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Find the degree that's right for you

UNSW is a global university with an international reputation for providing exceptional education and world-leading research. 

Whether you want to broaden your general knowledge, pursue postgraduate research or upskill for career progression, we offer a unique range of degrees and study options at UNSW Canberra. 

Here, our strength lies in our defence and security-related teaching and research. With us, you can enjoy the benefits of UNSW and ADFA’s unique community – we've educated leaders in Defence, government and industry for more than 50 years.

With state-of-the-art facilities and the best student-to-teacher ratio in Australia, you’ll have the resources and support to exceed your education goals. 

Your study pathways


Start your career journey at the undergraduate level with one of our world-class degrees. You’ll gain the theoretical understanding and practical experience needed to launch your career.

Postgraduate coursework

Expand your knowledge and expertise with one of our postgraduate coursework degrees. We offer a range of flexible, online programs that can be completed in as little as one year.

Postgraduate research

We’re at the forefront of many new developments and research opportunities. Earn a highly respected and internationally recognised qualification and work with leading researchers in your field.

Short courses

Our flexible short courses are the perfect way to upskill or revamp your knowledge. We offer flexible study options to help you take the next step in your career.

Scholarships & funding

We offer a wide range of scholarships and funding to domestic and international* students at all levels of study.  

Research candidates planning to undertake a higher degree by research can apply for scholarships that provide a range of benefits and financial support, such as an annual stipend and tuition fees.

*Please note that international offers may be restricted during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Support services

Choosing a program or enrolling at a university can be overwhelming, but don’t worry, you won’t be doing it alone. We'll support you with general program advice, enrolment queries, student visas, personal wellbeing, and any essential information you’ll need during your studies. Whether you’re an undergraduate or postgraduate student, we’re happy to assist.


Studying in the nation's capital

UNSW Canberra is a unique environment where academia and defence combine. It's located at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA), less than 5km from the city centre. As a student, you’ll have access to industry placements, volunteering options and strong employment opportunities in one of Australia's most opportunity-rich cities.

Lifelong connections

UNSW Canberra graduates are a highly engaged and influential. They shape Australia and the international community as leaders in defence, government and industry. Build lifelong connections and tap into our influential network of reputable fellow graduates.

Student life

Student life at UNSW Canberra is vibrant, inclusive and immersive. We offer plenty of opportunities to enrich your study experience and help you connect with other students and our campus community. Whether it’s sports, educational clubs or creative hobbies, there are many ways to make the most of your time outside of the classroom.

Have a question about your study options? We're here to help.