Why study at UNSW?
With a future-focused, studio-based and research-led approach, the Bachelor of Design degree produces versatile and adventurous graduates. You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to understand how design-led solutions enable people to perform at their best. The three-year degree emphasises an understanding of how design reflects historical, social and cultural values, and how it can change the future.
You will learn to combine independent thinking and creativity with practical and technical skills. The degree encourages you to challenge conventional applications of materials, systems, processes and technologies, and to seek new solutions to problems. The integration of digital and physical production, critical thinking, emerging technologies, design research, management and entrepreneurship provides you with the skills for careers across a range of established and emerging design fields.
UNSW’s Bachelor of Design prepares students to be dynamic design professionals and studio practitioners. Our graduates are highly sought after across a broad range of professional design disciplines in media and technology industries, global institutions, major corporations, creative and bespoke agencies.
Graduates find employment in areas including: Graphics, media and digital design, Interaction design, Communications, branding and advertising, Design management and strategy, Social innovation and entrepreneurship, App development, data visualisation and responsive design, Creative consultancies, design and media, studios, design-led businesses, Environmental, spatial, interior and architectural design practices, Object, furniture and lighting design, Film, television, online and mobile production and post-production, Design for exhibitions, galleries and museums, Costume, theatre and events design, Design teaching and academia, Jewellery design, Packaging, illustration and publishing, Textile, fabric, wearable design and fashion
The Bachelor of Fine Arts is designed for those who wish to thrive in and lead the future of global contemporary art and culture. You will be encouraged to experiment with a range of artistic processes, mediums and techniques in order to explore your ideas, curiosities and passions. You will develop your independent artistic practice in a rigorous and supportive community of artists and thinkers.
With two distinct majors available, you will choose to focus on either Studio Practice, or Art Theory. Both pathways feature professional practice, research skills and opportunities for elective study, meaning you will be prepared for a diverse range of careers and professional contexts in today’s art world and related creative fields.
UNSW Art and Design’s Bachelor of Fine Arts equips students with transferable skills and insights, so that graduates find employment across the creative and cultural industries including: Advertising, Art Direction and Communication, Arts And Cultural Administration and Policy Making, Arts Education and Training Commercial and News Photography, Curating and Program Management in Festivals, Museums, Galleries and Public Spaces, Arts Writing, Publishing and Criticism, Exhibition Planning, Design and Installation, Entertainment, Media and Technology Industries, Theatre, Film and Television Production, Urban Planning, Site Activation and Public Art, Practising artist in your field of expertise
The Bachelor of Media Arts is a ground-breaking degree introduced to meet industry demand for creative practitioners with the ability to work and innovate with a range of emerging media technologies.Operating at the intersections of creativity, media and technology, the degree is aimed at students looking to develop creative, practical and adaptable skills for this fast-evolving field. Working in a studio-based learning environment, you will gain hands-on skills, complemented by theoretical studies that encourage critical thinking, contextual awareness and creative problem-solving.You will be taught by accomplished, industry-active media artists, producers and theorists, and you will create your projects in some of the world’s best-equipped workshops, labs and studios. The degree features five disciplinary areas, from which you will choose at least two. These are animation, visual effects (digital media), sound, moving image and interactive media.
The Bachelor of Media Arts produces creative content developers with sound technical and problem solving skills and the ability to work creatively and collaboratively across a diverse and wide range of disciplines in the creative media world.
As a graduate, you will be a lead player in the cultural, digital, entertainment, creative media and technology industries with strengths in creative design and technical innovation.
Our Graduates find employment in areas including: Animation Design and Production, Digital Publishing and Communications, Video, Online and Mobile Media, Interaction, User-Experience and Environments, Game Development and Production, Digital Strategy, Film, Television, Online and Mobile Production, Multi-platform Media Development and Production, Production Management and Development, Sound Design, Composition and Production, Scientific Imaging and Visualization, Media Strategy and Planning, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Digital Media Start-ups
Create inspiring architecture of social and environmental value. This degree prepares you for work in architecture and other design-based industries as you study the practice and theory of architecture. Learn how to design buildings and their settings to meet the needs of individuals and communities, taking sustainability, culture and economy into consideration.Lectures and design studio sessions cover architectural design, architectural communications, architectural history and theory, architectural science, the environment and technologies, and architectural construction and structures.Combined with the Master of Architecture, this degree offers you an enviable head start in contemporary and multidisciplinary design practice.
