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Why choose University of Newcastle?

TOP 10 universities in Australia

*QS World University Rankings 2020

TOP 8 in Australia for research ‘well above world standard’

*Excellence in Research Australia, 2018

TOP 200 in the world for Psychology

*QS World Rankings by Subject 2019

NO. 1 ranked university in Australia for industry collaboration

The Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science is for those who are interested in understanding the world around us and how it works. Through the sciences you will be inspired to build new knowledge and discover new things. Through the arts you will explore ideas, theories and records of how people process the human experience through society, culture, and more. You’ll be able to follow your passions, and you will learn from leading researchers who will guide you through a tailored program, specifically designed to give you the skills that employers are seeking. Our guidance and mentoring give you the confidence to know you’re heading where you want to with your career, and you’ll have authentic opportunities to work with industry and in research whilst you study. A combined degree program offers greater breadth of learning, enhancing the academic and professional qualities gained in each separate degree. On completion, you will have the practical skills to make a difference in the world and contribute new solutions to the many challenges we face.

Aerospace Systems Engineering involves a systems approach to the design, efficient operation and modification of high-tech devices for the aeronautical and defence industries. A key challenge for the development of aerospace systems is the need to be as light-weight as possible, yet highly reliable.

What is Aerospace Systems Engineering? 

Aerospace Systems Engineering is about understanding and controlling the response of aerospace structures to complex interactions using a broad range of technologies. Students can focus on aircraft structural design and high-performance materials or concentrate on the control of complex interacting aerospace systems.

A Bachelor of Biomedical Science at the University of Newcastle will give you the opportunity to study a wide range of courses. You will be exposed to varying modes of study including face-to-face and online learning. We also offer plenty of hands-on experience in clinical laboratories and industry environments.

Students will study core courses in biomedical science that provide advanced theoretical knowledge in:

  • physiology
  • anatomy
  • biochemistry
  • medical genetics
  • immunology

These core courses maximise flexibility for students and provide a solid base of knowledge and skills in the biomedical disciplines.

Biomedical Science Majors

You will have the opportunity to choose from one of three majors to allow you to build your skills and knowledge in an area of interest within the discipline.

  • Medical/Health Professional
  • Advanced Medical Research
  • Industry and Education

When you study a Bachelor of Business degree you will establish a firm understanding of the contemporary business environment and undertake studies in a range of disciplines. You’ll have the opportunity to select your courses from eight business-related majors.

In your first year of the business degree you will complete courses from a broad range of disciplines. This initial year of business studies gives you a strong grounding in business principles and equips you with a set of core business development skills before you choose your major. You will develop skills in the following areas:

  • accounting
  • management
  • law
  • marketing
  • microeconomics
  • finance
  • business decision making

In the second and third years of your business degree, you’ll undertake courses relevant to your chosen specialty. Each of our eight majors provide specialist skills to succeed within that field.

At the University of Newcastle we educate our engineers to meet the global challenges of the future. You’ll learn to engineer energy-efficient buildings using the latest nano-materials and, help develop sustainable and resilient infrastructure in developing countries. Perhaps your study will lead you to design Australia’s first high-speed train network to connect communities and reduce carbon emissions. Your degree could even build a revolutionary water recycling plant to tackle water security issues.

What is civil engineering?

Civil engineers are responsible for the physical infrastructure that enables modern societies to function. As a civil engineering student you will study buildings, highways and railways, tunnels, airports, power generation facilities and harbour facilities. Your courses will focus on preparing you to design, build and manage these structures as a fully qualified civil engineer.

Why study with us?

  • Highly employable graduates: your studies will cover the three main civil specialisations in structural, water and geotechnical engineering, giving you a competitive edge over graduates from similar degrees at other institutions.
  • Hands-on practical experience: build vital professional networks and hands-on industry experience with 12 weeks of professional practice throughout your degree.
  • Diversify your skills and knowledge: choose up to 4 elective courses from areas such as business, product/industrial design or entrepreneurship or take the opportunity to study a semester abroad.
  • Real-world insights: connect with industry through projects, guest lecturers, and mentoring.
  • Internationally-experienced engineering graduates: the University of Newcastle is one of only three Australian member institutions of the Global Engineering Education Exchange Program (Global e3).
  • Fast-Track Masters: advance your career and gain a Master of Professional Engineering in just 1 year on top of your Bachelor of Engineering degree.

