Reveal your true potential - International Undergraduate Student Guide 2023

Reveal your true potential - International Undergraduate Student Guide 2023
International Undergraduate
                     Student Guide

Reveal your true potential - International Undergraduate Student Guide 2023
    It takes

          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 are
          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.

                            Throughout this guide you will find QR
                            codes that unlock more information and
                            reveal extra inspiration. Scan the QR
                            code to see where UNSW can take you.  

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                                                                 Your journey starts here
                                                                 Why choose UNSW 			          page 6
                                                                 Career-focused education 			 page 8
                                                                 Scholarships				page 10

                                                                 Welcome to Sydney 		            page 12

                                                                 Receive the support you need
                                                                 Study experience				page 16
                                                                 Student support				page 18
                                                                 Accommodation				page 20
                                                                 Pathway programs			 page 22

                                                                 Find the right degree for you   page 26

                                                                 Entry to UNSW
                                                                 Entry requirements 			 page 96
                                                                 How to apply				       page 104
                                                                 Tuition fees				page 106

                                                                 Contact us				page 111

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Study at

                                                                                                                                                                                       WHY CHOOSE UNSW
    a global
    top 50                                                    Top 50
                                                              Ranked 43rd university globally
                                                              QS World University Rankings, 2022
                                                                                                   A Group of
                                                                                                   Eight university
                                                                                                   UNSW is a member of the
                                                                                                                                        Ranked 41st in the world for

                                                                                                   prestigious coalition of             quality teaching and research
                                                                                                   Australia’s leading research-        (academic reputation).
                                                                                                   intensive universities.
                                                                                                                                        QS World University Rankings, 2022

    UNSW is a world-leading teaching and
    research powerhouse recognised by
    employers and organisations around
    the globe. We are dedicated to shaping
    a generation of forward-thinking,                         Top earners                          #1 for full-time                     5 of the world's top
    environmentally conscious, and socially
                                                              Highest graduate median salary       employment                           20 subjects
    engaged graduates who will positively impact
                                                              of Sydney-based and Go8              Highest graduate full-time           Mineral & Mining Engineering
    the world.                                                universities.                        rate of employment of Go8            (3rd), Civil & Structural
                                                                                                   universities.                        Engineering (13th), Law (14th)
    You will be joining a university committed to             QILT Graduate Outcome Survey, 2021
                                                                                                                                        Petroleum Engineering (17th),
    improving lives globally through innovative education                                          QILT Graduate Outcome Survey, 2021
                                                                                                                                        Accounting & Finance (20th)
    and research. Our educators teach at the highest
    standard, placing many of the subjects you will learn                                                                               QS World University Rankings by Subject,
    in the world's top 20*. We are also leaders in research
    quality and impact in areas such as public health,
    climate science and human rights and are Australia’s
    premier university for entrepreneurship.

    Located in Sydney, Australia's business and
    technology capital, our students are connected with
    industry leaders in every sector through our career-
    focused education. We ensure you receive a truly                                               World-changing                       Employable graduates
    hands-on learning experience from world-renowned                                               graduates                            Ranked 29th in the world
    academics in state-of-the-art facilities at our vibrant                                        #1 in Australia and 26th             by employers seeking the
    campuses. It is no wonder that our graduates are                                               worldwide for producing the          best graduates (employer
    among the most employable in the world.                                                        most innovative, creative and        reputation).
                                                                                                   entrepreneurial graduates            QS Graduate Employability Rankings,
    Discover more at                                                                               (alumni outcomes).                                                       QS Graduate Employability
                                                                                                   Rankings, 2022

    *QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022

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Set yourself

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CAREER-FOCUSED EDUCATION
    up for career                                                                                           Discover, launch, grow

                                                                                                            Our Roadmap to Employability: Discover, Launch, Grow will help you
                                                                                                            personalise your path to employment by developing the skills, experiences
                                                                                                            and attributes that employers seek. From day one to after graduation, our
                                                                                                            experts will support you.

                                                                                                            Build your employability through internships, work integrated
                                                                                                            learning, industry networking and tailored career planning workshops.
    Our award-winning* career service will guide you to recognise                                           Visit
    and build upon your strengths, identify opportunities and
    provide support to ensure you excel well into your future.
    That’s why our graduates now work with some of the most
    desirable employers and global organisations, such as Google,
    Unilever, Ernst & Young, Microsoft, Rio Tinto, HSBC, Baker
    McKenzie, NASA, UNESCO and Oxfam.
                                                                                                            Launch your start-up                                         Start your career in Sydney
                                                                                                            If you are passionate about starting your own                Kick off your career with post-study work
                                                                                                            business, or want to build entrepreneurial skills to         visas in Australia’s business and technology
                                                                                                            take into the workplace, UNSW is the university for          capital. Sydney is full of opportunities to enter
                                                                                                            you. We are the best Australian university overall           the Australian job market and begin your
                                                                                                            for aspiring entrepreneurs^, with one of the biggest         graduate career in one of the most resilient
                                                                                                            student and alumni start-up programs in Australia.           economies in the world.
                                                                                                            Discover our mentoring, accelerator program and              Make the most of the opportunity to study,
                                                                                                            networking opportunities.                                    live and work in Australia.
                                                                                                            Visit                                   Visit

                                                                                                            Join our global alumni network
                                                                                                            With students from over 140 countries, your
                                                                                                            connections will not just be here in Sydney – they
                                                                                                            will span the globe. Your alumni community will
                                                                                                            become your professional network, supporting                 “Coming out of uni there was so many transferrable
                                                                                                            you through your degree and unlocking doors after            skills like being a good communicator, a team member,
                                                                                                            graduation.                                                  presenting well, these kind of skills that you’ve built
                                                                                                                                                                         up over the years studying here [UNSW] are so easily
                                                                                                            Harness our network and be inspired by where
                                                                                                                                                                         transferrable into the workforce.”
                                                                                                            their degree has taken them.
                                                                                                                                                                         Catherine Hu,
                                                                                                                                                                         UNSW Business School Alumna and Customer
                                                                                                                                                                         Solutions Manager for TikTok

                                                                                                            *Australian Association of Graduate Employers, 2021                           Scan the QR code to watch
                                                                                                            ^Crunchbase data on venture capital funded start-ups, 2021                    Catherine's story.