The Bachelor of Architectural Studies is the undergraduate pathway to the professionally accredited postgraduate Master of Architecture degree which has professional recognition from the NSW Architects Registration Board, Australian Institute of Architects, Architects Accreditation Council of Australia and Commonwealth Association of Architects.
As a graduate, you may find employment as a consulting architect in a private practice, a specialist architect, an architect at a multidisciplinary design practice, an architect in a government office or large commercial practice architectural firms.
Learn how to shape sustainable, equitable, healthy and inspiring built environments. City planners play a pivotal role in decisions shaping the future of our cities and regions by working at the interface between development and environment.This degree will teach you how to collect and analyse information, identify requirements and options, make forecasts, and prepare policies, plans and programs for implementation.
You will also learn how to exercise development control, investigate development proposals, evaluate results and communicate outcomes. Work experience is a defining feature of the degree, which enjoys longstanding support from both public and private sector organisations. You will work closely with a broad range of partners across the city, state and internationally.You will graduate with the knowledge and skills required to address contemporary planning issues, including sustainability, development feasibility, housing affordability, transport and infrastructure provision, facilitating urban renewal, and tackling social inequality and exclusion.
This degree is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia.
Graduates may pursue careers as an environmental planner, land use planner, strategic planner, urban planner, social planner, or development assessment planner.
Learn how to apply digital technologies to design responsive, interactive spaces. Computational design affects the way content is imagined, created, fabricated, delivered and displayed by combining architecture and design with computer science and engineering
.This degree gives you an understanding of digital technologies and their use in the built environment by enabling you to take part in projects in industrial design, architecture, construction, urban design and planning. You will also learn cutting-edge computer-design skills and digital technologies, including 3D modelling, digital geometry and parametric design, responsive environments, form making, and robotic and digital fabrication using 3D printers and laser cutters.In your third year, you will work on actual projects set by industry partners, with the potential of making valuable industry connections.
Graduates will be able to work in the following fields: Architectural and urban design specialist, digital optimisation consultant for architecture or engineering firms, software solutions developer, design to production manager in a construction firm, smart Cities consultant in planning offices or councils, urban data analyst for business consultancy firms, design technology manager in architecture and design firms, digital fabrication and smart manufacturing specialist, animation professional, gaming environment developer, building Information Model (BIM) Implementer, parametric design enabler.
This degree gives you the knowledge and experience to manage complex construction projects. The UNSW degree is one of the most respected in Australia and will prepare you to meet the demands of a constantly evolving industry. You will develop broad knowledge and skills for the management of property development, construction site management, project management and quantity surveying. There is a strong emphasis on construction and property economics and management skills, including cost, time, human resources, organisational behaviour, risk management and information technology.
Dependent on the completion of specific units, this degree is accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, the Australian Institute of Building (AIB), the Australian Property Institute, the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Building.
As a graduate, you can work as a developer, property consultant, construction manager, project manager, quantity surveyor, facilities manager or builder.
This Honours degree gives you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of Industrial Design by undertaking a significant research project.
The Bachelor of Industrial Design is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia.
As a graduate, you can pursue a career as a product designer within a design consultancy, a multidisciplinary design team (architectural and engineering consultancies), or the manufacturing sector (consumer and public access products – electrical, transport, scientific, medical, retail, furniture, telecommunications), digital multimedia designer, product branding and marketing, packaging designer, exhibition designer or graphic designer.
Interior architecture is a design discipline that focuses on interior environments and all aspects of their structural, spatial, social and material assembly.Interior architecture and interior design share a common ground but differ in the scale of intervention – while interior architecture includes the manipulation of structural elements such as walls, floors and staircases, interior design generally engages at the scale of individual rooms.In this degree you will learn to develop creative solutions that respond to current societal and functional aesthetic challenges in the built environment – spaces that may be permanent or temporary, from the scale of rooms to the scale of cities.
The program is recognised by the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers through the Design Institute of Australia.
As a graduate, you can pursue a career as a private consultant or corporate interior designer and design for the broad spectrum of public and private sectors including office, hotel, exhibition, medical and retail environments, project management
Be equipped to shape the open spaces of the future as cities grapple with contemporary issues such as urbanisation, migration, sustainability and climate change.This degree combines studies in design, technology and engineering to give you the theoretical and practical knowledge needed for the implementation of landscape design at site, urban and regional scales.
