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International Postgraduate
                                         -
                             Student Guide
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Career
    success

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CAREER SUCCESS STARTS HERE
    It takes

          someone
          like you
          The world is changing, and now, more than ever, it needs people
          who want to make a difference. Discover your passion and find
          your purpose to become the person the world needs.

          Your full potential is waiting to be discovered and we’re
          committed to helping you achieve your unique and extraordinary
          dreams. Through hands-on learning and original thinking, you will
          be inspired to develop and grow as you build towards a confident
          and prosperous future.

          Be valued for the difference you bring,
          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, unsw.edu.au/study

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CAREER SUCCESS STARTS HERE
    What's
    inside
    Your journey starts here
    Why choose UNSW 			               page 6
    Career-focused education 			      page 8
    Innovation and research 			       page 10

    Welcome to Sydney 		              page 14

    Be supported along your path
    Scholarships				page 12
    Study experience				page 20
    Student support				page 22
    Accommodation				page 24

    Find the right degree for you     page 27

    Entry to UNSW
    How to apply 				                 page 122
    Higher Degree Research 			        page 126
    English courses 				              page 130
    Tuition fees 				                 page 132

    Contact us				page 136

                        Sir John Clancy Auditorium

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Study at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WHY CHOOSE UNSW
    a global
    top 50                                                                                World-leading
                                                                                          education
                                                                                          Ranked 40th in the world for
                                                                                                                               Employable graduates
                                                                                                                               Ranked 27th in the world by
                                                                                                                               employers seeking the best
                                                                                                                                                                              Global Connections
                                                                                                                                                                              Ranked 22nd most international
                                                                                                                                                                              university in the world for number

    university
                                                                                          quality teaching and research        graduates (employer reputation).               of international students, staff and
                                                                                          (academic reputation).                                                              scholar collaboration
                                                                                                                               QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020
                                                                                          QS World University Rankings, 2021                                                  Times Higher Education Rankings, 2020

    UNSW is a world-leading teaching and
    research powerhouse recognised by
    employers and organisations around
    the globe.

    We’re dedicated to shaping a generation of forward
                                                                                          Top earners                          Cutting-edge innovation                        6 of the world's top
    thinking, environmentally conscious and socially                                      Highest graduate median              #1 institution attended by                     20 subjects
    engaged graduates who’ll make a positive impact in                                    salary of Sydney-based and           Australian start-up founders.                  Mining & Mining Engineering (5th),
    the world.                                                                            Go8 universities.                                                                   Civil & Structural Engineering (12th),
                                                                                                                               Startup Muster 2018
                                                                                          QILT Graduate Outcome Survey, 2020                                                  Law (13th) Petroleum Engineering
    We ensure you receive a truly hands-on and career-                                                                                                                        (18th), Accounting & Finance (19th),
    focused education that will uncover your potential.                                                                                                                       Environmental Sciences (19th)
    You will discover and grow your strengths through
                                                                                                                                                                              QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021
    life-changing experiences and inspirational
    mentoring from world-renowned academics.

                                                                                                                               Studying at UNSW is an investment in your
                                                                                                                               future. We’re committed to developing
                                                                                                                               you personally and professionally. The
                                                                                                                               combination of your ambition and our
                                                                                                                               expertise will set you up for a future where
    Top 50                                                A Group of                                                           you’ll feel empowered to make positive
    Ranked 44th university globally                       Eight university                                                     impact and make a difference. The world
                                                                                                                               needs dreamers, explorers, researchers,
    QS World University Rankings, 2021                    UNSW is a member of the
                                                                                                                               leaders and thinkers.
                                                          prestigious coalition of
                                                          Australia’s leading research-
                                                          intensive universities                                               The world needs U
                                                                                                                                                     Throughout this guide you will find QR
                                                                                                                                                     codes that unlock more information and
                                                                                                                                                     reveal extra inspiration. Scan the QR
                                                                                                                                                     code to see why the world needs you.  

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CAREER-FOCUSED EDUCATION
    Become an                                                           We prepare you for
    employable                                                          lifelong career success.

    graduate                                                            Develop your flexible,
                                                                        lifelong career plan
                                                                        From day one, you can turn to our experts for
                                                                        professional advice and learn how to seize
    UNSW is career-focused education. We equip you with the skills,     opportunities throughout your career. We’ll help you:
    opportunities and support that will ensure you excel well into      • Recognise and build on your professional strengths.
    your future. That’s why our graduates now work with some of the     • Identify your opportunities and plan a career path.
    most enviable employers and global organisations, such as Google,   • Think critically and creatively for lifelong
    Unilever, Ernst & Young, Microsoft, Rio Tinto, HSBC, Slater &         career success.
    Gordon, NASA, UNESCO and Oxfam.

                                                                                                                                    “Coming out of uni there was so many transferrable
                                                                                                                                    skills like being a good communicator, a team member,
                                                                                                                                    presenting well, these kind of skills that you’ve built
                                                                        Make an impact with employers                               up over the years studying here [UNSW] are so easily
                                                                                                                                    transferrable into the workforce.”
                                                                        Your knowledge, skills and experience combine
                                                                                                                                    –
                                                                        to demonstrate why a company should hire you.
                                                                                                                                    Catherine Hu,
                                                                        You will learn how to express your professional
                                                                                                                                    UNSW Business School Alumna and Customer
                                                                        best with:
                                                                                                                                    Solutions Manager for TikTok
                                                                        •   Internships and practical experiences integrated into
                                                                            your studies.
                                                                        •   Strong online presence, resumé and cover letter
                                                                                                                                                     Scan the QR code to watch
                                                                            writing skills.
                                                                                                                                                     Catherine's story.
                                                                        •   The ability to understand and respond to complex
                                                                            interview questions.

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

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INNOVATION & RESEARCH
     Transform
     ideas into
     reality

     Grow your ideas with leading entrepreneurial support                                                         Change the world with bold ideas and quality research
     If you’re passionate about starting your own                                                                 We're passionate about research, changing lives             You too can be a part of UNSW's global research
     business, UNSW is the university for you. We                                                                 and making real-world impact. That is why UNSW is           network. See page 126 for more information on
     have one of the biggest student and alumni start-                                                            ranked number one in Australia for research quality         Higher Degree Research.
     up programs in Australia, the UNSW Founders                                                                  and impact*. It can start with just one bold idea and
     Program. You can turn your ideas into a reality with:                                                        result in outcomes that positively impact societies,
     • One-on-one mentoring with expert start-up                                                                  economies and the environment.
       coaches
     • Interactive workshops in cutting-edge facilities
     • Accelerator programs to help you gain investment      “The Founders program fast-tracked our growth
       and launch your own business                          by putting us in touch with industry experts and
     • Networking events where you meet business             mentors that have been crucial to our product        Solar power (photovoltaics): We broke the record for the    The world’s first quantum computer: Using silicon,
       founders, leaders and entrepreneurs                   development and business strategy. We've gained      conversion efficiency of a silicon solar cell. We’re home   UNSW is one of the global leaders in the race to build a
                                                             not only exposure to the start-up industry as a      to the world’s fastest solar-powered car. Our campuses      quantum computer. We’ve also established the world’s
     UNSW Founders                                           whole, but it has made us think more globally. The   are now powered by 100% solar electricity.                  first undergraduate degree in quantum engineering.
     Australia’s most comprehensive university               funding, office space and resources provided have
     entrepreneurship program. Visit                         been invaluable to us succeeding on our journey.”
     founders.unsw.edu.au
                                                             –
                                                             Vanessa Zhao,
                                                             UNSW Founders alumna

                                                             Vanessa and three of her classmates                  COVID-19: Our researchers are tackling the COVID-19         Climate Change: Among several world-first climate
                                                             launched Yellowbox as a part of the UNSW             pandemic through social policy, public health,              research projects, we have established the Climate
                                                             Founders 10x Accelerator program. Yellowbox is       immunology, biosecurity and infectious disease              Change Research Centre with one to the largest research
                                                             a technology start-up specialising in smart-lock     intelligence. We have established a Rapid Response          facilities of its kind in Australia. We are proudly the #1
                                                             systems and since its launch with UNSW it has        Research Fund to aid numerous projects, while a leading     university for meeting the UN's Sustainable Development
                                                             now expanded internationally.                        team of UNSW researchers are currently working on the       Goal for Responsible Consumption and Production.^
                                                                                                                  frontline with the state’s health department.
                                                                                                                                                                              ^Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings, 2020

                                                                                                                  *Australian Research Council Engagement and Impact
                                                                                                                  Assessment National Report 2018

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Scholarships,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SCHOLARSHIPS
     rewarding
     your ambition
     UNSW is where the hardest-working                  Our scholarships aren’t just based on your
     and highest-achieving students from                grades – UNSW values leadership skills,
     around the world study and succeed.                extracurricular interests and your passion to
     We offer scholarships for high-achieving           study with us. Our international scholarships
     international students to empower them to          and awards will help you to gain financial
     realise their potential.                           support, recognition of your academic
                                                        excellence and they’ll help you stand out to
                                                        future employers.

