Shape the world we live in with a degree in architecture, building a career as an architect, interior designer or urban planner. With the right UNSW Global pathway program, you can progress to a range of exciting degrees at UNSW Sydney, in the Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture. 

 

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Your pathway to a degree at UNSW Sydney

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    for Architecture and Built Environment

    QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021

  • Top 50
    Worldwide

    QS World University Rankings, 2022.

  • Most Employable Students

    AFR Top100 Future Leaders Awards, 2021

What are my options?

Diploma in Architecture 

Progress to second year at UNSW Sydney 

This 12-month program is your first step to a career in architecture, 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 one of three bachelor's degree programs within UNSW Sydney’s Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture: 

  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies 
  • Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Honours) 
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Honours) 
     

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Foundation Studies Program – Design & Architecture 

Prepare for university success 

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

Once you’re finished, you’ll be ready for First Year of an undergraduate degree in architectural studies, industrial design, fine arts and more, in UNSW Sydney’s Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture. 
 

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UNSW Transition Program Online – Design & Architecture 

Be university ready with this four-month online program 

Become university ready from the comfort of home with this 100% online pre-university preparation program. Prepare for an undergraduate degree at UNSW Sydney or one of our international partner institutions. The program includes degree-specific university approved content, your own study coach and interactive online delivery. 

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

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Transition Program – Design & Architecture 

Join campus life and be university ready in just four months 

This four-month pre-university preparation program is a fast 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 in arts, design or architecture at UNSW Sydney.  

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