Learn how to rejuvenate the urban environment and design public spaces that are safe, beautiful, healthy and vibrant.
The degree includes 90 days professional work experience, giving you a foundation of industry contacts and practical experience.
This program is accredited by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects.
As a graduate, you can pursue a career as a design consultant in a private practice, technical officer or designer in state or local government, landscape designer or planner in state government or landscape planning and management specialist.
With a focus on product design and development, Chemical Product Engineering is the new frontier for chemical engineers and its relevance is almost unlimited among both industrial and scientific communities. It incorporates the technical and entrepreneurial skills needed to innovate, develop and design novel chemical and consumer products for large and small businesses. You will build on the study of chemical and physical sciences and processes to create the types of products that will be ready for commercialisation in a number of fields such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, agricultural chemicals and foods. Through academic and project work, and by applying your skills during 60 days of approved industry training, you’ll graduate with all the tools and skills you need to create products across a wide range of industries.
The BE (Hons) in Chemical Product Engineering is professionally accredited by both Engineers Australia and the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI).
As a graduate, you can work in the chemical and process industries as a research scientist, development chemist, technical representative or as a plant/company manager. Graduates may find employment with pharmaceutical, cosmetic or food industries; mineral processing plants; polymer, new materials, paper, fertiliser and wine making industries or major companies involved in pollution control.
This broad degree covers the steps in a product’s creation, from the pure chemistry through to the economics. Chemical engineers design, create and optimise the systems and equipment used in chemical, industrial, biological and environmental processes, producing a range of materials, like fuels, fertilisers, foods, wine, polymers and pharmaceuticals. Chemical Engineering bridges the study of the chemical and physical sciences with engineering. You will learn how to design and develop chemical processes and equipment, optimise and control industrial operations, plan plant operations, tailor management strategies, work with nanoparticles, look into environmental effects and pollution control, and more. Management, critical analysis and economics are key components of your training.
UNSW’s Chemical Engineering degree is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers, Engineers Australia, and the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.
Chemical engineers design and operate large-scale chemical process equipment and factories safely, efficiently and in an environmentally responsible manner. They produce a diverse range of materials from fuels and circuit boards to processed foods, life saving pharmaceuticals and filtered clean water. They also develop alternative energy sources – alcohol and biofuels from crops and efficient ways to utilise solar energy.
Food scientists study the properties of food and ingredients to ensure their safe use and consumption. The Food Science (Honours) degree is designed to provide you with a solid background in mathematics, and natural and applied sciences to equip you for a career in a variety of professions. You will have the opportunity to apply yourself to food product design and enquiry projects, professional food practice, and food systems management, and to conduct research towards your thesis project.
The four-year Food Science degree is offered in two disciplines: Food Science and Technology and Food Science and Nutrition.
Graduates of the BE (Hons) Food Science in Food Technology are eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST). Graduates of the BE (Hons) of Food Science in Nutrition are eligible to apply for Associate Nutritionist with the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA).
Food technologist, new product developer, food testing, laboratory scientist, food microbiologist, quality manager, nutritionist.
The broad profession of civil engineers is responsible for projects that enhance the overall quality of life. They design, construct, manage, operate and maintain the infrastructure that supports modern society. This includes buildings, bridges, roads, tunnels, airfields, dams, ports and harbours, railways, new mines, water supply and sewerage schemes, irrigation systems, and more. This highly sought-after UNSW degree will give you an excellent grounding in civil engineering fundamentals and applications. You’ll study structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, transport engineering and water engineering, as well as construction and management. In your fourth year, you can specialise through a full suite of electives.
UNSW’s Civil Engineering degree is accredited by Engineers Australia. Substantial or complete recognition of the degree is also given in most overseas countries.
Many civil engineers work in an office environment where they investigate, plan, design and manage projects; others manage and supervise construction projects on site. Employment can be found with specialist consulting firms, construction and contracting companies, large public companies, federal, state and local government organisations, airport and harbour authorities, project developers, financial and management consultants, and many more.
Broaden your career prospects by combining a highly valued business qualification with an in-depth understanding of advertising, public relations, and media and communications.