     International Scientia                                          Australia’s Global University Award                    For all eligibility requirements, instructions on
     Coursework Scholarship                                          If you have strong academic merit and are passionate   how to apply, or to explore all the scholarships
                                                                     about achieving your goals through your university     available, visit scholarships.unsw.edu.au
     Alongside academic merit, we want you to show us
     your passion to become a leader, how you’ve engaged             study, you will be considered for Australia’s Global
     in extracurricular interests, and share with us why             University Award.
     UNSW is the university for you.
                                                                     What you receive:
     What you receive:                                               • AUD$10,000 for one year or,
     • a full scholarship on your tuition fees or,                   • AUD$5,000 for one year
                                                                                                                                                                                "My scholarship has given me a platform to focus
     • AUD$20,000 per annum for the minimum duration of                                                                                                                         more on my studies and obtain a marketing
       your program.                                                                                                                                                            internship which is relevant to my course and thus
                                                                                                                                                                                adds significant value to my overall profile."
     You’ll also have access to networks and support                                                                                                                            –
     including ‘fast-tracked’ applications for campus                                                                                                                           Saurabh Kaura,
     accommodation, awards and networking events                                                                                                                                Master of Commerce - International Business,
     and guaranteed entry into the UNSW Professional                                                                                                                            Economics & Finance
     Development Program.

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WELCOME TO SYDNEY
                                                                                                                                                    Take a break from the books
                                                                                                                                                    There’s always something fun and exciting happening
                                                                                                                                                    in Sydney – from concerts at the Opera House, to

           Sydney
                                                                                                                                                    free events including Vivid light and musical festival,
                                                                                                                                                    Chinese New Year celebrations and the multicultural
                                                                                                                                                    Parramasala. Join an impromptu beach volleyball
                                                                                                                                                    game on Coogee Beach or grab some friends for
                                                                                                                                                    some photo-worthy moments in the Chinese Garden
                                                                                                                                                    of Friendship.
                                                                                                                                                    Or if you’re more into sport, we host world-class
     Welcome to
                                                                                                                                                    sporting events including cricket, soccer and rugby.
                                                                                                                                                    For the more artistic visitors, there are theatre
                                                                                                                                                    productions, concerts and festivals (many of them
                                                                                                                                                    free!) to keep you entertained and inspired all year
                                                                                                                                                    round. Get among it and join fun in Sydney.

                                                                       Sydney downtown
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Bondi Beach, Sydney

                                                                          Feel safe and welcome                                                                                                                      Sydney on a budget
                                                                          G’day. Hello. Hi. How’s it going? Aussies are known for                                                                                    On a budget? No worries. There are lots of affordable
                                                                          being friendly and you will find a smile wherever you                                                                                      indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy in Sydney.
                                                                          go. Feel safe and welcome as you join our vibrant and                                                                                      Pop into a free art gallery, catch a movie at the local
                                                                          multicultural communities all over Sydney that span                                                                                        cinema, try a coastal walk, snorkel or surf at the
                                                                          social, religious and cultural collectives.                                                                                                beach, or enjoy a budget-friendly lunch or dinner in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     one of our neighbouring suburbs. Feel confident to try
                                                                          Sydney has been ranked one of safest cities in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     new hobbies with lots of UNSW student social clubs
                                                                          world* Additionally, our public health response to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to join.
                                                                          COVID-19 is considered one of the most effective,
                                                                          worldwide. You can feel secure and safe about
                                                                          your choice to live here. It will feel like a home away
                                                                          from home, no matter where you’re from. The best                                                                                           Explore Sydney’s surroundings
      Sydney is one of the best and that’s not
                                                                          bit about our multicultural city? The food. Explore                                                                                        Sydney is all about the outdoors. And it’s more than
      just according to us. It’s rated as the third
                                                                          Chinatown, Spice Alley, Little Italy and an array of                                                                                       just beaches. Head to one of our beautiful parks
      most liveable city in the world*. We’re
                                                                          fresh food markets all within easy reach. Who knows                                                                                        for an outdoor picnic with friends. If you want to
      known as one of the most diverse and
                                                                          what new treats you could discover?                                                                                                        go further afield, the Blue Mountains to the west
      inclusive cities in the world – made up of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     of Sydney, the Royal National Park to the south or
      global citizens. The differences you bring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     stunning Palm Beach in the north are great for a
      are appreciated and we look forward to
                                                                          Jumpstart your career connections in                                                                                                       getaway. Don't forget our beautiful beaches minutes
      welcoming you.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     from the UNSW Sydney campus. Fall in love with
                                                                          the business capital of Australia
      Sydney is more than just a pretty face.                                                                                                                                                                        Sydney when you study in the heart of it.
      It offers countless business and career                             Sydney is home to more global firms than any other
                                                                          Australian city. As a gateway to Asian economies,                                                                                          Discover more at
      opportunities – it’s Australia’s financial and
                                                                          you’ll find many valuable networking opportunities                                                                                         whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au
      economic powerhouse. There’s always
      something to do in Sydney, and UNSW is                              to help you stand out in the global job market. With
      right in the heart of it all.                                       UNSW’s career support services, you’ll feel confident
                                                                          about establishing new professional networks.

      Come join us.

      * Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index, 2019      *5th Safest City, Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index, 2019

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Crows Nest

                                                                                 Neutral Bay

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WELCOME TO SYDNEY
     Lane Cove River
                                                                North Sydney
                                                                                                                                                                  Watsons Bay

                                                                                                                 Taronga Zoo

                                                                                                                                                                                Take a
         Parramatta River

                                                                                                                                                                                quick tour
                                                                          Sydney Harbour Bridge

                                                  Millers Point
                                                       The Rocks

                                    Pyrmont          Sydney Centre        Woolloomooloo
                                                                                                                                                                                Top student city                                A swimmer’s paradise
                                                                   CBD                                                                                                          We’re in the top 10 Best Student Cities*        There are over 100 beaches in Sydney
                                                                                                                                                                                based on safety, welcoming international        spanning from harbourside alcoves filled
                                                                                                                                                                                students as well as cost of living.             with rockpools to the calm waters at
                                                  Haymarket                                                                                                                                                                     Balmoral and Camp Cove. Or give
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                surfing a go at the famous Bondi
                                                                              Darlinghurst                                                                                                                                      and Coogee beaches.
                            Glebe             Central Station

                                                  Ultimo
                                                                                                                                                                                Cultural melting pot                            Enjoy our style
                                                                                  UNSW Art & Design
                                                                                                                                                                                Almost a third of our population were           Sydneysiders like to shop – particularly
                                                                                                                                                      Bondi                     born overseas making us a truly                 with local Australian designers. Head to
                                                                Surry Hills                                                                                                     multicultural city. Immerse yourself in         nearby Paddington to discover boutique
                                                                                                                                                                                community cultural or religious events          shops. Wander over to Surry Hills to
                                                                                                                     Bondi Junction                                             throughout the year – including student         find one-of-a-kind streetwear or visit the
                                                                                                                                                                                events on campus.                               Sydney CBD for all the top labels and
                                                                                                                                                                Bondi Beach                                                     luxury brands.