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Hands-on student-led projects in the Makerspace


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

     International Scientia                                          Australia’s Global University Award                       UNSW Global Academic Award
     Coursework Scholarship                                          If you have strong academic merit and are passionate      This Award is for students with strong academic
     Alongside academic merit, we want you to show                   about achieving your goals through your university        records who complete the UNSW Global Foundation
     us your passion to become a leader, how you have                study, you will be considered for Australia’s Global      Studies program.
     engaged in extracurricular interests, and share with us         University Award.
     why UNSW is the university for you.                                                                                       What you receive:
                                                                     What you receive:                                         • AUD$10,000 for one year or,
     What you receive:                                               • AUD$10,000 for one year                                 • AUD$5,000 for one year
     • a full scholarship on your tuition fees or,                                                                                                                                 "Australia was one of my dream destinations
     • AUD$20,000 per annum for the minimum duration of                                                                                                                            for pursuing a bachelor’s degree. A huge burden
       your program.                                                                                                                                                               was lifted off my shoulders when I received the
                                                                                                                                                                                   scholarship offer. I can focus better on my studies
     You will also have access to networks and support                                                                                                                             and my involvement in different student clubs
     including ‘fast-tracked’ applications for campus                                                                                                                              at UNSW."
     accommodation, awards and networking events                                                                                                                                   –
     and guaranteed entry into the UNSW Professional                                                                                                                               Md Aziz Al Mehedi,
     Development Program.                                                                                                                                                          Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)

                                                                                                                               For all eligibility requirements, instructions on
                                                                                                                               how to apply, or to explore all the scholarships
                                                                                                                               available, visit

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Take a break from the books
                                                                                                                                   There is always something fun and exciting happening
                                                                                                                                   in Sydney – from concerts at the Opera House, to

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   WELCOME 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 are 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 the fun in Sydney.

                                                        Sydney Barangaroo
                                                                                                                                                                                              Bondi Beach, Sydney

                                                           Sydney on a budget                                                                                                                       Feel safe and welcome
                                                           On a budget? No worries. There are lots of affordable                                                                                    G’day. Hello. Hi. How’s it going? Aussies are known for
                                                           indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy in Sydney.                                                                                        being friendly and you will find a smile wherever you
                                                           Pop into a free art gallery, catch a movie at the local                                                                                  go. Feel safe and welcome as you join our vibrant and
                                                           cinema, try a coastal walk, snorkel or surf at the                                                                                       multicultural communities all over Sydney that span
                                                           beach, or enjoy a budget-friendly lunch or dinner in                                                                                     social, religious and cultural collectives.
                                                           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*. You can feel secure and safe about your
                                                           to join.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    choice to live here. It will feel like a home away from
                                                                                                                                                                                                    home, no matter where you are from. The best
                                                                                                                                                                                                    bit about our multicultural city? The food. Explore
                                                           Explore Sydney’s surroundings                                                                                                            Chinatown, Spice Alley, Little Italy and an array of
      Sydney is one of the best student cities
      globally. It is ranked the 4th most desirable        Sydney is all about the outdoors. And it is more than                                                                                    fresh food markets all within easy reach. Who knows
      place to live and study in the world^.               just beaches. Head to one of our beautiful parks for an                                                                                  what new treats you could discover?
                                                           outdoor picnic with friends. If you want to go further
      We are known as one of the most diverse              afield, the Blue Mountains to the west of Sydney, the
      and inclusive cities in the world – made up          Royal National Park to the south or stunning Palm
      of global citizens. The differences you bring        Beach in the north are great for a getaway. Do not
      are appreciated and we look forward to               forget our beautiful beaches minutes from the UNSW
      welcoming you.                                       Sydney campus. Fall in love with Sydney when you
      Sydney is more than just a pretty face.              study in the heart of it.
      It offers countless business and career
      opportunities – it is Australia’s financial and
      economic powerhouse. There is always
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Scan the QR to take a tour of
      something to do in Sydney, and UNSW is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sydney attractions with your
      right in the heart of it all.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      international student guides.
      Come join us.

      ^ QS Best Student Cities (Desirability), 2022        *4th Safest City, Economist Intelligence Unit Safe Cities Index, 2021

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     Live in the
     heart of it all

                                                                                 Sydney Centre
                                                                                 20 minutes by bus
                                                                                                     UNSW                Bondi Junction
     UNSW has the best of Sydney right at its doorstep.
     The bubbling food and retail hub in the city centre
                                                                                                     Art & Design        20 minutes by bus
     is just a short trip on the light rail. For fresh ocean                                         10 minutes by bus
     breezes, head to Bondi and Coogee, which are only a
     short bus trip from campus. Up for some sightseeing?
     The famous Sydney Opera House and Sydney
     Harbour Bridge are so close, you can visit them any
     time you want.
                                                                                                                                                   Bondi Beach
     Take advantage of the public transport system.                                                                                                20 minutes by car
     There is 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
                                                                                                                               Randwick Shopping Complex
     at our doorstep. Or if you want to make the most of
     beautiful Sydney, jump on a bike or choose to walk.                                                                       3 minutes by Light Rail
     Take it all in at your own pace.                           UNSW Canberra
                                                                         3 hours by car

     Make it your home
     Join the student community living on or nearby
     campus. Not only will you have this easy access           Sydney Airport
     to Sydney city and beaches, you will be in walking          20 minutes 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 20 – 21 or visit

                                                               UNSW Global

                                                                                                                                                   Coogee Beach
                                                                                                                                                   8 minutes by bus

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Teacher-student feedback in class

     Get the full

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           STUDY EXPERIENCE
     University is about discovering the best version of yourself. At
     UNSW, there is 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 watch a
                       student tour of our campus and
                       social activities.