The Commerce component provides you with a fundamental understanding of general business principles and allows you to develop specialist knowledge in a business area of your choice. With more than 10 majors to choose from – ranging from accounting to human resource management – you can design a degree to suit your interests and career goals.
Media studies gives you advanced skills and knowledge in public relations, media relations and organisational communication, to help you become a persuasive communicator.
Bioinformatics is at the convergence of computing and the life sciences, and involves the development of technologies for storing, extracting, organising, analysing, interpreting and using the ‘tsunami’ of genetic information being generated. The need to process and analyse vast amounts of information requires advances in both software technologies and hardware architectures. In this degree you will learn the foundation disciplines of bioinformatics, which includes biology (biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics), computing (algorithms, databases and programming), mathematics and statistics. You will gain the skills to design and implement software for activities such as identifying the genes affected in specific cancer types.
The UNSW Bioinformatics engineering degree is accredited by Engineers Australia.
As a graduate, you can work with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, companies in the information and communications technology sector, public sector organisations, public and private research organisations.
Computer engineering is changing the way we lead our lives. The internet is a fundamental element of our daily existence and cars, which until recently had only rudimentary electrics, today boast over a hundred microprocessors. Half the world’s population uses mobile phones. Computer Engineering empowers you to make a difference in today’s world. This degree covers the theory, design, development and application of computer systems in consumer electronics, transportation systems, medical equipment, telecommunications, and more. Your study will combine elements of Electrical Engineering with methods of Computer Science, while designing programs and building hardware. To get work ready, you’ll apply these skills through 60 days of approved industry training.
The UNSW Computer Engineering degree is accredited by Engineers Australia. Substantial or complete recognition of the degree is also given in most overseas countries. Computer Science and Engineering graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Computer Society.
Computer engineering graduates are ideally suited to jobs involving the development of hardware software systems for communications, electronics or process control, and work in such diverse industries as telecommunications, power, defence, or gaming machines.
Software engineering includes the design and implementation of specific, reliable, efficient and secure software systems for a multitude of purposes. Of course, you also have to be able to write code if you’re going to design a program to fulfil a need or solve a problem. You will learn about the processes, methods and tools for the design and development of high-quality, reliable software systems. This involves the study and application of software specification, design, implementation, testing and documentation. This degree includes a series of workshops that enable students to work in teams and gain hands-on experience. To get you work ready, you’ll apply these skills through 60 days of approved industry training.
The BE (Hons) in Software Engineering is accredited by Engineers Australia.
Graduates have strengths in design techniques and experience in software design and development, which equips them for a wide range of careers. Employment may involve the business sector, which utilises their knowledge and abilities in designing advanced information systems; building technical systems for the medical, power and transport industries; the burgeoning telecommunications area, exploiting, or even developing new network technologies.
Computer science is the study of the design, construction and use of computer systems. This degree focuses on comprehension of the basic principles behind computing tools, operating systems, compilers and translators, and computer hardware. You will study the representation of data and data structures and the design of algorithms for programming languages and machine systems. A main focus is the design and development of hardware and software tools for developing computer applications. Non-computing elements, which can often determine the success of computing systems (such as human interface or psychological aspects), are also considered within the design and development process.
Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Computer Society and the Association for Computing Machinery, the peak industry/ academic body in North America.
Graduates are employed in a wide range of industries, in government departments and private firms (including software development companies like Microsoft, IBM and Sun Microsystems). They commonly work as programmers and analysts, but some find that working with people in user support, or as a network administrator, is more to their liking.
Telecommunications explores how information is transferred from one point to another, whether it’s high resolution images of a distant planet, or massive bandwidth video-on-demand flying across the internet. Telecommunications engineers design, develop and maintain all aspects of voice and data communications systems. This specialisation within the field of Electrical Engineering is concerned with all aspects of theory and applications for a broad range of systems such as telephone and data networks, radio and TV, satellites and deep space applications. To get you work ready, you’ll apply these skills through 60 days of approved industry training.
The BE (Hons) in Telecommunications Engineering is fully accredited by Engineers Australia, the professional body for engineering in Australia.
The demand for graduates of telecommunications is rapidly increasing as the technology advances and broadens its scope. Potential employers include major telecommunications service providers; large private industrial groups such as JDS, Uniphase and Alcatel; smaller service and technology providers, all highly specialised and technologically sophisticated.