                                                                     Moore Park
                                             Alexandria
                                                                                                                                                                                Experience the                                  Art meets nature
                                                                                                                                                                                Australian bush                                 Australia's largest outdoor sculpture
                                                                                                                                                                                There is a lot of green space in Sydney         exhibit, Sculpture by the Sea, is held
                                                                                                                                                                                to enjoy. In the south of the city you can      at Bondi Beach every year with large
                                                                                                                                                                                find one of Australia’s first national parks,   sculptures set against the backdrop of
                                                                                             Kensington                                                                         the Royal National park, home to unique         the cliffs and sea. Often featuring UNSW
                                                                                                                   Randwick                                                                                                     Art & Design Students’ work. Get the
                                                                                                                                                                                Australian plants, jaw-dropping coastal
                                                                                                                                                                                views and ancient Aboriginal art dating         selfie stick out for this. You won’t want to
                                                                                                                                                                                back thousands and thousands of years.          miss a photo opportunity.
                                                                                                                    CBD and South East
                                                                        UNSW Sydney                                 Light Rail Route
                                                                                                                                     Coogee
                                                                                 Kingsford                                                       Coogee Beach
                                                                                                   Kensington/Kingsford
                                                                                                   Light Rail Route
                                Mascot

                            Sydney Airport

                                                                                                                                                                                *QS Best Student Cites, 2019

                                                                                                                                          Maro
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WELCOME TO SYDNEY
     Live in the
     heart of it all

     UNSW has the best of Sydney right at its doorstep.
     The bubbling food and retail hub in the city centre
     is just a short trip on the light rail. For fresh ocean
     breezes, head to Bondi and Coogee, which are
     only a short bus trip from campus. Up for some                              Sydney Centre
     sightseeing? The famous Sydney Opera House and                              20 minutes by bus
     Sydney Harbour Bridge are so close, you can visit                                               UNSW                Bondi Junction
     them any time you want.
                                                                                                     Art & Design        20 minutes by bus
                                                                                                     10 minutes by bus
     Take advantage of the public transport system.
     There’s trains, buses, ferries and light rail options at
     all hours of the day. Getting to the main campus is
     easy with a new Light Rail network that will drop you
     at our doorstep. Or if you want to make the most of
     beautiful Sydney, jump on a bike or choose to walk.                                                                                           Bondi Beach
     Take it all in at your own pace.                                                                                                              20 minutes by car

     Make it your home                                                                                                         Randwick Shopping Complex
     Join the student community living on or nearby                                                                            3 minutes by Light Rail
     campus. Not only will you have this easy access              UNSW Canberra
     to Sydney city and beaches, you will be in walking
                                                                          3 hours by car
     distance to your lecture halls, meet people from
     around the world and make lifelong friends. For
     information on university accomodation, please see
     pages 24-25 or visit accommodation.unsw.edu.au
                                                                Sydney Airport
                                                                  20 minutes by car

                                                                UNSW Global

                                                                                                                                                   Coogee Beach
                                                                                                                                                   8 minutes by bus

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Get the full

                                                                                                                                                                                                                STUDY EXPERIENCE
     experience
     University is about discovering the best version of yourself. At
     UNSW, there’s so many opportunities for you to explore and grow,
     and with each new experience, you will discover new things about
     yourself and what motivates you to succeed. You will make friends
     in clubs and societies and enjoy fun events on and off campus.

                       Scan the QR code to see where UNSW can
                       take you!

                                                                         Online, flexible study that works for you                        A place to make new friends
                                                                         Receive a world-class education from anywhere. Take              Students from all backgrounds are what makes our
                                                                         advantage of a wide range of fully-online programs               campus so rich and diverse. There’s plenty of activities
                                                                         designed to help you balance professional and personal           and opportunities to find your place in the community.
                                                                         commitments. UNSW's online learning is recognised                With over 300 clubs and societies for everything from
                                                                         as accredited study and is delivered with the same               sport to religion, everyone is welcome. Arc, UNSW’s
                                                                         high standard of teaching as if you were on campus.              student-led organisation and home to many of our
                                                                         Programs offered will enable you to upskill, shift careers       student clubs, hosts year-round parties and events
                                                                         or gain a competitive edge in the job market. Browse the         (in person and online), sporting competitions and
                                                                         range of online degrees at online.unsw.edu.au                    practice, volunteering opportunities, health and wellness
                                                                                                                                          sessions… the list goes on. Find your friends at
                                                                         Please note that students are not able to obtain an Australian
                                                                                                                                          arc.unsw.edu.au
                                                                         student visa for UNSW's fully-online programs.

                                                                                                                                          Discover your favourite places
                                                                                                                                          UNSW’s campus has everything you could need all in one
                                                                                                                                          place. You’ll find dozens of cafes and restaurants, banks,
                                                                                                                                          ATMs, a post office, supermarket, medical facilities,
                                                                                                                                          libraries, sporting facilities and more! When it’s time to hit
                                                                                                                                          the books, there are indoor computer labs and outdoor
                                                                                                                                          study areas, so you can find the right vibe to suit your
                                                                                                                                          study style – all with free and fast Wi-Fi.

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STUDENT SUPPORT
     We’re here
     for you –
     every step
     of the way
     We’re known as one of the friendliest universities in
     Australia according to students and parents alike. We have
     a range of support and development services to guide you
     from your first day through to graduation.

                                                                                                                                                                                          The Roundhouse
     Feel safe and welcome                                 Help from a mate                                      Academic skills support
     The health and safety of our students is our          Before you arrive, be matched with a Cultural         UNSW students develop their academic skills
     number one priority. We have strict cleaning          Mentor, who is your new senior student ‘buddy’        through their faculties and an Academic Skills
     protocols in line with health authority guidelines.   and will answer all your questions on UNSW and        team. Students are supported in building their
     There is an on-campus health clinic, support for      Sydney. After you arrive your mentor can help         skills in everything academic - from reading and
     mental health, and wellbeing services designed        you learn about Australian culture, customs and       notetaking skills to academic English, writing
     specifically for students. We also provide 24/7       settling into student life at UNSW.                   and exam preparation. Students can access
     security services and have an app to help:                                                                  free Academic Skills workshops, individual
                                                           Our International Student Advisors provide
     StaySafe@UNSW.                                                                                              consultations with Academic Learning Facilitators
                                                           personalised advice and information on
                                                                                                                 and online
                                                           university life, student visas, wellbeing and
                                                                                                                 resources, including our academic English
                                                           academic performance. They’re ready to chat
     Arriving in Sydney                                                                                          writing service Smarthinking.
                                                           online now or meet you in person.                                                                         Scan the QR code to see
     With new-arrival workshops, campus tours, and                                                               For more information, visit student.unsw.edu.au/    where UNSW can take you.
                                                           We have peer support mentors, special support
     even meeting you at the airport, our dedicated                                                              skills and student.unsw.edu.au/smarthinking
                                                           programs for young students under 18 years of
     International Student Welcome Centre will make
                                                           age and Arc, our student-led organisation, runs the
     you feel at home with UNSW.
                                                           ‘Great Mates’ program where you can chat with
                                                           experienced, senior international students. Plus,
                                                           there is lots of helpful information online, visit
                                                           student.unsw.edu.au/international

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The Kensington Colleges

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ACCOMMODATION
     Find your
     new home

