021 lowest selection rank1                     2021 lowest selection rank1                        2021 lowest selection rank1
                                                                                                                                                      80.00                                           80.00                                              80.00

                                                                                                                                                      2021 lowest ATAR2 74.00                         2021 lowest ATAR2 72.50                            2021 lowest ATAR2 73.25

                                                                                                                                                      Assumed knowledge None                          Assumed knowledge None                             Assumed knowledge None

                                                                                                                                                  Reimagine the contemporary media                Gain detailed knowledge of public                  Develop both your conceptual and
                                                                                                                                                  landscape and learn to find and write           relations and advertising practices and            practical production skills so you can
                                                                                                                                                  news stories across digital media, print,       get the skills you need to reimagine               creatively and effectively harness
                                                                                                                                                  news, public relations and marketing            and direct the future of the media                 technology to shape the world you
                                                                                                                                                  platforms. Our strong industry links            industry. You’ll develop practical                 want to see. Work with a variety of
                                                                                                                                                  mean you will have the opportunity to           and strategic communication skills                 media forms, and gain core knowledge
                                                                                                                                                  gain real-world experience throughout           including creativity, analytics and                in film and media history and theory,
                                                                                                                                                  your degree and a competitive edge in           client management, and build industry              as well as applied skills in interactive
                                                                                                                                                  a fast-evolving industry. You will learn        connections that will give you a                   design, animation, video and sound
                                                                                                                                                  how to work quickly and intelligently,          professional advantage in the complex              production. You will be taught by
                                                                                                                                                  without sacrificing integrity.                  media environment. Our graduates                   industry experienced animators,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  have the skills and knowledge required             filmmakers, script writers, sound artists
                                                                                                                                                  Career opportunities                            to represent and support the interests             and games researchers as you prepare
                                                                                                                                                  Our graduates have been highly successful       of companies (for profit or not-for-               for your career in digital production,
     Interactive Media Lab, Paddington campus
                                                                                                                                                  in forging careers in major media               profit), government agencies, individual           animation, film or online gaming.
                                                                                                                                                  institutions as well as with cutting-edge       clients and brands.
                                                                                                                                                  innovators in both Australia and overseas.                                                         Career opportunities
                                                                                                                                                  They can be found working in journalism,                                                           With their practical, creative and conceptual
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Career opportunities
                                                                                                                                                  publishing, public relations and advertising,                                                      skills in screen and sound-based media,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Our graduates have advanced skills and
                                                                                                                                                  corporate, organisational and public sector                                                        and a sophisticated understanding of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                  knowledge relevant to public relations,
                                                                                                                                                  communications, internal communications,                                                           contemporary industry environment, our
                                                                                                                                                                                                  advertising, media relations and organisational
                                                                                                                                                  media relations and social media strategy,                                                         graduates have pursued successful careers
                                                                                                                                                                                                  communication in corporate, political and
                                                                                                                                                  digital media, digital marketing and website
     Bachelor of Media Arts                                                                                                                       content management.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  non-profit organisations, corporate affairs
                                                                                                                                                                                                  and social media strategy. They can be found
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     in television and film production, sound and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     music design, editing, screenwriting, film