This exciting degree focuses on the science and practice of air and space flight; the design, development, testing and production of aerospace vehicles; the maintenance and operation of aircraft; and aerospace research. To accommodate the international nature of the aerospace industry, you will receive the same depth of understanding as professional aerospace training programs in other industrial countries. Our Aerospace Engineering degree focuses on airborne vehicles to meet future employment prospects in Australia (like aerodynamics, flight mechanics, propulsion and structures). The final-year course involves a team project integrating all aspects of aircraft design to meet a defined mission specification. To get you work ready, you’ll apply your skills through 60 days of approved industry training.
The BE (Hons) in Aerospace Engineering is fully accredited by the professional body for engineering in Australia, Engineers Australia (EA). It is also recognised by The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) for later registration as a Professional Chartered Engineer.
Graduates find employment in the aerospace design and manufacturing industry including aerospace companies, airlines, defence forces and government regulators.
Exercise Physiologists play a vital role in the prevention and management of chronic disease and injury. This degree offers a comprehensive education in health and exercise, with a focus on the use of physical activity as both preventative treatment and rehabilitative therapy.
Foundation science courses are a focus in the early stages of the degree and include chemistry, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, statistics and psychology. Building on this knowledge base, you will study anatomy, physiology and pathology, alongside the exercise science sub-disciplines of biomechanics, motor control and exercise psychology. The objective is to gain an integrated understanding of human function in health and disease, and how this is influenced by physical exercise.
Elective courses allow students to pursue their areas of interest and career specialisation. These include cardiopulmonary conditions, metabolic conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, neuromuscular conditions, nutrition, mental health and rehabilitation biomechanics.
The Bachelor of Exercise Physiology is accredited by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). Graduates are eligible to become members of the professional body, Exercise and Sports Science Australia, and accredited exercise physiologists.
Exercise physiologists are employed in rehabilitation clinics and hospitals working in post-acute rehabilitation, aged care, sports medicine clinics, corporate health and private practice for rehabilitation/exercise prescription for people requiring specialist guidance (for example workplace rehabilitation departments). The degree also provides excellent preparation to apply for graduate degrees in nutrition, physiotherapy and other allied-health professions, or research higher degrees (Masters or PhD).
The flexibility of a Bachelor of Arts degree allows you to pursue your interests and career aspirations across a range of disciplines within the humanities and social sciences, including languages, arts, history, philosophy and business. In whichever area you choose to study, you will develop transferable skills and in-depth knowledge, and gain the tools to think critically, communicate effectively and conduct independent research.
As a Bachelor of Arts graduate you will develop transferable skills suited to a wide range of careers. These skills include critical and creative problem solving, persuasive communication and presentation skills, research skills, an understanding of human behaviour, and respect for social, cultural and individual diversity. Our graduates can be found in the following careers: Diplomacy, publishing, the arts and creative industries, international affairs, education, journalism, social justice, politics, university and public administration, interpreting and translating, business and entrepreneurship, media and research.
Interested in crime and justice? A degree in criminology examines the complexity of crime and the way society responds to it, seeking to better understand the dynamics of criminality by looking at the big picture. A Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice covers a broad range of topics including justice, conflict, risk, security, policing, state crime, alternative justice systems, criminalisation and regulation, all while engaging contemporary real-word issues such as victimisation, drug-related harm, organised crime and community safety. Key study areas include the nature of crime, how crime is defined and measured, media reporting and portrayal of crime, and what factors lead people to commit crime.
Our graduates can be found working as policy analysts and advisors, research officers, project managers and research designers in private, government and non-government sectors.
This renowned professional qualification equips you with analytical and statistical skills you can apply to any business or finance role. Core studies in economic theory and econometric methods will prepare you academically, technically and professionally, and give you a solid grounding in modern economics analysis. You can also specialise in econometrics, economics or financial economics.
This degree gives you the flexibility to study a second Economics major or an approved Commerce major, such as finance, information systems, international business, management, marketing or real-estate studies. The knowledge you obtain will enable you to become economically literate and give you an in-depth understanding of local and world economic issues.
This widely recognised professional qualification equips you with sharp analytical and statistical skills that are applicable across various industries, and helps you develop specialist knowledge in the field of econometrics, economics or financial economics. You can study accounting as a second major, and meet the education requirements of CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand or Institute of Public Accountants
This degree opens up a rewarding career in many areas of business, finance or government. Graduate positions may include: Business analyst, Economic forecaster, Graduate economist, Management consultant, Policy advisor, Statistical analyst, Superannuation advisor. Related careers in accounting, finance, human resource management, information systems, marketing and taxation.
