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The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)

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A postgraduate degree at UNSW Australia is your opportunity to tackle the world’s challenges alongside the brightest minds in the country. Close partnerships with government and industry mean our researchers benefit from knowledge sharing and better realise commercial breakthroughs.


Postgraduate coursework (1-2 years) and research (2-4 years) programs, including Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Master’s Degrees, are offered across the eight faculties listed below. UNSW Canberra is open to postgraduate students only.


From powering the future to providing clean drinking water and developing lifesaving HIV drugs and cancer therapies, our research innovations have helped to change the world and are helping pave the way to a better tomorrow. We are the Asia Pacific's top 'rising star' in research according to Nature (2016) and we regularly receive some of the largest government funding for research in the country.

Postgraduate research candidates undertake research through supervision with some of Australia's best minds. You can choose from a Master of Philosophy, Masters by Research or PhD.


UNSW Australia knows what it takes to create future leaders. Our alumni community is 250,000 strong with graduates working or having worked for some of the biggest companies in the world. In Australia, we are the number one choice among the country’s top 30 employers (LinkedIn 2015).

Master your future with UNSW Australia.

Programs available

Postgraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 40,326


International students - 14,448


Total faculty staff - 2,930


Total students - 40,326


International students - 14,448


Total faculty staff - 2,930


Undergraduate Program

6,000 - 8,000
30,000 - 32,000

Postgraduate Program

12,000 - 14,000
28,000 - 30,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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