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The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)

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An undergraduate degree at UNSW Sydney is your passport to opportunities around the world. UNSW Sydney prepares you for career success with a rich blend of theory and practice. Award-winning teachers bring employers into state-of-the-art classrooms to prepare you for the real world.


UNSW Sydney offers bachelor degrees (3-4 years) and dual and combined degrees (4-7 years) across the following eight faculties:

  • Art & Design
  • Arts & Social Sciences
  • Built Environment
  • Business School
  • Engineering
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Science

Career success

UNSW Sydney knows what it takes to create future leaders. Ranked 45th in the world and 24th for employer reputation (QS 2019), UNSW Sydney is also the number one choice among Australia’s top 30 employers (LinkedIn 2015).

UNSW Sydney community is 300,000 strong with graduates working or having worked for some of the biggest companies in the world including Google, Penguin, Ernst & Young, PayPal, Rio Tinto, HSBC, NASA and Oxfam.

Got a start-up idea or dream of becoming an entrepreneur? More Australian startup founders have attended UNSW Sydney than any other university in the country. The University is also home to an innovation hub on campus open to all students.

Rise to the top with UNSW Sydney.

University Highlights

Total students - 40,326


International students - 14,448


Total faculty staff - 2,930


Total students - 40,326


International students - 14,448


Total faculty staff - 2,930


Undergraduate Program

6,000 - 8,000
30,000 - 32,000

Postgraduate Program

12,000 - 14,000
28,000 - 30,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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