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UNSW Transition Program Online

Online learning, reimagined.

UNSW and OpenLearning are taking university pathways to the next level with our new UNSW Transition Program Online.

Your online pathway to university

High School
UNSW Transition
Program Online
First Year of a bachelor's degree
Program Type
Bachelor's degree
4 months
  • Commerce
  • -
  • Actuarial Studies
  • -
  • Physical Science
  • -
  • Design
  • -
  • Life Sciences
Delivery mode
100% online, delivered on OpenLearning platform.


We'll be hosting information sessions and showcasing demo classes. Sign up to find out more about the UNSW Transition Program Online.

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Next generation learning.

University pathways, designed for online. This four-month online university entry program is a pathway experience like no other - and one that will help you realise your full potential at university, from wherever you are in the world.

Gain entry to UNSW Sydney, a world top 50 university

Bridge the gap between school and university and prepare to gain entry to a bachelor’s degree at UNSW Sydney.

Study university-approved content and develop the practical skills and confidence you need to thrive at a world top 50 university.

(QS World University Rankings, 2021)

Supported and connected

You'll be supported throughout the program while you build real connections with your peers and teachers.

Benefit from small group daily check-in sessions, regular portfolio reviews and a dedicated study coach to support and guide your learning.

Interactive, social learning

Put your new skills to work with group and individual projects.

You’ll learn to lead discussions, work together as a team, and make friends from around the world.

Your online portfolio will showcase your progress. And you’ll receive regular feedback from teachers and peers so you stay on track.

Multiple intakes

Enrol in our next intake and prepare for success at a top 50 university, from anywhere in the world.

Study in your timezone

We’ll design your schedule for your timezone, so you can study at a time that suits you.

Year Start Finish Start a UNSW degree
2021 2 Aug 19 Nov 2022 Term 1
6 Sep 24 Dec
29 Nov 18 Mar 2022 Term 2
2022 14 Feb 3 Jun 2022 Term 3
21 Mar 8 Jul
11 Jul 28 Oct 2023 Term 1
15 Aug 2 Dec
14 Nov 10 Mar 2023 Term 2
UNSW Campus

Opportunities with UNSW Global

UNSW is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities, consistently ranked in the global top 50.

As Australia's pioneer in foundation studies and university pathway programs, UNSW Global has supported over 30,000 students from around the world with life-changing learning opportunities over the past 50 years.

Discover a new way of learning with OpenLearning

OpenLearning is on a mission to revolutionise online learning as a social and engaging experience.

As a world leader in transformative learning experiences, its online learning platform puts community connections and student engagement first. Results show that meaningful learning happens when people are inspired, excited, challenged and motivated by what they're learning.

Deep and effective learning happens when students are active - creating, discussing and reflecting - rather than simply memorising and repeating. And more engaged students mean better learning outcomes.

Sign up to find out more about the
UNSW Transition Program Online