                                                                                                                                                                                                  working in a variety of PR, advertising and        criticism and research.
                                                                                                                                                  Majors                                          media industries across the globe.
       Program code 4813                 This ground-breaking degree responds to an          Career opportunities                                 • Media                                                                                            Majors
                                         industry demand for creative practitioners          Our graduates are equipped with the creative         • Communication                                 Majors                                             • Media
       Duration 3 years
                                         who can work across a range of emerging             and practical skills to pursue a career in a range   • Journalism                                    • Media                                            • Screen and Sound Production
       (+ 1 year Honours option)
                                         media technologies. You will be taught              of media industries including animation design                                                       • Advertising                                      • Film Studies
       2021 lowest selection             by accomplished, active media artists,              and production, online and mobile media, user        Double degree options                           • Public Relations
       rank1 80.00                                                                           experience and related environments, game
                                         producers and theorists, creating your work                                                              •   Arts                                                                                           Double degree options
                                                                                             development and production, digital publishing,      •   International Studies                       Double degree options
       2021 lowest ATAR2 66.30*          in some of the world’s best labs and studios.                                                                                                                                                               •   Arts
                                                                                             advertising and communications, digital strategy,    •   Law
       Assumed knowledge None                                                                                                                                                                     •   Arts                                           •   International Studies
                                                                                             film and television production, multi-platform       •   Music                                       •   Commerce                                       •   Law
       Campus Paddington                 Studio specialisations                              media development and production, sound
                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Design                                         •   Music
                                         Choose two of the following disciplines to          design, composition and production, scientific
                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   International Studies
                                         specialise in:                                      imaging and visualisation, media strategy and
                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Law
                                                                                             planning, entrepreneurship, innovation and
                                         Animation | Develop skills and knowledge across                                                                                                          •   Music
     Structure                                                                               media startups.
                                         contemporary animation processes.
     Core Studio (4 courses)                                                                                                                      Structure
     +                                   Visual Effects | Explore contemporary potentials    Double degree options                                Media Core (6 courses)
     Studio Specialisation (6            of visual effects from compositing to CG            • Computer Science                                   +
     courses)                            integration.                                        • Education (Secondary)                              Specialist Core* (10 courses)
     +                                                                                                                                            +                                                                                   Before starting uni I was looking at future careers and
     History & Theory (4 courses)        Moving Image | Explore contemporary
                                                                                                                                                  Optional Minor (4 courses)                                                          the world of media seemed the right choice for me. The
     +                                   approaches to video art, short film, audio-visual
     Professional Practice/              composition and installation.
                                                                                                                                                  Electives (4 courses)                                                               Bachelor of Media in Communication and Journalism
     Experience (2 courses)                                                                                                                       +                                                                                   allowed me to study what I’m passionate about -
                                         3D Visualisation | Delve into the computer-
     +                                                                                                                                            Internship/Portfolio
     Electives & General Education
                                         generated world learning key technologies such                                                                                                                                               engaging, observing and writing about events and
                                         as virtual reality systems.                                                                              *depending on which media degree
     (8 courses)                                                                                                                                                                                                                      people’s experiences. The internship I completed during
                                                                                                                                                  you study
                                         Sound | Create media artworks using sound-                                                                                                                                                   my degree gave me the confidence and connections I
                                         based techniques and processes in studio and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      needed to secure my first job in the industry.
                                         acoustic environments.
     * The Lowest ATAR to which an                                                                                                                                                                                                    –
     offer was made, for this program,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Claire Keenan, Bachelor of Media
     is based on a UNSW Gateway Early
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Communication and Journalism)
     Conditional Offer.