Every organisational goal, strategy and function is driven by data and technology. This degree will provide you with specialist skills, knowledge and experience in information systems, as well as give you the foundation to develop and implement information technology solutions in the context of a business. You will undertake studies in business analytics, business programming, data management, enterprise systems and network security, as well as business fundamentals such as accounting, economics, management and statistics.
This specialist degree in information systems prepares you for a career in information and communications technology (ICT) by providing you with the essential skills and knowledge for developing and implementing technology solutions for businesses. The degree is developed in consultation with industry and is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level.
IS/IT consultants, IT infrastructure developers, Network developers, Systems analysts, Technical managers, IS/IT architects
The Life Sciences degree has been designed for students who seek a generalist degree with an emphasis on the life and health sciences. Life Sciences brings together the biological, environmental and medical sciences, and will appeal to those with an innate curiosity about life – from the way things work at the molecular level to the study of entire ecosystems.
Fields of study include anatomy, biological chemistry, biology, biotechnology, ecology, genetics, marine science, microbiology, molecular and cell biology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology and psychology. While maths and the physical sciences aren’t necessarily part of the degree, there is still the option to study them as electives to broaden and enrich your studies. The degree is a useful pathway to postgraduate study, especially in the health and medical fields.
Anatomist, Biochemist, Botanist, Life Scientist, Marine Scientist, Environmental Scientist, Chemist, Environmental Health Officer, Food Scientist/Technologist, Geologist, Laboratory Technician, Field Biologist, Wildlife Biologist, Diver, Anthropologist, Oceanographer, Toxicologist, Cartographer, Conservation Scientist, Park Ranger, Parks and Land Manager, Pharmacologist, Human Resources Manager, Community Development Worker, Marketing Professional, Quality Assurance Specialist, Taxonomist, Formulation Chemist, Regulations Manager, Field Officer, Microbiologist, Environmental Consultant, Forensic Scientist, Geneticist, Laboratory Manager
Psychology is the study of mind and behaviour. It is one of the most interesting and challenging areas of scientific inquiry with the potential to benefit both individuals and society as a whole. Topics of study include learning, memory, cognition, perception, neuroscience, and developmental, forensic, social, and abnormal psychology. You will gain an integrated and comprehensive knowledge in the main discipline areas of psychology and develop strong research, analytical and communication skills. This degree allows you to study for an accredited three-year degree in Psychology at the same time as undertaking a complementary major in a number of related areas. Majors include marketing, human resource management, management, criminology, linguistics, philosophy, vision science and neuroscience.
For those wishing to use their degree in psychology as a general training for future employment, the skills acquired during the degree in psychological science are extremely valuable to a wide variety of careers. Psychologists work in a range of organisations within both the public and private sector. These include clinical and health settings such as clinics and hospitals, a diverse collection of commercial and non-profit organisations, and forensic settings such as prisons and law courts. Employers range from the army to schools, from the Roads and Maritime Service to the Department of Health. For those wishing to practice as a specialist professional psychologist, typical areas of work include clinical, organisational, forensic, counselling and educational psychology. Psychologists are employed across several industries including health care and social assistance, public administration and safety, education and training, and administrative and support services. This mix of industries is highly favourable for employment growth prospects
The Master of Design is an interdisciplinary, industry-engaged degree that integrates technology, design thinking, conceptual exploration, strategy and communication with practical skills. It focuses on the role of design in innovation and the global economy. You will extend and develop your theoretical, research, professional and practical design knowledge to an advanced level. This degree is anchored by our multidisciplinary studios, which underpin the development of your professional skills and confidence needed for creative leadership in design. The studios will enable you to either focus on a specific area of design and digital media practice or to put together your own suite of courses. Studio specialisations include Experience Design, Interaction Design, Visualisation and Visual Effects, Future Making and Graphic Communication.
