Become a thought leader and trailblazer

Through industrial training and hands on learning

Electrical engineering students in discussion with a teacher
Stand out with career-ready skills and hands on experience. From day one, you’ll test your skills as an engineer in the classroom and beyond through hands-on practical experience.

From Software, to Renewable Energy Engineering, you can explore more than 20 undergraduate degree specialisations. We also offer 100 double degree options, where you can combine your engineering degree with architecture, arts, science, commerce and more. Selected degrees include 60 days of work experience to develop real-world knowledge and build valuable industry connections.

We know our students want to explore, test things out and create a degree that meets their unique career aspirations. That's why in addition to over 20 undergraduate degree specialisations we offer a Flexible First Year. A Flexible First Year enables you to explore core common subjects plus a wide range of electives, so you can specialise in the area that’s right for you.

Get employers' attention with a degree from a university that is recognised world-wide. We're ranked #1 in Australia for engineering and 31st globally by QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2024. We’re also ranked: 

  • 1st in Australia and 17th globally - Civil and Structural Engineering
  • 1st in Australia - Electrical Engineering 
  • 1st in Australia - Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • 1st in Australia and 3rd globally - Mineral and Mining Engineering
  • 2nd in Australia and 9th globally - Petroleum Engineering
  • 3rd in Australia - Chemical Engineering
  • 4th in Australia - Computer Science

If you bring the desire to make new and exciting discoveries, we'll help you turn it into something big. 

Discover your path

When you study an Engineering degree at UNSW, you'll join Australia's largest Engineering faculty. Learn alongside award-winning academics, entrepreneurs, industry partners and your peers to gain rich and divergent perspectives. By combining hands-on learning, industry experience and collaborative innovation, you’ll be able to turn small ideas into real-world solutions.


Undergraduate degrees

As Australia’s largest engineering faculty, we give you more choices and pathways to a rewarding career than any other university. Our flexible first year of study allows you to explore core common subjects plus a wide range of electives, so you can find the area of engineering that’s right for you.
opens in a new window

Engineering study areas

Explore the ways you can pursue what you're passionate about as well as your interests. Find out how you can go on to follow your dream in higher-degree education, research and a successful career in a field you love.
opens in a new window

Assumed knowledge

Whichever course you take at UNSW, it is assumed you already have a certain level of written and spoken English. Use our find a degree tool to check the assumed knowledge for your desired engineering degree
opens in a new window

Undergraduate alternate admissions pathways

We know high school doesn't always go to plan, this is why we offer FEAS. Our Faculty of Engineering Admissions Scheme (FEAS) is an alternate pathway for high school graduates. We’ll evaluate your ability in math, physics and other sciences as well as attitude and motivation towards studying engineering.


Discover the vast range of scholarships available to you at UNSW. We provide a variety of scholarships, prizes and awards to support you on your path to success at university. We offer faculty and university-wide scholarships for domestic and international students across our range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs.


ChallEng your learning

Join our unique and awarded ChallEng program that combines students, staff and industry experts on student projects that let you put your learning to the test.
opens in a new window

Shape your experience 

Discover what it’s like to study at UNSW as an undergraduate student. Explore the UNSW experience; find out more about the degrees we offer and meet students like you.
opens in a new window

Rankings and reputation

Our students and research form the basis of our excellent reputation. Learn about why we provide world-class education, substantial career opportunities and rank within the top 50 universities in the world.
opens in a new window

*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2024