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Bachelor of Music                                                                                                                      Design and Built Environment
       Program code 3436             Develop your talents in a diverse range            Career opportunities                                Bachelor of Design
                                     of musical genres, as a solo performer,            Become a highly skilled musician with specialist
       Duration 4 years (embedded                                                       knowledge in music history, culture and analysis,
                                     teacher, composer or electronic artist.
       Honours option)                                                                  as well as practical skills in arrangement,
                                     Ensure your future in the changing                                                                       Program code 4822                With a future-focused, studio-based and                Career opportunities
                                     world of music by exploring music in               composition, performance and production. Our
       2021 lowest selection                                                                                                                                                   research-led approach, the Bachelor of                 Depending on your chosen specialisation, you’ll
                                                                                        graduates can be found working in performance,        Duration 3 years
       rank1 80.00 + audition        interdisciplinary contexts including                                                                                                      Design will equip you with the knowledge               be able to work in range of fields including
                                                                                        private teaching, recording, arts administration,     (+ 1 year Honours option)
                                     ethnomusicology, film, production,                 music journalism, arranging and composing.                                             and skills to understand how design-led                graphics and digital media, branding and
       2021 lowest ATAR2 70.10       teaching, gaming and immersive media.                                                                    2021 lowest selection                                                                   advertising, user experience design, app
                                                                                                                                                                               solutions enable people to perform at
                                     Experience a supportive and inspiring                                                                    rank1 80.00                      their best. In this degree you will integrate          development, data visualisation and immersive
       Assumed knowledge                                                                Double degree options
                                     environment in which your talent and                                                                                                                                                             design, furniture and lighting design, film and
       Applicants are expected                                                                                                                2021 lowest ATAR2 68.05          digital and physical production, critical
                                     passion for music will reach their full            •   Advanced Science (Hons)                                                                                                                   television production, design for stage and
       to have reached the level                                                                                                                                               thinking, emerging technologies, design
                                                                                        •   Arts                                              Assumed knowledge                                                                       events, design teaching and academia, jewellery
       of at least Grade 7 AMEB      potential including our state-of-the-art                                                                                                  research and entrepreneurship.
                                                                                        •   Commerce                                          Visual Arts                                                                             design, packaging, illustration and publishing,
       Performance (or equivalent)   Esme Timbery Creative Practice Lab                                                                                                                                                               fashion and costume design.
                                                                                        •   Education (Secondary)
       and Music 2; or Grade 6       which has been purpose built to provide a          •   Engineering (Hons)                                Campus Paddington
                                     creative and contemporary space in which
                                                                                                                                                                               Studio specialisations
       AMEB Musicianship (or                                                            •   Law                                                                                                                                       Double degree options
                                                                                                                                                                               Choose two of the following disciplines to
       equivalent); or HSC Music     to hone your talents.                              •   Media (Communication & Journalism)
                                                                                                                                                                               specialise in:                                         • Commerce
       Extension.                                                                       •   Media (PR & Advertising)                        Structure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Education (Secondary)
                                     Music streams                                      •   Media (Screen & Sound Production)               Core Studio                        Graphics | Engage with the manipulation of image
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Media (PR & Advertising)
                                     Choose one of the following streams to             •   Science                                         (6 courses)                        and type for applications including publications,
     Structure                       specialise in:                                                                                         +                                  visual identity and digital spaces.
     Music Core including                                                               Admission                                           Studio Specialisation
                                     Music Creative Practice | Intensive                                                                                                       Textiles | Advance the rich histories of textiles to
     Professional Practice/                                                                                                                 (8 courses)
                                     pre-professional training in performance or        All applicants must complete an audition to                                            form an experimental practice in textile design,
     Performance and Music                                                                                                                  +
                                     composition.                                       gain entry to the Bachelor of Music. Audition                                          wearable art, costume and fashion design.
     Electives (21 courses)                                                                                                                 History & Theory
                                                                                        information and the online application form can
     +                               Musicology | Studies in historical musicology,                                                         (4 courses)                        Object | Bring together ceramic, furniture and
                                                                                        be found on the School of the Arts and Media
     Music Specialist Stream         ethnomusicology and the psychology of music.                                                           +                                  jewellery design to explore materiality, form and
                                                                                        website at
     (3 courses)                                                                                                                            Professional Practice/Experience   practice.
     +                               Sonic Arts | Develop foundational technical,                                                           (2 courses)
                                                                                        If you are a student of exceptional musical                                            Interaction | Learn to design interactive
     Electives & General Education   aesthetic and theatrical skills in sound.                                                              +
                                                                                        ability, you may be able to enter directly into                                        experiences for digital systems, products, websites,
     (8 courses)                                                                                                                            Electives & General Education
                                     Music Pedagogy | Specialist study in studio        Year 2 of the Bachelor of Music. The admission                                         environments and services preparing for a career in
                                                                                                                                            (4 courses)
                                     music teaching and preparation for further music   process for the Advanced Entry Scheme builds                                           User Experience (UX).
                                     education studies.                                 on top of the existing audition process for the
                                                                                        degree and involves the submission of additional                                       3D Visualisation | Delve into the computer-
                                                                                        documentation and a live audition.                                                     generated world learning key technologies such as      I chose my degree because it gave me
                                                                                                                                                                               virtual reality systems.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the chance to combine multiple areas of
                                                                                                                                                                               Experience | Explore the way people experience and     design and explore the exciting spaces
                                                                                                                                                                               interact with space and design for fields such as
                                                                                                                                                                               exhibitions, events and performing arts.               in between. It’s given me so much
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      confidence as a professional designer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Forough Najarbehbahani,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bachelor of Design

