Masters Courses Offered by The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) | Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    43
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio14
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students21,603
  • SizeXL
  • Total Faculty3,219

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A postgraduate degree at UNSW Sydney 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.

Faculties

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 or visit our website to investigate and compare what's on offer.

Research

UNSW is first in Australia for research quality, with more top ratings in broad fields of research than any other Australian university (2018 Excellence in Research in Australia report).  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.

Our researchers have world-class research facilities at their disposal such as the Mark Wainwright AnalyticalCentre featuring custom-built laboratories for the study ofbiological, chemical and physical materials.  

Postgraduate research candidates undertake research through supervision with some of Australia's best minds.

UNSW Sydney is almost a city in itself with plenty of services like restaurants, food outlets, shops, gyms, medicalfacilities, sporting teams and ovals, as well as great entertainment. Our modern,award-winning facilities allow our students to make the most of universitylife.

Our study spaceshave been transformed across campus into vibrant learning environments for whenyou need a quiet or group study space. ​

We also offer advanced learning environments to fosterinnovation such as the Michael Crouch Innovation Centre. Students from all faculties can design, experiment andbuild their ideas with guidance from visionaries and corporate partners.

For students from out of town, you can take advantage of our student accommodation with both fullycatered and self-catered options on campus. There are also plenty of rentingand share-housing options.

UNSW’s maincampus is located on a 38 hectare site at Kensington just 7 kilometresfrom the Sydney CBD. We have twoother campuses with UNSW Art& Design (Paddington) and UNSW Canberra at ADFA (Australian Defence ForceAcademy). Learn more about all our facilities or download a map of our campuses.

See below for more information on the many services available:

·      TheNucleus: Student Hub

·      Shops and food outlets

·      Sport and fitnessfacilities

·      Childcare

·      Health services

·      Legaladvice

·      UNSW Religious Centre.































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































Arc @ UNSW, our student life organisation, runsover 300 student societiesand clubs acrosseverything from cultural clubs, sport and fitness clubs, faculty-based clubs,and much more.

Arc is run by students for students, so you make themost of your time at UNSW. This means you can fulfil your potential whilefeeling supported along the way. Arc is your go-to for anything outsidethe classroom, from fun events to volunteering opportunities.  

UNSW also support all our students, no matter theirbackground, with a safe and inclusive environment for all – celebrating the diversity that our students bring to universitylife. This includes our LGBTIQ+ support and ALLY program.

We ensure our students are supported throughout their study, with student wellbeing services,sports clubs and athlete programs, financial support and scholarships, peermentoring, disability services and student development – including overseasopportunities – and more. 

UNSW Careers andEmployment is our hubfor student employability at UNSW. From job opportunities, networking events,career planning, seminars and career development, UNSW help students preparefor the world of work and connect employers with our emerging talent.

We are also the third-ranked university in Australia for Graduate Employability – meaning you will stand out from the crowd as a UNSWgraduate.

UNSW is home to thebiggest student startup program in Australia, through the Founders Program which embeds entrepreneurship on campus. There are 10initiatives on offer that can take your idea from its earliest stage rightthrough to a startup that's ready to go global.

 

Find out more how UNSW supports our students for careersuccess, from exploring your industry, finding jobs and creating a roadmap to your career. 

A postgraduate degree at UNSW Sydney 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.

Faculties

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 or visit our website to investigate and compare what's on offer.

Research

UNSW is first in Australia for research quality, with more top ratings in broad fields of research than any other Australian university (2018 Excellence in Research in Australia report).  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.

Our researchers have world-class research facilities at their disposal such as the Mark Wainwright AnalyticalCentre featuring custom-built laboratories for the study ofbiological, chemical and physical materials.  

Postgraduate research candidates undertake research through supervision with some of Australia's best minds.

UNSW Sydney is almost a city in itself with plenty of services like restaurants, food outlets, shops, gyms, medicalfacilities, sporting teams and ovals, as well as great entertainment. Our modern,award-winning facilities allow our students to make the most of universitylife.

Our study spaceshave been transformed across campus into vibrant learning environments for whenyou need a quiet or group study space. ​

We also offer advanced learning environments to fosterinnovation such as the Michael Crouch Innovation Centre. Students from all faculties can design, experiment andbuild their ideas with guidance from visionaries and corporate partners.

For students from out of town, you can take advantage of our student accommodation with both fullycatered and self-catered options on campus. There are also plenty of rentingand share-housing options.

UNSW’s maincampus is located on a 38 hectare site at Kensington just 7 kilometresfrom the Sydney CBD. We have twoother campuses with UNSW Art& Design (Paddington) and UNSW Canberra at ADFA (Australian Defence ForceAcademy). Learn more about all our facilities or download a map of our campuses.

See below for more information on the many services available:

·      TheNucleus: Student Hub

·      Shops and food outlets

·      Sport and fitnessfacilities

·      Childcare

·      Health services

·      Legaladvice

·      UNSW Religious Centre.































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































Arc @ UNSW, our student life organisation, runsover 300 student societiesand clubs acrosseverything from cultural clubs, sport and fitness clubs, faculty-based clubs,and much more.

Arc is run by students for students, so you make themost of your time at UNSW. This means you can fulfil your potential whilefeeling supported along the way. Arc is your go-to for anything outsidethe classroom, from fun events to volunteering opportunities.  

UNSW also support all our students, no matter theirbackground, with a safe and inclusive environment for all – celebrating the diversity that our students bring to universitylife. This includes our LGBTIQ+ support and ALLY program.

We ensure our students are supported throughout their study, with student wellbeing services,sports clubs and athlete programs, financial support and scholarships, peermentoring, disability services and student development – including overseasopportunities – and more. 

UNSW Careers andEmployment is our hubfor student employability at UNSW. From job opportunities, networking events,career planning, seminars and career development, UNSW help students preparefor the world of work and connect employers with our emerging talent.

We are also the third-ranked university in Australia for Graduate Employability – meaning you will stand out from the crowd as a UNSWgraduate.

UNSW is home to thebiggest student startup program in Australia, through the Founders Program which embeds entrepreneurship on campus. There are 10initiatives on offer that can take your idea from its earliest stage rightthrough to a startup that's ready to go global.

 

Find out more how UNSW supports our students for careersuccess, from exploring your industry, finding jobs and creating a roadmap to your career. 

Available programs

University highlights

The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) is one of the top Public universities in Sydney, Australia. It is ranked #43 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #52
  • 2014
    #52
  • 2015
    #48
  • 2016
    #=46
  • 2017
    #=49
  • 2018
    #45
  • 2019
    #45
  • 2020
    #43
  • 2021
    #44
  • 2022
    #43

Ranking criteria

77.7
Overall
90.4
Academic Reputation
94.4
Employer Reputation
15.2
Faculty Student Ratio
93.5
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
99.8
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
45,983

30%
70%

International students
21,603

48%
52%

Total faculty staff
3,219

1819
1400

Total students
45,983

30%
70%

International students
21,603

48%
52%

Total faculty staff
3,219

1400
1819

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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