Entry requirements, key dates and fees

Entry requirements

The requirement for study at the postgraduate coursework level is a completed undergraduate degree, from a recognised tertiary institution, in a relevant field of study. However, some postgraduate coursework degrees may have additional selection criteria, so please check with the faculty for specific information on entry requirements.

Please note that places for postgraduate coursework are competitive and admission is subject to the faculty selection criteria.

For further information on the postgraduate degree you are interested in, please check our online handbook.

International applicants

To apply for postgraduate coursework as an international student, you will need to check your eligibility. For information on accepted qualifications, please click here.

For further information, please see the UNSW international postgraduate website.

English language requirements

All applicants (whether local or international) who do not have an assessable qualification undertaken and assessed in English must provide evidence that their English language ability meets the minimum requirements for admission to any UNSW program delivered either in Australia or overseas. Please read the full English requirements policy.

Key dates for 2015

  • Semester 2 applications close June 30, 2014

Key dates for 2016

  • Semester 1 applications close November 30, 2014

Please check the UNSW Business School website for AGSM MBA Programs dates:

Late applications may be accepted after the closing dates subject to the availability of places. Please note that whilst we endeavour to process applications as quickly as possible, due to time constraints it cannot be guaranteed that a late application will be processed in time for Semester commencement.

Refer to the Academic Calendar for semester beginning and end dates.


Domestic students

Most postgraduate coursework students pay tuition fees. There are a limited number of Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) available to eligible students in some degrees. More information on CSP can be found here.

You can estimate your annual fees with our Fee Estimator.

For further information about UNSW fees, please click here.

International students

If you are applying to postgraduate coursework study as an international student, you may be eligible for financial assistance

You can estimate your annual fees with our Fee Estimator.

For further information about UNSW fees, please click here.