UNSW Diplomas

Our Diploma programs are designed for international students who miss out on direct entry to a UNSW degree and who want to fast track to the second year of an undergraduate degree in  Engineering or Science at UNSW Sydney.

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Diploma in Engineering

A Diploma in Engineering is your first step to achieving your career goals of working in one of the many exciting areas of engineering. When you study engineering at UNSW Sydney, you'll be studying under the best minds in the country, with the UNSW Engineering Faculty ranked #1 in Australia.

  • 11 Months

  • Year 12

  • Engineering stream

Diploma in Science

A Diploma in Science is a powerful transition to further your study and develop a career in the sciences. We provide the practical and theoretical skills and experience to fast track your career. The UNSW Science Faculty has more than 400 staff and 700 researchers.

  • 11 Months

  • Year 12

  • Science stream

Important information

* Students who become Australian permanent residents or Australian Citizens during a Diploma Program will be subject to additional competitive processes for entry to a UNSW Sydney degree program. Students must complete the pre-requisite courses in a Diploma within 24 months to progress to second year. If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident, contact us to discuss your options.

**To enter first year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at UNSW Sydney, students must complete 9 subjects and receive advanced standing credit.

*Note: 2020 fees to be confirmed.