     Feel at home with a range of award-winning accommodation on and off campus at UNSW.                                    Temporary accommodation                                                        Under 18s
     Live within walking distance of your lecture halls, meet people from around the world, and                             We recommend having three to four weeks before                                 Arrangements must be made for students under 18
     make lifelong friends.                                                                                                 classes begin to arrange private housing. Be sure                              years of age according to Australian Government
                                                                                                                            to book short-term accommodation first, then                                   regulations for the welfare of international students
                                                                                                                            look for long-term options in person. Short-term                               under 18. For more information,
                                                                                                                            accommodation can include private hotels, motels,                              visit student.unsw.edu.au/visa18
     Accommodation at UNSW                                   Private accommodation options                                  hostels, lodges or furnished apartments ranging from
                                                                                                                            AUD$45 – AUD$300 per day.
     Make friends from around the world and take             Rental property
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Living on campus compared to living off campus
     comfort in the same extensive cleaning protocols        Choose from numerous private rental properties
                                                                                                                                                                                                           We’ve compiled indicative costs of living on campus
     that keep you safe on campus when you choose            located in the surrounding suburbs of UNSW.
                                                                                                                            Private student housing assistance                                             compared to living independently factoring in
     to live at UNSW. Save the commute, go home              You can rent a furnished or unfurnished property.
                                                                                                                            UNSW’s International Student Housing Assistance                                everything you need to consider from food to
     for lunch – there’s so much to love about living        Be sure to consider additional expenses such as
                                                                                                                            (ISHA) team can help you look for temporary or private                         transport, so you can make an informed choice about
     at UNSW.                                                electricity, gas, telephone and Wi-Fi. Costs vary
                                                                                                                            accommodation if UNSW accommodation isn’t                                      where you’ll live when you study with UNSW.
                                                             but usually range from AUD$250 – AUD$350 per
     Colleges                                                                                                               available when you apply. For more information,
                                                             student per week in a shared house or apartment.
     Live among students from all over the world                                                                            visit student.unsw.edu.au/housing-assistance
     including your fellow Aussies. Choose from              Homestay
     full board, partially catered, and self-catered         Homestay options include full board and single                 Living on campus compared to living off campus
     accommodation and options including male                room-only accommodation. Full board usually
                                                                                                                                                                                           UNSW owned and/or affiliated                                Independent
     only, female only, and mixed male and female            includes a furnished room, use of facilities in a
     accommodation. Most colleges cater for dietary          private home plus breakfast and dinner. Single                                                                       UNSW Apartment              UNSW College             Share house            One bedroom
     requirements like halal, kosher and vegetarian.         room-only homestays include a furnished room,                                                                       AUD$0                        AUD$0                    AUD$3,000              AUD$3,700
                                                                                                                             Set-up costs
                                                             and gas and electricity expenses in the rent.                  (Bond, furniture, utility
     Apartments                                              You’ll need to arrange your own food, cooking,                 connections, etc.)
     Apartments offer independent-style living for           cleaning, laundry and telephone costs. Costs vary
     students from all walks of life. There are apartments                                                                   Accommodation per week                              AUD$290 to AUD$580*          AUD$280 to AUD$600*      AUD$250 to AUD$350     AUD$470 to
                                                             but usually range from AUD$250 - AUD$350 per                                                                                                                                                     AUD$650
     on and off campus and costs vary depending on the       student per week. Search our database of local
     number of rooms and the location.                       private properties at studystays.unsw.edu.au
                                                                                                                             Internet                                            AUD$0                        AUD$0                    AUD$20 to AUD$55       AUD$20 to AUD$55

                                                                                                                             Gas and electricity                                 AUD$0                        AUD$0                    AUD$35 to AUD$140      AUD$35 to AUD$140

                                                                                                                             Food (groceries and eating out)                     AUD$80 to AUD$280            AUD$10 to AUD$50         AUD$80 to AUD$280      AUD$80 to AUD$280

                                                                                                                            Transport to university                              AUD$0                        AUD$0                    AUD$40                 AUD$40

                                                                                                                             Weekly total                                        AUD$370 to AUD$860*          AUD$290 to AUD$650       AUD$425 to AUD$865     AUD$645 to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              AUD$1,165
     Find the home that’s right for you. Take 360
     virtual tours of rooms and compare prices at                                                                           Total annual cost                                    AUD$19,240 to                AUD$12,760 to            AUD$22,100 to          AUD$33,540 to
     accommodation.unsw.edu.au.                                                                                                                                                  AUD$44,720*                  AUD$28,600*              AUD$44,980             AUD$60,580
                                                                                                                                                                                  52 weeks                    44 weeks                 52 weeks               52 weeks

                                                                                                                            Living costs are indicative only and will vary based on the location, number of people you live with and the condition of the housing.
                                                                                                                            For more information, visit student.unsw.edu.au/approximate-weekly-costs and studyinaustralia.gov.au/global/live-in-australia/living-costs

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FACULTIES & DEGREES
     Discover the
     right degree
     for you
                                                    Arts, Design & Architecture                             page 28
                                                    Build creative and critical thinking for real-world
                                                    impact in the areas of architecture, built environment,
                                                    design, social sciences, education, arts, and all the
                                                    diverse ways in which we live and grow.

                                                    UNSW Business School                                  page 54
     We have hundreds of different degree and       Join the new generation of business professionals
     double degree combinations that will prepare   making an impact in the ever-changing world of
     you for future success. Gain a world-class     accounting and finance, leadership and social impact,
                                                    entrepreneurship and business management.
     education and discover your true potential.
                                                    Engineering                                             page 68
                                                    Be at the very cutting edge of innovation and
                                                    technology in the engineering industry including
                                                    electrical, mechatronics, chemical, renewable
                                                    energy, civil engineering and more.

                                                    Law & Justice                                      page 80
                                                    Develop a deep understanding of how the law
                                                    operates in areas such as technology, finance,
                                                    human rights, environmental protection, commercial
                                                    business or media.

                                                    Medicine & Health                                          page 88
                                                    Start your health and medical studies with a
                                                    university that is a world leader in the fields of cancer,
                                                    neuroscience, mental health, infectious disease,
                                                    immunity and medical research.

                                                    Science                                              page 104
                                                    Turn your curiosity into a meaningful and successful
                                                    career where you can make real-world impact
                                                    in environmental science, data and technology
                                                    or psychology.

                                                    UNSW Canberra                                         page 114
                                                    Take your studies to the next level and master your
                                                    skills in strategy, security, leadership or business.
                                                    Gain a competitive edge in the workforce with further
                                                    studies in engineering science or space operations.

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Arts,

                                                                                                                                                                          ARTS, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
Design &
Architecture
Gain hands-on experience and build connections that will empower your
career progression. You will learn to turn creativity and critical thinking
into a future career that drives solutions to real-world challenges.

Our diverse faculty is home to subjects that place in the top 50
worldwide, and more than 40 disciplines across the arts, built
environment, design, education, humanities, media and social sciences.

         You will become both a problem-solver and a
         problem seeker, who understands the complexity
         of today’s world. You will develop the creativity and
         critical-thinking skills to confidently pursue the life
         you want.
                                                                              Career outcomes
                                                                              Advertising Executives       Diplomats                  Policy Specialists
         Our community supports your career success as
         much as your academic performance. You will learn                    Architects                   Editors                    Property Developers
         from leading practitioners in your field, benefit from
         connections to thousands of industry partners,                       Arts Managers                Educational Leaders        Property Managers
         and take advantage of unique opportunities for
                                                                              City Planners                Environmental Managers     Public Relations Consultants
         professional development.
                                                                              Communications Specialists   Immersive Design Leaders   Publishers

                                                                              Construction Project         Interpreters               Social Workers
         We’re a vibrant faculty where you will immerse                       Managers
         yourself in diverse communities and a busy calendar                                               Journalists                Teachers
         of events. You can take advantage of opportunities                   Curators
         to build personal and professional relationships                                                  Landscape Architects       Translators
         that will empower you to pursue your goals with                      Designers
                                                                                                           Linguists                  Urban Designers
         confidence.
                                                                              Development Specialists
                                                                                                           Media Advisors

         For more information, visit ada.unsw.edu.au

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Career success
                                                                                                                       UNSW graduates succeed. They’re earning the highest

                                                                                                                                                                                          ARTS, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
                                                                                                                       median salaries of graduates from 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 start-up
                                                                                                                       businesses that make a real difference.

                                                                                                                       Build professional networks
                                                                                                                       Whichever sector you want to move into, you will be able
                                                                                                                       advantage of our faculty’s connections to thousands of
                                                                                                                       industry partners. You will work with and learn from staff
                                                                                                                       who are not only practicing in your field, but who are also
                                                                                                                       leading and shaping the future of your industry.