                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Architectural Studies

                                                                                                                                              Program code 3261                This degree prepares you for a professional            Study areas
                                                                                                                                                                               career in architecture and other design-               •   Architecture Design Studio
                                                                                                                                              Duration 3 years
                                                                                                                                              (+ 1 year Honours option)
                                                                                                                                                                               based industries. You will learn to                    •   Climate and Environmental Design
                                                                                                                                                                               design buildings that meet the needs                   •   Communications
                                                                                                                                              2021 lowest selection            of communities and individuals, while                  •   Computer Modelling and BIM
                                                                                                                                              rank1 90.00                      considering the physical environment,                  •   Drawing and Model Making
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      •   History of Architecture
                                                                                                                                              2021 lowest ATAR2 84.70          materials and technologies, sustainability,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      •   Materials and Technologies
                                                                                                                                                                               culture and the human experience. This is
                                                                                                                                              Assumed knowledge None                                                                  •   Structures and Construction
                                                                                                                                                                               your launchpad into designing and creating
                                                                                                                                                                               the built environment.
                                                                                                                                            Structure                                                                                 Professional accreditation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Bachelor of Architectural Studies is the
                                                                                                                                            Core (11 courses)
                                                                                                                                                                               Career opportunities                                   undergraduate pathway to the accredited
                                                                                                                                                                               This degree is the first step to becoming an           postgraduate Master of Architecture degree
                                                                                                                                            Design Studio (6 courses)
                                                                                                                                                                               architect. Following this, you can complete the        which has professional recognition from the NSW
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Architecture and continue the pathway        Architects Registration Board.
                                                                                                                                            Interdisciplinary Learning (2
                                                                                                                                            courses, with students from        towards becoming a registered Architect.
                                                                                                                                            other disciplines)                 Career opportunities include professional
                                                                                                                                            +                                  architect or architectural technologist in
                                                                                                                                            Electives & General Education      government, private or commercial practice and
                                                                                                                                            (3 courses)                        multidisciplinary design, architectural consulting,
                                                                                                                                                                               heritage architectural services, spatial design,
                                                                                                                                                                               environmental consultancy, architectural critique,
                                                                                                                                                                               and academic research.

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UNSW-Tong ji Double Degree in Architecture                                                                                                Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Honours)

       Program code 3264              Progress your architectural career at the             •   Computer Modelling and BIM                       Program code 3381             Landscape architects transform the world               Study areas
                                      global level. This unique double degree,              •   Drawing and Model Making                                                       around us, planning and designing the                  •   Communication
       Duration 4 years                                                                                                                          Duration 4 years
                                      taught in English at both UNSW and                    •   History of Architecture                                                        shared environments in which we live,                  •   Design Studio
       2021 lowest selection          Shanghai’s Tongji University, prepares you            •   Materials and Technologies                       2021 lowest selection         work, travel and play. In this professionally          •   Ecological Processes
       rank1 ATAR + portfolio +       for professional practice in both Australia           •   Structures and Construction                      rank1 80.00                   accredited degree, through coursework                  •   Environmental Technology and Practice
       interview                                                                                                                                                                                                                      •   History and Theory
                                      and China. On completion you will be                                                                       2021 lowest ATAR2 70.35       and work experience, you’ll study built
                                                                                            Professional accreditation                                                                                                                •   Landscape Engineering Principles
       2021 lowest ATAR2 N/A          eligible to apply for postgraduate studies                                                                                               and natural urban systems as the basis for             •   Plants and Design
                                                                                            The UNSW-Tongji Double Degree in Architecture        Assumed knowledge None
                                      in Architecture at either university.                                                                                                    designing liveable, healthy, sustainable and
       Assumed knowledge None                                                               is an undergraduate pathway to the accredited                                      resilient cities.                                      Professional accreditation
                                                                                            postgraduate Master of Architecture degree
                                      Career opportunities                                  which has professional recognition from the NSW
                                                                                                                                               Structure                                                                              The Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
     Structure                                                                                                                                 Core (13 courses)                                                                      is accredited by the Australian Institute of
                                      This degree prepares you for work in both China       Architects Registration Board.                                                     Career opportunities
     3 Semesters at Tongji                                                                                                                     +                                                                                      Landscape Architects (AILA).
                                      and Australia. Upon completion of an accredited                                                                                          This degree will give you the knowledge and
     University                                                                                                                                Landscape Studio (10 courses)
                                      Master’s degree, you’ll be ready to pursue careers                                                                                       practical skills to create sustainable and beautiful
     +                                                                                      Entry                                              +
                                      as a professional architect in government, private                                                                                       environments in urban and rural settings.
     6 Terms at UNSW Sydney                                                                 Students commence this double degree at Tongji     Interdisciplinary Learning (2
                                      or commercial practice and multidisciplinary                                                                                             Our graduates can be found working across
     +                                                                                      University. The Tongji academic year commences     courses, with students from
                                      design, architectural consulting, building science                                                                                       the globe in landscape architecture in private
     1 Semester at Tongji                                                                   in September. For more information on Tongji       other disciplines)
                                      and architectural or environmental consultancy.                                                                                          practice, government, and commercial firms,
     University                                                                             Double Degree entry see                            +
                                                                                                                                                                               landscape planning and management, designing
                                                                                                                Electives & General Education
                                      Study areas                                                                                                                              in construction, or in project management and
                                                                                                                                               (5 courses)
                                      • Architecture Design Studio                                                                                                             strategic planning.
                                      • Climate and Environmental Design
                                      • Communications

     Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Honours)                                                                                               Bachelor of Construction Management and Property
       Program code 3256              From the scale of rooms to cities, this               Study areas                                          Program code 3332             In this degree you’ll develop broad
                                      degree trains you to develop creative                 •   Communications                                                                 knowledge and skills across the
       Duration 4 years                                                                                                                          Duration 3 years
                                      solutions to aesthetic challenges in the              •   Computer Modelling                                                             management of property development,
       2021 lowest selection                                                                                                                     (+ 1 year Honours option)
                                      built environment. You’ll learn about                 •   Design Studio                                                                  construction and design work,
       rank1 80.00                    interior environments including all aspects           •   History and Theory                               2021 lowest selection         construction site operation and
                                      of their structural, spatial, social and              •   Materials                                        rank1 80.00
       2021 lowest ATAR2 70.10                                                                                                                                                 project management as well as
                                                                                            •   Professional Practice
                                      material assembly, then discover how                                                                       2021 lowest ATAR2 69.45       quantity surveying.
       Assumed knowledge None                                                               •   Technical Drawing and Model Making
                                      to put your skills and knowledge into
                                                                                            •   Technology                                       Assumed knowledge None
                                      professional practice.                                                                                                                   Career opportunities
     Structure                                                                              Minors (Optional)                                                                  This degree will give you the skills to manage
     Core (13 courses)                Career opportunities                                  •   Computational Design                           Structure                       the delivery of complex construction projects.
     +                                This degree will prepare you for a rewarding          •   Construction Management                        Core (20 courses)               You’ll be able to work in various roles across
     Practice Studio (8 courses)      career in interior architecture in architecture and   •   Industrial Design                              +                               construction planning and management, project
     +                                design firms, private consultancy in residential,     •   Landscape Architecture                         Interdisciplinary Learning (2   management, property development, property             I wanted to study at UNSW because of its
     Interdisciplinary Learning (2    retail, workplace, commercial or hospitality                                                             courses, with students from     valuation, asset management or analysis,               positive learning environment, reputation
     courses, with students from      spaces, corporate interior design specialising                                                           other disciplines)              surveying and estimating, and consulting on
                                                                                            Professional accreditation                                                                                                                within the construction industry, and
     other disciplines)               in multi-storey residential, retail, hospitality,                                                        +                               construction, real estate, or specialised
                                                                                            The Bachelor of Interior Architecture is                                                                                                  motivated educators who bring their unique
     +                                medical, hotel or exhibition design. Many of                                                             General Education (2 courses)   legal advice.
                                                                                            recognised by the Interior Designer/Interior                                                                                              experiences in the classroom to support our
     General Education (2 courses)    our graduates also manage their own interior
                                                                                            Architecture Educators Association (IDEA).                                                                                                learning. While studying I attained a cadetship
     +                                architecture or design practices.                                                                                                        Study areas
                                                                                            Graduates are eligible for membership to the                                                                                              in the construction industry, it was a real
     Electives (4 courses) OR Minor
                                                                                            International Federation of Interior Architects/                                   •   Building Construction
     (4 courses)
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Building Science Materials and Structure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      light bulb moment when I was able to bring
                                                                                            Designers (IFI) and Design Institute of
                                                                                            Australia (DIA).                                                                   •   Construction Technology                            classroom concepts to work, and use them to
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Economics and Law                                  make sense of real life situations!
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Facilities Management                              –
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hamza Arshi
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Property Development
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Quantity Surveying                                 Bachelor of Construction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Management and Property
                                                                                                                                                                               Professional accreditation
                                                                                                                                                                               The Bachelor of Construction Management
                                                                                                                                                                               and Property is accredited by The Australian
                                                                                                                                                                               Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) and The
                                                                                                                                                                               Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
                                                                                                                                                                               Students completing the additional one-year
                                                                                                                                                                               Honours program will also receive accreditation
                                                                                                                                                                               from The Australian Institute of Building (AIB).