                                                                                                        Make your studies work for you                              A place to make new friends
                                                                                                        The innovative UNSW3+ academic calendar gives you           Students from all backgrounds are what makes our
                                                                                                        the flexibility to choose your own study path. There are    campus so rich and diverse. There is plenty of activities
                                                                                                        three 10-week teaching terms, plus an optional five-week    and opportunities to find your place in the community.
                                                                                                        summer term. You can choose to schedule terms with          With over 300 clubs and societies for everything from
                                                                                                        a lighter study load or pick up an additional course to     sport to religion, everyone is welcome. Arc, UNSW’s
                                                                                                        fast-track your graduation or make room for an extended     student-led organisation and home to many of our
                                                                                                        internship. Plus, UNSW3+ gives you the opportunity to       student clubs, hosts year-round parties and events (in
                                                                                                        join UNSW at one of the three intakes throughout the year   person and online), sporting competitions and practice,
                                                                                                        (February, May or September), depending on your degree.     volunteering opportunities, health and wellness sessions…
                                                                                                        For more information, visit                                 the list goes on. Find your friends at

                                                                                                                                                                    Discover your favourite places
                                                                                                        Open doors with a double degree                             UNSW’s campus has everything you could need all in
                                                                                                        Get more choice, more career options and more               one place. You will find dozens of cafes and restaurants,
                                                                                                        knowledge with a double degree. Despite the name, it        banks, ATMs, a post office, supermarket, medical
                                                                                                        doesn’t mean double the time or workload. Combine your      facilities, libraries, sporting facilities and more! When it is
                                                                                                        passions to stand out when you graduate.                    time to hit the books, there are indoor computer labs and
                                                                                                        Explore the different combinations of programs in this      outdoor study areas, so you can find the right vibe to suit
                                                                                                        guide or at                                 your study style – all with free and fast Wi-Fi.

                                                                                                        Discover more international student life at

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                                                                         Whitehouse near UNSW Village
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On-campus venue, The Roundhouse

                                                                                                                                                                                                      STUDENT SUPPORT
     Receive the
     you need
     We are 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.

     Feel safe and welcome                                 Your student community is here                      Study and academic
     The health and safety of our students is our          to help                                             language support
     number one priority. We have strict cleaning          Moving to Australia is exciting but can be          You can prepare yourself for success and develop
     protocols in line with health authority guidelines.   overwhelming. There are many students here          academic and independent learning skills as
     There is an on-campus health clinic, support for      at UNSW who have been in your position and          soon as you start. Through workshops, online
     mental health, and wellbeing services designed        are here to help you.                               resources, and one-on-one appointments, you can
     specifically for students. We also provide 24/7                                                           build your academic writing, reading, notetaking,
     security services and have an app to help:            Our Peer Mentor Connect program connects you
                                                                                                               presentations, exam preparation, and more.
     StaySafe@UNSW.                                        with a Student Mentor online, anytime. They will
                                                           share personal experiences, answer your questions   For more information,
                                                           and guide you throughout your journey.              visit and
     Arriving in Sydney                                    When you arrive in Australia, get help settling
     With new-arrival workshops, campus tours, and         in by joining one of our Peer Support programs      If you are living with disabilities or health
     even meeting you at the airport, our dedicated        to connect to other students.                       conditions, our Equitable Learning Service can
     International Student Concierge will make you feel                                                        work with you to make adjustments so that your
                                                           We have a team of Student Support Advisors
     at home with UNSW.                                                                                        learning will not be negatively impacted, visit
                                                           available for personalised advice and information
                                                           about university life, student visas, wellbeing
                                                           support and coaching you in developing skills you
                                                                                                                                                                     Scan here to chat
                                                           need to navigate and succeed at University.
                                                                                                                                                                     directly with an
                                                           Explore more at                                                                      international student
                                                           international                                                                                             about life at UNSW.

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The Kensington Colleges student 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
     Accommodation at UNSW                                  Private accommodation options                           hostels, lodges or furnished apartments ranging from
                                                                                                                    AUD$45 – AUD$300 per day.                                                       Living on campus compared to living off campus
     Living on campus is unlike any other                   Rental property                                                                                                                         We have compiled indicative costs of living on
     accomodation option. Colleges have a stronger          Choose from numerous private rental properties          Private student housing assistance                                              campus compared to living independently factoring
     culture of socialising, while apartments have more     located in the surrounding suburbs of UNSW.             UNSW’s International Student Housing Assistance                                 in everything you need to consider from food to
     opportunity for independence. Both are places          You can rent a furnished or unfurnished property.       (ISHA) team can help you look for temporary or private                          transport, so you can make an informed choice about
     to grow alongside fellow student, fulfilling your      Be sure to consider additional expenses such as         accommodation if UNSW accommodation is not                                      where you will live when you study with UNSW.
     personal and academic potential - whichever            electricity, gas, telephone and Wi-Fi. Costs vary       available when you apply. For more information,
     option your choose, UNSW will become your              but usually range from AUD$250 – AUD$350 per            visit
     home and community.                                    student per week in a shared house or apartment.

     Colleges                                               Homestay
     Join a college and you’ll continue decades of          Homestay options include full board and single          Living on campus compared to living off campus
     university history. A strong community and             room-only accommodation. Full board usually
                                                                                                                                                                                    UNSW owned and/or affiliated                                Independent
     highly social traditions are at the heart of college   includes a furnished room, use of facilities in a
     life, with the support of residential care and         private home plus breakfast and dinner. Single                                                                 UNSW Apartment              UNSW College             Share house            One bedroom
     academic mentoring. Live among students from           room-only homestays include a furnished room,                                                                 AUD$0                        AUD$0                    AUD$3,000              AUD$3,700
                                                                                                                      Set-up costs
     all over the world including domestic students.        and gas and electricity expenses in the rent.            (Bond, furniture, utility connec-
     Accomodation options range from fully catered to       You will need to arrange your own food, cooking,         tions, etc.)
     self catered and caters for all dietary requirements   cleaning, laundry and telephone costs. Costs vary
                                                                                                                     Accommodation per week                               AUD$290 to AUD$580*          AUD$280 to AUD$600*      AUD$250 to AUD$350     AUD$470 to
     such as halal, kosher and vegetarian alternatives.     but usually range from AUD$250 – AUD$350 per                                                                                                                                               AUD$650
                                                            student per week. Search our database of local
     Apartments                                             private properties at              Internet                                            AUD$0                        AUD$0                    AUD$20 to AUD$55       AUD$20 to AUD$55
     Apartments are an opportunity to make your own                                                                   Gas and electricity                                 AUD$0                        AUD$0                    AUD$35 to AUD$140      AUD$35 to AUD$140
     home and household. They cater to students who
                                                                                                                      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
     want more independent living or need specific living
     arrangements, including families.                                                                               Transport to university                              AUD$0                        AUD$0                    AUD$40                 AUD$40

     All accomodation prices includes furniture,                                                                      Weekly total                                        AUD$370 to AUD$860*          AUD$290 to AUD$650       AUD$425 to AUD$865     AUD$645 to
     general cleaning, Wi-Fi, water, electricity and gas.                                                                                                                                                                                              AUD$1,165