                                                                                                                       Gain a global mindset
                                                                                                                       As part of our diverse community of students, staff,
                                                                                                                       alumni and industry partners from around the world,
                                                                                                                       you will be able to build a global network. Studying at
                                                                                                                       an internationally renowned university, you will learn the
                                                                                                                       communication and professional skills to move into global
                                                                                                                       careers and drive solutions to challenges that go beyond
                                                                                                                       borders.

                                                                                                                       *QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020

      Class site visit at Cockatoo Island, Sydney

     Experiences to shape your future                        Kensington Campus
     We’re dedicated to helping you create a university      Located between the global metropolis of Sydney’s
     experience that aligns with your ambitions. We will     CBD, and its world-famous beaches, UNSW’s
     listen to and work with you to understand your career   Kensington campus hosts hundreds of clubs,
     goals. We will support you to pursue those through      societies and networking events. It’s also home to
     industry connections, hands-on experiences and          Australia’s most comprehensive entrepreneurship
     world-class campus facilities.                          program – UNSW Founders.

                                                             Paddington Campus  
     Our campuses                                            Our Art & Design campus in inner city Sydney is a
     Our two Sydney campuses are home to purpose             renowned creative hub. Studying here, you will have
     designed spaces, industry-standard technologies and     access to an unmatched array of studio, workshop
     facilities that will support your learning and career   and gallery spaces, as well as state-of-the-art digital
     progression, whichever field you wish to move into.     production technology.

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Architecture and Built Environment
     Architecture                                                                                                                                          City Planning

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ARTS, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
                                                                                                                                                           Planning is an exciting, varied and progressive profession, which plays a pivotal role in decisions shaping the future of cities and
     Master of Architecture                                                                                                                                regions. The City Planning programs provide a solid foundation to pursue planning and urban policy-related career opportunities.
                                                                                                                                                           The two-year master’s degree is professionally accredited, and gives students the chance to undertake a major capstone project in
                                                 Areas of specialisations                              Students from international universities must
       Program code 8143
                                                                                                                                                           their chosen area of interest. Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate programs are also available.
                                                 •   High-Performance Technology                       provide a portfolio of their design work. The
       CRICOS code 061906G                       •   Housing                                           portfolio should include sample works from
                                                 •   Social Agency                                     various stages of their undergraduate degree,
       Duration 2 years                          •   Urban Conditions                                  and text should accompany all drawings/             Master of                                           Graduate Diploma in                                Graduate Certificate in
       Entry February and September              •   Generalist (no stream specialisation)             images to explain the projects. Professional
                                                                                                       work can be included, but the degree of             City Planning                                       City Planning                                      City Planning
       Estimated first                                                                                 responsibility for the work must be stated. The
       year tuition A$42,000
                                                 Entry requirements
                                                                                                       portfolio must be in digital format. For a guide      Program code 8148                                   Program code 5148                                  Program code 7148
                                                 1. 65 credit average (or equivalent) in applicant’s
                                                                                                       to portfolio submission, visit be.unsw.edu.
                                                 undergraduate architecture degree                                                                           CRICOS code 088355A                                 CRICOS code 088356M                                CRICOS code 088357K
                                                                                                       au/degrees/postgraduate-coursework/
                                                 OR
     Build on the disciplinary foundation of a                                                         master-of-architecture                                Duration 2 years                                    Duration 1 year                                    Duration 0.7 years
     Bachelor-level architecture degree with     2. Applicants who have completed the Bachelor                                                               Entry February and September                        Entry February and September                       Entry February and September
     a Master of Architecture. This degree       of Architectural Studies (or equivalent) but          Professional accreditation
     provides advanced knowledge of              do not meet the entry requirements specified          The Master of Architecture builds on the UNSW         Estimated first year tuition                        Estimated first year tuition                       Estimated first year tuition
     architectural design, professional          above may be considered after they have               Bachelor of Architectural Studies degree, and         A$38,880                                            A$38,880                                           A$19,440
     practice, environmental design and          obtained work experience in an architectural          presently has full five-year accreditation from
     construction and structures. You can        office. Work experience will be individually          the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia
                                                 assessed based on the following submission:           (AACA) and NSW Architects Registration Board.       Entry requirements                                  Entry requirements                                 Entry requirements
     choose one of four program streams to
                                                 • A logbook record of a minimum 12 months             Upon successful completion of their studies,        • A recognised bachelor’s degree                    • A recognised bachelor’s degree with at least     • A recognised bachelor’s degree with at least
     tailor our degree to a specific field of
                                                    full-time work or the equivalent.                  Master of Architecture graduates are then             with at least a credit average (65%),               a credit average (65%).                            a credit average (65%).
     your interest. The Master of                                                                      eligible to apply for the Architectural Practice
                                                 • A referee report from the employer                                                                       or where qualifications are not
     Architecture prepares you to practice       • A portfolio of the work undertaken during this      Examination (APE) which must be undertaken            considered adequate, admission may                Applicants who have achieved less than a           Applicants who have achieved less than a
     in architecture and other design-based         period                                             in order to become a Registered Architect             be permitted to the Graduate Certificate          credit average may be eligible for admission       credit average may be eligible for admission
     industries.                                 OR                                                    in Australia.                                         in City Planning, with the possibility of         on a case-by-case basis. Where qualifications      on a case-by-case basis.
                                                                                                                                                             upgrading to the master program, subject          are not considered adequate, admission may
                                                 3. UNSW Bachelor of Interior Architecture                                                                   to satisfactory performance.                      be permitted to the Graduate Certificate in
                                                 (Honours) graduates will meet entry                                                                                                                           City Planning, with the possibility of upgrading
                                                 requirements for the Master of Architecture                                                               Applicants with undergraduate degrees in            to the Graduate Diploma program, subject to
                                                 8143 if they complete the architecture elective                                                           related disciplines will be eligible for up to 24   satisfactory performance.
                                                 pathway in the Bachelor in Interior Architecture                                                          UOC of advanced standing (course credit).
                                                 (3256) degree. Students will need to complete                                                             Related areas include built environment
                                                 the following courses as part of this pathway, and                                                        subject areas such as architecture,
                                                 achieve an overall WAM of 65. These courses will                                                          construction management and planning
                                                 count as electives in their BIA program.                                                                  as well as social policy, economics and
                                                                                                                                                           environmental science, law/jurisprudence,
                                                                                                                                                           and environmental and civil engineering.

                                                                                                                                                           Professional accreditation
                                                                                                                                                           The program is accredited by the Planning
                                                                                                                                                           Institute of Australia (PIA). Graduates are
     Landscape Architecture                                                                                                                                eligible, subject to professional experience
                                                                                                                                                           requirements, for corporate membership
                                                                                                                                                           of PIA.

     Master of Landscape Architecture
                                                 The Master of Landscape Architecture                  Stream C caters to students who have
       Program code 8136                         is a three-year program with three entry              completed a Bachelor of Landscape
       CRICOS code 094952G                       points; depending on your prior study                 Architecture from an accredited program.
                                                 areas, you can complete the degree                    These students may be granted 96 UOC for
       Duration 3 years                                                                                recognition of prior learning (RPL) and are
                                                 requirements in one, two, or three
       Entry February and September              years. The program is 144 UOC in total,               required to complete one year of study (48
                                                                                                       UOC program). You must submit a portfolio,
       Estimated first                           but some students with relevant degree
                                                                                                       provide a personal statement and participate
       year tuition A$38,880                     backgrounds may be eligible for up to                 in an interview.
                                                 96 UOC transfer.

     If you’re looking to study landscape        Stream A caters to students from a non-
                                                                                                       Entry requirements
     architecture, there is no better            design background. You’ll be required to
                                                                                                       • A recognised bachelor’s degree with at least
     ‘laboratory’ than the Sydney region.        complete the three-year, 144 UOC program.
                                                                                                         a credit average (65%), and submission of a
                                                 You must submit a portfolio, provide a
     During the Master of Landscape                                                                      digital portfolio of design work.
                                                 personal statement and participate in an
     Architecture, you will work with
                                                 interview.
     leading academics and practitioners in
     landscape architecture as well as city      Stream B caters to students from related
     planning and urban design to explore        backgrounds, including landscape
     contemporary issues facing the field.       architecture, architecture and urban design.
                                                 These students may receive 48 UOC for
                                                 recognition of prior learning (RPL) and are
                                                 required to complete the two-year, 96 UOC
                                                 program. You must submit a portfolio, provide
                                                 a personal statement and participate in an
                                                 interview.