At the University of Newcastle, we’ve designed our Computer Science degree to train graduates capable of solving the world’s greatest challenges. When you study to be a computer scientist, you could help fight diseases by discovering biomarkers that allow early diagnosis. Perhaps you’ll develop more sophisticated online learning systems to support access to education. You might improve safety and security by mining the data captured in smart cities. Or develop virtual reality programs to help people recover from post traumatic stress.

What is computer science?
Computer scientists work on challenging programming tasks, develop new software technologies and new ways to use computers. When studying a Computer Science degree, your learning will focus on complex problem solving, as well as developing strategies and new technologies across a variety of areas in the field.

You will study courses in artificial intelligence, robotics, computer graphics, digital forensics, bioinformatics, web development and data security. Computer science is fundamental to many everyday technologies like mobile phones, learning systems, online shopping, navigation systems, social media, computer games and programmable appliances.

Why study with us?

  • Hands-on practical experience: build vital professional networks and hands-on industry experience with 200 hours of work integrated learning in the third year of your degree.
  • Study courses with world-leading researchers in robotics, data mining and virtual reality.
  • Customise your degree: choose from one of four majors, Data Science, Computer Systems and Robotics, Software Development, or Cyber Security.
  • Connect with industry leaders through guest lectures and work integrated learning.
  • World-class facilities: our cutting-edge facilities provide the perfect practical environment to apply your knowledge and test your skills.

Our design students learn about more than the art, technology and business of architecture – we challenge them to think laterally and explore their potential as agents for change. University of Newcastle architects don’t just learn to design and shape the physical spaces of our cities and buildings; they study how to use architecture to stimulate the places we live and work, engage the community and improve our world.

Once a heavy industry hub, Newcastle is shifting into a creative innovation centre, offering a unique space for resourceful, transformative architectural practice. Through live projects in our city and beyond, you’ll develop design principles that emphasise social, economic and environmental sustainability. You’ll invest time in developing a deep understanding of each site you work on. You will become a consultative problem solver, remaining engaged with our challenging future, learning how to develop human and purposeful architecture.

Why study with us?

  • Join a supportive student community and inhabit your own space in our 24-hour access studios.
  • Our practical training philosophy ensures our architecture graduates are work-ready – 94% of our architecture students were employed within four months of graduating.
  • Studio-based learning: discover how to make a positive difference with architecture with our studio-based learning approach.

The ‘next big thing’ might just be your thing.

The study of Information technology (IT) is all about developing, building and maintaining software technology systems to meet the challenges faced by business and society. At the University of Newcastle we train IT graduates to be technically savvy, creative and flexible.

Our information technology majors are designed to meet industry’s evolving IT needs. You can focus your courses around business technology, learning to design and manage complex software systems critical for big corporations and government. You’ll be equipped to develop cloud-computing solutions or specialise in IT security. If your passion is media and entertainment you could learn to create exciting new games and 3D animations, devise new content delivery platforms or work for a digital media agency. Or, study systems development and learn to create apps and programs for just about any industry: manufacturing, healthcare, social enterprise, renewable energy, education.

Why study information technology with us?

  • Get hands-on experience through work-integrated learning opportunities and industry projects in applications development and support for a diverse range of organisations.
  • Gain a career-edge by applying for membership with the Australian Computer Society.
  • Our lecturers combine industry experience with research expertise, ensuring your skills are relevant and up-to-date.
  • Tailor your study with the choice of three majors: Interactive Media, Business Technology, or Systems Development.
  • Utilise the latest tech to program web application software, create 3D animations, edit digital content and gain real-world experience.

The Bachelor of Psychological Science covers a wide range of subject areas. In your first year you will examine the influences on behaviour and personality plus the mechanisms of behaviour such as emotions, perception, learning and memory. Second year expands on these topics to include areas of the biological basis of behaviour, while in third year you will study core topics in more depth. Throughout the degree you will learn about:

  • research methodology
  • statistics
  • cognition and information processing
  • social psychology and personality
  • clinical and abnormal behaviour
  • neuroscience
  • psychopharmacology
  • perceptual processes and learning theory
  • developmental psychology

Depending on your marks throughout your degree you will have the option to study Honours. Honours gives you a good research base to progress on to postgraduate study and can also boost your employment prospects. We are one of only a handful of universities to offer a Psychological Science (Honours) degree and this gives you a better chance to pursue higher positions and salaries after you graduate.

