When you study at UNSW School of Built Environment, you’ll join a world-renowned school within the Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture in Sydney. You’ll be part of a community with students, staff and industry professionals from across diverse built environment disciplines, reflecting real-world professional relationships and partnerships.
As part of our community, you’ll understand the wider impact of your work, and the role of the built environment in challenges such as climate change, health and well-being. From public spaces to public transport, or building design, your work could improve the lives of millions. You’ll learn to design with purpose and sustainability in mind so you can shape our built environment for the benefit of people and the planet.
Our built environment degrees balance hands-on experience with academic success, which is why our students are known for their employability. UNSW is ranked top 40 in the world for Architecture & Built Environment according to QS World Subject Rankings 2023. We're also known for having the most employable students, winning the AFR Top100 Future Leaders Awards in 2023.
Your study options are flexible and include bachelor degrees, honours programs, graduate certificates and diplomas, postgraduate and postgraduate research. You can study full-time or part-time across a range of built environment study areas, adapting your study to your lifestyle and goals. These include:
● computational design
● city planning
● construction management
● property and development
● industrial design
Whatever you choose to specialise in, your broad understanding, hands-on skills, and industry experience will empower you with the confidence to succeed in the industries of the future.
We offer bachelor degrees across diverse fields in the built environment.
In your final year of some of our undergraduate degrees, you’ll be able to deepen your knowledge through a self-directed research project. You’ll graduate with strong research skills developed through the completion of a thesis that will set you apart as you kick-start your career.
Your postgraduate study options at UNSW are diverse and flexible. You can study full-time or part-time, and choose from a range of graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, and master degrees, shaping your study to suit your life and goals.
Postgraduate research will deepen your expertise and help you develop a broad intellectual sophistication, research, and professional skills that are prized by employers. You’ll have access to first-rate facilities and world-class supervisors at the forefront of their fields in the built environment.