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Construction Project Management                                                                                                             Property and Development

     Master of Construction Project Management                                                                                                   Master of Property and Development

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ARTS, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
                                             Entry requirements                                Professional accreditation                                                                  Entry requirements                                  Professional accreditation
       Program code 8121                     • A recognised bachelor’s degree (or              The program has been accredited by the              Program code 8127                       • A recognised bachelor’s degree (or                The program has been accredited by the
                                               equivalent) in a relevant field such as         Australian Institute of Building (AIB) and          CRICOS code 055094A                       equivalent) in a relevant field such as           Australian Property Institute (API).
       CRICOS code 085910C
                                               building, construction management,              the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors                                                    building, construction management,
       Duration 1.7 years                                                                                                                          Duration 1.7 years                        construction economics, civil engineering,
                                               construction economics, civil engineering,      (RICS). Graduates will be eligible to apply for
       Entry February and September            mining engineering, material engineering,       membership with both AIB and RICS.                  Entry February and September              mining engineering, material engineering,
                                               architecture, landscape architecture,                                                                                                         architecture, landscape architecture, interior
       Estimated first year tuition                                                                                                                Estimated first
                                               interior architecture, urban planning,                                                                                                        architecture, urban planning, quantity
       A$38,880                                                                                                                                    year tuition A$38,880
                                               quantity surveying, property development,                                                                                                     surveying, property development, real
                                               real estate, law, or business with at least a                                                                                                 estate, law, or business with at least a credit
                                               credit average (65%); or                                                                                                                      average (65%); or
     A two-year program in Construction                                                                                                                                                    • An undergraduate degree in any field with
                                             • An undergraduate degree in any field with at
     Project Management is also available.                                                                                                       A two-year program in this area             at least a credit average (65%), and three
                                               least a credit average (65%), and three years
     Refer to program 8318 Master of                                                                                                             of study is now available. Refer to         years of property industry experience at a
                                               of construction industry experience at a
     Construction Project Management/          management level; or                                                                              program 8318 Master of Construction         management level, or
     Property and Development on                                                                                                                 Project Management/Property and           • a Graduate Certificate in Property
                                             • A Graduate Certificate in Construction
     opposite page.                                                                                                                              Development below.                          Development with at least a credit average
                                               Project Management with a credit average
                                               (65%).                                                                                                                                        (65%).
     The Master of Construction Project                                                                                                          The dynamic range of courses in the
     Management teaches modern                Additionally, applicants who have met these                                                        Master of Property and Development        Additionally, applicants who have met these
     management methods and how to            requirements but also have an honours                                                              will provide you with the principles of   requirements but also have an honours
                                              or master’s degree with at least a credit                                                          property development and investment       degree or master’s degree with at least a
     apply these principles to complex
                                              average (65%) in a relevant field, or an                                                           and the knowledge to apply them           credit average (65%) in a related field, or an
     buildings and infrastructure. You
                                              honours degree with a credit average in an                                                                                                   honours degree with at least a credit average
     will develop proficiency to meet                                                                                                            across different phases of the industry
                                              unrelated field plus 3 years construction                                                                                                    (65%) in any field plus 3 years property
     construction management challenges,                                                                                                         cycle.                                    industry experience at management level,
                                              industry experience at a managerial level,
     in today and tomorrow’s professional     may be eligible for 24 UOC of advanced                                                                                                       may be eligible for 24 UOC of advanced
     settings.                                standing (course credit).                                                                                                                    standing (course credit).

                                                                                                                                                 Double degree program

                                                                                                                                                 Master of Construction Project Management/Property and Development
                                                                                                                                                                                           The Master of Construction Project                  Professional accreditation
                                                                                                                                                   Program code 8318                       Management and Property/                            This unique degree will provide you with dual
                                                                                                                                                   CRICOS code 102395E                     Development double degree combines                  qualification in property development and
                                                                                                                                                                                           the principles of these two fields                  construction management and professional
                                                                                                                                                   Duration 2 years                                                                            accreditations in both the construction and
                                                                                                                                                                                           to equip you with the advanced,
                                                                                                                                                   Entry February, June and                interdisciplinary skills required to                property industries.
                                                                                                                                                   September                               manage the property development
                                                                                                                                                   Estimated first year tuition            or construction process. You will                   Entry requirements
                                                                                                                                                   A$38,880                                learn how to apply innovative,                      Please see the single degree (8121 and 8127).
                                                                                                                                                                                           smart technologies and sustainable
                                                                                                                                                                                           approaches to construction and
                                                                                                                                                                                           infrastructure required for higher
                                                                                                                                                                                           density living. Graduates from this
                                                                                                                                                                                           program will meet the growing global
                                                                                                                                                                                           demand in the construction and
                                                                                                                                                                                           property industries for those who
                                                                                                                                                                                           have a deep understanding of how
                                                                                                                                                                                           construction management and property
                                                                                                                                                                                           development are interrelated.

                                                                                                         Built Environment student
                                                                                                         virtual reality project.

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Art and Design
                                                                                                            Art and Design courses are delivered at
     Curating and Cultural Leadership                                                                            our specialist Paddington Campus.           Design

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ARTS, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
     Launch a dynamic career in contemporary curating by                         Areas of study                                                              UNSW’s design programs are interdisciplinary, industry-                         Spatial Experiences engages with the design of processes,
     generating new ideas and setting cultural agendas. The                      Curating focuses on contemporary curating as a diverse and                  engaged and focus on the role of design in innovation and                       services, events and environments, with a focus on the quality of
     Curating and Cultural Leadership programs forge connections                 dynamic profession which plays a key role in setting cultural agendas       the global economy. You will combine technology, design                         the user experience.
     between curating, audience engagement, policy, management,                  and discovering new ground. The curatorial strand emphasises                thinking, conceptual exploration with practical skills to take
     critical writing, promotion, production, and other emerging                 experimentation and the development of a strong independent practice        your professional and practical design knowledge to                             Interaction and User Experience (UX) Design covers visual
     aspects of this field. The programs are customisable and                    through curatorial studios and live public projects.                        an advanced level.                                                              communication and user-experience across graphics, media and
     include an industry-based project at postgraduate level,                                                                                                                                                                                emergent interactives.
     allowing you to build your skills and professional networks.                Cultural Leadership includes museum management, public
                                                                                 programming and engagement, education, policy, critical writing,
                                                                                                                                                             Areas of practice
                                                                                 promotion, production, and new emerging roles. It emphasises the            You will choose from the following studio-based courses to either focus         Visualisation and Visual Effects focuses on the practices of
                                                                                 fluid boundaries between all these activities and promotes a                on a specific area of design and digital media practice or to put together      designing for animation, 3D, sound, film, video, illustration and
                                                                                 collaborative approach. This strand fosters a vision of leadership that     your own suite of courses.                                                      computing.
                                                                                 is diverse and limited by neither age nor status. It educates students to
                                                                                 develop a unique individual philosophy underpinned by a robust              Graphic Communication addresses graphic design for paper and print,             Future Making: Materials and Objects focuses on the making of
                                                                                 and flexible skill set.                                                     the screen and broadcast, encompassing contemporary typography,                 objects with new materials, digital technologies and craftsmanship. It
                                                                                                                                                             graphic design and cross-cultural communication strategies in                   addresses the integration of technical knowledge and skills with material
                                                                                                                                                             designing for different audiences.                                              and contextual understanding. Future making works with ceramics,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             jewellery, metal, textiles, furniture and lighting.
     Master of Curating and                            Graduate Diploma in                                  Graduate Certificate in
     Cultural Leadership                               Cultural Leadership                                  Cultural Leadership
                                                                                                                                                             Master of Design                                      Graduate                                             Graduate
       Program code 9318                                 Program code 5312                                     Program code 7318                                                                                   Diploma in Design                                    Certificate in Design
       CRICOS code 082201A                               CRICOS code 082202M                                   CRICOS code 082203K
       Duration 1, 1.7 or 2 years                        Duration 1 year                                       Duration 0.7 years                               Program code 9313                                     Program code 5306                                    Program code 7306
       Entry February, June                              Entry February and September                          Entry February and September                     CRICOS code 082198B                                   CRICOS code 082199A                                  CRICOS code 082200B
       and September                                     Estimated first year tuition                          Estimated first year tuition                     Duration 1, 1.7 or 2 years                            Duration 1 year                                      Duration 0.7 years
       Estimated first year tuition                      A$37,200                                              A$18,600
                                                                                                                                                                Entry February, June                                  Entry February, June and                             Entry February, June
       A$37,200
                                                                                                                                                                and September                                         September                                            and September