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Bachelor of City Planning (Honours)                                                                                                  Bachelor of Industrial Design
       Program code 3362             Learn to shape sustainable, equitable,                  Study areas                                    Program code 3387                              This degree will equip you to influence              Study areas
                                     healthy and inspiring built environments                •   City Economics                                                                            the way we live by designing what we                 •   3D Digital Modelling
       Duration 4 years (includes                                                                                                           Duration 3 years
       practice year)
                                     with the Bachelor of City Planning                      •   Environmental Science                                                                     use every day. You’ll learn about design             •   Commerce and Marketing
                                                                                                                                            (+ 1 year Honours option)
                                     (Honours). From theoretical work around                 •   Heritage Studies                                                                          process, technology and materials, visual            •   Computer Aided Design (CAD)
       2021 lowest selection         contemporary planning issues to Work                    •   Planning History                           2021 lowest selection                                                                               •   Design Studio
                                                                                                                                                                                           communication and more, taking the
       rank1 80.00                   Integrated Learning with many city,                     •   Planning Law                               rank1 80.00                                                                                         •   Materials and Manufacturing
                                                                                                                                                                                           technical aspects of design in tandem with
                                                                                             •   Planning Theory and Methodology                                                                                                                •   Science and Engineering
       2021 lowest ATAR2 73.65       state and international partners, this                                                                 2021 lowest ATAR2 70.90                        user experience.
                                                                                             •   Sociology
                                     degree provides you with the necessary
       Assumed knowledge None                                                                •   Transport Planning                         Assumed knowledge None                                                                              Professional accreditation
                                     foundations for a career as a City Planner.             •   Urban Design                                                                              Career opportunities                                 Bachelor of Industrial Design graduates are
                                                                                                                                                                                           Prepare for an exciting industrial design career,    eligible for membership of the Design Institute of
     Structure                       Career opportunities                                    Professional accreditation                   Structure                                        including working in product design for multi-       Australia (DIA).
     Core (16 courses)                                                                       The Bachelor of City Planning (Honours) is   Core (10 courses)                                disciplinary design teams such as architectural
                                     This degree will prepare you for a career in fields
     +                                                                                       accredited by the Planning Institute of      +                                                and engineering consultancies, or within the
                                     that plan cities, including development strategies
     Work Integrated Learning (5                                                             Australia (PIA).                             Design Studio (8 courses)                        manufacturing industry for consumer and
                                     that decide environmental use and land use. You’ll
     courses)                                                                                                                             +                                                public access products such as electrical,
                                     also be able to work across the development,
     +                                                                                                                                    Interdisciplinary Learning (2                    transport, scientific, medical, retail, furniture
                                     research, consultation or assessment of urban
     Interdisciplinary Learning (2                                                           Double degree options                        courses, with students from                      or telecommunications. You can also pursue a
                                     policies. You may also become a specialist
     courses, with students from                                                             • Law                                        other disciplines)                               career in brand marketing or designing multimedia
                                     in planning law if you study the City Planning
     other disciplines)                                                                                                                   +                                                content, graphics, packaging and exhibitions or
                                     (Honours) double degree with Law.
     +                                                                                                                                    Electives & General Education                    other services and strategies.
     Prescribed Elective & General                                                                                                        (6 courses)
     Education (5 courses)
     Thesis (1 course)