There’s no one type of scientist. Career opportunities are ever-evolving and exciting. You might work in a lab, discovering life-changing scientific breakthroughs. You could work in science education, sharing your passion and knowledge with the next generation. Maybe you see yourself using science to shape government policy – or something else entirely.

You will learn from leading science researchers who will guide you through a tailored program, specifically designed to give you the skills that employers are seeking. You’ll be able to follow your passions, and customise your study with a wide range of disciplinary choices.

Discover a new way of learning and develop practical skills that will enhance your science knowledge and make you a highly employable science graduate.

Why study with us?

  • Create your own career – gain scientific expertise that could allow you to invent your own job and even prepare you for jobs that haven’t been invented yet!
  • Design your degree to suit your interests – choose from 22 diverse majors with science and professional pathways to tailor your study experience.
    Strong industry connections – this degree culminates in a year-long capstone project that includes at least 12 weeks of engagement with research or industry.
  • Unique learning environments – you’ll be in the lab and out in the field from day one.
  • ERA 5, ‘well above world standard’ in sixteen of our science research disciplines (Excellence in Research Australia, 2018).
  • Accredited pathways – gain professional accreditation with our statistics and physics majors.

Creative…collaborative…future proof. Software engineering.

When you study a Bachelor of Software Engineering at the University of Newcastle your degree will develop your capability to solve global challenges. You may develop software for digital forensics analysis to help fight crime, or work in defence and combat cyber attacks. You could design wearable health management devices or write the software that powers robotically assisted surgery. Or you might create sophisticated apps that support waste minimisation processes.

What is software engineering? Software engineers focus on analysing a client’s needs. You will learn to design the best software architecture solutions, as well as to coordinate the implementation, integration and testing. Through a unique coursework program you will learn to document the results of your research and how to provide long-term maintenance. Software engineering is behind much of the everyday technology we take for granted – from our ipads, computer software and mobile phones through to digital televisions, computer games and online banking.

Why study with us?

  • Hands-on practical experience: build vital professional networks and hands-on industry experience with 12 weeks of professional practice throughout your degree.
  • Diversify your skills and knowledge: choose up to 4 elective courses from areas such as business, product/industrial design or entrepreneurship or take the opportunity to study a semester abroad.
  • Real-world insights: connect with industry through projects, guest lecturers, and mentoring.
  • Internationally-experienced engineering graduates: the University of Newcastle is one of only three Australian member institutions of the Global Engineering Education Exchange Program (Global e3).
  • Fast-Track Masters – advance your career and gain a Master of Professional Engineering in just 1 year on top of your Bachelor of Engineering degree.

The Master of Applied Finance focuses on developing a deeper knowledge and skills relating to the operation of financial markets, financial risk management and corporate treasury strategies.

You will acquire knowledge of key institutions within the finance industry, develop analytical skills for the evaluation of investment opportunities, and gain an understanding of derivative instruments.

Core courses include but are not limited to:

  • Foundations of Business Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment Analysis
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Applied Portfolio Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Our MBA is designed to propel you towards success. It reflects the latest in contemporary management practice, providing six fundamental courses covering the foundations of modern business; money, markets and people. More advanced core courses in leadership, strategic management and corporate governance provide pivotal insights into the dynamics of modern organisations.

In addition to the core courses, you will have the choice to specialise in one of the following areas:

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Applied Finance
  • International Business
  • Health Services Management
  • Co-operatives and Social Enterprise Management

Alternatively, students can create their own course program, selecting their preferred areas of study from over 70 elective courses.

The Master of Clinical Psychology is a professional qualification for those who wish to practice as a Clinical Psychologist. With expert supervision in our Psychology clinic and local health care and community settings, the course will give you the skills to work in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of psychological disorders.

You will enhance your conceptual and interpersonal skills and apply advanced knowledge, principles and methods to relevant procedures, technologies and techniques in the professional practice of Clinical Psychology. You will work collaboratively and effectively with a diverse range of clients and other health professionals, and be able to conduct, evaluate and present systematic research relevant to Clinical Psychology.

Graduates will be knowledgeable, skilled and ethical practitioners of Clinical Psychology and capable of adhering to the ‘scientist-practitioner’ model of practice.

Why study with us?

