If you want a career that taps into the exciting future of technology, start your journey to becoming a data analyst, cyber security consultant or software developer with UNSW Global. With the right pathway program, you will progress to a Computer Science degree at UNSW Sydney with all the skills and confidence to succeed. 


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Your pathway to a degree at UNSW Sydney

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  • Most
    Employable Graduates

    AFR Top 100 Future leaders Award.

  • Leading

    #1 Australian uni attended by start-up founders.

What are my options?

Diploma in Computer Science 

Progress to Second Year at UNSW Sydney 

This 12-month program is your first step to a career in computer science, where you’ll learn the same fundamental principles as students in the First Year degree program. 

Once you’re finished, you will launch straight into Second Year of a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science), in UNSW Sydney’s top ranked Faculty of Engineering.

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Foundation Studies Program – Physical Science 

Prepare for university success 

Over 9-15 months (depending on your program) you’ll learn academic English and computing, and improve your skills in biology, chemistry, maths and physics. 

Once you’re finished, you’ll be ready for First Year of an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, in the top ranked Faculty of Engineering. 

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UNSW Transition Program Online – Physical Science 

Be university ready with this four-month online program 

With this 100% online pre-university preparation program, you can become university ready from the comfort of home. Prepare for an undergraduate degree at UNSW Sydney or one of our international partner institutions. It includes degree-specific university approved content, a study coach and interactive online delivery. 

Once you’re finished, you’ll be ready for First Year of an undergraduate degree in Australia, New Zealand or the UK. 

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Transition Program 

Join campus life and be university ready in just four months 

This four-month pre-university preparation program is a faster way to get to a degree at UNSW Sydney. Study degree-specific university approved content on campus, supported by experienced teachers. Start your journey here and join a vibrant student community right in the heart of Sydney. 

Once you’re finished, you’ll be ready for First Year of an undergraduate degree at UNSW Sydney. 

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