Graphics, media and digital design, UX and responsive design, Communications, branding and advertising, Design management and strategy, Social innovation and entrepreneurship, Data visualisation and animation, App development, Creative consultancies, design and media studios, design-led businesses, Object, furniture and lighting design, Film, television, online and mobile production and post-production, Environmental, spatial, interior and architectural design practices, Design for retailing, industry events and expos, Design for exhibitions, galleries and museums, Costume, theatre and events design, Design teaching and academia, Jewellery and wearables design, Packaging, illustration and publishing, Textile, fabric and fashion design
This is a Masters level research program for postgraduate medical students in the Faculty of Medicine. Candidates must demonstrate ability to undertake research by the submission of a thesis embodying the results of an original investigation. Candidates must have at least three years’ experience of in the practice of medicine and be currently so engaged.
The degree of Master of Medicine by research may be awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Higher Degree Committee of the Faculty of Medicine (hereinafter referred to as the Committee) to a candidate who has demonstrated ability to undertake research by the submission of a thesis embodying the results of an original investigation.
This is a Masters level research program for postgraduate medical students in the Faculty of Medicine. Candidates must demonstrate ability to undertake research by the submission of a thesis embodying the results of an original investigation. Candidates must have at least three years’ experience of in the practice of medicine and be currently so engaged.
The AGSM Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a full-time degree designed to prepare students for general management and executive leadership roles in business, government, or not-for-profit organisations. Students are immersed in active learning experiences and exposed to the practical tools and skills needed to thrive in their professional endeavours. The AGSM MBA combines traditional classroom teaching with case studies and teamwork to develop the next generation of leaders.
You’ll learn from an internationally recognised faculty with industry experience, acquire management insights from current business leaders, and benefit from the knowledge of your fellow students, many of whom have worked for global organisations. The small cohort size, full-time schedule and immersive teaching model ensures you develop a strong network of peers that includes your MBA program colleagues and over 17,000 AGSM global alumni.
Accelerate your career and advance your management know-how with Australia’s leading MBA (full-time) program. Develop strong analytical skills, strategic thinking and leadership ability that set you a part from the crowd. This is an ideal program for talented managers and business professionals looking to realise their leadership potential in a senior management role, or visioneers wanting to put their ideas into action. You’ll also have the opportunity to build a valuable network of peers and industry leaders from around the world.
Business leader, Senior government leader, Not-for-profit manager, Entrepreneur, Consultant, Venture capitalist, Executive roles in accounting, finance, marketing, sales and communications, amongst others
The Master of Finance is a specialist degree for graduates who have completed a finance major in their undergraduate studies and now want to take on more advanced topics. It has been developed in close consultation with the finance sector and exposes you to the latest thinking and research in finance. You will be taught by industry-leading academics and researchers, gaining a competitive advantage in your financial career via the latest theories and practical techniques. You can also specialise in an area based on your professional development needs and career path, whether it’s corporate finance, investment banking, finance (general) or funds management.
Develop advanced analytical and technical skills for a successful business career with this specialist finance program, and develop expert knowledge in the area of corporate finance, funds management, international finance or investment banking.
Banking professionals, Corporate treasury, Financial advisors, Financial brokers, Funds management, International finance, Investment banking
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UNSW Sydney now offers Diplomas in Engineering and Science designed for international students.
The diploma program is delivered by UNSW Sydney’s pathway provider UNSW Global.
As a Diploma student you will be studying equivalent courses to first year undergraduates delivered in a program tailored for international students. You will enjoy access to the same facilities and resources as first year undergraduate students.
Diploma in Science
Science at UNSW Sydney combines practical and theoretical skills to equip you with the necessary knowledge and experience to fast track your career.
Diploma in Engineering
The Faculty of Engineering at UNSW Sydney is the largest in Australia. We are proud to offer a wide range of engineering degree course specialisations.
Standard Plus program (12 months)
Recommended for students who would like a slower pace of study and with moderate English language proficiency (IELTS 5.5, with a minimum 5.0 in all bands, or equivalent).
Standard program (9 months)
To enter our Standard Program, you must have completed 11 or 12 years of schooling (eg GaoEr/GaoSan, O/A levels, SMA 2/3, HKDSE forms 5/6) with good grades and strong English language proficiency. Students should have an IELTS of 6.0 (or equivalent) with a 5.0 in all bands (or equivalent), and may apply using Semester 1 (Year 11 or 12) school results.
Transition program (19 weeks)
For international students who need to further their knowledge in a subject area, who possess very strong English proficiency (IELTS 6.0, with a 5.5 in Writing, and 5.0 or above in other sub-bands, or equivalent).