                                                       Entry requirements                                   Entry requirements                                  Estimated first year tuition                          Estimated first year tuition                         Estimated first year tuition
     Entry requirements                                • A recognised bachelor’s degree in any field;       • A recognised bachelor’s degree in any field.      A$37,200                                              A$37,200                                             A$18,600
     Depending on the level and nature of prior          or
     qualifications, admission to the Master of        • A Graduate Certificate in Cultural Leadership      Applicants without a bachelor’s degree may
     Curating and Cultural Leadership has three          with at least a credit average (65%).              be admitted to the Graduate Certificate on a     Entry requirements                                    Entry requirements                                   Entry requirements
     entry points with different duration:                                                                  case-by-case basis by the Program Director       Depending on the level and nature of your             • A recognised bachelor’s degree in any field,       • A recognised bachelor’s degree in any field
                                                                                                            based on a continuous history of employment      prior qualifications, admission to the Master           awarded within the last 10 years; or                 awarded within the last 10 years.
     2 Year Program (96 UOC)                                                                                in an art related field.                         of Design has three entry points with different       • A Graduate Certificate in Design with at
     • A recognised bachelor degree in any field                                                                                                             duration. You can also articulate into the              least a credit average (65%).                      Applicants who apply with a bachelor’s
       with at least a credit average (65%) or                                                                                                               Master of Design after completing of the                                                                   degree completed more than 10 years ago
       equivalent. This provides admission into the                                                                                                          Graduate Certificate in Design with at least a                                                             can be admitted to the Graduate Certificate
       two-year program (96 UOC).                                                                                                                            credit average (65%).                                                                                      in Design where they have five or more years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        professional experience in a design or media-
     1.7 Year Program (72 UOC)                                                                                                                               1 year program (48 UOC)                                                                                    related field since graduation. Applicants
                                                                                                                                                             • An recognised honours degree in a related                                                                without a bachelor’s degree may be admitted
     • A recognised bachelor degree in a related                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to the Graduate Certificate in Design on
       field with at least a credit average (65%) or                                                                                                           field conferred within the last 10 years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        a case-by-case basis by the Program
       equivalent. This provides admission into the                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Director, based on a portfolio of work and
       1.7-year program (72 UOC).                                                                                                                            1.7 year program (72 UOC)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        professional experience.
                                                                                                                                                             • A recognised bachelor’s degree in a related
     1 Year Program (48 UOC)                                                                     “I like that UNSW is a really prestigious                     field with at least a credit average (65%) or
     • An honours degree in a related field. This                                                institution and has links to some pretty                      equivalent.
       provides direct admission to the advanced                                                 big industries, so I know that will look
       one-year program (48 UOC).                                                                                                                            2 year program (96 UOC)
                                                                                                 good on my resume.”                                         • A recognised bachelor’s degree or honours
     Related fields include: Curatorial Studies;                                                 –                                                             degree with at least a credit average (65%)
     Librarianship and Information Management;                                                   Evena Wong, Malaysia                                          or equivalent. The bachelor’s degree can be                                      Design Portfolio        You may be required to submit a portfolio
     the Creative Arts such as Fine Arts, Art                                                                                                                  in any field. Applicants who apply from non-                                      Requirements           depending on the level and nature of your
     History, Art Theory, Museum Studies, Visual
                                                                                                 Master of Design                                              related fields will be admitted on successful                                                            prior qualifications. Portfolios are submitted
     Arts and Crafts, Performing Arts, Graphic                                                                                                                 assessment of a submitted portfolio.                                                                     with your online application and must include
     and Design Studies, Communication and                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the following:
     Media Studies; Studies in Human Society
     such as Sociology, Anthropology, History,                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • A 10-page digital portfolio of original design
     Archaeology, Human Geography, Indigenous                                                                                                                                                                                                                             work with critically reflective text; and
     Studies, Gender Specific Studies; Political                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • A cover letter explaining your interest in
     Science and Policy Studies; Literature; and                                                                                                                                                                                                                          UNSW and the degree as well as your
     Philosophy.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          interests, achievements and experience; and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Verified evidence of professional experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          in a design or media-related field; and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • A two-page resume that details your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          experience in or related to design including
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          contact details for two referees.

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iCinema Centre for Interactive
     Cinema Research

                                                                                                                                            ARTS, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
                                      Visualisation, Simulation, and
                                      Immersive Design
                                      Interested in VR, AR , MR or                      Visualisation, Simulation, and
                                      Simulation? Equip yourself to become              Immersive Design programs are
                                      a future-ready design leader, capable             designed to accommodate busy
                                      of understanding and meeting the                  professionals. This program can be
                                      growing demand of immersive practices             completed fully online.
                                      across a multitude of industries. The
                                      Visualisation, Simulation & Immersive             For more information, visit
                                      Design programs offer a unique                    artdesign.unsw.edu.au/MVSID
                                      human-centric, design-led approach
                                      to immersive technology focusing on
                                      human perception and experience. You
                                      will learn the how, why, when and where
                                      to effectively utilise these in demand
                                      skills in a variety of industries.

                                      Master of Visualisation,                          Graduate Certificate in
                                      Simulation, and Immersive                         Visualisation, Simulation,
                                      Design                                            and Immersive Design

                                        Program code 9322                                 Program code 7322
                                        CRICOS code 099986A                               CRICOS code 099994A
                                        Duration 1.7 years                                Duration 0.7 years
                                        Entry February, June and                          Entry February,June and
                                        September                                         September
                                        Estimated first year tuition                      Estimated first year tuition
                                        A$37,200                                          A$19,500

                                      Entry requirements                                Entry requirements
                                      • A recognised bachelor’s degree in any           • A recognised bachelor’s degree in any
                                        field with at least a credit average (65%) or     field with at least a credit average (65%)
                                        equivalent. Given that the program enables        or equivalent. The program enables
                                        practitioners from a wide range of industry       practitioners from a wide range
                                        sectors, entry does not depend on a degree        of industry sectors, so entry does not
                                        related to the creative disciplines.              require a degree related to the
                                                                                          creative disciplines.
                                      Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
                                      may be granted for formal, non-formal and         Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
                                      workplace learning for specified credit in        may be granted for formal, non-formal and
                                      accordance with UNSW recognition of prior         workplace learning for specified credit in
                                      learning procedure. Students may only             accordance with UNSW recognition of prior
                                      claim RPL for elective courses within the         learning procedure. Students may only claim
                                      program (up to a maximum of 30 UOC). RPL          RPL for elective courses within the program
                                      will not be considered for core courses and       (up to a maximum of 12 UOC). RPL will not be
                                      the capstone course.                              considered for core courses.