  • Learn from renowned researchers such as Professor Scott Brown who was recently named Australia’s leading researcher in cognitive science (The Australian’s 2019 Research magazine)
  • Become a fully accredited Clinical Psychologist – the program is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). The Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA), through APAC, also recognises the program for the purposes of registration and endorsement of practice in clinical psychology.
  • Diverse practical placement opportunities – our academic experts will assist you with obtaining placement opportunities that will allow you to demonstrate your broad skill set and gain practical experience in a clinical setting.
  • Be mentored by some of the best in the field – during your placement, you will be supervised by board-approved Clinical Psychologists.
  • Exceptional learning experience – our postgraduate studies in Psychology is ranked #1 in Australia for overall educational experience (Quality Indicators of Teaching and Learning 2018).
  • 94.7% of postgraduate students in our Psychology Studies find employment within four months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017-2019).
    Master of Business Psychology student

 
#1 IN AUSTRALIA for teaching quality and overall educational experience in Psychology

The Masters of Professional Accounting is designed for students who have qualifications in an area other than accounting. You will gain knowledge of accounting concepts that are transferrable to organisations of all sizes, whether they are in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors.

You will study topics in:

  • management accounting
  • financial accounting
  • taxation
  • auditing
  • finance
  • law
  • economics
  • business decision making (statistics)

Achieving the requirements of the Master of Professional Accounting means you meet the eligibility requirement for entry into CPA Australia, CA Australia and New Zealand and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

The University of Newcastle’s Master of Professional Engineering (MPE) is a highly flexible, advanced engineering degree that allows existing engineers to develop their careers and aspiring engineers to enter the profession.

Students have the opportunity to complete a 1-year, 2-year or 3-year program, depending on their career goals and background.

NOTE: The 3-year program is only available in the disciplines of Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Software engineering.

Why study with us?

  • Relevant in the real world: connect with business through industry-based projects, guest lectures, mentorship and case studies.
  • Ready for your future, ready for the world: our professional practice and leadership courses will help you develop skills in project management, complex problem solving, innovation and communications. Choose a major project that’s linked to industry or focused on research.
  • Recognised by industry and globally: take your career anywhere in the world with international recognition through Engineers Australia and the Washington Accord.[3] The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks UON at No.8 in the World and No.1 in Australia for Automation and Control.
  • Powerful learning: our smaller student cohort means you’ll have greater access to teaching staff and be part of a close-knit student community.

The Master of Professional Psychology is a professional qualification for those who wish to practice as a Registered Psychologist. Through intensive psychological training and education, graduates will be skilled in applying advanced psychological learnings competently and ethically across a broad range of professional settings.

You will enhance your theoretical skills and learn to use relevant principles and methods to assist people with a range of behavioural problems, taking into account social and cultural diversity, current relevant legal frameworks, mental health practice standards and codes of ethical practice.

On successful completion of the program and an additional internship year under the supervision of a registered psychologist, graduates will be eligible for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia as a General Registered Psychologist.

Why study with us?

  • Take advantage of flexible and diverse placement opportunities – our academic experts will assist you with obtaining diverse placement opportunities that will allow you to develop your professional skills and career in psychology under the supervision of highly experienced Registered Psychologists.
  • Be mentored by leading specialists in the field – during your placement, you will be supervised by highly experienced Registered Psychologists to ensure you receive extensive experience and preparation for seeking General Registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
  • Discover an alternative APAC accredited pathway into the profession of psychology – successfully complete our program and complete an additional internship year to become a PsyBA registered psychologist.
  • 94.7% of postgraduate students in our Psychology Studies find employment within four months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017-2019).

#1 IN AUSTRALIA for teaching quality and overall educational experience in Psychology

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FEBE International Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2007 to encourage international students to study an undergraduate program with the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must be a new student to the Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment at the University of Newcastle at the commencement of their undergraduate degree program.

The total scholarship benefit provides a payment of AUD$5,000 per annum pro-rata ($AUD625 per 10 credit points).

The scholarship benefit is a maximum of $AUD2,500 each semester, allocated according to study load for the duration of an undergraduate program, and subject to the scholar’s compliance with conditions of the scholarship.

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FEBE Singapore Polytechnic Architecture Scholarship

The FEBE Singapore Polytechnic Architecture Scholarship has been established to support students who have completed the Diploma in Architecture at Singapore Polytechnic to study at the University of Newcastle and complete studies leading to international professional recognition as an architect.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must be enrolled or enrolling in the final year of the Bachelor of Design (Architecture) or the first year of the Master of Architecture, Callaghan Campus, University of Newcastle.

The scholarship provides a tuition fee waiver of $3000 for each eligible semester of study, to a total benefit of $18,000 for the full three year period of the scholarship.

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