     Bachelor of Computational Design
                                                                                                                                          Education and Social Work
                                                                                                                                          Bachelor of Education
       Program code 3268             The Bachelor of Computational Design                    Study areas
                                     gives you an understanding of digital                   •   Animation
       Duration 3 years (+ 1 year
                                     technologies and their use in the built                 •   Building Modelling
       Honours option)
                                     environment. You’ll learn how to design                 •   Computer Aided Design (CAD)
                                                                                                                                          This degree is designed for students                    Professional accreditation                          Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor
                                                                                                                                          who want to pursue a career in                          This degree is professionally recognised by
       2021 lowest selection
                                     responsive, interactive spaces and develop              •   Design Studio
                                                                                                                                          secondary-school teaching. You                          NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).           of Education (Secondary)
       rank1 80.00                                                                           •   Information Technology in Design
                                     skills in computer design, 3D modelling,                                                             will develop excellent classroom
                                                                                             •   Multimedia
       2021 lowest ATAR2 70.55       robotic and digital fabrication. You will                                                            competency skills and increase your                     Structure
                                                                                             •   Rendering
       Assumed knowledge None        be able to apply these skills in industrial/                                                         employability upon graduation with                      Education Core (11 courses)                           Program code 4053
                                     urban design and architectural contexts.                                                             80 days in supervised teaching                          +                                                     Duration 4 years
                                                                                                                                          placements in at least two secondary                    Teaching Specialisation/Methods (4                    (+ Honours options)
     Structure                                                                                                                            schools. The Bachelor of Education                      courses)
     Core (18 courses)
                                     Career opportunities                                                                                                                                         +                                                     2021 lowest selection rank1
                                     You can expect to choose to work within a range of                                                   (Secondary) is only offered as a double
     +                                                                                                                                                                                            Education Electives (1 courses)                       80.00
                                     industries spanning urban planning, architecture,                                                    degree, which means our graduates can
     Interdisciplinary Learning (2                                                                                                                                                                +                                                     2021 lowest ATAR2 69.00
     courses, with students from     engineering, manufacturing and construction,                                                         pursue their passion and also benefit                   Professional Experience (80 days)
     other disciplines)              and also animation and gaming environments.                                                          from further career opportunities in                    +                                                     Assumed knowledge
     +                               The professions you can choose from include                                                          complementary professions.                              Double Degree                                         Band 5 or higher in any
     Electives & General Education   design specialist, digital optimisation consultation,                                                                                                                                                              HSC English course or the
     (4 courses)                     software solutions development, digital production                                                   NSW education students are required to pass                                                                   equivalent
                                     management, and data analysis.                                                                       the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial
                                                                                                                                          Teacher Education Students (LANTITE) prior
                                                                                                                                          to commencing their first in-school placement.          Bachelor of Commerce/                               Teaching specialisations
                                                                                                                                          Visit                     Bachelor of Education                               • Aboriginal Studies    • Languages
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (Indigenous             (Chinese, French,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  (Secondary)                                           Studies)                Japanese, Korean,
                                                                                                                                          Career opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ancient History         Spanish)
                                                                                                                                          Teaching is a stable and rewarding career
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Drama                 • Legal Studies
                                                                                                                                          choice with ongoing demand for skilled
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Program code 3462                                • English               • Modern History
                                                                                                                                          educators. Our Bachelor of Education is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • English as            • Music Studies
                                                                                                                                          nationally accredited by the NSW Education                 Duration 4 years (+ Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        an Additional           (Intensive)
                                                                                                                                          Standards Authority (NESA), which allows you to            options)                                           Language or Dialect   • Society and Culture
                                                                                                                                          teach for both government and non-government
                                                                                                                                                                                                     2021 lowest selection rank1                        (EAL/D)
                                                                                                                                          secondary schools. Our graduates are widely
                                                                                                                                                                                                     93.00                                            • Geography
                                                                                                                                          accepted as exemplary teachers throughout
                                                                                                                                          Australia as well as internationally. Many of our          2021 lowest ATAR2 86.55
                                                                                                                                          graduates also pursue career opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Assumed knowledge
                                                                                                                                          outside secondary school teaching including
                                                                                                                                          working in community education, cultural                   Band 5 or higher in any HSC
                                                                                                                                          institutions and tertiary education.                       English course or the equivalent;
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Mathematics Advanced

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Teaching specialisations
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • B usiness Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Economics