                                                                Find the home that is right for you. Take 360        Total annual cost                                    AUD$19,240 to                AUD$12,760 to            AUD$22,100 to          AUD$33,540 to
                                                                virtual tours of rooms and compare prices at                                                              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 and

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Your supported                                                                                                                                                                                                                Progress to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   UNSW Sydney

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PATHWAY PROGRAMS
     pathway                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A pathway program will get you there
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Progress to first year of any UNSW bachelor's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   degree when you successfully complete a

     to UNSW
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Foundation Studies or Transition Program and meet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   UNSW's entry requirements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   For more information, visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fast-track with a Diploma Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   As a Diploma student, you will take equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   courses and assessments as first year students so
     Gain entry to UNSW Sydney with                                                             Get the best start to university                                            UNSW Global provides students                          you are ready for your degree program. Successfully
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   complete a Diploma and progress to second year of
     UNSW Global                                                                                UNSW Global can prepare you to get the best start                           with a supportive learning                             a UNSW degree in:
                                                                                                to your university studies. 87% of UNSW Diploma                             experience through:
     If you do not meet the entry requirements for your
                                                                                                students progress to second year at UNSW and                                                                                       • Architecture
     preferred degree, you can choose a pathway program
                                                                                                over 85% of students from our Foundation Studies                                                                                   • Commerce
     that leads you to UNSW Sydney.                                                                                                                                                          Assisted learning
                                                                                                Programs progress to study a degree.                                                                                               • Computer Science
     UNSW Global is wholly owned by UNSW                                                                                                                                                                                           • Engineering
     Sydney offering world-leading university pathway                                                                                                                                                                              • Media and Communication
                                                                                                1st                                                                              Small          Personalised
     programs at the UNSW Sydney campus and                                                                                                                                                                         language       • Science
                                                                                                Foundation Program in Australia founded in 1989.                                classes           learning
     international campuses.                                                                                                                                                                                         support
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   For a full list of specialisations and
                                                                                                50%                                                                                                                                for more information, visit
     Be university-ready                                                                        of UNSW international students study at UNSW Global.                                        Academic support             

     Pathway programs are designed for international
     students to prepare you for success at university.                                         Over 30,000                                                                     Online           Continuous
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 workshops and
     You will gain the academic knowledge and                                                   UNSW Global Graduates                                                         resources           feedback
     English language skills needed to meet the entry
     requirements to a university degree. You will receive
                                                                                                Small classes
     support from our expert teachers and staff, so you
                                                                                                with up to 20 students per class so you receive                                                Social support
     progress to UNSW Sydney with confidence.
                                                                                                individual attention and support.
     Choose from a range of programs that suit your
     Academic and English language levels, and the                                              50+ years                                                                         Peer          Social clubs           Fun
     degree you plan to study.                                                                                                                                                  support        and societies       activities
                                                                                                of experience supporting students with English
                                                                                                language skills.

            Apply to a UNSW Global pathway program at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   "The UNSW Diploma Program provided me with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   more time and attention during the first year of
                                                                                                                                                                            Scholarships                                           my studies, which helped me progress to the
                                                                                                                                                                            Be rewarded for your ambition. Scholarships of up to   second year of the Bachelor of Science degree I'm
                                                                                                                                                                            AUD$7,500 are available for high achieving students    currently studying at UNSW."
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                                                                                                                              FACULTIES & DEGREES
     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 46
                                                    Join the new generation of business professionals
     We have hundreds of different degree and       making an impact in the ever-changing world of
     double degree combinations that will prepare   accounting and finance, leadership and social impact,
     you for future success. Gain a world-class     entrepreneurship and business management.
     education and discover your true potential.
                                                    Engineering                                           page 54
                                                    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 66
                                                    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 76
                                                    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 84
                                                    Turn your curiosity into a meaningful and successful
                                                    career where you can make real-world impact
                                                    in environmental science, data and technology
                                                    or psychology.

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     Design &

                                                                                                                                                                                    ARTS, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
     Gain hands-on experience and build connections that will develop
     your confidence and empower you to pursue your goals. 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 ranked in the top 50
     worldwide*, and more than 40 disciplines across the arts, built                                                Learn advanced manufacturing techniques at the Design Futures Lab
     environment, design, education, humanities, media and social sciences.

              You will become both a problem-solver and a
              problem seeker, who understands the complexity

                                                                                 Career outcomes
              of today’s world. You will develop the creativity and
              critical-thinking skills that employers demand.

              Our community will support your career success                     Advertising Executives         Digital Media Specialists       Media Specialists
              as much as your academic performance. Take
              inspiration from and connect with our leading                      Animators                      Diplomats                       Political Advisors
              practitioners, makers and thinkers. You will earn the
                                                                                 Architects                     Editors                         Product Designers
              trust and recognition of future employers with our
              real-world professional experiences from a choice                  Artists                        Exhibition Designers            Public Relations Consultants
              of thousands of industry partners.
                                                                                 Communications Specialists     Graphic Designers               Quantity Surveyors

              We are a vibrant faculty where you will immerse                    Computational Designers        Illustrators                    Social Workers
              yourself in diverse communities and a busy calendar
              of events and opportunities. Our inclusive spaces                  Construction Project           Industrial Designers            Teachers
              encourage relationships that will empower you to                   Managers
                                                                                                                Interpreters and Translators    Textile Designers
              thrive, personally and professionally. Best of all, you
              will feel supported and inspired by students, alumni
                                                                                 Corporate Interior Designers
                                                                                                                Journalists                     Urban Planners
              and the university community around you.
                                                                                                                Landscape Architects            UX Designers

              For more information, visit
              *QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022

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Career success
                                                                                                                        UNSW graduates succeed. They are earning the highest
                                                                                                                        median salaries of graduates from Go8 universities*. Many
                                                                                                                        are making contributions to the world’s most admired
                                                                                                                        enterprises and organisations. Others are disrupting the

                                                                                                                                                                                       ARTS, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
                                                                                                                        status quo, launching brands and start-up businesses that
                                                                                                                        make a real difference. That is because we support your
                                                                                                                        career success from day-one.

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

                                                                                                                        Build professional networks
                                                                                                                        Whichever sector you want to move into, you will
                                                                                                                        be able to take 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.