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Arts and Social Sciences                                                                                                                         Education
     Applied Linguistics                                                                                                                              Master of Education                                                                                         Graduate Certificate

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ARTS, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
                                                                                                                                                          Program code 8910
                                                                                                                                                                                                             **International students may be restricted from
                                                                                                                                                                                                             taking this specialisation due to professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  in Education
     Master of Applied Linguistics                                                                                                                                                                           practice requirements. For further details, please
                                                                                                                                                          CRICOS code 000947D
                                                                                                                                                                                                             contact the School of Education,                        Program code 7401
                                                Entry requirements                                2 year program (96 UOC)*                                Duration 1 year
       Program code 8236                                                                                                                                                                                     education@unsw.edu.au                                   CRICOS code 082792F
                                                Depending on the level and nature of prior        • A recognised bachelor’s degree in any
                                                qualifications, admission to the Master of                                                                Entry February, June
       CRICOS code 083248M                                                                          field with at least a credit average (65%) or                                                                                                                    Duration 0.7 years
                                                Applied Linguistics has three entry points with     equivalent.                                           and September                                      Note: Due to the availability of courses each
       Duration 1, 1.7 or 2 years                                                                                                                                                                            term, certain specialisations within this program       Entry February, June
                                                different duration:                                                                                       Estimated first year tuition
                                                                                                                                                                                                             may not be able to be completed full time. For          and September
       Entry February, June                                                                       *Students who are eligible for the 1 year and/ or       A$36,480*
                                                1 year program (48 UOC)                           1.7 year program are also permitted to study the                                                           further details, contact the School of Education,       Estimated first year tuition
       and September
                                                                                                  2 year program.                                                                                            education@unsw.edu.au                                   A$18,240*
       Estimated first year tuition             • A recognised Honours degree or graduate
                                                  diploma in a related field with at least a                                                          The Master of Education will enhance
       A$36,480
                                                  credit average (65%) or equivalent; or          Note: Students from a non-211 university                                                                                                                        *This program can be studied fully online, on campus
                                                                                                                                                      your career options and give you the                   Entry requirements
                                                • A recognised bachelor’s degree in a related     in China are required to have a record of                                                                                                                       or blended.
                                                                                                                                                      skills needed to progress into a                       • A recognised bachelor’s degree and a
                                                  field with at least a credit average (65%)      academic achievement equivalent to a
     Do you have a deep interest in the                                                                                                               specialist field of education or                         postgraduate teaching qualification (e.g.
                                                  or equivalent, plus one year of relevant        distinction
                                                                                                                                                      leadership role. The degree is designed                  Graduate Diploma in Education or Master of         Entry requirements
     workings of language? The Master of          professional experience.                        average (75%).
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Teaching); or                                      Please see Master of Education (8910)
     Applied Linguistics is a professionally                                                                                                          for existing education professionals and
     relevant degree for students who want                                                                                                            offers eight areas of specialisation.                  • A four-year pre-service teacher education
                                                1.7 year program (72 UOC)                         Relevant disciplines include: Linguistics,
     to use linguistic knowledge to solve                                                         Languages, TESOL, Cognitive Science,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               qualification, including professional              Professional accreditation  
                                                • A recognised bachelor’s degree in a related                                                                                                                  experience, equivalent to the qualifications       Please see Master of Education (8910)
     language related problems and help to        field with at least a credit average (65%) or   Speech Pathology, Interpreting, Translation,        *Certain specialisations within this program have
                                                                                                                                                      compulsory Work Integrated Learning components.          required for graduate teacher status in New
     remove barriers to intercultural             equivalent; or                                  and Health Sciences. Relevant professional
                                                                                                                                                      This program can be studied fully online, on campus      South Wales (NSW).
     communication. The study of linguistics    • A recognised bachelor’s degree in any           experience includes work in a language-
                                                                                                                                                      or blended
                                                  field with at least a credit average (65%)      related area including teaching English as
     can be applied across a range of                                                                                                                                                                        For students seeking a primary or secondary
                                                  or equivalent, plus one year of relevant        a second or foreign language or a language
     diverse fields from working with migrant                                                     other than English, translating, interpreting,                                                             teacher qualification, please see Master of
     communities to careers as language
                                                  professional experience; or                                                                         Areas of specialisation                                Teaching (Secondary) (8926) and Master of
                                                • A recognised honours degree or graduate         curriculum design, and other relevant
     specialists; experts in language                                                                                                                 •   Curriculum and Assessment                          Teaching (Primary) (8925).
                                                  diploma in any field with at least a credit     language professions.
                                                                                                                                                      •   Educational Psychology
     acquisition and bilingualism; language       average (65%) or equivalent.                                                                        •   Educational Studies
     planners; and language education
                                                                                                                                                      •   Gifted Education                                   Professional accreditation
     professionals.                                                                                                                                   •   Higher Education                                   These programs are endorsed by the NSW
                                                                                                                                                      •   Special Education**                                Education Standards Authority (NESA) as
                                                                                                                                                      •   TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of             registered professional development.
                                                                                                                                                          Other Languages)

     Development Studies

     Master of Development Studies
                                                Entry requirements
                                                                                                                                                      Educational Leadership
                                                                                                  2 year program (96 UOC)*
       Program code 8942                        Depending on the level and nature of prior        • A recognised bachelor’s degree in any
                                                qualifications, admission to the Master of          field with at least a credit average (65%) or
       CRICOS code 083236D                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Graduate Certificate
       Duration 1, 1.7 or 2 years
                                                Development Studies has three entry points          equivalent.                                       Master of Educational Leadership
                                                with different duration:                                                                                                                                                                                          in Educational Leadership
       Entry February and September                                                               *Students who are eligible for the 1 year and/ or                                                          Entry requirements
       Estimated first year tuition             1 year program (48 UOC)                           1.7 year program are also permitted to study the        Program code 8960                                  • A recognised bachelor’s degree and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Program code 7960
                                                • A recognised Honours degree or graduate         2 year program.                                         CRICOS code 000949B                                  postgraduate teaching qualification (e.g.
       A$36,480
                                                  diploma in a related field with at least a                                                                                                                   Graduate Diploma in Education or Master of            CRICOS code 068874K
                                                                                                  Note: Students from a non-211 university                Duration 1 year                                      Teaching); or
                                                  credit average (65%) or equivalent; or                                                                                                                                                                             Duration 0.7 years
                                                • A recognised bachelor’s degree in a related     in China are required to have a record of               Entry February, June                               • A four-year pre-service teacher education
     The Master of Development Studies is                                                         academic achievement equivalent to a                                                                         qualification, including professional                 Entry February, June
                                                  field with at least a credit average (65%)                                                              and September
     an interactive degree that provides          or equivalent, plus one year of relevant        distinction average (75%).                                                                                   experience, equivalent to the qualifications          and September
     specialist studies in international                                                                                                                  Estimated first year tuition
                                                  professional experience.                                                                                                                                    required for graduate teacher status in NSW.           Estimated first year tuition
     development at local, national and                                                           Relevant disciplines include: Social                    A$36,480*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     A$18,240*
     global levels. Alongside academics who     1.7 year program (72 UOC)                         Sciences; Humanities; Business; Economics;
     are at the forefront of national and                                                         Law; Public Health; Communications; Social                                                                 Professional accreditation
                                                • A recognised bachelor’s degree in a related                                                                                                                                                                     *This program can be studied fully online, on campus
     international development practice, you                                                      Work; Psychology/Psychological Science.             The Master of Educational Leadership                   These programs are endorsed by the NSW               or blended.
                                                  field with at least a credit average (65%) or
                                                                                                                                                      provides aspiring and current                          Education Standards Authority (NESA) as
     will take a hands-on approach to             equivalent; or
                                                                                                                                                      educational leaders with an                            registered professional development.
     understanding issues around human          • A recognised bachelor’s degree in any
                                                                                                                                                      understanding of theory, research and                                                                       Entry requirements
     rights, social justice and community         field with at least a credit average (65%)
                                                                                                                                                      practice in educational leadership. You                                                                     Please see Master of Educational
     development.                                 or equivalent, plus one year of relevant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Leadership (8960)
                                                  professional experience; or                                                                         will gain the ability to apply disciplinary
                                                • A recognised honours degree or graduate                                                             principles and practices to new or
                                                  diploma in any field with at least a credit                                                         complex educational environments. In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Professional accreditation  
                                                  average (65%) or equivalent.                                                                                                                                                                                    Please see Master of Educational
                                                                                                                                                      this collaborative degree you will share                                                                    Leadership (8960)
                                                                                                                                                      research and experiences with other
                                                                                                                                                      education colleagues and specialise by
                                                                                                                                                      choosing from a wide range of electives.

                                                                                                                                                      *This program can be studied fully online, on campus
                                                                                                                                                      or blended.

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