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Bachelor of Education (continued)                                                                                       Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
                                                                                                                               Program code 4033             Help change lives by solving problems in             Professionally recognised
     Bachelor of Design/                    Bachelor of Economics/                    Bachelor of Fine Arts/                                                 human relationships, promoting social                This degree is professionally recognised. Upon
                                                                                                                               Duration 4 years
     Bachelor of Education                  Bachelor of Education                     Bachelor of Education                                                  change and enhancing the wellbeing of                graduation you’ll be eligible for membership of
                                                                                                                               2021 lowest selection         others. Our Social Work degree has a                 the Australian Association of Social Workers.
     (Secondary)                            (Secondary)                               (Secondary)                              rank1 80.00                   strong emphasis on practical skills with
                                                                                                                                                             guidance from social workers and industry            Pathways from TAFE NSW
                                                                                                                               2021 lowest ATAR2 70.05       professionals. You’ll gain expertise in a            Our undergraduate Social Work program has a
       Program code 4066                      Program code 4058                           Program code 4063                                                                                                       formal agreement with TAFE NSW regarding the
                                                                                                                               Assumed knowledge None        wide variety of areas, including mental
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  articulation of students from the Community
                                              Duration 4 years                                                                                               health, social work counselling, community
       Duration 4.7 years                                                                 Duration 4 years                                                                                                        Services program. If you studied the relevant
                                              (+ Honours options)                                                                                            work, sociology, psychology and working
       (+ Honours options)                                                                (+ Honours options)                                                                                                     diplomas under the TAFE Community Services
                                                                                                                             Structure                       with Indigenous communities.
                                              2021 lowest selection rank1                                                                                                                                         Training Package, you’ll receive a TAFE Credit
       2021 lowest selection rank1                                                        2021 lowest selection rank1        Core (20 courses)
                                              91.00                                                                                                                                                               Transfer for up to 48 units of credit (UOC), which
       80.00                                                                              80.00                              +
                                                                                                                                                             Career opportunities                                 is equivalent to one-year, full-time study.
                                              2021 lowest ATAR2 83.05                                                        Electives & General Education
                                                                                                                                                             Social Workers operate in diverse areas, including
       2021 lowest ATAR 70.65
                                              Assumed knowledge Band 5 or                 2021 lowest ATAR 71.20
                                                                                                                             (4 courses)
                                                                                                                                                             hospitals, government departments, welfare           Double degree options
       Assumed knowledge                      higher in any HSC English                   Assumed knowledge                                                  agencies, industry/corporate, community
                                                                                                                             Field Placement                                                                      •   Arts
       Band 5 or higher in any                course or the equivalent;                   Band 5 or higher in any                                            organisations, and as independent consultants.
                                                                                                                             +                                                                                    •   Criminology & Criminal Justice
       HSC English course or the              Mathematics Advanced                        HSC English course or the          Honours Stream (8 courses)                                                           •   Law
       equivalent; Visual Arts                                                            equivalent; Visual Arts                                                                                                 •   Social Science

                                            Teaching specialisations
     Teaching specialisations               • B usiness Studies                      Teaching specialisations
     • Graphics and Multimedia Technology   • Economics                               • Visual Arts
     • Visual Arts                                                                    • Graphics and Multimedia Technology

     Bachelor of Media Arts/                Bachelor of Music/                        Bachelor of Science/
     Bachelor of Education                  Bachelor of Education                     Bachelor of Education
     (Secondary)                            (Secondary)                               (Secondary)

                                                                                          Program code 4076
       Program code 4064                      Program code 3446
                                                                                          Duration 4 years
       Duration 4 years                       Duration 5 years
                                                                                           (+ Honours option)
       (+ Honours options)                    (+ Honours options)
                                                                                          2021 lowest selection rank1
       2021 lowest selection rank1            2021 lowest selection rank1
       80.00                                  80.00 + audition
                                                                                          2021 lowest ATAR2 70.45
       2021 lowest ATAR2 77.55                2021 lowest ATAR2 70.25
                                                                                          Assumed knowledge
       Assumed knowledge                      Assumed knowledge
                                                                                          Band 5 or higher in any
       Band 5 or higher in any HSC            Band 5 or higher in any
                                                                                          HSC English course or the
       English course of the equivalent       HSC English course or the
                                                                                          equivalent; Mathematics
                                              equivalent; applicants are
                                                                                          Advanced and Chemistry plus
                                              expected to have reached the
     Teaching specialisations                                                             one of Biology or Earth and
                                              level of at least Grade 7 AMEB
     • Graphics and Multimedia Technology                                                 Environmental Science, Physics
                                              Performance (or equivalent)
     • Visual Arts                                                                        or Mathematics Extension 1
                                              and Music 2, or Grade 6 AMEB
                                                                                          (depending on chosen area of
                                              Musicianship (or equivalent), or
                                              HSC Music Extension.

                                                                                      Teaching specialisations
                                            Teaching specialisations                  •   Biology
                                            • Music
                                                                                      •   Chemistry
                                                                                      •   Earth and Environmental Science
                                            Auditions are required for this degree.
                                                                                      •   Investigating Science
                                            Visit                •   Mathematics
                                                                                      •   Physics

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