Our faculties & schools

Advancing knowledge and innovation for a better world.

Students learning in the Science facilities at the UNSW Kensington campus

Our faculties and schools are distinctively known for their multi-disciplinary approach to research and learning. UNSW is committed to outstanding and relevant research. We lead the way in lifesaving medical discoveries, trailblazing entrepreneurship and projects that help solve our most pressing social problems.

Arts, Design & Architecture

Through creativity, collaboration and inclusion we seek and solve problems to improve life on earth. We listen, challenge, create and share diverse knowledge about people, place and cultures to enable lives with purpose.

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UNSW Business School

We tackle the biggest economic, business and social challenges with partners around the world.  As one of Australia’s top business schools, we lead the way in research performance, equipping our graduates and stakeholders with the skills to create sustainable and economic social value.

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Engineering

Challenge yourself at a globally-recognised engineering faculty, where different perspectives spark more human solutions. When you choose to join UNSW Engineering, you become part of the #1 engineering faculty in Australia.

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UNSW Law & Justice

We are a leader in legal education in Australia. We are committed to social justice and human rights, and to making a difference in this world.

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UNSW Medicine & Health

Since 1960, UNSW Medicine & Health has been delivering world-class education to students across Australia. Made up of five schools, partnered with teaching hospitals, with campuses across Greater Sydney and rural campuses across NSW, discover how we’re turning the brightest minds into the health leaders of tomorrow and transforming the future of healthcare.

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UNSW Science

We rank in the world's top 50 universities for natural and life sciences and biomedicine, and top university in the State by the Government's "Excellence in Research Australia" process.

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UNSW Canberra

Our unique environment combines academia and defence effortlessly. We are located at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA), less than 5km from the city centre. 

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Postgraduate research

At UNSW Sydney, we are passionate about research, changing lives and achieving global impacts.  From biomedical engineering to climate change to the arts and humanities, UNSW researchers fuel discovery and innovate to solve complex world challenges. We translate discoveries into meaningful change for a better world.

Pathway programs: UNSW Global

At UNSW Global, we're dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. We offer three unique university pathway options:

  • UNSW Foundation Studies
  • UNSW Diplomas
  • English Language Courses

You'll have full access to UNSW facilities, small class sizes with dedicated support and the opportunity to apply for one of our many Pathway Scholarships.