Our faculties

Find out about the faculties and learning communities that make up UNSW.

Students learning in the Medicine & Health facilities at the UNSW Kensington campus

Our distinct faculties, shaping one future. 

All of UNSW's degrees and study areas sit within one of our seven faculties and university college. The people who work and study at UNSW use their distinct areas of study to help tackle our greatest challenges and shape a better future for everyone. Find out about the values that drive these communities below and the learning and professional opportunities each can offer you.

Arts, Design & Architecture

Thrive in an open, supportive and inclusive community where you'll challenge others and be challenged. Develop career-ready skills to create real-life solutions, supported by thought leaders, practitioners and makers. You'll have access to the arts, humanities, built environment, design, education, social sciences, media, creative arts and more.

UNSW Business School

Join a world-renowned business community where you'll learn from industry-leaders, build networks and gain experience that sets you apart. We combine innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability and technology to support the next generation of professionals to become adaptive thinkers and drive purposeful change through business.


Challenge yourself at a globally-recognised engineering faculty. You’ll collaborate and problem solve through hands-on experience from day one, as you take part in industry-changing innovation. We offer the widest range of engineering degrees in the country, with each subject carefully designed to match global career opportunities.

Law & Justice

Tackle tomorrow’s big challenges by immersing yourself in the real-world application of law and justice. Sharpen your mind by exploring complex ideas in a faculty driven by an ethos of justice for all. UNSW Law & Justice is renowned as a top global law faculty and has been a progressive legal education and research leader for over 50 years.

Medicine & Health

Prepare yourself for the future of health at one of the world's top 50 medical faculties (QS Rankings by Subject, 2022). We're a collaborative community focused on improving life for all. We offer programs across a range of medicine and health areas including heath science, population health, optometry and health data science.


Think big and form deeper connections with our world. Our Science programs balance theory with practical experience, and focus on making a positive impact on the future. We’ll inspire your curiosity, provide the space to discover your own path, and prepare you for tomorrow’s workforce.
UNSW Canberra
Learn in a practical and tailored learning environment at UNSW Canberra, located at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA). With Australia's best student-to-university teacher ratio, you'll have the resources and support to exceed your education and career goals in arts, business, engineering, IT and science.

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