Our schools

Six diverse schools nurturing the problem-solvers of tomorrow.

Photograph of the exterior of the red centre built environment building located on the UNSW Kensington campus

UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture is home to six schools specialising in a range of degrees and programs, study areas, research and engagement. We’re a diverse community of students, staff, alumni and industry partners working a wide range of disciplines.

Art & Design

We're a leading art and design school that focuses on media innovation and emerging technologies. We're proud of our outstanding record for producing critically acclaimed artists, designers and media creators.

The Arts & Media

We're internationally renowned for our research, practice and teaching across the arts, media and communication. Our teaching grows out of our wide-ranging research interests, and you'll experience a supportive and high-quality environment for learning.

Built Environment

We focus on creating sustainable, liveable cities. You'll learn from teachers and researchers who are global leaders in architecture, planning, construction and design. Join us and be part of world-class knowledge and leading practice.


We lead the study and practice of education nationally and internationally through excellence in learning, teaching and research. Learn with us to influence public policy and improve community life. We seek to nurture global and ethical citizens who are passionately committed to the continuous improvement of education worldwide.

Humanities & Languages

You'll experience innovative teaching and engaged research across a range of core humanities disciplines and European and Asian languages. In all our work, we seek to engage with traditions and communities, enhance knowledges and practices, and enable positive social impact.

Social Sciences

We’re renowned for our real-world approach and commitment to social justice. Our world-class academics contribute to research that has global impact contributing to social, political and cultural change. With our innovative multidisciplinary and double degree options, you'll be prepared for the future.