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

                                                                                                                        Gain a global mindset
                                                                                                                        As part of our diverse community of students, staff,
                                                                                                                        alumni and industry partners from around the world, you
                                                                                                                        will build a global network. Studying at an internationally
                                                                                                                        renowned university, you will learn the communication
                                                                                                                        and professional skills to move into global careers and
     Experiences to shape your future                         Paddington Campus                                         drive solutions to challenges that go beyond borders.
     We are dedicated to helping you create a university      Our Art & Design campus in inner city Sydney is a
     experience that aligns with your ambitions and values.   renowned creative hub. Studying here, you will have
     We will listen to and work with you to understand        access to an unmatched array of studio, workshop
     your goals and support you to pursue those through       and gallery spaces, as well as state-of-the-art digital
     industry connections, social networks, hands-on          production technology.
     experiences and world-class campus facilities.
                                                              Design Futures Lab
                                                              Purpose-built to inspire exploration and innovation in
     Our campuses and facilities                              architecture, design and the built environment using
     Kensington Campus                                        emerging technologies.
     Located between the global metropolis of Sydney’s
     CBD, and its world-famous beaches, UNSW’s                Esme Timbery Creative Practice Lab
     Kensington campus hosts hundreds of clubs,               Our multi-arts production and performance hub
     societies and networking events. It is home to           contains the latest digital production technology to
     Australia’s most comprehensive entrepreneurship          facilitate creative collaboration across media and
     program – UNSW Founders.                                 the arts.

                                                                                                                        *QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2021

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Arts                                                                                                                                          Bachelor of Arts and Business
     Bachelor of Arts                                                                                                                                Program code 3444                              Learn to think critically, creatively and            Minors
                                                                                                                                                                                                    strategically while gaining expertise in             The following subject areas are only available
                                                                                                                                                     CRICOS code 077868M                            key areas of business studies including              as Minors.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    marketing, management and business law.              • Art History and         • Modern Greek Studies
       Program code 3409                  Shape your degree around your interests             Minors                                                 Duration 3 years
                                                                                                                                                                                                    This broad knowledge and skill base will               Theory                  • Studies in Psychology
       CRICOS code 001916C                and gain in-depth knowledge in the fields           The following subject areas are only available         (+1 year Honours option)                                                                            • Australian Studies        (Science)
                                          you are passionate about with our flexible          as Minors.                                                                                            give you a unique advantage as you enter
       Duration 3 years (+ 1 year                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Indonesian Studies      • Gender Studies
                                                                                              • Art History and         • Italian Studies            Entry February, May                            the professional world, where diverse
                                          and rigorous Bachelor of Arts degree.                                                                                                                                                                          • Italian Studies
       Honours option)                                                                          Theory                  • Modern Greek Studies       and September                                  interdisciplinary skills are increasingly
                                          With over 35 subject areas to choose from,
       Entry February, May and                                                                • Australian Studies      • Psychology (Science)                                                      in demand. Combine your passion for
                                          you will unravel the complexities facing                                                                   Estimated first year                                                                                Business component
                                                                                              • Indonesian Studies      • Gender Studies                                                            the arts, social sciences and humanities
       September                          today’s world and be equipped with a                                                                       tuition AUD$44,065                                                                                  •   Business Decision Making
                                                                                                                                                                                                    with an understanding of business in this

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ARTS, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
       Estimated first year               career-ready skill set so you can channel                                                                                                                                                                      •   Financial Management
                                                                                              Career opportunities                                   Units of credit (per year/                     unique degree.                                       •   Global Business Environments
       tuition AUD$39,368                 your passion into action and make a                 You will gain sought after skills that ensure your
                                          genuine impact on society.                                                                                 total) 48/144                                                                                       •   Organisational Resources
       Units of credit (per year/                                                             adaptability in today’s fast-paced world. Our                                                                                                              •   Additional electives available in Business, Law,
                                                                                              graduates can be found all over the globe in a         Assumed knowledge
       total) 48/144                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Marketing and/or Management
                                          Majors                                              range of industries including diplomacy, social                                                       The following subject areas are also available
       Assumed knowledge None             The following subject areas are also available      justice, publishing, international affairs, media,                                                    as Minors.
                                          as Minors.                                          politics, business and entrepreneurship, the arts                                                     • Asian Studies           • Japanese Studies         Career opportunities
                                                                                                                                                   Structure                                        • Chinese Studies         • Korean Studies           Gain the tools you need to work in business
     Structure                            • Asian Studies             (Business)              and creative industries, education, journalism,
                                                                                                                                                   Major (10 courses)                               • Creative Writing        • Linguistics              consulting, management, marketing and strategy
                                          • Chinese Studies         • Japanese Studies        university and public administration, advocacy
     Major (10 courses)                                                                                                                                                                             • Criminology (Law)       • Media, Culture and       roles in a range of industries and organisations.
                                          • Creative Writing        • Korean Studies          and campaign strategy, research and academia.        +
     +                                                                                                                                                                                              • English                   Technology               Your choice of major will help to shape your
                                          • Criminology (Law)       • Linguistics                                                                  Business Component
     Minor (4 courses)                                                                                                                                                                              • Environmental           • Music Studies            career options. Our graduates succeed in various
                                          • Economics (Business) • Media, Culture and         Double degree options                                (8 courses)
     +                                                                                                                                                                                                Humanities              • Philosophy               careers through their understanding of business
                                          • English                   Technology                                                                   +
     Electives & General Education                                                            • Advanced                     (Communication &                                                       • European Studies        • Politics and             as well as human culture and society.
                                          • Environmental           • Music Studies                                                                Minor (4 courses)
     (10 courses)                                                                               Mathematics (Hons)           Journalism)                                                            • Film Studies              International
                                            Humanities              • Philosophy                                                                   +
     OR                                                                                       • Advanced Science         •   Media (PR &                                                            • French Studies            Relations                Double degree options
                                          • European Studies        • Politics and                                                                 Electives (2 courses)
     Major (10 courses)                                                                         (Hons)                       Advertising)                                                           • Geographical Studies • Sociology and
                                          • Film Studies              International                                                                                                                                                                      • Law
     +                                                                                        • Commerce                 •   Media (Screen &                                                        • German Studies            Anthropology
                                          • French Studies            Relations
     Major (10 courses)                                                                       • Computer Science             Sound Production)                                                      • Global Development      • Spanish and Latin
                                          • Geographical Studies • Spanish and Latin
     +                                                                                        • Economics                •   Medical Studies/                                                       • History                   American Studies
                                          • German Studies            American Studies
     Electives & General Education                                                            • Education                    Doctor of Medicine                                                     • Indigenous Studies      • Theatre and
                                          • Global Development      • Sociology and
     (4 courses)                                                                                (Secondary)              •   Music                                                                    (Nura Gili)               Performance Studies
                                          • History                   Anthropology
                                                                                              • Engineering (Hons)       •   Science
                                          • Human Resource          • Studies in Psychology

                                                                                              • Environmental            •   Social Work
                                            Management                (Science)
                                                                                                Management                   (Honours)
                                            (Business)              • Theatre and
                                                                                              • Fine Arts
                                          • Indigenous Studies        Performance Studies
                                                                                              • Law
                                            (Nura Gili)
                                          • International Business
                                                                                              • Media
                                                                                                                                                   Bachelor of Education

                                                                                                                                                   Embrace a career in teaching and                        Professional accreditation                          Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor
                                                                                                                                                   shape the way future generations                        This degree is professionally recognised by
                                                                                                                                                   participate in the world with a Bachelor                NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).           of Education (Secondary)
                                                                                                                                                   of Education. You will develop excellent
                                                                                                                                                   classroom skills and increase your                      Structure
                                                                                                                                                   employability upon graduation with                      Education Core (11 courses)                            Program code 4053
                                                                                                                                                   up to 80 days in supervised teaching                    + Teaching Specialisation/Methods
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CRICOS code 075262B
                                                                                                                                                   placements in at least two different                    (4 courses)
                                                                                                                                                                                                           + Education Electives (1 courses)                      Duration 4 years
                                    “I chose to study the Bachelor of Arts because of the                                                          secondary schools. The Bachelor
                                                                                                                                                                                                           + Professional Experience (80 days)                    (+ Honours options)
                                                                                                                                                   of Education (Secondary) is always
                                    scope of courses that I can pursue. UNSW’s location                                                                                                                    + Double Degree
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Entry February and September
                                                                                                                                                   offered as a double degree, which
                                    in Sydney was also a big selling point for me. I wanted                                                        means our graduates can pursue their                                                                           Estimated first year tuition
                                    to be in a city that held opportunity, and to be part of a                                                     passion for teaching and also benefit                                                                          AUD$39,650
                                    wider global community. Interactive engagement with                                                            from further career opportunities in
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Commerce/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Units of credit (per year/
                                    my peers plays a big part of my university studies, and                                                        complementary professions.                              Bachelor of Education                                  total) 48/192
                                    the experience of bouncing ideas and opinions off one
                                                                                                                                                   NSW education students are required to pass
                                                                                                                                                                                                           (Secondary)                                            Assumed knowledge English
                                    another has made me feel very comfortable in my degree.”                                                       the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial
                                    –                                                                                                              Teacher Education Students (LANTITE) prior                Program code 3462
                                                                                                                                                   to commencing their first in-school placement.                                                              Teaching specialisations
                                    Cammy Gee, Bachelor of Arts                                                                                                                                              CRICOS code 077869K
                                                                                                                                                   Visit                                                                                       • Aboriginal Studies     • Geography
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Duration 4 years                                    (Indigenous            • Languages
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Studies)                 (Chinese, French,
                                                                                                                                                   Career opportunities                                      (+ Honours options)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               • Ancient History          Japanese, Korean,
                                                                                                                                                   Teaching is a stable and rewarding career                 Entry February and September                      • Drama                    Spanish)
                                                                                                                                                   choice with ongoing demand for skilled                    Estimated first year tuition                      • English                • Legal Studies
                                                                                                                                                   educators. Our Bachelor of Education is                                                                     • English as             • Modern History
                                                                                                                                                   nationally accredited by the NSW Education                                                                    an Additional          • Music Studies
                                                                                                                                                   Standards Authority (NESA), which allows you to           Units of credit (per year/total)                    Language or Dialect      (Intensive)
                                                                                                                                                   teach for both government and non-government              48/192                                              (EAL/D)                • Society and Culture
                                                                                                                                                   secondary schools. Our graduates are widely
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Assumed knowledge English and
                                                                                                                                                   accepted as exemplary teachers throughout
                                                                                                                                                   Australia as well as internationally. Many of our
                                                                                                                                                   graduates also pursue career opportunities
                                                                                                                                                   outside secondary school teaching including             Teaching specialisations
                                                                                                                                                   working in community education, cultural                • B usiness Studies
                                                                                                                                                   institutions and tertiary education.                    • Economics

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Bachelor of Education (continued)                                                                                        Social Work
     Bachelor of Design/                    Bachelor of Fine Arts/                        Bachelor of Economics/
                                                                                                                              Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
     Bachelor of Education                  Bachelor of Education                         Bachelor of Education
                                                                                                                                Program code 4033            Help change lives by solving problems in             Professionally recognised
     (Secondary)                            (Secondary)                                   (Secondary)                                                        human relationships, promoting social                This degree is professionally recognised. Upon
                                                                                                                                CRICOS code 000831E
                                                                                                                                                             change and enhancing the wellbeing of                graduation you will be eligible for membership of
                                                                                                                                Duration 4 years                                                                  the Australian Association of Social Workers.
                                                                                                                                                             others. Our social work degree has a
       Program code 4066                      Program code 4063                             Program code 4058                   Entry February and May       strong emphasis on practical skills with
       CRICOS code 098279C                                                                  CRICOS code 075094B                 Estimated first year         guidance from social workers and industry            Double degree options
                                              CRICOS code 081433D
                                                                                                                                tuition AUD$39,918           professionals. You will gain expertise in            •   Arts
       Duration 4.7 years                     Duration 4 years                              Duration 4 years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Criminology & Criminal Justice

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ARTS, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
                                                                                                                                                             a wide variety of areas, including mental
       (+ Honours options)                    (+ Honours options)                           (+ Honours options)                 Units of credit (per year/
                                                                                                                                                             health, social work counselling, community           •   Law
       Entry February and September           Entry February and September                  Entry February and September        total) 48/192                                                                     •   Social Science
                                                                                                                                                             work, sociology, psychology and working
       Estimated first year tuition           Estimated first year tuition                  Estimated first year tuition        Assumed knowledge None       with Indigenous communities.
       AUD$39,480                             AUD$39,225                                    AUD$45,255
       Units of credit (per year/total)       Units of credit (per year/total)              Units of credit (per year/        Structure                      Career opportunities
       48/216                                                                               total) 48/192                     Core (20 courses)              Social workers operate in diverse areas, including
                                                                                                                              + Electives & General          hospitals, government departments, welfare
       Assumed knowledge English              Assumed knowledge English                     Assumed knowledge English and                                    agencies, industry/corporate, community
                                                                                                                              Education (4 courses)
                                                                                            Mathematics                       + Field Placement              organisations, and as independent consultants.
                                                                                                                              + Honours Stream (8 courses)

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

     Bachelor of Media Arts/                Bachelor of Music/                        Bachelor of Science/                    International Studies, PPE & Social Science
     Bachelor of Education                  Bachelor of Education                     Bachelor of Education                   Bachelor of International Studies
     (Secondary)                            (Secondary)                               (Secondary)
                                                                                                                                Program code 3447            Critically examine how the world is                  Language studies
                                                                                           Program code 4076
       Program code 4064                      Program code 3446                                                                                              changing around you with a focus on                  Your choice of language stream:
                                                                                           CRICOS code 075263A                  CRICOS code 053080A
       CRICOS code 097997C                    CRICOS code 077758F                                                                                            exploring contemporary global issues                 • Chinese                  • Italian
                                                                                           Duration 4 years                     Duration 4 years             from a variety of different perspectives             • French                   • Japanese
       Duration 4 years                       Duration 5 years                                                                                                                                                    • German                   • Korean
                                                                                           (+ Honours options)                                               including international relations, foreign
       (+ Honours options)                    (+ Honours options)                                                               Entry February, May                                                               • Greek                    • Spanish
                                                                                           Entry February and September                                      affairs, human rights and foreign policy.
       Entry February and September           Entry February                                                                    and September                                                                     • Indonesian
                                                                                                                                                             Our degree responds to a growing demand
                                                                                           Estimated first year tuition
       Estimated first year tuition           Estimated first year tuition                                                      Estimated first year         for graduates who are equipped to meet
       AUD$42,175                             AUD$40,360
                                                                                                                                                             the challenges of a rapidly changing global          International studies core
                                                                                                                                tuition AUD$41,225                                                                Core courses will provide a grounding in world
                                                                                           Units of credit (per year/total)                                  environment including language proficiency,
       Units of credit (per year/total)       Units of credit (per year/total)                                                                                                                                    events, specialist regional knowledge and career-
                                                                                           48/192                               Units of credit (per year/   intellectual flexibility and interpersonal
       48/192                                 48/240                                                                                                                                                              enhancing electives.
                                                                                                                                total) 48/192                skills. You will also learn through experience
                                                                                           Assumed knowledge English,
       Assumed knowledge English              Assumed knowledge English;
                                                                                           Mathematics plus one more of         Assumed knowledge None       by undertaking a year long Overseas Study            Overseas Study Program
                                              applicants are expected to
                                                                                           Biology, Chemistry, Earth and                                     Program in your third year.                          The Overseas Study Program is a unique way for
                                              have reached the level of at
                                                                                           Environmental Science, Physics                                                                                         students to experience new cultures, build new
     Teaching specialisations                 least Grade 7 AMEB Performance                                                  Structure
     • Graphics and Multimedia Technology                                                                                                                    Majors                                               skills and networks, and form lasting friendships.
                                              (or equivalent) and Music, or                                                   International Studies Core
     • Visual Arts                                                                                                                                           • International Studies
                                              Grade 6 AMEB Musicianship (or           Teaching specialisations                (4 courses)                    • Language Studies                                   Career opportunities
                                              equivalent), or Music.                  •   Biology                             + Language Studies Core        • International Business (optional)                  Be challenged by the dynamics of global and
                                                                                      •   Chemistry                           (4 courses)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  regional change, explore key developments in
                                                                                      •   Earth and Environmental Science     + Regional and Specialist
                                                                                      •   Investigating Science               Electives (4 courses)
                                                                                                                                                             Minors                                               international politics and economics and evaluate
                                            Teaching specialisations                                                                                         Your choice of minor:                                why the world is changing around us. You will
                                            • Music                                   •   Mathematics                         + Minor (4 courses)
                                                                                                                                                             • Asian Studies            • Japanese Studies        develop the skills you need for a career in today’s
                                                                                      •   Physics                             + Electives & General
                                                                                                                                                             • Chinese Studies          • Korean Studies          global market including working in international
                                            Auditions are required for this degree.                                           Education (8 courses)
                                                                                                                                                             • Environmental            • Politics and            business, government agencies (including foreign
                                                                                                                              + Overseas Study Program
                                            Visit                                                                                      Humanities                 International           affairs), investment banks and other financial
                                                                                                                                                             • European Studies           Relations               institutions, United Nations agencies, journalism
                                                                                                                                                             • French Studies           • Sociology and           and media, tourism and trade, humanitarian aid
                                                                                                                                                             • German Studies             Anthropology            and human rights organisations and international
                                                                                                                                                             • Global Development       • Spanish and Latin       development agencies.
                                                                                                                                                             • International Business     American Studies
                                                                                                                                                               (Business)                                         Double degree options
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Law
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Media (Communication & Journalism)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Media (PR & Advertising)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Media (Screen & Sound Production)

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Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics                                                                                             Media
       Program code 3478             Explore current global issues in this               Career opportunities                                   Bachelor of Media
                                     exciting degree which draws together                See yourself working in industries worldwide
       CRICOS code 098376B
                                     perspectives of three critical yet varied           including government agencies (including foreign
       Duration 3 years              disciplines. UNSW is the only university in         affairs), political parties and lobby groups, public
       (+ 1 year Honours option)     Sydney and one of a handful in Australia            services, NGOs and social activist organisations.      Communication and                                   Public Relations and                              Screen and
                                                                                         The Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and
       Entry February and
                                     to offer this degree, which prepares you
                                                                                         Economics is a world-renowned degree that              Journalism                                          Advertising                                       Sound Production
                                     to make social change on a global scale.            carries considerable recognition among various
                                     You will be taught by leading experts from          organisations and potential employers. Graduates
       Estimated first year          UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture and                                                                           Program code 3454                                   Program code 3453                                 Program code 3438
                                                                                         become globally recognised leaders and
       tuition AUD$41,860            UNSW Business School and make valuable              commentators in all aspects of public life.                CRICOS code 064366G                                 CRICOS code 072208K                               CRICOS code 080064K

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ARTS, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
                                     local, regional and global contacts through
       Units of credit (per year/                                                                                                                   Duration 3 years                                    Duration 3 years                                  Duration 3 years
                                     hands-on learning opportunities.
       total) 48/144                                                                     Double degree options                                      (+ 1 year Honours option)                           (+ 1 year Honours option)                         (+ 1 year Honours option)
                                                                                         • Law                                                      Entry February, May and September                   Entry February, May and September                 Entry February, May and September
       Assumed knowledge             Majors
       Mathematics                   •   Economics                                                                                                  Estimated first year tuition                        Estimated first year tuition                      Estimated first year tuition
                                     •   Philosophy                                                                                                 AUD$38,628                                          AUD$40,495                                        AUD$38,563
                                     •   Politics and International Relations
     Structure                                                                                                                                      Units of credit (per year/                          Units of credit (per year/                        Units of credit (per year/
                                     •   Politics, Philosophy and Economics
     Core (16 courses)                                                                                                                              total) 48/144                                       total) 48/144                                     total) 48/144
     + Prescribed Electives                                                                                                                         Assumed knowledge None                              Assumed knowledge None                            Assumed knowledge None
     (6 courses)
     + Free Electives
     (2 courses)                                                                                                                                Reimagine the contemporary media                    Gain detailed knowledge of public                 Develop your conceptual and practical
                                                                                                                                                landscape and learn to find and write               relations and advertising practices and           production skills so you can creatively
                                                                                                                                                news stories across digital media, print,           get the skills you need to reimagine              and effectively harness technology to
                                                                                                                                                news, public relations and marketing                and direct the future of the media                shape the world you want to see. Work
     Bachelor of Social Science                                                                                                                 platforms. Our strong industry links                industry. You will develop practical              with a variety of media forms, and
                                                                                                                                                mean you will have the opportunity to               and strategic communication skills                gain core knowledge in film and media
                                                                                                                                                gain real-world experience throughout               including creativity, analytics and               history and theory, as well as applied
       Program code 3321             Gain the skills you need to affect policy,          Career opportunities                                   your degree and a competitive edge in               client management, and build industry             skills in interactive design, animation,
                                     drive social change and make a real                 Social science skills can be applied in a range        a fast-evolving industry. You will learn            connections that will give you a                  video and sound production. You will
       CRICOS code 001917B                                                               of settings – government, non-government,              how to work quickly and intelligently,              professional advantage in the complex             be taught by industry experienced
                                     difference in the world. As a social
                                     scientist, you will learn and develop the           not-for-profit, social enterprise and collectives.     without sacrificing integrity.                      media environment. Our graduates                  animators, filmmakers, script writers,
       Duration 3 years
                                     knowledge and skills to analyse, challenge          Our graduates are highly successful in gaining                                                             have the skills and knowledge required            sound artists and games researchers
       (+ 1 year Honours option)
                                                                                         employment in diverse roles and areas such as                                                              to represent and support the interests            as you prepare for your career in
                                     and gain insight into complex social,                                                                      Career opportunities
       Entry February, May                                                               community development, health, the environment,                                                            of companies (for profit or not-for-              digital production, animation, film or
                                     environmental and political problems. As                                                                   Our graduates have been highly successful in
                                                                                         research and policy analysis, political advising,                                                          profit), government agencies, individual          online gaming.
       and September                 part of your degree you will apply your                                                                    forging careers in major media institutions as
                                                                                         organisational management, marketing and
                                     knowledge of social theory and research                                                                    well as with cutting-edge innovators in Australia   clients and brands.
       Estimated first year                                                              market research, corporate affairs management
                                                                                                                                                and overseas. They can be found working                                                               Career opportunities
       tuition AUD$41,110            to a practical Work Integrated Learning             and private consulting.
                                                                                                                                                in journalism, publishing, public relations                                                           With their practical, creative and conceptual
                                     experience and discover firsthand what it                                                                                                                      Career opportunities
                                                                                                                                                and advertising, corporate, organisational                                                            skills in screen and sound-based media,
       Units of credit (per year/    is like working in the field of social science.                                                                                                                Our graduates have advanced skills and
                                                                                         Double degree options                                  and public sector communications, internal
                                                                                                                                                                                                    knowledge relevant to public relations,           and a sophisticated understanding of the
       total) 48/144                                                                                                                            communications, media relations and social
                                                                                         •   Advanced Science (Honours)                                                                             advertising, media relations and organisational   contemporary industry environment, our
       Assumed knowledge None
                                     Majors                                              •   Law                                                media strategy, digital media, digital marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                                    communication in corporate, political and         graduates have pursued successful careers
                                     •   Economics (Business)                            •   Science                                            and website content management.                                                                       in television and film production, sound and
                                                                                                                                                                                                    non-profit organisations, corporate affairs
                                     •   Environmental Humanities                        •   Social Work (Honours)                                                                                                                                    music design, editing, screenwriting, film
                                                                                                                                                                                                    and social media strategy. They can be found
     Structure                       •   Global Development                                                                                     Double degree options                                                                                 criticism and research.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    working in a variety of PR, advertising and
     Core (9 courses)                •   Human Resource Management (Business)
                                                                                                                                                •   Arts                                            media industries across the globe.
     +                               •   Indigenous Studies
                                     •   International Business (Business)
                                                                                                                                                •   International Studies                                                                             Double degree options
     Major (10 courses)
                                                                                                                                                •   Law                                             Double degree options                             •   Arts
     +                               •   Marketing (Business)
                                                                                                                                                •   Music                                                                                             •   International Studies
     Work Experience Placement       •   Media, Culture and Technology                                                                                                                              •   Arts
     +                               •   Politics and International Relations                                                                                                                       •   Commerce                                      •   Law
     Electives & General Education   •   Sociology and Anthropology                                                                                                                                 •   Design                                        •   Music
     (5 courses)                                                                                                                                Structure                                           •   International Studies
                                                                                                                                                Media Core (6 courses)                              •   Law
                                                                                                                                                + Specialist Core* (10 courses)                     •   Music
                                                                                                                                                + Optional Minor (4 courses)
                                                                                                                                                + Electives (4 courses)
                                                                                                                                                + Internship/Portfolio
                                                                                                                                                *depending on which media
                                                                                                                                                degree you study                                                                        “Before starting university I was looking at future
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        careers and the world of media seemed the right choice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        for me. The Bachelor of Media in Communication and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Journalism allowed me to study what I am passionate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        about - engaging, observing and writing about events
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and people’s experiences. The internship I completed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        during my degree gave me the confidence and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        connections I needed to secure my first job in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the industry.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Claire Keenan, Bachelor of Media
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (Communication and Journalism)

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